Dorset is home to quaint New England taverns tucked inside historic buildings, family style gathering spots and small local gems. Whether you’re in need of something quick and casual or want to enjoy a delicious farm-to-table dinner with friends, Dorset offers a large selection of world-inspired cuisines, culinary classics, craft brews and cocktails, and more. Our restaurants showcase Vermont’s local products and celebrate our regional farmers and producers. Explore our local, seasonal flavors and discover the exceptional culinary talent in our food shed. Photo courtesy of Marble West Inn
Barrows House and its cluster of eight buildings are centered on six acres of lovely gardens, expansive lawns and venerable trees. Lodging options include luxury suites with whirlpool baths and fireplaces, cottages with multiple guest rooms, free-standing homes with living rooms and outdoor seating areas ideal for extended family & friends. In the summer, enjoy our pool and tennis courts. In the winter, warm up by the outdoor fire pit. Whatever, the season....there's always a reason to stay at Barrows...
Classic Silk City diner serving breakfast and lunch seven days a week.
From its inception, Dorset Bakery has been admired for its classic American baked goods, Provincial-style decor and warm, inviting atmosphere. Our bakery features hand-made crusty breads, morning pastries, unique sandwiches, healthy salads, tasty soups, decadent sweets and more...all of our goodies are made from scratch using fresh, local ingredients. It's the ideal stop for lunch with the ladies, a quick chat with friends over a cappuccino, a breakfast business meeting or picking up cupcakes for the kids. Stop and pick...
In 1796, the Dorset Inn welcomed its first guests-travelers en route to the major markets in Boston and Albany. After tethering their horses at the Inn's from door, they would pass an evening before the fireplace of the Inn, eat a hearty supper and retire to a four poster bed. Now completely refurbished, the Dorset Inn is renowned locally and nationally for its gracious, welcoming atmosphere and exceptional cooking. Careful attention to the finer details in restoring the Inn are...
Dorset Union Store
Founded in 1816, the Dorset Union Store is one of Vermont's oldest country stores. Hot coffee, freshly baked scones, muffins and donuts to help you start your day. For lunch you will find made-to-order sandwiches in the deli along with salads and homemade soups. Award winning mac and cheese available on Fridays. No need to cook dinner as we provide an abundance of selections prepared by our chefs daily. And don't forget a homemade pie for dessert. The store...
Stop in any day to explore three unique floors at H.N.Williams Department Store. You'll find many made in Vermont products among thousands of items that have been selected with you in mind. Bring your appetites for a full deli, scrumptious specials, and delicious food to go. Order ahead for special occasions.
Marble West Inn
The Marble West Inn was built in1840 with major renovations in 2014. This sophisticated Inn on historic Dorset West Road, includes long mountain views, an organic vegetable & herb garden and a beautiful mountain brook. The Marble West Inn features: seven bedrooms with private bathrooms, three relaxing parlors, a 1,000+ volume cookbook library, and an intimate restaurant with Breakfast, Mimosa Brunch, Cocktails & Wine, and a prix fixe Evening Dining Experience, by reservation.
The Chantecleer Restaurant has long been recognized as one of the stars of the local dining scene. Set inside a remodeled dairy barn with a majestic stone fireplace, it's the perfect place for a special occasion, or just a great night out. We feature elegant, creative cuisine with a seafood focus and a French touch. An extensive wine list and full bar.
Inn at West View Farm
Located in the charming village of Dorset, the Inn at West View Farm, once a working dairy farm, has welcomed guests for nearly a century. We look forward to welcoming you as well. The Inn's restored 1870 farmhouse offers the amenities of a full service inn in a beautiful pastoral setting.