New England’s Best Restaurants
New England dining features a wonderful assortment of restaurants, inns, cafes, pubs and diners. There are many chef owned and operated restaurants in New England to choose from. New England is well known for great chefs, farm to table product and amazing restaurants. Read about our New England dining experiences and travel adventures. We visit New England restaurants, inns, cafes, diners, and fine dining establishments to share the Best of New England with you. Share your suggestions or comments. Browse our favorite New England Restaurants below.
Vermont is home to many fantastic chefs, restaurateurs and restaurant industry professionals. Vermont produces milk, cheese, vegetables and raises livestock. The farm to table dining concept is popular in Vermont. Vermont Living Magazine features updates and articles about Vermont restaurants and has other useful information about Vermont.
Harrison's Restaurant, 25 Main Street, Stowe, VT 05672 | 802-253-7773
Served elevated takes on American dishes, wine, craft beers and cocktails in a handsome, parlorlike space in the heart of Stowe Village. Fireside dining in winter, patio dining on Main Street in the summer and fall. Advance reservations recommended.
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The Marina, 28 Spring Tree Road, Brattleboro, VT 05301 | 802-257-7563
Serving lunch and dinner seven days a week with Sunday Brunch Buffet. A beautiful view of the water from almost every seat in the restaurant. Enjoy amazing sunsets from our outdoor, dockside seating area. Located where the Connecticut and West Rivers meet on Route 5. The Marina is a memorable, casual dining experience.
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Chesterfield Inn, 20 Cross Street, West Chesterfield, NH 03466 | 603-256-3211
The Chesterfield Inn is a warm, welcoming Bed and Breakfast Inn just across the river in the Monadnock Region of New Hampshire. We specialize in personal service and comfort. Enjoy our delicious country breakfast, cooked to order, with homemade muffins made from scratch each morning. Our romantic candlelit dining room is the perfect place for dinner with a menu of fresh, local food that changes with the seasons. Perfect for intimate weddings! Most guest rooms have fireplaces, pretty views and six rooms are pet friendly.
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The Arlington Inn, Historic Route 7A, Arlington, Vermont 05250 | 802-375-6532
A unique and special place that brings you back to a time of Elegance and Style. This Victorian Inn is decorated with beautiful antiques and exudes warmth and friendliness. Close to activities yet far enough away from the hustle and bustle to have a quiet, relaxing, and romantic Vermont visit. This stately Greek Revival mansion was built in 1848, it is among America's landmark historic inns. You will enjoy the Romance and Elegance of the Victorian Era in this faithfully restored estate.
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Ramuntos Brick Oven Pizza, 111 Putney Road, Brattleboro, VT 05301 (On the roundabout, Exit 3, off I-91) | 802-579-1226
Welcome to Ramunto’s - a taste of the North End right here in Brattleboro. At Ramunto's we’re passionate about providing an unforgettable dining experience. Ramunto’s combines great service, a warm family-friendly atmosphere, and high quality food made fresh daily. Authentic New York Pizza, fresh salads cut to order, pastas from scratch, and signature subs, Ramunto’s offers something for everyone including catering services. Open Daily for lunch, dinner & Take-Out.
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McGrath's Irish Pub at the Inn At Long Trail, Route 4, P.O. Box 267, Killington, VT
Killington's first and foremost Irish Pub, serving a truly fine pint of Guinness and a delicious pub menu daily, with live Irish Music on the weekends. Sample the Chef's award-winning cuisine in the main dining room Thursday - Sunday and Holidays.
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Castle Hill Resort and Spa, Junction of Rt. 103 & 131, P.O. Box 525, Ludlow, VT 05149
Discover a freshly prepared French inspired American menu featuring local ingredients at the historic Castle Hill Mansion. This elegant, intimate restaurant welcomes guests with the opulent glow of the candle lit wood paneled dining room and the subtle chime of the grandfather clock. Enjoy the romantic ambience of this 1905 English Cotswold style Governor’s mansion coupled with flavorful seasonal dining.
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The Norwich Inn, 325 Main Street, Norwich, VT 05055
The Norwich Inn is a historic Vermont inn located just across the river from Hanover, New Hampshire. The Norwich Inn offers an extensive, diverse and moderately priced menu incorporating traditional pub favorites with elegant dinner options. We have nightly dinner and wine specials that can be enjoyed in our pub or dining room 7 nights a week. An Inn has been on the site since 1797; the current Victorian Structure since 1890. We offer 38 guestrooms, Pub, Dining Room, and Microbrewery.
