The splendor of our country setting is matched by the wonderful
and wide range of dining choices all offered within a short
driving distance from The Paw House. Upon check-in you will
receive information about each restaurant including door
to door directions from the inn. (A few of these excellent
establishments are pet friendly restaurants during the warmer
In no particular order, here are some of our favorites
including a brief description of each.
Reservations are suggested for most establishments, particularly
during the holidays. Please tell them that The Paw House
Little Harry’s - Rutland. 802-747-4848
Romantic yet eclectic restaurant with fabulous diverse menu.
Everything they do from the appetizer to dessert is memorable.
Little Harry's has become a Vermont institution and a favorite
of our guests. Distance from the inn: 5 minutes. website. Try it and you won't be sorry.
Table 24 802.775.2424 Rutland (Lunch and
Dinner) Chef/Owner Stephen Sawyer prepares selected specialties
in the area's newest beautiful restaurant/bar and lounge
- full of local flavor and a high level of comfort. Yes.
This is a WINNER! A fantastic experience. 5 minutes. website
Sweet Carolines - West Rutland 802-438-5696. A wonderful charming restaurant owned and operated by our great friend Donnie who specializes in local foods, prime rib, fresh seafood a friendly bar with wide ranging selections and many smiles. 2 minutes from the inn. website
Countryman’s Pleasure - Mendon.
802-773-7141 Chef Hans has created one
of the most special treasures in all of New England. Bavarian
fare complete with the touches of passion all served in
a post and beam style house with multiple rooms and hearthside
seating. Perfection. Countryman's Pleasure is a can’t
miss. Distance from the inn: 15 minutes website
Inn at Long Trail (that's long TRAIL,
not long tail) - Killington. 802-775-7181 Rustic, beautiful
setting, fantastic Irish food! Live music on Fri and Sat.
Also excellent pub. Distance from the inn 15 minutes. website
Roots - Rutland (802) 747-7414 - This special chef-owned "farm to table" restaurant opened in February 2011 and has quickly become a "must-do" when in Vermont. With an intimate yet vibrant setting, creative menu, and friendly service, Roots uses mostly local products to render an exciting experience. Get back to your Roots! Distance from the inn 10 minutes website
Three Tomatoes Trattoria - Rutland 802-747-7747
Italian; great wood fired pizza, homemade pastas Distance
from the inn: 5 minutes. website
Yellow Deli - Rutland. 802-775-9800
Formerly The Back Home Again, everything in this quaint restaurant has been built by
hand...the tables, lamps, hearth, ceiling, etc are the life
work of people dedicated to beauty, health, and of course,
great food. The restaurant features an amazing wholesome
menu with 2 specials daily. Distance from the inn: 5 minutes.
Victorian Inn - Wallingford 802 446 2099
Top-notch Swiss-American cuisine in a beautiful Victorian
home. Distance from the inn: 15 minutes. website
Mountain Top Inn Chittenden 802-483-2311
- A picturesque setting is the backdrop for a nice,
traditional restaurant. Mountain Top also provides other
amenities such as sleigh rides and ice skating in the winter
and outdoor seating in the summer. website
Café Provence Brandon 802-247-9997 Chef
Robert started the Cafe Provence in 2004 after running the
New England Culinary Institute for 16 years. Now his first
rate eclectic restaurant has become a landmark in Central
Vermont. A mouth-watering menu and phenenominal desserts.
A 25 minute drive from the inn and worth it. website
The Southside Steakhouse - Rutland 802-772-7556 Rutland's modern steakhouse with other diverse offerings a classic bar with extensive wine list. website
The Village Snack Bar Rutland Fun little
outdoor dog friendly restaurant - seasonally - 5 minutes
from the inn
For Delivery - Cara Mia’s 802-747-9001 –
Excellent pizza (for Vermont!), hot subs of all kinds.