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The Anchor

8 S Main St, Wilmington, VT 05363-9720
+1 802-464-2112
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (86 reviews)
“steamers” (16 reviews)
“salad” (52 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
8 S Main St, Wilmington, VT 05363-9720
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Crazy crowded during the holidays but it is so worth it. Been coming here for 6 years and never had a bad meal. Fresh fish and reasonable prices! Love this place!

Thank catherinecosmai
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for the Maine Lobster. Service was fine, food fine, place noisy. I am a fine dining 'foodie' and went to this local place for the lobster. Meal as expected and if you are looking for casual and family friendly, this is a great place.

Thank Barbara A
Reviewed 1 week ago

The menu has a nice range of fresh seafood, cooked in a variety of ways. We shared the mussels in white wine and garlic as an appetizer and it was perfect. We were really pleased that our entrees came with side salads and warm dinner...More

Thank TheWilsonater
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always full but wait was minimal on a Friday night just before "Leaf Season." If you like beef, don't miss the Friday/Saturday night prime rib special. Large cut of meat cooked to perfection (medium) as ordered. Tender and juicy accompanied by the largest popover I...More

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We picked the Anchor using Trip Advisor of course, and reviewed the menu and photos. I found a great photo of a lobster roll, so I planned on getting that when we arrived. The place is small inside with a bar in the front, and...More

Thank Kelly V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent seafood brought in fresh from Boston twice a week. Walking distance from local B& Bs. Great outdoor eating available as well. We will return here!

Thank dooleypster
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Don't go here on busy weekends. The Anchor is incredibly popular, but the management doesn't seem able to cope with a full-capacity crowd. Our group waited over an hour for dinner. The crowds come because the seafood is fresh and the array of options is...More

Thank NatureLoverMass
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We shared the steamed little neck clams and fried calamari. Both appetizers were very good. Garlic rolls are excellent. Salad was nice, a bit quoted, but decent. My prime rib was very good and my wife’s duck was excellent. Drinks are good. Service is professional....More

Thank Christopher L
Reviewed 7 August 2018

What more can we say. Hostess and waitstaff very accommodating to my disability. Food was great. Ate there twice.

Thank diverse
Reviewed 30 July 2018

The Anchor came as a recommendation to try while staying in Wilmington. I had the fried scallop appetizer, which was very good. The scallops were good size and very lightly fried, which was a nice surprise. The star of the evening was the horseradish crusted...More

Thank Chris S
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Response from Jane H | Reviewed this property |
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Yes they do, they also have a New Mexican reastrant on the property.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 S Main St, Wilmington, VT 05363-9720
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-464-2112
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