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Polka Dot Restaurant - CLOSED

North Main Street, White River Junction, Hartford, VT 05001
+1 802-295-9722
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Overview
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good21%
  • Average31%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
4 Sep 2015
“Fun Staff and Good Food”
8 Apr 2015
“Kaput”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
American, Diner
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LOCATION
North Main Street, White River Junction, Hartford, VT 05001
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11 - 20 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 7 October 2013

The owner needs to spend some $$ here. The booths were too tired, had been hand reupholstered and smelled. The food presentation was non existent

1  Thank kmorehouse
Reviewed 20 August 2013

I guess briging back the old time diner experience can sometimes be taken too far if the throwback experience seems like some of the bad aspects of the 1950s all rolled into one-- so-so coffee, hit or miss food, strange vibe from the locals at...More

1  Thank ordinarymind
Reviewed 18 August 2013

Excellent little diner with a predictable diner breakfast. The waitress was sweet and the cook asked us how we liked our meal. They don't take credit cards.

Thank kwhopson
Reviewed 18 August 2013

This is your basic diner with meatloaf specials, grilled cheese sandwiches and BLTs with heaps of bacon. Lunch wasn't outstanding but OH THE PIE! Have a modest lunch and indulge in a big slice of pie. They are made by the owners and aren't the...More

Thank EPottawa
Reviewed 13 August 2013

Stopped in for breakfast with my wife while visiting Vermont and I couldn't have made a better choice. Breakfast was amazingly good. I bought some donuts for our hike and I have to say they were some of the best homemade donuts I have ever...More

Thank Rory S
Reviewed 21 July 2013

Stopped here on the way to drop our son off for camp. It had all of the potential to be a perfect throwback! The booth seats are covered in carpet, dirty carpet. The menus were dirty (pet peeve) and the service was slow. I ordered...More

Thank TACH62
PolkaDotRestaurant, Public Relations Manager at Polka Dot Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2013

We apologize if you had a bad experience at our place of business. This restaurant is under new management and the problems that you stated are either being addressed or have already been addressed. Please accept our apology for your bad experience and rest assured...More

Reviewed 23 June 2013

If you're starved & not picky, it's tolerable. When we were there it was only 1 employee trying to do everything & we ended up waiting a real long time for our food & then I was given bacon instead of the sausage I asked...More

Thank Dorothy S
PolkaDotRestaurant, Public Relations Manager at Polka Dot Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2013

We apologize if you had a bad experience at our place of business. This restaurant is under new management and the problems that you stated are either being addressed or have already been addressed. Please accept our apology for your bad experience and rest assured...More

Reviewed 19 May 2013

We read reviews on TA and thought this might be a quirky but fun little place. It was mostly sad. I think I stayed more because it was clear how much the business needed customers and the staff were very nice. The place was literally...More

Thank Trystelle
Reviewed 27 April 2013

This is a little diner in the center of town. It is clean and was rather busy when we were there. There are daily specials and breakfast is served all day until they close at 4 PM. The staff if very nice, helpful and professional....More

Thank Coral G
Reviewed 21 March 2013

Went here for lunch. Orange juice was good. Coffee and pancakes were OK. No VT maple syrup! My daughter had a club sandwich that was OK. It was served with crinkle-cut fries that I could have bought frozen myself at the grocery store. Staff was...More

Thank Sarah L
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Restaurant Details

Cuisine
American, Diner
Open Hours
Sunday
05:00 - 19:00
Monday
05:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
05:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
05:00 - 19:00
Thursday
05:00 - 19:00
Friday
05:00 - 19:00
Saturday
05:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Main Street, White River Junction, Hartford, VT 05001
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Hartford  >  White River Junction
  • Phone Number: +1 802-295-9722
Description
The Polka Dot Restaurant is a small diner located in the heart of White River Junction. We sit directly next to the railroad tracks and have a historical tie to the community. We are under new management and are bringing back the vintage diner feel. We provide free WIFI, daily lunch and dinner specials, and a huge selection of homemade desserts. We also make fresh homemade donuts every morning. If you are looking for a small hometown diner feel and great food, we are your place.
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