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The Anchor

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8 South Main Street, Wilmington, VT
+1 802-464-2112
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11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Delicious specials Monday - Wednesday. Efficient and friendly service every night of the week! Very tasty appetizers and entrées!

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Thank Doug S
Slatington, Pennsylvania
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122 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Anchor is definitely one of the best restaurants in the area and by far the best in Wilmington proper. There were four of us and each meal was tasted, well prepared and creative. Highly recommend!! in fact we were there twice in just a week it was that good!

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Thank Suet910
Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very extensive menu with some great choices. Freshly cooked food. Have the swordfish it's perfectly cooked. Great atmosphere in the bar. Can also recommend local Vermont beer Switchback. They also provided delicious and generous lunches for 12 of us at a local home where we had a business workshop.

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Thank David H
Albany, New York
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387 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We've been to this restaurant before and enjoyed it so much a returned on this trip for lunch. Visiting the Wilmington area as a day trip is always fun. It is more enjoyable since having found this restaurant to have lunch before returning home. The quality and quantity of food is excellent. As important, the wait staff has always been... More 

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Thank Bob C
NH
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I'm giving this place a 4 because I've had way better meals there in the past, but if I went just by my meal this week, it may not even have hit 3. DON'T get the lazy lobster. It was $31 but was WAY more stuffing than lobster meat. Pretty much a rip off. Didn't care for the stuffing, either.... More 

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Thank NewHamster
North Adams, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 April 2017

I visited with friends, and it was a very nice experience. I had the shrimp scampi,and it was really great. The service was very good. Overall great value.

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Thank Alan D
Boston, Massachusetts
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112 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

The innkeepers at our B&B recommended The Anchor and it was a short walk into Wilmington. We sat at the bar and were welcomed by a very friendly & attentive bar tender. She gave us great recommendations and really talked up one of their nightly specials so we gave it a shot and it was excellent, Cod & risotto. We... More 

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Thank TravelBeanKG
Boston, Massachusetts
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311 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Being from the coast I am skeptical of landlocked seafood, but no more! The Anchor delivered. My wife and I had stuffed clams and French onion soup. Then we ordered baked stuffed sole and I had a cod and curry special. Both were amazing. The portions are huge. We could have split the meal and would have still had leftovers.... More 

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Thank jgiano
New Jersey
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229 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We visited 2/11/17- We left the mountain and stopped here on our way back to NJ.It`s it the main town far enough away not to draw the crowds.The service and food were excellent.

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Thank TomQuinlan19
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124 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Calamari was fresh and delicious served with zesty marinara sauce. Steamed little neck clams were clean and delicious. Salmon special was fresh and seasoned rice was delicious. Chicken piccata over linguini was perfectly cooked and very lightly breaded. Prime rib served with a popover and vegetables was a nice size and perfectly cooked. Portions were so large there was no... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 South Main Street, Wilmington, VT
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-464-2112

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