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“Farm to Table”
Review of Hen of the Wood

Hen of the Wood
Ranked #6 of 248 Restaurants in Burlington
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Great eclectic resturant downtown Burlington. Many choices of cheeses, beers, wines and spirits. Food is very good but a little on the expensive side. Good use of local farm products in their meals. Desserts are fabulous. Reservations are a MUST!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank williamhriley
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Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Glorious! Unusual and delicious options! Fresh, fresh, fresh! Many different options. All good. We tried and shared many things.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Robertlee5
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

Dinner at Hen in the Woods was not at the level I expected for the reputation. Everything was fine but nothing was memorable. My $35 piece of fish was the smallest serving I've ever had in a restaurant, I would call it a small plate not an entree. They described a mushroom small plate as their specialty, which was basically a thin layer of mushrooms on a slice of toast with a piece of bacon over it-- nothing unique or interesting about the mushrooms, seasoning, etc. it was pretty bland. It might be a good restaurant for non adventurous eaters who want something nicer than the local pub. It was very casual and comfortable and I would go again but would not go out of my way.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank ArtLovingFoodie
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

Sit at the kitchen counter -- watch really talented and well trained chefs prepare food that is intoxicating. The Parker House buns with the salted butter.. we could have stopped there and called the dinner a sublime experience. Fortunately, we persevered and shared the duck breast with plum sauce. We watched the duck cooking - it took some time but we loved sitting there and seeing it all. The plum sauce - wow, who came up with that perfect concoction. I would fly back to Burlington just to have dinner there again. Oh, and the noise level was reasonable and the service friendly and professional. Eat here! Often!

Date of visit: September 2018
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Thank 888rsl
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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Husband had researched carefully where to eat whilst staying two nights in town. Travelling from the U.K. you are reliant on often unreliable review websites but our excitement built when we arrived and everyone raved about this place.

We were lucky to be looked after by two extremely lovely servers who laughed along with us, helped us with our choices and just made for a better experience. Please management if you read this know that you gave gems in Daniella and Tatyana.

All the service and excitement in the world is worth nothing if the food isn’t up to scratch. No worries, it was fantastic. We had three small plates...rabbit, mushrooms, tartare, and a main of hanger steak, all between two. My favourite was the rabbit, soft meat in a light crunchy batter, not u like calamari. The hanger steak perfectly cooked which we had alongside the most flavoursome mushrooms on toast. We finished with some local cheese...this would be my only gripe (not just aimed at Hen) that it was served just too cold.

Thanks guys, you were ace and gave us our top eats on our trip.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MarcB194
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