Barrows House

4.7
116 reviews
$31 to $50
Gastro Pub
Barrows House Restaurant is an American gastropub with a modern twist on traditional New England tavern fare that pairs great food with craft beers. Our menus and beverages showcase Vermont’s abundance of local products and celebrate its farms and producers. These quality ingredients are simply prepared demonstrating classic culinary techniques offering guests uncomplicated seasonal tastes of Vermont. Set against the historic backdrop of a circa 1803 building, the ambiance is at once warm and welcoming, sophisticated yet casual featuring Dorset white marble accents and historic black & white photos from the local Norcross-West Marble Quarry, one of the oldest in the country. Paired with our large outdoor terrace and colorful gardens, Barrows House Restaurant is the ideal setting for outdoor dining and all types of special events.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 116 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.7based on recent ratings
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4.6
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4.6
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4.3
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100% of people would recommend it to a friend
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viprayrayray
New England
28 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall2food5service2ambience3

Excellent food when it finally arrived. We were given 2 wrong entrees and one had to be remade entirely. One server was excellent and I know it was a kitchen error not hers but the assistant server seemed capable of only one word at a time and so morose. The guacamole appetizer was ridiculously small for the price as well. This place used to be top notch!!!

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cpizu
New England
2 reviews
Dined on 14 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere and service. This quaint restaurant is top notch and will defy one back. The food was delicious too!

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Outofthekitchen
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 10 July 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Warm, friendly service serving up delicious food in the fresh air made for a relaxing evening on the terrace.

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vipKenn
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on 9 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our first visit and we will certainly be back! Danton, our server was excellent as was the others who all took an interest in our good time. Every dish was delicious, from the mussels in a superior sauce to the most tender brisket right through the ice cream sundae and espresso. My only disappointment was that we couldn't be seated outdoors where there seemed to be plenty of open tables from when we arrived right up until our departure.

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MartinF
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 8 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Have been here numerous times and it’s always a great meal!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
3 reviews
Dined on 1 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Barrows house was delicious as always

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vipMontyNJ
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on 29 June 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

One of my favorite places for casual dining, with a menu always a bit more interesting than most casual dining spots, comfortable décor and very pleasant, attentive service.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 23 June 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The restaurant was beautiful, service was great, food was delicious. Took one star off because for the prize, the salad appetizer was very small.

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CariA
Western NC
1 review
Dined on 19 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful dinner with the Morrissey’s on the front patio.
Dinner was excellent but our server left not feeling well. Is there
anything we need to worry about?

Cari Ashbaugh
Keith Komline
Bill & Cintia Morrissey

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GrnMtnGold
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 17 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great night out with only a few minute drive out of Manchester Center

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JaneW
New England
2 reviews
Dined on 1 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere, service and we all loved our entrees. Great flavors and presentation!!
We’ll be back!!

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Love2eat
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on 28 April 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience3

Overall a good experience. I would go again. It was too noisy for a fine restaurant and I felt it was a little overpriced. My appetizer was memorable! Baked Brie with strawberry preserves, chopped pecans and lovely bread! Fantastic! The brisket was perfect!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Caribbean
6 reviews
Dined on 19 March 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great night with great food and service. Jojo was our server and was friendly, Knowledgeable and fun!

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vipTimW
New Orleans
29 reviews
Dined on 6 March 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff was amazing. Our daughter had a wonderful birthday diner. The food is always enjoyable. We love coming to the barrows.

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GraceM
New England
1 review
Dined on 27 February 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was so delicious and the atmosphere was great, we will definitely be back!

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Otmom2
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 6 February 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service. Great food.

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MollyF
1 review
Dined on 22 January 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great atmosphere! The calamari appetizer was delicious! Highly recommend.

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Jimmy
New England
23 reviews
Dined on 16 January 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Seated on time, good spacing between tables, prompt and attentive service, food was excellent! Lucky to have such a great local establishment!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on 31 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

New Year’s Eve dinner at Barrows house was a true delight. Worth the 2 week quarantine for out-or-staters during COVID! The filet mignon entree was amazing and we had the trifecta of dessert specials. Everyone was very very pleased with their meals and all seemed safe with COVID precautionary measures. Highly recommend!

