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Top of the Hill Grill

632 Putney Rd, Brattleboro, VT 05301-9056
+1 802-258-9178
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (33 reviews)
“burnt ends” (22 reviews)
“baked beans” (16 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
632 Putney Rd, Brattleboro, VT 05301-9056
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I had heard of this place for years and finally went this fall. You stand in line to order, then find a table - outdoor seating only - and when you are called go pick up your food. Having lived in the South, I'm pretty...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Maya H
Reviewed 24 October 2018

We ate here on a dreary rainy night. This might color our impression. You order at the window. Are called to pick up your food. Are expected to return the plates, etc. And you're asked for a tip when you pay before receiving anything, really....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank indolawson
chef317, Owner at Top of the Hill Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2018

Sorry that your experience was sub par. I am not sure what the ”roasted ground veggie plate” is, but in any case, again apologies. As for us asking for a tip, you are mistaken. The cash out program for accepting credit cards has a screen...More

Reviewed 22 October 2018

Had lunch here in October - bit chilly but the view is nice. The grill is really nothing more than a shack and you eat on an open deck but there is a closed in area when the weather is colder. Food was great. Parking...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 211nigelk
chef317, Owner at Top of the Hill Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Thanks very much for stopping by. We are glad that you enjoyed your meal and thanks for the feedback about the coffee. We have been thinking of offering it again.

Reviewed 9 October 2018

As it was a bit chilly when we visited, we opted for a take-away (we didn't know that was an option until we arrived) and were surprised by not only the delicious food but also by the very generous portions! The Rosemary Potatoes were especially...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank David W
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Seen this on TripAdvisor and our Inn keeper recommended. Best Burn’t Ends EVER!!! Mac and cheese was amazing!!! Also pulled pork was great too!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank susanbrowning99
Reviewed 28 September 2018

We stopped on our Harley heading home after a cool rainy week. I ordered a burger patty on a plate- well done, no pink. It came out and the outer edges were seemed to be cooked. Once I got the food to the enclosed screened...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 676clariceg
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

we have been here twice to eat. Great food both times. Fall off the bone ribs and brisket so tender i could cut it with a plastic fork. Don't miss this place if you are in the area.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Eric M
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Top of the Hill Grill has good BBQ as well as vegetarian food! They have some creative menu items along with the traditional fare. Sit outside and enjoy the view of the Brattleboro Retreat, the Harris Hill Ski Jump and the Retreat Tower. Or sit...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kadula
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Drooling for knock your socks off BBQ? Craving the Best Pulled Pork you've ever had? Top of the Hill Grill is where it's at!! Melt in your mouth meat with flavorful sauces to die for!!!! A must try! It will be love at first bite!!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Monica T
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Great BBQ in this little place! Outdoor seating with some water views. Great vibe, from the music to the art work! Yum!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 855darcyb
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10 March 2017|
Response from chef317 | Property representative |
Hi and thanks for asking. Yes we are "pet friendly" but we will not be re-opening for the season until eárly April.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 632 Putney Rd, Brattleboro, VT 05301-9056
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Brattleboro
  • Phone Number: +1 802-258-9178
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