The Pitcher Inn

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171 Reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
The Pitcher Inn is home to a Vermont style Relais & Châteaux dining experience and an à la carte farm-to-table dinner menu created by Chef Adam Longworth. With thoughtfully sourced ingredients, an appetite for detail, and service that is as knowledgeable as it is warm, our restaurant is a romantic option for your trip to the Warren, Waitsfield, or the Mad River Valley at large. The freshest seafood, locally sourced meats, Vermont artisan cheeses, locally gathered wild mushrooms and native fruits are artfully combined with fresh and seasonal vegetables and herbs from nearby farms. Paired with an old or new world wine, a meticulously mixed cocktail, or a local craft beer, a meal at The Pitcher Inn is exceptional.

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OT
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The Pitcher Inn is a gem. Tracks, or the downstairs tavern room, is cozy & comfortable & beautifully decorated. Service was truly outstanding, as were the cocktails, albeit libations are quite expensive here. My husband & I split a charcuterie plate, which was superb: the cheeses & salumi are special, as are the chef’s inventuve & perfect pairings of relish & pickles. My husband enjoyed his parpadelli with mushroom cream, which just needed salt pepper to enliven it, and I enjoyed my delicately fried, crispy fish & chips. I heartily recommend this restaurant, but do note that drink prices are on the high side.

W
New York Area
125 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another wonderful meal, good service and a lovely setting. Do not miss the cassoulet.

GG
New England
6 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience3

Pitcher Perfect 😁

This classic inn has been thoughtfully restored.

Wide, spacious dining room opens out onto a romantic, stone patio beside a rushing stream. Lush garden setting, string lights entwined with grape vines.

Our waiter, Will was extremely knowledgeable in the menu, food preparation and explained be the sublte differences of local cheeses and other farm to table ingredients.

Each dining room ( there are two) contain fireplaces which add warmth, charm and ambience. All tables are adorned with lit taper candles and crisp white table linens.

Original oil paintings adorn the walls.

Our Filet mignon was exceptional and cooked to perfection. The chef pays careful attention as to not to overwhelm the diner with extraneous ingredients. Presentation was artistic.

Dessert was the perfect ending to a wonderful dinner. Marzipan Kumquat tart
With apple, fig compote and creme anglaise.

Highly recommend the Pitcher Inn and look forward to a return visit.

OT
San Diego
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely loved the pitcher in! Our server was great, food was amazing! And next time I want to stay the night!

SV
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food and ambiance, enjoyed cocktails downstairs at Tracks before we headed upstairs for dinner. Wanted to experience the restaurant to see if we wanted to host our son's college graduation here. Definite YES!!!

t
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We ate in the downstairs bar, Tracks, and loved every dish we ordered as a group. The duck appetizer was delicious, as well as the burger, and cavatelli. Our server was very knowledgeable and took excellent care of our group.

RA
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We loved the Pitcher Inn. The staff were very friendly and welcoming. The breakfasts and dinners were fabulous and fresh with local produce.

MD
New England
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

This restaurant/ bar is welcoming and charming. The service is always very good and authentic and the food honest and diversified. Perfect for an après-ski or a more formal dinner.

j
New England
115 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We go to Pitcher Inn once a year, it's a 350 mile round trip but we think it's worth the drive. I had the scallop and fois gras appetizer and then the elk chop. The scallop dish was amazing and the elk chop was very good.

Warren Vt is up in the mountains and the Pitcher Inn is located in beautiful surroundings. The easy way to get there is on 89 but we recommend that you take the scenic route along Route 100, if you want even more fun take Route 116 though Lincoln, the Lincoln Gap is the steepest road in America.

JS
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall2food2service5ambience5

We were very disappointed with our meal. We’ve been eating at the Pitcher Inn for years and have never seen a more unexciting menu or had such ordinary food. Service, of course, was fantastic. Hope this was just an aberration.

s
Chicago
9 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We eat here monthly and never have a bad experience.... just sad when they are so busy we can't get in on short notice.
Best dining experience in VT.

DS
Atlantic City
4 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Stayed two nights at The Pitcher Inn while in town for a wedding nearby. Had the opportunity to have dinner in their place the first night, quite frankly, not expecting such a great experience. Beautiful, relaxing room, with a “New England” tone that provided exactly what we needed after a long day. The servers were friendly, informative, and provided just enough attention to keep us comfortable. Again, not expecting a spectacular meal, we got one. From the bread selection through desert, every course was perfectly proportioned and prepared. While one meal doesn’t necessarily make a restaurant good or bad, it was obvious that this wasn’t The Pitcher Inns “first rodeo”.

DJ
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful and yummy as always! Will see you again soon!

