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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Bar
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“Great restaurant, local food, ingenious chef, great service. The mac & cheese can't be beat! ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Beautiful Historic theater located in downtown Rutland. This theater has many events and performances from local plays to comedy to big music acts. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
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“Local, organic food providing a cozy ambiance with great cocktails and the absolute best french fries in the region! From vegan food to local dairy and meat, Roots provides the ultimate Vermont dining experience.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bar
“Serving up their own brews from the Rutland Beer Works (We like the Happy Dayz IPA) as well as a whole wall of other local craft beers on tap. They also have great pizza and sandwiches if you're making a day of it. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“A little further of a drive than Price Chopper but also a great LARGE grocery store to stock up at. They also have a liquor outlet inside the store for one-stop shopping.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Imaginative creations, always good, unique flavorings and combinations. Little harry's is one of our favorite dinner stops but be careful - some of their dishes can be quite spicy! Don't be fooled by the tiny front entrance - go ahead, go in!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Excellent breakfast if you are passing through Rutland on your way in or out of town!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Park
“Pine Hill Park is wonderful outdoor hiking and mountain bike destination...literally in our backyard (1.5 miles down the road.) Flipside Skate Park is located in the parking lot (closed Monday and Tuesday) $10 res / $12 non-res. The outdoor park is free of charge”
  • 11 locals recommend
Entertainment
“The best indoor climbing around!! They also guide outdoor climbing (year round).”
  • 6 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
  • 4 locals recommend
Museum
“Perfect for the younger ones! Although the older kids can't seem to help themselves. I would say perfect for ages 0-10. Tons of great food in walking distance from here. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“A great place to go on rainy days where you can play virtual golf or race car driving or a virtual shooting range.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Food
“This is our indoor farmer's market location. Open from 10am-2pm on Saturdays”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Kelvans is a locally owned nice little restaurant with a small bar too. During warmer months there is seating outside on their patio in a courtyard setting. A varied menu with chef specials, some unusual offerings at times. good prices,very friendly service.Nice local beer selection.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Beautiful building! I would make sure they are open and something is going on first but the Chafee Art Center is worth a stop.”
  • 1 local recommends
Sandwich Place
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“Best Deli in town!! You havent lived until you have had a grinder with cabbage on it...”
  • 4 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“Great restaurant, local food, ingenious chef, great service. The mac & cheese can't be beat! ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Bar
“Local, organic food providing a cozy ambiance with great cocktails and the absolute best french fries in the region! From vegan food to local dairy and meat, Roots provides the ultimate Vermont dining experience.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bar
“Serving up their own brews from the Rutland Beer Works (We like the Happy Dayz IPA) as well as a whole wall of other local craft beers on tap. They also have great pizza and sandwiches if you're making a day of it. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Imaginative creations, always good, unique flavorings and combinations. Little harry's is one of our favorite dinner stops but be careful - some of their dishes can be quite spicy! Don't be fooled by the tiny front entrance - go ahead, go in!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Excellent breakfast if you are passing through Rutland on your way in or out of town!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Kelvans is a locally owned nice little restaurant with a small bar too. During warmer months there is seating outside on their patio in a courtyard setting. A varied menu with chef specials, some unusual offerings at times. good prices,very friendly service.Nice local beer selection.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is a totally bizarre restaurant run by the members of the Twelve Tribes cult. It has really good solid old-style hippie food and is worth a visit if only to see. And it's across the street from Phoenix Books!”
  • 3 locals recommend

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