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outdoor dining in the upper valley-porches,views, patios- what's your favorite?

professorbeezer Apr 23, 2007 06:20 PM

We love to eat outside in the summer months -(and into the fall if we can manage it ) What's your best spot to chow?

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  1. kaszeta RE: professorbeezer Apr 23, 2007 09:06 PM

    Firestones in Quechee has a pretty good patio.

    And I like the deck at Long Trail brewery.

    Otherwise, there's not a lot of outdoor dining here.

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      professorbeezer RE: kaszeta Apr 24, 2007 05:03 AM

      our personal favorites are allechante for people watching in woodstock and you can't beat the parker houses porch overlooking the river, sunsets and ballon rides in Quechee.

      But there has to be more! I know tip top cafe has out door dining but have heard mixed reviews.

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        greenstate RE: professorbeezer Apr 24, 2007 10:35 AM

        As far as I know there aren't many places to dine out of doors in the area. The Quechee Inn serves outside on their terrace, with a stunning view to Dewey's Pond and the river.

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          professorbeezer RE: greenstate Apr 24, 2007 10:38 AM

          oh yes and molly's in hanover ...

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            greenstate RE: professorbeezer Apr 24, 2007 06:13 PM

            What part of Molly's is outside?

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              professorbeezer RE: greenstate Apr 24, 2007 07:42 PM

              in the back of mollys there is a patio

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            whs RE: greenstate Apr 24, 2007 06:31 PM

            Doesn't Simon Pearce have an outdoor deck overlooking the waterfall?

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              professorbeezer RE: whs Apr 24, 2007 07:40 PM

              yes it does - great views but the Parker House next door has better views river mountais waterfalll sunsets-of the whole area.and some would say better food and ambiance- but less press.

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        mmp RE: professorbeezer Apr 24, 2007 11:39 AM

        I like the terrace and lobster club sandwiches at the Hanover Inn in the summer.

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