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Original General Store

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3963 Route 100, Pittsfield, VT 05762-9736
+1 802-746-8888
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07:00 - 19:00
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Sun 07:00 - 18:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 19:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of the businesses that was devastated by Hurricane Irene and managed to resurrect itself from that tragic flood. I first stopped in to buy something just to help them out, but wow was I pleasantly surprised by the reborn general store! Everything on the deli menu is fantastic and the friendly staff will modify anything to suit... More 

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Thank Peter B
Vermont
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great stop on the way to Killington for a quick snack or a stop for lunch. They have a lot of options for vegetarian, paleo, healthy eaters and some amazing sandwiches for those of us that need a refueling. You can also get fresh juices made right there. Make a trip to the basement for some very... More 

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Woodstock, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Excellent, Vermont country food, very cool old wooden coolers, creative food options, wood stoves, all in a country setting!

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Northbridge, MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Fun place with everything in it you could possibly want! Enough snack stuff to try to have your lunch. Friendly staff. Restaurant next door with good food. Ed and Sharon Bakker

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Beautiful countryside from Rutland to Montpelier but if you don't want to stop in Killington, you need to plan for lunch. This is an excellent stop. Good menu, nice staff, interesting place. Not a lot of inventory but at least not a lot of tourist junk. Good ham sandwich for me.

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Thank CSSnowshoer
Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Pristine and clean, delicious sandwiches (yummy Reuben). Nice tables to sit down. Friendly service. Great place to stop. Recommended!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

We just stopped here while on our way to Burlington. It has a very friendly and inviting atmosphere. We purchased a couple of items in the grocery store area and we looked over the menu. It looks very good and we will give it a try next time we are passing this way. You just cannot say anything bad about... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

we stopped by briefly on our way to dinner and this place was very charming and authentic. the people we friendly and courteous.

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Thank Matt E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

We go tubing up the road from this general store and never fail to stop here to get ice coffee, sandwiches, ice cream, or some other treat. The sandwiches are very good and definitely a cut above what you might expect. The ice coffee clearly isn't made by a barrista, but hey, that isn't why you're in this part of... More 

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Thank BostonJudith
Canandaigua, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Solid retail / food destination with full menu and great store. Beautiful decor with wood accents / flooring and an antique cooler full of great beer. Stopped on way from Stone Step hike to White River swimming hole and got lunch and cans for the River.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 18:00
Monday
07:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 19:00
Thursday
07:00 - 19:00
Friday
07:00 - 20:00
Saturday
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3963 Route 100, Pittsfield, VT 05762-9736
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Pittsfield
  • Phone Number: +1 802-746-8888
Description
The Original General Store in Pittsfield, VT is the quintessential Vermont General Store. Located just four miles from the base of Killington on scenic Route 100, The Original General Store offers market-driven breakfasts, lunches and dinners, a variety of locally crafted artisanal products, a 500 bottle wine cellar, Vermont cheeses and charcuteries and everyday sundries and essential items. From grass-fed beef, farm fresh eggs and organic chocolates to freshly pressed juices, maple syrup and penny candy, we seek to offer the finest products Vermont has to offer.

Like all the best New England general stores we serve as hub to the variety of activities that take place here in the birthplace of the Spartan Race series. Today you'll find Pittsfield home to the PEAK Race series, Bikram Yoga classes and retreats, the incredible Green Mountain Trails for mountain biking and snow shoeing, and exquisite destination weddings and private retreats at Riverside and Amee Farms.

Pittsfield is minutes from Killington and Pico ski resorts and the Green Mountain National Golf Course, or an easy day trip to Sugarbush, Mad River or Okemo ski areas and the classic town of Woodstock, Vermont. If you are a lover of natural recreation, try our fantastic river swimming holes, hike Vermont's Long Trail or enjoy a leasurely tubing adventure on the White River.

Please stop in and see us any time before, during or after your adventures!

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