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Jill
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 4 December 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience! They are very respectful of COVID guidelines. Food was delicious, service was great.

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Nootz
New England
1 review
Dined on 11 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was my girlfriends birthday, but the information never translated to the staff at Barrows. When I told them about it they gave us a free bottle of Prosecco! So friendly! Tent was warm and inviting for November in Vermont..Definitely will return soon! Instagram pics galore!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on 31 October 2020
Overall1food2service1ambience3

Bad experience, would not go back. We stood waiting at the entrance for 10 minutes before they acknowledged us, at least 15 minutes before we were given water, then another 10 before we could even place an order. We were able to get a later reservation at another restaurant so we ordered an appetizer and left.

Sounds like it was an off night, they seemed under staffed and we came to find out that the credit card machine wasn’t working. Fortunately we had cash, but none of this was communicated to us—or the tables around us—until people were waiting for their checks.

I can understand things go wrong, however the lack of service and communication really turned us off. We felt like they were relieved when we didn’t order entrees and decided to leave.

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ScottL
1 review
Dined on 25 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great time at Barrow's - very nice ambiance, wonderful waitstaff, and amazing food throughout! Everything served was well executed, from appetizers through to deserts - we will be back for sure! Thank you!

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BeaC
New England
8 reviews
Dined on 9 October 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good food and good atmosphere. Dining was on the outdoor patio (COVID) and they had plenty of heat lamps and a fire pit to keep warm.

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GaryF
London
3 reviews
Dined on 2 October 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Enjoyed dining outside in a very Vermont setting and lively atmosphere. Service was very good. Southern corn chowder was an excellent starter. House brisket was good but meat a little tough. Excellent apple carmel pie for dessert.

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FrankS
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on 1 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding in all regards! Can’t wait to go back!🤗🤗🤗

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vipOpenTable Diner
Caribbean
6 reviews
Dined on 25 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful spot. Enjoyed a special family dinner!

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vipTimW
New Orleans
29 reviews
Dined on 24 September 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Service was a little slow. One guest ordered the special and the first course was forgotten. Our 2nd round of drinks never came until after our meal was completes Desert came out late. I would go back for ambiance and appetizers but not main courses. Nothing that stood out. Food was cooked well but nothing was wow factor.

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CharlieR
New England
3 reviews
Dined on 24 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

A great place for casual dining. Excellent food and service served in classic Vermont atmosphere. The eclectic menu reflects a diverse bag of culinary tricks that the chef has. The service is great and the dining room manager provides super comfortable level of service. The wait staff works together really well like you rarely see these days.

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Skipt
1 review
Dined on 23 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food .Tommy was outstanding waiter. Nice fall evening. Totally enjoyable.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on 22 September 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Good food and cozy atmosphere, but the service is very basic. Besides, the heaters are very far from the outdoor tables, even though there are more heaters than visitors, so they’re just standing there unused instead of being relocated where they’re needed.

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vipDavidB
New England
5 reviews
Dined on 18 September 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Good food — set up outside was excellent. Great service..

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DumpTrumpsterinadumpster
1 review
Dined on 20 June 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was superb including the lobster roll, crab cakes, calamari and chicken teriyaki bowl. The only negative was the brisket which was fatty and too charred on the outside.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on 19 June 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outdoor dining experience at Barrows House was wonderful - Highly recommend!

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Vermonster
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on 18 June 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

A perennial favorite because it is consistent. Sitting on the patio was lovely. The staff is always so nice and all were. wearing masks. The food is good but a little boring.

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vipMontyNJ
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

A great place for casual dining in the Manchester Dorset area, with friendly service and a creative, delicious menu (best Putine in the area).

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vipNYCLover
New York Area
44 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Excellent service, very good meal! The cobbler was exceptional!!

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LaurenE
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 1 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Christopher was a great server and had a wonderful sense of humor that made our service one of a kind. Everyone is always so friendly and the food is always so fresh! Always look forward to coming back!

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seabee1
New England
8 reviews
Dined on 23 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was superb. Beautiful, cozy dining room. The meal was delicious.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 18 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious, perfect meal!

FAQs

Barrows House offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (802) 867-4455.

Barrows House is rated 4.7 stars by 116 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.