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The Deck is Happening…. soon!

If you’ve passed by Elliot Street lately, I’m sure you’ve seen our beautiful patio tables and chairs out there! This weekend (May 15-17) we are open for cocktails and appetizers, but with some cooperation from Mother Nature and a few final logistics, we hope to be serving out new-and-improved Deck Menu, complete with Sangria, expanded draft beer, and wine specials geared for optimum outdoor enjoyment!  And following that, lunch all summer Weds-Saturday.  Watch this space for menu details and official opening date.

Oregon Wine Dinner May 12th

Join us on Tuesday, May 12th at 6 pm for an intimate 4 course dinner with Bill Sweat, co-founder of Winderlea Vineyard and Winery. We look forward to pairing 4 of Winderlea’s boutique wines (three different Pinot Noirs and one Chardonnay) with some of Zach’s finest cooking. Inspired by the lively palate of flavors in these wines, as well as Winderlea’s commitment to sustainability, the menu will include an excitingly spiced duo of fish tartare, house smoked Long Island duck breast with local bitter greens and pomegranate reduction, and locally raised emu with a maple glaze. We’re hoping for some foraged ramps, too!

Bill can talk us through the not-so subtle differences between some of the winery’s single vineyard bottlings, as well as tell us about the process of becoming the 2nd winery in Oregon (and the 4th globally) to be certified as a B Corp. Come be inspired by his story and enjoy a great meal with friends!

We’re initially limiting the dinner to 15 so it can be an intimate group (although given enough people on the wait list we will consider expanding….). These are expensive wines, so at $80 per person (excluding tax and gratuity) it’s a bargain.

Call (802)257-33 or email ( for reservations soon!

Happy Spring

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We’re back from vacation with new art up by our friend E. Joseph McCarthy. It gives the dining room a nice airy look for spring and summer! Come see it (and see more of Joe’s work at his web site, We’ve made a few changes to the menu to welcome spring (hello, tuna tartare!) and are looking forward to opening some bottles of rosé to go with it. Stop by soon!

Vacation from April 5-12th

We will be closed for vacation (and some renovations) from April 5th (Easter Sunday) through the following Sunday, April 12. We re-open on Wednesday April 15th. Get your fix in now or plan to join us after the break!


Wine Dinner! March 30th at 6 pm

Dora Fosoni of Podere Sanguineto in Tuscany

Join us at Peter Havens on Monday, March 30th to welcome Kevin McKenna, partner in Louis/Dressner selections and a fount of knowledge on all things Natural Wine (and delicious) in Italy. We’ll pour an eclectic and sometimes surprising mix of wines, paired with house-made charcuterie, home made pasta, and more!

$75 for 6 courses and wines (tax and gratuity additional)

The menu:
Saetti Lambrusco with Coppa and Parmigiano to nibble

Dora Fosoni’s Poderi Sanguineto Bianco, with house made agnolotti filled with spinach and ricotta

La Stoppa Trebbiolo Rosso Frizzante with arugula salad topped with pecorino

L’Acino Chora Rosso (a new favorite here at the restaurant!) with octopus ragout

Montescondo Rosso Toscana with local rabbit loin in a porcini cream sauce

La Stoppa Dolce Frizzante with biscuit tortoni (a ‘lost dessert’ we are reviving!)

Call for a reservation or email to — only 2 seats remain as of March 25th!

Sunday Bistro Menu

During the Winter we’ll be offering a special Bistro Menu in addition to our regular menu, on Sundays only! Come join us at the bar, or at a table, and enjoy a casual and relaxing Sunday. From 5:30 pm, and call ahead to ensure your seat is available!

Sundays continue through the winter!

Looking to linger over a nice quiet dinner, or just grab a quick drink and appetizer at the bar to refresh you before another busy week begins? We’ll be open Sunday throughout the winter this year. Come for a warm welcome and a delicious bite, serving from 5:30 pm on Sundays.

Holiday Parties. . . . booking now!

Whether you are celebrating with a few friends or family, or looking to book a table (or the whole restaurant) for a company holiday party, call us! We’d be happy to let you know available dates for your celebration. Call (802)257-3333 and leave a message for Meg, or feel free to email your request to Happy Holidays!

Thanksgiving at Peter Havens

We are taking reservations for Thanksgiving (Thursday, November 27th) dinner. Afternoon and early evening seatings available at 2:30, 3:00, 4:30, and 5:00 pm. The menu will feature Zach’s classic Turkey Roulade with apricot sage stuffing and all the fixings. Other entree options include Salmon Zinfandel and our classic Filet of Beef. Of course there will be plenty of classic, locally prepared pies on offer for dessert!

Meg is planning some special wine pairings in addition to our full wine list and Bryan’s signature cocktail offerings will be available from the bar.

Call for reservations and more information: (802) 257-3333

Peter Havens Beaujolais Wine Dinner

Peter Havens Beaujolais Wine Dinner
with Lisa Strausser of Kermit Lynch Selections

Monday, October 20th, 2014 6pm

Menu with wine pairings, $75 (does not include tax or gratuity)

Join us to enjoy a menu of savory Lyonnaise specialties and a series of delicious wines spanning a range of styles and crus.

Come one or come all–seating will be at a communal table to learn, taste, and feast!

Only 10 seats remain! reserve soon:
(802)257-3333 or

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