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Michael's on the Hill, 4182 Rt. 100 North, Waterbury-Stowe Road, Waterbury Center, VT | 802-244-7476
Enjoy the "ultimate Vermont dining experience" from within our Circa 1920 farmhouse. Allow us to provide you with locally driven European cuisine and the highest level of quality and service in a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere. The restaurant has been awarded with the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, the Sante Magazine Sustainable Restaurant Award and is a Certified Green Restaurant. Vermont's First- Chef of the Year, Breathtaking Green Mountain Views, Private Event Facilities, Fireplace, AC. #1 Most Romantic Restaurant in Vermont Worth Traveling for - Trip Advisor
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The Whip Restaurant at Green Mountain Inn, 18 Main Street, Stowe, VT 05672 | 802-253-4400 x615
Boasting Stowe's first liquor license, an impressive collection of antique buggy whips & a brass dumbwaiter. Enjoy hand-cut steaks, creative fresh seafood dishes, vegetarian dishes, homemade breads & more in a friendly, casual atmosphere. Sip a VT microbrew, fine wine or drink specialty by the fire. Serving Sun. Brunch, Lunch & Dinner daily. Kid's menu available. Located at the historic Green Mountain Inn, Main St., Stowe.
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Piecasso Pizzeria & Lounge, 1899 Mountain Road, in Stowe, VT | 802-253-4411
Piecasso opened in Stowe on February 8, 2006. Piecasso is a fun place filled with modern style, eclectic music, and great vibes. Come visit, enjoy traditional New York style pizza, authentic Sicilian pastas, fresh seafood, fine wines, fun martinis, and Vermont micro brews.
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Positive Pie, 65-69 Main Street, Plainfield, VT 05667 | 802-454-0133
Positive Pie is committed to making from-scratch, eclectic and delicious plates while always hand-tossing our pizzas. Our benchmark beer, wine & spirit menus are carefully crafted to compliment our food. We practice friendly, honest and knowledgable service and are devoted to providing you snapshots of our heritage – all at a great value. We also reserve the right to throw a party, book a band or clear the dining room to make room for dancing!!!
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Positive Pie, 22 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05602 | 802-229-0453
Positive Pie in Montpelier is the place to go for great food, craft beers and live entertainment. Positive Pie supports the arts and music! Check out the latest line up of Local & National acts by visiting the website. Visit Montpelier, VT to enjoy fresh brews and live music!
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Positive Pie, 219 N. Main Street, Barre, VT 05641 | 802-622-8051
Find award-winning pizza and craft beer and ale at Positive Pie. Seven Days, USA Today, NY Times, Zagat's all agree! Our family independently owns and operates over 20 restaurant locations with the immediate family operating 6 additional stores in NY and Vermont.
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Waybury Inn, Route 125, E. Middlebury, VT 05740
The Waybury Inn offers several options for dining - choose a casual meal in our rustic Pub that is the social epicenter of the locals with items such as fish & chips, Shepard's pie, fabulous burgers or satisfying salads. Our Coach room offers a more formal rendition of Vermont produced items, such as steaks, venison, salmon, sea scallops and duck. The enclosed Porch offers a sunny venue to watch the sun set in summer months, as well as the blue stone terrace for "al fresco" dining. We are partners with the "Vermont Fresh Network" that uses the freshest produce and products from small family run farms all over Vermont. Reservations are recommended.
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Morgan's Tavern - Middlebury Inn, 14 Courthouse Square, Middlebury, VT 05753
Upscale American cuisine with a fresh Vermont flair is the best way to describe Morgan's Tavern. One of the area's finest lunch and dinner options - an experience in delicious and skillfully prepared fresh cuisine. Enjoy an extensive wine list, including some picked, fermented and bottled right here in Vermont!
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Juniper's at The Wildflower Inn, Darling Hill Road, Lyndonville, VT 05851 | 802-626-8310
You'll find great family fare, spectacular views, steaks, seafood, and more at Juniper's at the Wildflower Inn, home of the best burgers and largest selection of Vermont Brewed Beers in the Kingdom. Menu includes; Crab Cakes, buffalo Tenders, T-Bone Steak, Grilled Meatloaf, Chicken & Broccoli Fettuccine, Mushroom Swiss Burger, Chocolate Decadence Cake, and Apple Pie a la mode. Entrees $7.99 and up. Children's menu and family dining hour available. Open to the public.
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Positive Pie, 87 S. Main Street, Hardwick, VT 05843 | 802-472-7126
Visit Positive Pie in the downtown Hardwick for award-winning pizza, lunch, dinner and dessert specials. Check out the fantastic selection of beer of tap. Find out why Positive Pie has won awards from Seven Days, USA Today, NY Times, and Zagat's.
