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The Hermitage Inn

25 Handle Rd, Dover, VT 05356-9726
+1 802-464-3511
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Pub
25 Handle Rd, Dover, VT 05356-9726
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

This was a complete waste of time and money being there. I was truly disappointed with the quality of food and service!

Thank MilakdM
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We attended a wedding reception this past weekend...under a beautiful tent in back....appetizers and drinks after the ceremony in the garden were wonderful, except it's hard to eat a lobster tail without a fork....asked a couple of times, they were apparently being washed for re-use...servers...More

Thank JackandBetty
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Driving north on rte 100, wanted a traditional country inn dinner; came here on recommendation and wasn't disappointed. Lived up to the reputation on Southern Vt chefs. Had Pinot & Chardonnay, no issues as mentioned in other TrpAdv reviews. Service was ok. Not attentive but...More

Thank Track1089
Reviewed 24 July 2017

The french toast stuffed with fruit was excellent, and the bagels and lox were delicious. Bacon was cooked just right. The decor in the tavern was updated and classically elegant, and did not distract from the view out the windows.

Thank David O
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We had dinner this past Saturday night in the less formal bar section. It was an interesting dinner. They brought the bread and I asked for olive oil. They said they were out of olive oil. I then ordered three different bottles of wine -...More

Thank Wfuessler
Reviewed 26 February 2017

There is only one item on the menu that even mentions gluten. Waitress was not knowledgeable or interested in helping us figure out what to eat. Said that most items were either marinated or had sauce that contained gluten. Was reluctant to check with the...More

Thank Karen_Pan
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Its risky to do Turkey day dinner at a restaurant. We did it once when my sister was in New York, and this was the second time. It was very good, everything tasted fabulous. The Squash soup though really blew my mind more than anything!

Thank Captain Bob H
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Visited the Hermitage Inn for my 25th birthday and they served us rabbit pot pie and one of their fancy mac n cheese plates. The food was very good and the portions were far enough to fill you up. Server was very personable and continuously...More

Thank Nate W
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Casual yet elegant at the same time. Super service, casual atmosphere but memorable dishes. Must do if in Wilmington skiing Hermitage (Haystack) or otherwise.

Thank AMA525
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We were in Wilmington for a friend's wedding and attended the rehersal dinner at the Hermitage Inn. The Inn was quaint, beautiful and the food was great. We had a wonderful time.

Thank vtforme
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 29 - USD 49
American, Pub
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Handle Rd, Dover, VT 05356-9726
    (Hermitage Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: +1 802-464-3511
Our menus are prepared with locally sourced products whenever possible. We use only the finest, select ingredients to present the best flavor for our diners. Guests can choose to be seated in the Tavern area, main dining room, or outdoor-weather permitting. For private parties, enjoy a large private space or the intimate wine cellar.
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