Voted one of "America's Most Romantic Restaurants" by Travel and Leisure and recipient of the Wine Spectator "Best Award of Excellence" – the dining room at the Mill is a wonderful way to experience Simon Pearce. Using fresh local ingredients, thoughtfully prepared creative American cuisine is served with the backdrop of the Ottauquechee River waterfall and covered bridge. With attentive, unpretentious staff, the restaurant has become a beloved go-to for special occasions and casual lunch get-togethers alike. Please note: reservations will be limited to accommodate a 50% capacity.
READY TO HEAT FAMILY-STYLE DINNERS Reserve Orders Wednesday–Saturday, 2–7 pm| Order pickup 4–7 pm Available while supplies last. Call 802.295.1470 to place your order.
What to expect when you dine with us
Voted one of "America's Most Romantic Restaurants" by Travel and Leisure and recipient of the Wine Spectator "Best Award of Excellence" – the dining room at the Mill is a wonderful way to experience Simon Pearce. Using fresh local ingredients, thoughtfully prepared creative American cuisine is served with the backdrop of the Ottauquechee River waterfall and covered bridge. With attentive, unpretentious staff, the restaurant has become a beloved go-to for special occasions and casual lunch get-togethers alike.
OUR FIRST PRIORITY IS THE SAFETY OF OUR EMPLOYEES AND GUESTS
WELLNESS: For the protection of our community, please do not enter the Mill if you have any symptoms of respiratory illness, including: fever, cough and / or shortness of breath. Our employees have wellness checks before they enter the building. All cooks have their Food Handlers license from ServSafe and Kitchen Managers have their Management Certification as well as specific training to COVID19.
FACE COVERINGS: Guests must wear a face covering until seated at a table. Our staff will be wearing face coverings.
RESTROOMS: Face coverings must be worn when traveling to/from the restrooms.
SOCIAL DISTANCING: We will maintain a 6'–10' distance between all tables. Guests waiting in line for a table will be spaced 6' apart. When you arrive, please check in with the host in the lobby. We are carefully timing reservations to maximize social distancing.
PAYMENTS: Mobile Contactless + Credit Card payments only; we are no longer accepting cash.
SHOPPING: You are welcome to arrive early for your reservation to shop at our retail store. Please know that occupancy restrictions may prevent you from shopping in our store at the same time as your dining reservation. Public viewing of glassblowing remains closed.
TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS: All of our employees and guests are required to follow a 14 day quarantine or receive a negative COVID-19 test within 7 days of crossing the border into our state. Check Vermont’s Travel Restriction information to ensure you are in compliance to dine with us: https://accd.vermont.gov/covid-19/restart/cross-state-travel
TEMPERATURE CHECKS: Check in at the Host Stand for a temperature check. If your temperature is above 100° F we are unable to seat you. We'd be happy to take a takeout order if you’d like food to go.
ONE HOUSEHOLD PER TABLE: Per the Governor's 11.13.20 Executive Order, restaurants must seat only one household per table, in accordance with existing capacity limits and the new restriction on multi-household gatherings.
Public tours of our glassblowing workshop are temporarily closed. The Quechee retail store is open for curbside pickup and limited capacity shopping.
A new way to unwind at Simon Pearce. Enjoy local beer, handcrafted cocktails, and a full wine list available each evening. The Bar at Simon Pearce is a perfect place to enjoy picturesque surroundings and catch up over inspired small plates.
PRIVATE DINING IN THE LOFT
Impeccable service and award-winning cuisine – all in a truly stunning setting. Let Simon Pearce host your next big milestone. Plan a memorable meal overlooking the falls in our Private Dining Room. Work together with our talented chef to create a customized menu of locally-sourced food, and with our wine and beverage expert to pick the perfect pairings.