LT
Tampa
17 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was an outstanding evening. The food was amazing. The service top notch. What a gem this is in Warren, Vermont.

OT
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2019
Overall4food3service5ambience5

We've enjoyed going here for years, and Tracks is as good as ever - but the food in the dining room has changed. Pasta entree was appetizer size and prices were high for portion sizes. Very disappointing.

VT
Nashville
3 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our table of two couples, were seated, and offers drinks. The servers were the best team I have ever seen. They all seemed to really enjoy their jobs. The first course was served. The calamari was seasoned with just the right amount of salt. The entries all four were served in unison. The servers were fantastic.

OT
Little Rock
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

A lovely setting for our honeymoon. The staff was exceptionally friendly.

AB
Orlando
2 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

We had a delicious meal at The Pitcher Inn! We ordered the pork and the ribeye. Both were amazing! And the bread it great!

OT
New England
4 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was perfect- especially the service

B
London
3 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice quiet restaurant, the food is excellent, and so is the service. Very personable. Good value for money also.

HI
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2019
Overall3food3service5ambience5

Wonderful service & ambience. I don’t mind spending good money on delicious food, but this was average at best. A bit too pricey for what was offered. Service was outstanding, however.

S
Montreal
5 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Love it.

E
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2019
Overall2food3service3ambience3

The restaurant is not open for lunch and closed two days out of the week. It doesn’t make sense to me as there are limited food options in the area. It’s a Relais & Chateaux in a relatively quiet location, so one would expect the restaurant to stay open for lunch and 7 days a week for hotel guests.

F
London
20 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We just love everything about this place. The service is impeccable, the food always delicious and worth every penny, the ambiance lovely - this is our favorite spot in Vermont and one of the best restaurants in New England. Thank you!

N
New England
26 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This restaurant is a gem. This was our second time at the Inn, and the food and service was impeccable. Terrific wine list. English pea risotto and stuff cornish hen were superb. The setting is perfect Vermont in quaint Warren. I can't recommend it strongly enough for a special dinner or for a romantic occasion.

SS
New England
4 reviews
Dined on May 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I went here for my birthday weekend!! The Inn is beautiful. The staff are so very friendly and helpful. Dinner was amazing. I would highly recommend!! I can't wait to go back!

JF
1 review
Dined on May 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First class setting.
First class dining.
First class beverages.
First class service and attention to detail.
Simple......if you have the opportunity......go!

F
London
21 reviews
Dined on May 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything about this place is superb!

DH
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

5 star service, ambiance, food and wine! Unbelievable experience for my birthday dinner. We had a private chef tasting in the wine cellar, and all we had to do was ask for the reservation. This is the hidden gem of VT. Superb!

GL
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Hate paying a lot of money for something I "could have made better" at home. The Pitcher Inn was anything but....It was quiet, warm, inviting, and the food was outstanding...and served with a smile. Can't wait to go back. Gil and Lisa

W
New York Area
126 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another lovely dinner. I am happy to see beef tenderloin back on the menu. And this serving did not disappoint, well-cooked, tender and flavorful.
Enjoy your vacation.

OT
1 review
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waitress, Erica, was awesome.

s
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We've never had anything but an exceptional experience there and Betsy is a personal favorite of ours! Great ambiance, food and wine and we always try to treat our guest to a special night out at Pitcher Inn.

RR
New England
1 review
Dined on March 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Met our usual high expectations.

OT
New England
2 reviews
Dined on February 24, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We had a wonderful experience. A bit overpriced. Thought the menu could use more choices.

K
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We absolutely loved our stay. The food was divine and the service was outstanding. Best overnight we've ever had. We also had massages which were fabulous. The only reason I gave volume a less than perfect rating was because there were two families staying together with 5 boys who were too loud during breakfast. I'd like to go again in the summer so I can enjoy the beautiful deck and private balcony.

L
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Lovely and quiet place to dine. Halibut preparation is memorable. Looking forward to dining here again!

MJ
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The best fine dining experience you can have in Mad River Valley. Beautiful dining rooms, perfect ambiance and impeccable service, Especially if you have Will as your server. Although, the servers are all great there.

TM
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall3food3service5ambience3

It was okay.. actually we were somewhat disappointed. We went to The Common Man last year and loved it- couldn’t say the same about the food and drinks this time around. What we liked: the octopus and the cappellacci pasta ragu dish. The halibut was in a swimming pool of brothy sauce, the breading was mushy and fish itself undercooked. The steak and the mushroom bucatini dishes were okay. Cocktails and wines by the glass were underwhelming.. much different overall than the experience we had there last year. And the bill for 2 adults, 2 kids under 11 was close to $400. We wish them the best, but probably won’t be returning.

J
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday dinner and valentines