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Holidays at Peter Havens

We are delighted to ring in the approaching holiday season with you all! We will be closed both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Monday the 24th and Tuesday the 25th, we will be open during our normal hours Wednesday through Sunday, and welcome you to join us on Monday, New Years Eve to ring in the New Year!

Closed for Vacation!

November is here! And with that comes a little vacation and Thanksgiving!
We will be closed the week of November 7th, and will re-open on Wednesday November 14th. We apologize for any inconvenience.

We will be serving Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday November 22nd starting at 2:30! Our last seating is at 6:30 and we are filling up fast!
Call us at 802-257-3333 to reserve your spot!

Thanksgiving Dinner Menu


Normandy Onion Soup
with Gruyere Crostini

Duck Liver Pâté
Whole grain Mustard, Red Onion Jam, Cornichons & Crostini

Seafood Duo
Raw Oysters on the Half Shell with Red Wine Vinegar Mignonette &
Shrimp Cocktail with House-Made Cocktail Sauce

Garlic, Butter, Fresh Herbs, Puff Pastry & a touch of cream


Local Greens, Amish Blue Cheese, Dried Cranberries, Roasted Delicata Squash, Toasted Walnuts & Apple Cider Vinaigrette

Romaine Lettuce, House-Made Caesar Dressing,
Warm Duck Confit & Croutons


Pan Seared Sea Scallops
Mushroom-Saffron Risotto, Asparagus
& Lemon Beurre Blanc

House-Made Potato Gnocchi
Delicata squash, Roasted Beets, Sage Brown Butter & Parmesan.

Local Free Range Turkey Roulade
Apricot Sage Chestnut Stuffing, Cranberry Compote, Mashed Potatoes,
Haricots Verts & Gravy

Beef Wellington
Black truffle Demi Glace, Haricots Verts & Carrots

Summer is winding down, but the patio is still open!

The kids are off to school, the nights are getting cooler, soon the leaves will be changing, but our patio at Peter Havens is still open! Serving Dinner at 5:30 Wednesday through Saturday with nightly specials! We have raw oysters, local grass-fed beef burgers, fries and more! With a little bar offering a few specialty cocktails, wine, draft beer and Sangria! Come on down and enjoy a cool September evening with us!


Open at 5:00pm on Saturdays!

Starting this Saturday, July 14th, we will open our dining room at 5:00pm on Saturdays to accommodate people heading to the Marlboro Music Festival concerts. This will continue every Saturday through the month of July and will end on August 11th.

Call for a reservation at (802) 257-3333


Closed for the 4th of July!

We will be closed on July 4th to celebrate the holiday! We will see you on Thursday July 5th at 5:30 for dinner! Happy holidays from Zach and the staff at Peter Havens! Cheers!

Patio at Peter Havens now open!

Summer is here! Which means our patio is open! We will be serving dinner Wednesday through Sunday starting at 5:30 and lunch on Fridays and Saturdays from 11am to 3pm! As always, weather permitting!

With our little bar set up we feature craft beer, delicious wine
and a few of our signature cocktails!


Garden Salad $8
Baby Greens, House Vinaigrette, cherry tomatoes & Cucumbers

Caesar Salad $9
Romaine Lettuce, House-Made Caesar Dressing, Warm Duck Confit & Croutons

Panko Crusted Heart of Palm Cake $10
Vegetarian Version of the Classic Crab Cake,
Local Greens & Spicy Remoulade

Salmon Cake $12
Sweet Potato, Panko, Mixed Greens & Dill Crème Fraiche

Mushroom Arancini $10
Local Mixed Greens, Balsamic & Parmesan

Basket of Frites $6

Marinated Lamb Skewers $14
Local Greens, Tomato, Feta, Kalamata Olives, Tzatziki Sauce & Grilled Flatbread

Fried Chicken Sandwich $12
Toasted Portuguese Muffin, Lettuce, Tomato & Frites
Without Frites $9

Southwest Veggie Burger $10
Toasted Portuguese Muffin, Lettuce, Tomato &  Frites
(Vegan without Bun)
without Frites $7

All-natural, Vermont-Raised Burger $12
Toasted Portuguese Muffin, Lettuce, Tomato & Frites
Choose from: Cheddar, Swiss, or Blue Cheese
add Mushrooms ($.50)
add  Bacon ($1)
Without Frites $9


