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Arvads

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Grill, Pub
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3 South Main Street, Waterbury, VT 05676
+1 802-244-8973
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11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Aurora, Colorado
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374 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We had dinner here while staying at a B&B in the area (see separate review). It is right on the main street in Waterbury and we parked on the street. There is a nice patio area and it was a cool Fall night but they had heaters on the so it was very comfortable. The waiter we had was great... More 

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Thank MT1
Alexandria, Virginia
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86 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Stopped in while trying to find some lunch in Waterbury. Arvads was empty, which was really surprising with the fantastic meal we had. The food was great, and they had a good beer list including Alchemist and SOS. If you're looking for a spot to eat in Waterbury, it's worth a stop!

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Thank njk82
marina del rey, ca
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We went to this restaurant and had a nice Ceasar Salad. But the rest of the meal, crabcake, wings, and a steak, were simply dreadful. The crabcake was dry, the wings were tasteless, and the steak was tough. And, it was horribly expensive. Maybe other items on the menu are ok, even good. But 3 out of 4 things we... More 

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Hilo, Hawaii
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399 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We had gone to Arvads twice before when we were traveling through Waterbury. My wife wanted to try the Egg and Cheese BLT that I had tried on a previous visit. She said we could try another restaurant but I went here because she had so wanted to have the sandwich. She wanted the BLT with all the rich ooey-gooey... More 

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New Jersey
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner on a Saturday night while visiting Stowe. Luckily we called ahead and were able to put our name on the list, saved us about a 45-60 minute wait! (Many of the other pub/grills in the area don't take any kind of reservations) Drinks were strong and well made. Our group of four had the wings and... More 

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USA/Canada
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218 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Our experience at Arvads was very good. Our waiter was funny and sarcastic at the same time! Everyone at the table ordered something different and each of us enjoyed their meal. My chicken sandwich (read Hamburger) was very tasty and fresh, made with local ingredients. The steak was also verry good altough a bit too cooked. I didn't take a... More 

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Princeton, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We had a late dinner here (9ish) on our drive north and were not disappointed. Service was great, food was fresh and local, bottomless fries with the burger, and nice warm heater out on the patio to keep the chill away. Would certainly return.

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Thank fciwanik
Tullahoma, Tennessee
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Late lunch while driving through Vermont. Great small town - excellent Resturant and experience. The food was terrific!

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Montreal, Canada
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped here before gettong to hotel since the town doesn't seem to have many restaurant choices. Very disappointed waiter attention. Stay away from Jamal, tall colored skin guy. Arrogant, rude, unpleasant prig. Left us in the middle of taking our order cause he thought we were too slow. Was bothered cause we asked him to repeat the dressing choices. Replied... More 

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Thank Kaori_Flores
Montreal, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Waiter was rude. Made feel like eating fast so I could get out of there. Food was pretty standard. Salad with blue cheese dressing + bacon is salty. Root beer was ok.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Grill, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 South Main Street, Waterbury, VT 05676
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Waterbury
  • Phone Number: +1 802-244-8973

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?