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Riley's Fish Shack, 2165 Portland Street, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819 | 802-751-1111
For quick -serve, casual family dining visit Riley's Fish Shack. Riley's is serving fresh fried and broiled seafood, 1 & 1/2 LB Boiled Lobsters, 6oz Certified Angus Beef Burgers, Fresh Chicken, Vegetarian, senior and kids meals. Outside, dog friendly patio seating or A/C dining room. Large level parking, handicap accessable. Beer & Wine. Soft serve & hard ice cream. Open year 'round. Accepts MC, Visa, Discover & Am Ex.
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From the White Mountain grand hotels to the hustle and bustle of the Merrimack Valley cities, New Hampshire is home to an outstanding selection of restaurants and dining options for all tastes and budgets.
The Old Salt Restaurant at Lamie's Inn, 490 Lafayette Road, Hampton, NH 03842 | 603-926-8322
Bring your children, parents, and friends to The Old Salt Restaurant, where you will find great local flavor in a comfortable atmosphere. Come for lunch, dinner, or Sunday brunch, and enjoy great food and great company!
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Chesterfield Inn, 20 Cross Road, Chesterfield, NH 03466 | 603-256-3211
The Chesterfield Inn is a warm, welcoming Bed and Breakfast Inn in the Monadnock Region of New Hampshire. We specialize in personal service and comfort. Enjoy our delicious country breakfast, cooked to order, with homemade muffins made from scratch each morning. Our romantic candlelit dining room is the perfect place for dinner with a menu of fresh, local food that changes with the seasons. Most guest rooms have fireplaces, pretty views and six rooms are pet friendly. The inn is the perfect place for an intimate wedding.
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Ramunto's Brick Oven Pizza, 76 Main Street, Keene, NH 03431 | 603-357-3555
Welcome to Ramunto’s - a taste of the North End right here in Keene. At Ramunto's we’re passionate about providing an unforgettable dining experience. Ramunto’s combines great service, a warm family-friendly atmosphere, and high quality food made fresh daily. Authentic New York Pizza, fresh salads cut to order, pastas from scratch, and signature subs, Ramunto’s offers something for everyone including catering services. Open Daily for lunch, dinner & Take-Out.
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The Flying Goose Brew Pub & Grille, 40 Andover Road, New London, NH | 603-526-6899
The Flying Goose Brew Pub is a family run restaurant with 17 of our Handcrafted Brews on tap with panoramic views of Mt. Kearsarge in the quaint town of New London. Whether it be for a quick bite, a cold brew, or a place for family and friends to gather, we extend our "home" to you. Voted Best of NH Regional Favorite Restaurant, we offer a relaxing environment to all who walk through our doors. The Flying Goose Brews are also available to take home in Growlers!
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Hart's Turkey Farm Restaurant, 233 DW Hwy., Jct. Rtes. 3 & 104, Meredith, NH 03253 | 603-279-6212
Hart’s Turkey Farm Restaurant specializes in delicious food and customer service. Make Hart's your destination with its dining rooms, tavern, "NH Made" gift store, catering service and facilities for Bus Tours. Hart's is a landmark for people visiting the NH Lakes Region.
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Woodstock Inn Station & Brewery, Rt. 3, No. Main, No. Woodstock, NH 03262 | 603-745-3951
Located in the quaint village of North Woodstock, the Inn's gracious and relaxed setting centers around 40 uniquely styled and cozy rooms and suites, located across 6 buildings on the property. All of our lodging options offer the comforts of home, including cable, free Wi-Fi access, air-conditioning and more. Many offer Whirlpool tubs and gas fireplaces. Includes free use of off-property indoor pool and health club. Voted a White Mountains favorite by NH Magazine, Hidden Gem award and "Worth a Journey" says Phantom Gourmet. Our famous country breakfast is included with your stay.
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The Darby Field Inn and Restaurant, 185 Chase Hill Rd., Albany NH 03818 | 603-447-2181
Wander off the beaten path and discover this romantic White Mountain bed and breakfast. The Inn has 13 unique rooms, all with private bath, and full country breakfast included. On site amenities include: restaurant, tavern, spa services, wooded trails, mountain views, romantic packages, and seasonal heated pool. Minutes from shopping, downhill skiing, ice skating and other local attractions. The Darby Field offers the perfect setting for small weddings and reunions, too.
