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Jeffersonville - Cambridge - Johnson - Stowe Area

Jeffersonville / Cambridge Area Restaurants
(within a 10 minute drive)

158 Main Restaurant & Bakery
Housed in the historic Windridge Farms building, located in downtown Jeffersonville. There is literally nothing missing at 158 Main, with full breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus, all of which encompass everything from the basics to diverse specials sure to tempt every palate. 158 Main also offers an extensive bakery selection of breads, pies, cookies and the baker's daily surprises. So whether you are looking for a before-hiking breakfast, break for lunch, wonderful dinner, or the perfect dessert to cap your day, 158 has it all!

Angelina's Pizza Restaurant
A fixture in Cambridge since 1985, Angelina's offers quality homemade Italian pizza, pasta, cold and hot subs, calzones and breads. Try the steak bomb — steak, mushrooms, onions and peppers — as a pizza or hot sub.

Brewster River Pub & Grill
Located just down the mountain from the Resort, the Brewster River Pub & Grill offers hearty pub-style fare in a casual atmosphere perfect for hanging out after a Summer day filled with fun activities. A section of the menu entitled "Smaller Appetites" caters to munchers young and old with items like sliders, grilled cheese, chicken tenders, mozzarella sticks, and more. Appetizers include traditional favorites such as chicken wings, nachos, potato skins, and more unique flavors such as Southwestern egg rolls. There are a variety of burgers and sandwiches, all served with a side of hand-cut fries. Entrées include beef, seafood, and barbecue selections. Soups and salads with homemade dressings complete the menu. Enjoy a wide selection of local beers, in addition to the pub's own craft beers. Nightly chalkboard specials and live music.
Open Daily
(802) 644-6366

The Family Table
The Family Table at the intersection of Route 108 and 15 in Jeffersonville has a loyal following who give rave reviews to its innovative menu and use of high quality fresh ingredients. Tops on the list of recommendations are the buttermilk fried chicken, shrimp scampi with lemons and capers, and beef dishes such as the Angus burger or grilled rib eye steak. Serving lunch and dinner Thursday - Monday, with breakfast menu on weekends. Extensive wine list and full bar. Children's menu available.

Jeffersonville Pizza Department
Above 158 Main, the Jeffersonville Pizza Department serves pizza, pasta, wings and salads daily.
Open Wednesday - Sunday. Take Out — Dine In

The Mix
You'll find delicious food at The Mix, a breakfast/lunch eatery located on the side of the Smugglers' Notch Inn. Choose from a mouth-watering selection of temptations like Crème Brûlée French Toast to start the day and hearty sandwiches for lunch, all with locally sourced ingredients and made from scratch. Serving breakfast and lunch.

The Village Tavern
Located in downtown Jeffersonville just minutes from Smugglers' in the historic Smugglers' Notch Inn, the Village Tavern serves hearty pub-style appetizers, soups, salads and entrées nightly. Enjoy the casual atmosphere, a round of darts, and a meal that will top off your day with flavor and substance. Kids' menu available.
Essex Area Restaurants
(follow Route 15 West, approximately 25 miles to Burlington)

The Essex Outlets and Cinema
Located about 25 minutes driving time from Smugglers' and features several dining choices to complement a shopping excursion. Consider the Oriental Wok or Sukho Thai's fresh and exotic flavors in to tempt your tastebuds. Independent bookseller Phoenix Book's cozy café serves hot and cold beverages, light lunch selections, and sweet treats. Sweet Clover Market offers freshly made soups, salads and sandwiches to go or to eat in their casual seatin area.
(802) 878-2851(outlet center information line)

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Johnson Area Restaurants
(follow Route 15 East, approximately 14 miles to Johnson)

Downtown Pizzeria and Pub
In Johnson, east of Smugglers' on Route 15, the Downtown Pizzeria and Pub is a full-service eatery offering quality homemade food with family-friendly value. Everything is made from scratch, including the most popular item on the menu, the hand-breaded fried mozzarella triangles with marinara and balsamic reduction. Choose from entrées succh as ziti with vodka sauce, chicken parmesan, and of course, pizza, New York-style. the Vermonter specialty pie feautres chicken, apples, ham, a cheddar/mozzarella blend, alfredo sauce and a maple drizzle. Enjoy a full bar with more than 10 kinds of beer on tap, a pool table, darts, and acoustic music.
Stowe Area Restaurants
(accessible through Smugglers’ Notch Pass on Route 108)

Cactus Café
Find a taste of Mexico and the American Southwest at Stowe's Cactus Café. Choose the warm ambience of the adobe dining room or sit outdoors and relax over your meal on the garden patio. Choices abound on the varied dinner menu. How about kicking off your meal with the Cactus House nachos or a southwestern Cobb Salad? Main dishes include enchiladas, quesadillas, soft tacos, fajitas, chimichangas, burritos, and chef's specials. A daily dessert menu and kids' menu are available.

Charlie B’s Pub & Restaurant
Stoweflake Mountain Resort offers Charlie B's Pub & Restaurant with al fresco dining on the deck and a varied menu of sandwiches, salads, soups, and pasta, fish, poultry and beef entrés. Enjoy 50 wines by the glass and a large selection of draft and bottled beers. Please call for reservations.

Piecasso on the Mountain Road in Stowe has been serving its delicious traditional New York-style pizza, authentic Sicilian pasta, and fresh seafood for over 10 years. Try a Tree Hugger pizza with fresh spinach, fresh basil, tomatoes, fresh garlic, and red onions nestled in mozzarella. A kids' menu is available. The restaurant's bar features fine wines, fun martinis and Vermont microbrews. And let's not forget the homemade tiramisu and fresh fruit tart!
Open daily for lunch and dinner.

Sunset Grille and Tap Room
The Sunset Grille and Tap Room is a family restaurant and sports bar serving down home cooking including steaks, ribs, burgers, seafood, wings, and more in a casual and friendly atmosphere. The tap room features 30 televisions, including three big screens and satellite TV. Bar muncies are available until midnight every day. Outdoor dining on Sunset Grille's secluded patio May-September. Located on Cottage Club Road just off Route 108. Open 7 days for lunch & dinner. A kids' menu is available.

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