Our corner of Vermont is rich with incredible chefs and the most vibrant farm-table exchange in the US

Restaurants recommended by the Mt. Philo Inn

  • Philo Ridge Farm: 2 mi. Mt. Philo Rd. Using ingredients grown and prepared on-site. Soups, salads, pastries, and sandwiches. Meats, produce and flowers in their incredibly lovely store in a restored barn $ Open 9-3

  • Starry Night Cafe: 3 mi. Rt. 7 Ferrisburgh. Chef Josh Kreckel specializes in locally-sourced, organic and seasonal Vermont products.  Unique and intimate historic buildings, artistan-crafted decor and our fresh, inventive menu. Our favorite. Closed Mon. Tues. $$$

  • Little Garden Market. Charlotte 3 mi Catering, deli, gifts. Restaurant quality foods to go. $

  • Pizza on Earth. Charlotte 2 mi. Delicious pizza, breads and pastries from stone oven. $ Only Fridays

  • Old Brick Store. Charlotte. 3 mi. Deli, small grocery store. Very sweet spot. The center of town.

  • Bearded Frog,7 mi. Shelburne Inspired and eclectic American fare. an intimate bar and a cozy dining room. $$$

  • Folino's Pizza 7 mi. Shelburne. Wood-fired, Neapolitan style pizzas. BYOB . Shared space with Fiddlehead Brewing Company. Come by and grab a pie and a growler! $

  • Peg and Ter’s 7 mi. Shelburne An upscale yet unpretentious bar with food.

  • Village Wine and Coffee: 7 mi. Shelburne. Great atmosphere, Best area wine shop, espresso based drinks and Fair Trade organic coffees, along with home baked pastries

  • Black Sheep Bistro : 8 mi. Main Street Vergennes. Fresh, local ingredients inspired by traditional French flavors. $$

  • Cucina Antica- Shelburne: 7 mi.- Fantastic Pizza, great staff $$

  • Barkeaters: 7 mi. Shelburne $

  • Rustic Roots: 7 mi.- Shelburne. Upscale breakfast and lunch right on Mt. Philo Rd. Delicious, classy $

  • Vergennes Laundry 8 mi.- Main St., Vergennes VT chef -of-the-year 2016 $$$ World class, wood-fired bakery and restaurant serving brunch and dinner in an intimate light-filled setting

  • 3 Squares: 8 mi.- Vergennes $ Delicious, filling. International flavors melded with fresh locally sourced produce. Great Coffee

  • Gilfeathers: 7 mi. Ferrisburgh provisions done right, catering $ The coffee cakes, jumbo cookies and chocolate tarts are all handmade at this gourmet deli and market. You can get a mean pastrami Reuben for lunch.

Further Away

  • Leunig's: 15 mi. Church and College St, Burlington. One of the oldest, continually operating restaurants in downtown Burlington. A French bistro & bar, serving breakfast, lunch, brunch and dinner on the Church Street Marketplace. Some the best people watching and live music in the area. $$$

  • Shelburne Farms, 13 mi. Shelburne. May-Oct. One of Vermont's premier farm-to-table restaurants. Menu items are built around what's being harvested in our Market Garden &/or from area farms on any given day or week. Staples like our farmhouse cheddar, seasonal lamb and pork, and other farm products round out the menus. $$$

  • Red Mill, Basin Harbor Club, 24 mi. Panton: A beautiful landscape near Lake Champlain in a renovated sawmill. Food and ambiance is great. Casual. Open May-Oct $$

  • Vergennes Laundry Main St., Vergennes. 6 mi. , $$ World class, wood-fired bakery and restaurant serving brunch and dinner in an intimate light-filled setting.

  • The Farmhouse: 15 mi. Cherry St. Burlington. Basic foods done well. Great beer selection. $$

  • Old Dock Essex NY. 10 mi. Incredible location just across the lake! The ferry ride is tremendous. Take the 25 min. Charlotte ferry and it's just a short walk. Keep food orders simple, expect bad service right on the water $$

  • Two Brothers: 20 mi. Main St. Middlebury Farm-table, upscale comfort food, great beer selection