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Wildcat Inn & Tavern, Rte 16A, Jackson Village NH 03846 | 855-532-7727
Through the Jackson covered bridge is a place that just might be perfect... a place where candle light dances and the love and laughter of a hundred years of happy travelers is as rich as the wide pine floors. We invite you to take a step back in time. Come prepared to laugh, love, and smile so hard you might just cry. After all, as brilliant stars twinkle in the clear night sky... you just might find that the Wildcat is almost perfect.
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Polly's Pancake Parlor, 672 Route 17, Sugar Hill, NH 03585 | 603-823-5575
Polly's Pancake Parlor has been serving yummy home cooked meals for over 75 years. Enjoy a stack of Oatmeal Buttermilk, Buckwheat or Whole Wheat pancakes. Sit back and savor a waffle of your choice smothered in real New Hampshire maple syrup or come for lunch and have a slice of quiche made with local Harman's cheese. Shop for gifts, pancake mixes and NH Maple Syrup. Reservations taken on weekends.
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Rosa Flamingos, 2312 Main Street, Bethlehem, NH 03574 | 603-869-3111
A local favorite featuring classic Italian comfort food plus the best pizza, wings and homemade desserts. Real food by real people in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. Patio dining, outside bar & entertainment. Dinner nightly at 5pm. Closed Monday & Tuesday.
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Chang Thai Cafe, 77 Main Street, Littleton, NH 03253 | 603-444-8810
Chang Thai Cafe blends the best of traditional Thai cuisine with a dash of contemporary flair. In the Thai language, Chang means elephant — a very meaningful symbol in Thailand for long-lasting friendship, good fortune and happiness. At Chang Thai, we strive to represent the virtues of the elephant — friendliness and good fortune — in our restaurant and in each dish you are served.
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Franconia Inn, 1300 Easton Rd., Franconia, NH 03580 | 603-823-5542
"In the Land of Big Mountains and Small Villages." Nestled in the heart of the beautiful White Mountains of New Hampshire, The Franconia Inn is a full service country inn, where casual elegance and exquisite cuisine are just waiting to welcome you. Please visit our website for more information.
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George's Seafood & BBQ, 588 Tenney Mountain Hwy, Route 25, Plymouth, NH 03253 | 603-536-6330
George’s Seafood and Bar-B-Que restaurant is a great year round family eatery nestled in the foothills of the White Mountains in Plymouth NH. Serving fresh seafood, steaks, burger and sandwiches. Clambakes, Fried Seafood, Chowders, Surf N' Turf, BBQ Ribs. Daily specials. Combo Baskets, Kid's menu available. Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner.
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Main Street Grill and Bar, 32 Main Street, Pittsfield, NH 03263 | 603-435-0005
Everything we make at Main Street Grill and Bar is made as fresh and with as many locally sourced ingredients as possible. Suncook Valley NH's premier casual fine dining establishment. Our emphasis is on our guests and community, we provide a great dining experience. Lunch and Dinner, 7 days a week. Where Fresh Food, Creative Cocktails, and The Community Meet.
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Owl's Nest Resort, 40 Clubhouse Lane, Thornton, NH 03285 | 603-726-3076
5-star hotel experiences, spectacular (Nicklaus Designed) golf in the White Mountains & phenomenal dining with panoramic views. Visit us soon! And an unforgettable wedding setting where memories are made. .
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Discover the Maine restaurants – from southern Maine to downeast, Maine is a famous for exceptional seafood. This is where Lobster is king and ocean fresh Maine haddock, baby Maine shrimp, mussels and clams are the featured items on many Maine menus. Maine restaurants, cafe’s and eateries and listed by region in the ME Living Dining Guide.
The Kennebunk Inn, 45 Main Street, Kennebunk, ME 04043 | 207-985-3351
If you are searching for an historic inn with affordable class and fabulous food in southern coastal Maine - The Kennebunk Inn is the place. Beautiful beaches, nature preserves, museums, galleries, antique shops, and more. We look forward to sharing our special place in the land of the pointed firs.
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DiMillo's on the Water, 25 Long Wharf, Portland, ME 04101 | 207-772-2216
DiMillo's is where you'll dine on lobster, clams, shrimp, scallops and fish that are absolutely the freshest on the waterfront and prepared with ingredients that enhance rather than disguise their flavors. The perfect place for dinner, weddings, parties and office functions. Simplicity, freshness and quality are the recipe for DiMillo's amazing menu choices since 1954.