Chocolate Mousse $9
Callebaut Dark Chocolate & Fresh Whipped Cream

Vanilla Bean Crème Brûlée $9
Local Cream & Fresh Berries

Local Vanilla Ice Cream $8
Fresh Berries
Add House-Made Caramel Sauce


Ask about our House-made Sangria $7


French 77 $10
Gin, Fresh Lemon, St. Germain & Prosecco

Bee’s Knees $10
Gin, Honey, Lavender & Fresh Lemon

El Borracho $10
Tequila, Mango Puree, Pomegranate Juice, Agave & Lime

Ginger Smack $11
Rye Whiskey, Ginger Liqueur, Lemon & Ginger Syrup


Prosecco, Adami, Garbel Brut, Italy NV    11/42

Sparkling Rosé ‘Secco,’ Hillinger, Austria NV  12/44

Pinot Grigio, Venezia Giulia, Italy  9/34

Chardonnay, Chalk Hill, Sonoma Ca  12/45

Artigiano, Rosato, Terre di Chieti, Italy 8/30

Cabernet Sauvignon, Man Vineyards, South Africa  7.50/30

*Full Wines by the bottle list available upon request*


Ask your server for our 3 current Draft Beer selections

Bud Light USA 4.2%  $4

Allagash White Wheat Beer Portland, ME 5.1%  $7

Stella Artois Belgium 5% $5

Switchback, Ale Burlington, VT  5% $6

Lost Nation, Mosaic IPA Morrisville, VT  5.5% $7

Burlington Beer co. Rotating Selection Burlington VT$8

Stowe Cider, Tips up Semi Dry Cider Stowe, VT 6.5% $7

St. Pauli Girl non-alcoholic Germany $4

Non Alcoholic

Barritts Ginger Beer $3 Root Beer $3

Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Ginger Ale, Sierra Mist, Club soda $2

Hillinger Wine Dinner

Join us on Monday May 7th at 6pm
for a delightful Wine dinner featuring Hillinger Wines and Asian cuisine!

Call us for a reservation at 802.257.3333

$90  per person
(Tax and Gratuity not included)


Hillinger Pinot Gris
Steamed Edamame

First Course
Hillinger Pinot Blanc DAC “Terroir
Scallop Sashimi, Cucumber & Lime

Second Course
Hillinger Pinot Noir “Eveline”
Bahn Mi Sandwich

Third Course
Hillinger Blaufränkisch Classic
Duck Ramen, Enoki Mushrooms & Poached Quail Egg

Fourth Course
Hillinger Blaufränkisch DAC “Leithaberg”
Beef Bulgogi, Sticky Rice & Cucumber Salad

Leo Hillinger Secco Sparkling Rosé
Fresh Fruit Spring Roll, Mango, Strawberry, Basil, Mint & Sweet Basil Dipping sauce

Call for Reservation at 802.257.3333 or email at

Closed for Spring Vacation!

Spring has finally arrived in Brattleboro! So we are taking a little break!

Peter Havens will be closed Wednesday April 25th through Sunday April 29th and re-opening on Wednesday May 2nd. We apologize for any inconvenience and hope to see everyone in May. And before you know it our patio will be open! Stay tuned for the menu and hours coming soon!

Happy spring from Zach and the Peter Havens Staff!


Restaurant week at Peter Havens and our spring vacation!

Vermont restaurant week will soon be upon us! We will be serving a 3 course menu for $40 on April 19th, 20th, 21st and 22nd!
We will then be closed April 25th and re-opening on May 2nd!

Call to reserve your spot for restaurant week today! 802-257-3333

Restaurant Week April 19th-22nd 2018
Three Courses for $40


Soup du Jour

Panko Crusted Heart of Palm Cake
Vegetarian Version of the Classic Crab Cake, with Spicy Remoulade

CaesarRomaine Lettuce, House-Made Caesar Dressing,
Warm Duck Confit & Croutons


Grilled Ribeye Steak
Truffle mashed Potatoes, Broccoli Rabe
& Blue Cheese Herb Butter

Roasted Statler Chicken
Truffle Mashed Potatoes, Crispy Pancetta, Sautéed Spinach
& Sun-dried Tomato Cream Sauce

Grilled Salmon
Honey Cider Glaze, Mushroom-Saffron Risotto
& Asparagus

House Made Potato Gnocchi
Roasted Delicata Squash, Sage Brown Butter
& Shaved Parmesan


Chocolate Mousse
Vanilla Bean Crème Brûlée

Closed on Easter Sunday

We will be closed this Sunday, April 1st,  to celebrate Easter with our families! We apologize for any inconvenience and hope everyone has a wonderful Easter!