Elixir

4.8
764 reviews
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$30 and under
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Elixir Restaurant is located in the old Freight House in Downtown Historic White River Junction, Vermont.

Our menu features creative, approachable food, freshly prepared using local ingredients. Our wine list complements the food and will satisfy a variety of tastes.

Whether you simply want to relax with a glass of wine or enjoy dinner from our ever-changing menu, we offer a warm, inviting atmosphere with friendly service.

Reservations suggested.
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New York Area
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic food, great service.

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AT
New England
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

The food is delicious at Elixir and the service is excellent. The only downside is, if you do not have a reservation (which we did, of course), you will have a hard time getting noticed. The host is frazzled as the place is too busy for the amount of people working on a Saturday night. It was a great experience and everyone is pleasant. Decent wine list as well.

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PH
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding farm to fork food, great drinks and wine list. Most importantly the people are committed to a spirit of quality and intimacy. A unique treasure.

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d
Toronto
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great proprietor and friendly staff. Fun place with delicious food.

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SH
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had another wonderful meal at Elixir Restaurant in White River Junction. I have recommended this restaurant to many of my friends. The Truffle Fries are wonderful. My favorite dish continues to be the Crispy Chicken Thigh Piccata which is served on polenta with a delicious sauce and garnished with spinach. At this point, I have tried just about everything on the menu and each dish has been wonderful.

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JK
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was fabulous! If we had anything to suggest, it would be to “fancy up” a bit more the ice cream sandwich we had for dessert. Otherwise, it was the perfect spot to celebrate our 35th anniversary.

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LD
New England
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

I want to rave about this place, and I can come very close: the salad elixir was good, but a little salty; the chicken in my chicken piccata was cooked perfectly, but the polenta cake it came with was soggy and more custard-like than cake-like. The cocktails were yummy and everything was very fresh. The service was excellent. Let's chalk this visit up to a snobby foodie on an unforgiving day and I will try again another day.

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J
New England
19 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great dinner. Food was delicious and service was nice.

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TP
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

I haven't been to Elixir in over a decade, but found it to be even more of an impressive, high quality dining experience. It has evolved into a truly great restaurant experience. The truffled chicken liver mousse was wonderful: all of the food we had was innovative, delicious and well presented. The wine (a Parker Station Pinot Noir, 2015 Santa Monica) was so smooth and delicious I went out to find where I could buy a bottle), and half the price per glass I'm used to paying for wine. I will certainly make this a regular venue, and would recommend to anyone looking for a great dining experience.

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LC
New England
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

One of my favorite restaurants for a special occasion.

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h
New England
7 reviews
Dined on May 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Elixir is one of the standout establishments in the area and never fails to please. Notable in our most recent visit is the $20 wine list, and the PEI Mussels in a coconut curry sauce which were so tasty we were left wondering why the heck we hadn't ordered them on an earlier visit.

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T
1 review
Dined on May 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I had to restrain myself from licking the plate!


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OT
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on May 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very nice. Great food and services

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KD
1 review
Dined on May 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A second delightful experience. Wonderful all around; service, food, atmosphere all great!

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v
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on May 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was excellent and server was so knowledgeable. Very clean too.

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CG
New York Area
155 reviews
Dined on May 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

On Tuesday, May 14, 2019, my wife, I, and two very good friends, had dinner there. It was excellent. The owner is very nice. He listens to our preferences. The service is excellent. It is quiet there, which we like.

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DM
New England
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Recommended by friends Quite a nice experience and wonderful staff

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F
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had one of the best dining experiences ever! The service was spot on.... Amazing! The food was delicious and the portions were very generous! Dessert was a great way to finish the night! We will definitely return

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LD
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A Truly enjoyable dining experience and evening. Atmosphere was warm and food was delicious!! My favorite!!

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PN
New England
6 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Another fabulous dinner at Elixir. Consistently a great place to dine, whether alone at the bar or at a table with friends. The menu is small but everything on there is excellent, and the staff cheerfully handles special dietary requests.

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DH
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

Reservation system worked very well. Greeter and waitress/server were very good. Steak was not even close to prepared as ordered and had to be sent back (well done does not have a red center). Wine was very average. Dessert was excellent. The whole experience was good, not as good as the first time we went. We’ll likely go back but you don’t make out top list of restaurants. And, 50 words for a comment is too much effort, just this e-mail review system makes it likely we won’t return. I must remember now to unsubscribe you.

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SG
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our firdt time at Elixir. It was lovely to dine at a place that truly understands they are in the restaurant business.

Delicious food, excellent, attentive professional service. We were dining before attending "Once" at northern stage. Not once during our meal did we feel rushed, or that our timetable was a problem for wait or kitchen staff.

We look forward to our next visit.

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SH
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was great, as usual. I had the short ribs this time, which were excellent.

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MH
New England
1 review
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 4food 2service 4ambience 5

Vegetarian options are very limited. Basically just risotto. It was good but not amazing.

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OT
Detroit
16 reviews
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were visiting from Detroit for the first time, but definitely not our last visit to Elixir!!
Everything we tasted was delicious, the wine list was diverse and well priced and the service was outstanding!!
We are looking forward to our next trip to the area and a wonderful dining experience at Elixir!

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S
New England
8 reviews
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and service.

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LL
New England
2 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Service is fast and there are no noise reduction elements,, like carpets, drapes or ceiling panels. So it is noisy. but that almost comes across as "cozy" or "friendly" . The food is DELICIOUS and the prices extremely reasonable. We had a terrific waitress. So all in all a very fine dining experience. We prefer this restaurant to. any other we've been to in the Upper Valley.

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HG
1 review
Dined on May 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Small menu of tasty and creative dishes. Welcoming and professional service. This is my favorite dinner place in the area.

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TP
New England
11 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good and service were outstanding! Wonderful old fashioned cocktail and suggested wine

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OT
New England
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Really great place. Excellent and well priced cocktails and absolutely wonderful food. We would come back in a heartbeat.

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JB
New England
4 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Once again, a fantastic meal at Elixer. Has become our favorite restaurant in the Upper Valley region not only for the great meals, mixed drinks and excellent service, but for consistency in all that they do. Wonderful restaurant.....

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AL
New England
6 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Want a good meal in the Upper Valley? Elixir is your place. It's been one of our consistent favorites since we discovered it over four years ago. Excellent food, service and always genuinely welcomed by Skip, the owner, who knows how to run a smooth operation. And - the perfect place to enjoy dinner before an event at Northern Stage.

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BR
New England
11 reviews
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Perfect in every way as always!

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OT
1 review
Dined on April 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful as always!!

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OT
1 review
Dined on April 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Elixir is the go to restaurant when we are entertaining our of town guests. We are always assured of a warm welcome., an attentive and friendly waitstaff and reliably good food and drink at reasonable prices. This past week was no exception. Although our guests have been traveling for the last few weeks, they told us that Elixir provided them with the best overall meal yet.

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OT
1 review
Dined on April 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our favorite restaurant. It's difficult to pick a favorite food because it's all outstanding!

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m
Chicago
22 reviews
Dined on April 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and terrific atmosphere

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FH
New England
1 review
Dined on April 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Birthday celebration - lovely and just what we needed to enjoy and relax. Our favorite place.

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VO
New England
1 review
Dined on April 18, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

I think it is the best restaurent in upper Valley. I just would like the timing of serving the food better.
Cocktail time with bread and delicious oil
Appetizers with glass of wine
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SW
1 review
Dined on April 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We enjoyed our evening and the food was excellent.

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