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Maine Diner, 2265 Post Road (US Route 1),Wells, ME 04090 | 207-646-4441
Featured on "The Today Show", Phantom Gourmet, Guy Fieri's "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives" and others. Maine blueberry pancakes, pies, lunch and dinner specials and more. World Famous Food Like Grandma Used To Make. Try Maine Diner's famous Lobster Pie, Seafood Chowder, Codfish Cakes. Breakfast anytime. Remember the Maine Gift Shoppe, Maine Products. Open Daily at 7AM..
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Beachmere Inn, 62 Beachmere Place, Ogunquit, ME 03907 | 207-646-2021
Ocean front accommodations in the heart of Ogunquit on the Marginal Way with breathtaking ocean views. Luxury suites and unique rooms, fireplaces, kitchenettes, private balconies or patios. Enjoy an on-site spa, exercise room and hot tub. Reception rooms for weddings, meetings and events. Beachmere Inn is a leader in guest services, event coordination and hospitality. A stunning location perfect for weddings, elopements, vow renewals, rehearsal dinners, bridal showers and even bachelor - bachelorette weekend getaways. Open year round. Walk to everything in town or enjoy drinks from our ocean view Blue Bistro.
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Blazes Burgers, 652 Main Street, Westbrook, ME 04029 | 207-591-0331
A locally owned Restaurant that serves FRESH Burgers, Clam Cakes, Chicken, Sloppy Joes and more with your choice of Hand Cut French Fries, Tater Tots, or many other delicious options. The Beyond Burger works for our Vegetarian/Vegan friends and we have a great children's menu! Try a signature selection today and see what everyone is talking about. View menu and order online.
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Discover Connecticut Restaurants. The Nutmeg state is famous for ethnic dining. Italian restaurants are scattered throughout the state and many have entertained celebrities for decades. New Haven’s Wooster Street has been (and continues to be) a popular dining destination for Italian specialties and pizza pies. Ethnic dining in CT is more diverse than ever with hundreds of Asian, Mexican and Middle Eastern restaurants, take-out cafes and eateries. Find more Connecticut restaurants by visiting CT Living.
Avellino's Italian Restaurant, 1813 Post Road, Fairfield, CT 06824 | 203-254-2339
Just a short walk from great shops and downtown Fairfield businesses. Come in and enjoy true Italian cuisine at this cozy trattoria. Enjoy Lunch, Dinner or a wonderful meal to take out after a busy day of work or play.
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USS Chowder Pot III | 560 East Main St., Branford, CT 06405 | 203-481-2356
Enjoy award winning seafood, slow roasted prime rib and USDA Choice steak. Chowder Pot III has two large dining rooms, air-cooled patio and a very popular Captain's Lounge featuring an amazing raw bar. Happy Hour Mon-Fri, 3:30p-6p. Chowder Pot III has won numerous awards from Connecticut Magazine and for 17 years in a row been voted Best Seafood by the New Haven Advocate. Pick out your own live lobster - 1-15 lbs.!
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Michael's Trattoria, 344 Center St., Wallingford, CT 06492 | 203-269-5303
Award-winning Italian Specialties - Parmigiana, Zuppa Di Pesce, Pasta, Chicken, Veal, Steak, and Seafood served 7 days a week in a relaxed atmosphere. Begin with fresh baked bread served with Michael's own amazing Virgin Olive Oil Dip and complete your meal with Chef-made Banana Cream Pie or fresh-filled Canoli's. Indoor/outdoor dining. Pizza available in the Bar/Lounge or take out only. Catering and In-House Luncheons for up to 40 people available. Michael's Trattoria has served the Wallingford community for more than 24 years.
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Massachusetts is home to an outstanding selection of restaurants and dining options for all tastes and budgets – find our favorites.
Delaney's Grille, 3 Country Club Road (Route 5) Holyoke, MA 01040 | 413-532-1800
The best steakhouse in Western Massachusetts. Delaney's Grill offers excellent fine dining for steak lovers, including filet mignon, Delmonico rib eye and delicious roast prime rib. They offer a great selection of fish, pork, chicken, gluten free and vegetarian options too. Delaney's Grill also offers beautiful private rooms for groups of 6 to 50. Don't forget about the infamous popovers!
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Rhode Island is home to an outstanding selection of restaurants and dining options for all tastes and budgets – find our favorites.
We visit the best restaurants in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island and present concise reviews and suggestions. From specialty foods and elegant cuisine to family dining – New England has it all. You can find fireside dining, lake front dining, ocean-view dining and mountaintop dining… all within a few hours drive! It’s no wonder why New England is favorite for foodies.
Explore the dining sections by following the links below to discover the best dining values in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. From fresh seafood and steak to clamshacks and fine dining – there is something for everyone.