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Chantecleer Restaurant

8 Read Farm Lane, East Dorset, VT 05253
+1 802-362-1616
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rack of lamb” (13 reviews)
“spaetzle” (8 reviews)
“salad” (18 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
International, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££££
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LOCATION
8 Read Farm Lane, East Dorset, VT 05253
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We tried everything on the menu I think. The seafood medley, the chicken, the sweetbreads the European salad, think someone had a vegan dinner, , steak tartare, veal, lamb chops, cheese board carrot cake, caramel ice cream, vanilla ice cream with caramel sauce and more....More

Thank SagHarborAlice
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on vacation in Manchester and looking for a nice place to eat. Not being familiar with this restaurant, we decided to take a chance. As soon as we entered we were stopped by a very snotty hostess who wanted to confirm out reservations....More

Thank daytripper1962
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Chose this restaurant on the advice of a local. Called one month ahead and said it was our 44th anniversary. Called the evening before to verify and woman said no note of anniversary but would note it. Our table was behind a post and small...More

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1234swiss, Manager at Chantecleer Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

The food did not disappoint ... we had read the reviews and were excited to dine here. He had a beet salad to start, I had the mixed greens, he had the John Dory, I had the Halibut ... all delicious!! I gave it "very...More

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Friends who have grown up in Manchester are of Vermont rave about Chantecleer. We finally broke from our routine and decided to try a few new venues. Very glad we did. We made our reservations at Chantecleer - we were excited to venture out. The...More

Thank cburnssr
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We had a nice dinner with good food and service in a quaint rustic setting. I had the sweet breads appetizer which was excellent. My wife chose the mushroom ravioli which she rated just OK. Salads were one of their house offerings and we both...More

Thank john c
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We dined here at the bar recently while vacationing in Vermont. What a special treat! Lovely menu and extremely fresh ingredients. The fish and meat dishes were delightful and the ambiance was just perfect. We met a number of local people, and the owners. We...More

Thank SweeneyBoston_Ma
Reviewed 9 July 2017

You drive through the greenery and the trees and when you walk in the restaurant you find yourself in a wonderful place and feel yourself so good. the atmosphere and ambiance are wonderful, the distribution of tables, romantic lighting, all dressed in stylish black, vivid...More

Thank fethi d
Reviewed 7 July 2017

This is a very nice place to eat on the upscale side. My son saw this on line and said I should try it out. The meals on the menu were nice, but I chose what I would feel comfortable with and know something about....More

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 3 July 2017

If you are heading to the Manchester, VT area, please make reservations at this restaurant. What a delightful, quaint and wonderfully delicious surprise. Who would know that in the heart of the Green Mountains of Vermont is a wonderful gem of a restaurant. Situated in...More

Thank Eric C
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msamyi2016
3 November 2016|
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Response from Elle42002 | Reviewed this property |
This is a lovely rustic restaurant, and I found most of the diners were in "dressy" casual clothes -- no shorts or torn jeans. The servers were charming and the real emphasis is on the great food.
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cheetah72
18 February 2015|
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Response from marilyn d | Reviewed this property |
There is quite a large parking lot which is FREE to park in. You are basically out in the boondocks so no nearby commerce to jam things up. I hope you enjoy your visit there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 20:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 20:30
Thursday
17:30 - 20:30
Friday
17:30 - 21:00
Saturday
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Read Farm Lane, East Dorset, VT 05253
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  East Dorset
  • Phone Number: +1 802-362-1616
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