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Dining at Smugglers' Notch Resort

Smugglers' Notch Resort Dining

Dining choices at the Resort satisfy every taste.

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Resort dining is available December 10, 2021 - April 10, 2022

Grab a quick snack or a flame-grilled burger, enjoy a sit down family meal with entertainment, or reconnect during a candlelit dinner for two. The Perk specialty café in the Country Store serves a wide selection of organic coffee drinks, teas, and smoothies perfect for pairing with delicious baked goods made locally.

Getting ready for a full day on the slopes requires everyone to enjoy a hearty breakfast buffet at the
Morse Mountain Grille. In the evening, gather the entire family for a fine dining experience at the Hearth & Candle, or keep it simple with pizza from our very own Village Pizzeria. Our surrounding community keeps the variety alive with fresh choices for breakfast, lunch, dinners, and even the latest in haute cuisine!

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The Hearth & Candle’s serves dinner in a cozy setting right in the center of Smugglers' Village. Seasonal menu items with locally sourced ingredients include an innovative selection of beef, poultry, and fish. After dinner, satisfy your sweet tooth with a triple chocolate truffle cake, cheesecake, or Vermont apple crisp. Dining rooms available for family friendly and adults only dining. Children's menu available.

Reservations Required 802-644-1260 or ext. 1260 from any house phone.

"The Hearth and Candle was an excellent experience! The ambience of the setting was perfect, service was impeccable and food was tasty an well presented." Angela from Lexington, NC

"Invited friends of ours who are also "foodies" to dinner with us at Hearth and Candle. We all were very impressed with the high quality of the menu offerings and wine selections. Meals were fabulous and service was impeccable. We have been to many hundreds of fine dining restaurants and would definitely place this in the top tier in terms of quality and overall dining experience." David from Duxbury, MA

"We all went out for dinner at the Hearth and Candle. The food was some of the best I had ever had and the service was excellent!" Julie from Kinmount, Ontario
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Morse Mountain Grille

Make a Reservation at the Mountain Grille

Take-out service and indoor dining available.
Reservations or call ahead seating is recommended for all indoor restaurant dining. Call 802-644-1247 or or ext 1247 from any house phone.

Breakfast Slopeside
A hearty Vermont breakfast is a morning favorite with a selection of pancakes, the Grille's unique French toast, omelets, meats, baked goods, fruit and more.
Click here to check out the Mountain Grille's breakfast menu!

Ultimate Dagwood Sandwich
"The food at the Morse Grille was only surpassed by the staff. Bravo!" - Annie from Great Neck, NY
Lunch includes appetizers and a wide variety of sandwiches, soups, salads, and housemade burgers, The Grille's signature grilled flatbreads are a tasty appetizer prior to lunch or dinner; or with a side salad for a meal. Try the Vermont Flatbread; it is delicious!

Dinner features an array of beef, fish, poultry, pasta and vegetarian dishes, with delicious Vermont products such as cheese and meats incorporated.

Click here to check out the Lunch & Dinner Menu

Mountain Grille Kids Menu
Check out the Mountain Grille's special kids menu for lunch & dinner! Yummy entrées such as housemade cheddar mac & cheese and pasta, lots of sides, plus recipes and games!

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The Perk
Daily 7:30 am - 6:00 pm

Check out the newest addition at the Country Store — The Perk! Serving espresso, cappuccino, lattes, chai tea, mochas both hot and cold. A variety of fresh fruit smoothies, iced tea, and lemonade. Offering a variety of morning pastries and fresh baked goods prepared locally. Pastries will include cinnamon buns, scones, biscotti, muffins, Danishes, cookies, and much more!

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Village Pizzeria

Enjoy fresh-baked pizza with all your favorite toppings! Also enjoy a selection of salads, sandwiches, appetizers, and entrées, along with a variety of beer, wine, cider, and seltzer. Counter service to dine in or take out. Located on the main floor of the Village Lodge.


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Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shop

You can't come to Vermont without eating Ben & Jerry's ice cream! The Ben & Jerry's Scoop Shop at Smuggs is located in the Village Lodge, enter near the fire pit in the Courtyard. Tempt your taste buds with a selection of ice cream flavors, sorbets, and non-dairy ice cream in cones, sundaes, or shakes.
A wide variety of unique and fun flavors to choose from... try a different flavor each day of your stay!

802-644-8851 Ext. 1303
At various locations on our mountains, we offer a variety of dining options, as well as other necessary services. You will find everything you need to have a fun and relaxing day on the slopes. These facilities are open throughout the Winter season based on lift operation schedules.

Smugglers' Madonna and Sterling Mountains Base Lodge offers a variety of daytime and early evening options for upper mountain dining. Located at the base of Madonna and Sterling mountains, you'll find all the services you need such as restrooms, phones, an ATM, Ski Patrol & First Aid, Lift Ticket and Pass sales, as well as all of these other services:

Base Lodge Cafeteria
Serving breakfast, lunch, beverages and snacks.
Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday, Sunday & Holidays 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

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Green Peppers Restaurant
Green Peppers features appetizers, soups, Smugglers' chili, entrée salads, signature sandwiches as well as beer, wine, cider, and seltzer.
Check out this sample menu from Green Peppers.
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The Black Bear Tavern
The Black Bear Tavern is a full service bar enhanced with a large selection of beer, wine, cider, and seltzers for you to choose from. It also has the full Green Peppers menu available with waitstaff service. Appetizers, soups, sandwiches, hearty winter fare and more. Try the new jumbo pretzel with cheddar ale dipping sauce.

Monday - Friday 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday, Sunday, & Holidays 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Check out this sample menu from the Black Bear Tavern.
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Enjoy a grab-and-go slopeside treat at the Waffle Cabin located near the Madonna II lift. Baked fresh and on demand, the enticing aroma will draw you in and the taste will keep you coming back.

Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, weather dependent.
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For convenience that can't be beat, the Morse Highlands Day Lodge is slightly removed from the rest of the resort, you'll feel like you're at your own private ski area. In addition to restrooms, phones, Ski Patrol & First Aid, it's a great place to warm up. There is no day parking at the Morse Highlands Day Lodge. The lodge is accessibly by shuttle or the Dixie's Knoll trail adjacent to the Morse Highlands lift.

Daily 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
802-644-8851 Ext. 8514

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