Order the “Famous Berry Berry” pancakes, a tasty molten mess of blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, and blackberries.
3 East Main St., Wilmington. 802-464-7284; dotsofvermont.com
Robert Frost was once a regular visitor at the old-time marble soda fountain.
67 North Main St., Rochester. 802-767-4302
46 Lareau Road, Waitsfield. 802-496-8856; americanflatbread.com
The Green Cup
Waitsfield’s newest eatery is all the buzz; a friendly bakery/cafe by day, it transforms by night into a locavore’s delight, featuring organic and regional fare from a former Relais & Chateaux chef.
40 Bridge St., Waitsfield. 802-496-4963; greencupvermont.com
Hen of the Wood at the Grist Mill
Eric Warnstedt was named one of Food & Wine’s best new chefs of 2008. The artisanal cheese board is almost as extensive as a wine list.
92 Stowe Street (Route 100), Waterbury. 802-244-7300; henofthewood.com
The view from the Topnotch Resort’s restaurant is almost as inspiring as the playfully Continental cuisine.
4000 Mountain Road (Route 108), Stowe. 802-253-8585; topnotchresort.com
The Bee’s Knees
Live music and kids’ toys make this Lamoille Valley living room inviting to all comers. Comfort foods such as pork loin, chicken pot pie, and Vermont cheddar mac ‘n’ cheese, washed down with local beer and organic wine.
82 Lower Main St., Morrisville. 802-888-7889; thebeesknees-vt.com