Nothing says summer like sitting out on the patio while enjoying a meal or a refreshing summer beverage. There are many scenic decks, patios and outdoor spaces around town for you to kick back, relax and have a deliciously good time. Stowe’s food scene is made with local love and locally-sourced ingredients and products. With many establishments offering vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options, there is truly something for everyone to enjoy in the Stowe area. You can browse more dining options and check hours of operation here.
A Little Bit of Everything
American Flatbread – 1190 Mountain Road – One of a few great pizza spots in town. Was formerly the legendary music venue known as The Rusty Nail. Serving up wood-fired pizza, craft cocktails and local brews. View menu.
The Bench – 492 Mountain Road – Features local wood-fired food, craft beer, creative cocktails and an extensive wine list. If you’re looking for a wide range of American favorites or your choice of comfort food, this is the place for you. View menu.
Grant’s – 123 Mountain Road – Located within The Stowe Village Inn, Grant’s offers a large, but cozy indoor space in addition to their spacious deck and patio. Serving up refreshingly-unique drinks and elevated comfort food for both lunch and dinner. View menu.
Harrison’s – 25 Main Street – A well known Stowe staple located in the heart of Stowe village. Features Pasta, seafood, steaks and creative salads to satisfy a variety of tastes as well as a full bar, eclectic wine list and main street patio dining. View menu.
Piecasso Family Pizzeria – 1899 Mountain Road – Built on the belief that pizza should be special. Enjoy traditional New York Style pizza, delicious salads, creative entrées and desserts, fine wines, fun martinis, and Vermont microbrews. Check out trivia on Tuesday night’s. View menu.
Sushi Yoshi – 1128 Mountain Road – Features an extensive menu of Chinese and Japanese cuisine. Includes a large outdoor patio space with covered seating options. The perfect place to unwind with family and friends. Hibachi tables available inside. View menu.
Pairs Well with a Drink
Après Only – 433 Mountain Road – Enjoy the Après lifestyle all year round. A celebration of 80’s nostalgia and classic Vermont ski culture. Enjoy local beer, wine, whiskey and plenty of snacks. Features a large deck and outdoor space. Located within Field Guide Lodge. View menu.
Cork Restaurant and Natural Wine Shop – 35 School Street – Features natural wines, local craft beer, and a unique dining experience focused on fresh and local ingredients. Located down the street from the iconic Stowe Community Church. View menu.
Idletyme Brewing Co. – 1859 Mountain Road – Quality beer brewed on site, delicious, high-value fare that’s family friendly and a cool atmosphere where locals and tourists alike can relax. Located right off the Stowe Recreation Path, be sure to try their Brewski Sampler. View menu.
Ranch Camp – 311 Mountain Road – Bikes! Beers! Burritos! Stowe’s trailside, casual eatery, tap room and full-service mountain bike shop. Fare consists of simple, fresh comfort food with a healthy twist. Vegan and gluten free options available. View menu.
Shakedown Street BBQ & Grill – 17 Town Farm Lane – Combines classic barbecue flavors with modern twists, creating a timeless taste. Located inside Stowe Cider, These meals pair best with cider straight from the tap, craft beer, or one of their rotating signature cocktails. View menu.
von Trapp Brewing Bierhall Restaurant – 1333 Luce Hill Road – “A little of Austria, a lot of Vermont,” serving fresh lager beers and a selection of freshly prepared Austrian lunch and dinner selections. Located on the grounds of the Trapp Family Lodge, the Bierhall is situated on 60km of private cross-county ski and mountain bike trails. View menu.
Open For Breakfast and More
The Bagel – 394 Mountain Road – Offers 20 varieties of bagels made from scratch every day. Serving both breakfast and lunch. Breakfast sandwiches served on bagels, croissants, English muffins, breads or wraps. Lunch includes deli sandwiches, hot sandwiches, soups, chili, salads and more. View menu.
Black Cap Coffee and Bakery – 144 Main Street – Offers great coffee and specialty lattes as well as pastries made daily in house with local ingredients. In addition to breakfast and lunch options, grab a beer from Vermont’s best breweries and shop through our collection of art and gifts. View menu.
Café on Main – 38 Main Street – Situated in the heart of Stowe village and open daily for breakfast and lunch. Enjoy home-baked goodies, farm fresh breakfasts, “GR8SOUPS”, sensational salads and sandwiches. Offering covered outdoor seating with views of the downtown. View menu.
Round Hearth Café & Marketplace – 39 Edson Hill Road – A one stop shop for good food and exciting new finds. Enjoy your meal out on the picnic tables. Open daily for both breakfast and lunch. Features an array of breakfast sandwiches in addition to classic breakfast favorites. View menu.
The Skinny Pancake – 454 Mountain Road – Serves breakfast all day, but dishes out breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert – offering locally sourced crepes, burgers, salads, beer/wine and more. Features both sweet and savory crepes and a variety of other delicious menu items. View menu.
Trapp Family Kaffeehaus – 700 Trapp Hill Road – Experience flavors of Austria, fresh baked goods and beautiful views of Stowe while sipping authentic Austrian coffee. Located on the grounds of the Trapp Family Lodge, a great place for a quick breakfast, a bakery treat, soups, salads and more. View menu.
Dining in the Clouds
Cliff House Restaurant – 5781 Mountain Road
Distinctively situated atop the gondola on Mount Mansfield at Stowe Mountain Resort, the Cliff House has spectacular panoramic-views. Open for lunch only and accessible via the Mansfield Gondola (ticket/pass required). Features Regional American cuisine with a rustic Vermont flair, local craft beer, cocktails and wine by the glass.
Reservations recommended. Gondola ride time is 10-12 minutes. Plan accordingly for your reservation time. Gondola SkyRide not included with reservation.