2594 Depot St, Route 11 & 30
Manchester, VT 05255
  802.362.2817
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Have a Look at Our Menu

Have a Look at Our Menu

Come taste the fresh unduplicated artistry of chef-owner Amy Chamberlain, creatively combining ingredients to create an intriguing and delicious menu.

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Rated #1 in live music in Manchester Vermont for a reason! We host excellent music in the Tavern most Friday nights and other events during the week.

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Enjoy a memorable dining experience. Reserve your favorite table in the newly renovated dining area or the perfect spot in the greenhouse garden room.

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Enjoy a memorable dining experience in Manchester Vermont

Fine dining downstairs and a lively tavern upstairs, both feature Chef/Owner Amy Chamberlain’s creative approach to cooking and fresh, local ingredients.

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Life of the Party

Join Chef/Owner Amy Chamberlain as she explores her guest’s favorite dishes and cooking secrets. Life of the Party! is produced in conjunction with GNAT-TV.

Amy and guest, Brandon Smith discuss wild edibles and foraging. In the kitchen they make wild leek and morel mushroom parcels, wild leek pesto and sautéed fiddleheads.

Tara and Amy play in the kitchen making a delicious summer cocktail, some easy hors d’oeuvres and making beautiful floral arrangements from grocery store bouquets, houseplants and things in the yard.

Guest, Jami Poe shows Amy how to make a delicious pork tenderloin dish with apricot, shallot and balsamic reduction.

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Legato Blues Band

August 26 @ 9:30 pm
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August 27 @12:30 am

Legato Blues returns to the Perfect Wife stage, performing blues and other things by notable guitarist such as Bonamassa Eric Johnson, Moore, ...

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Zak Hampton and the Moose Crossing Trio

September 9 @ 9:30 pm
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September 10 @12:30 am

Looking for classics from Duke Ellington, Frank Sinatra, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Josef Zawinul, Herbie Hancock? HERE IS YOUR CHANCE! Zak Hampton and the Moose Crossing trio will return to the stage of the Perfect Wife. This band of misfit jazz musicians take the stage with class, and energy, providing classic, and contemporary jazz music to any occasion.

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TripAdvisor 2016 Certificate of Excellence Winner

TripAdvisor 2016 Certificate of Excellence Winner

For the second year in a row we received the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award! In order to win this, we must have a certain number of reviews for the year and maintain at least a 4 star rating. Woohoo! Thank you to all that took the time to write a review and share pics of […]

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Positions Available

Positions Available

We are looking to fill the following salaried positions. We are closed on most Sundays, Christmas and Thanksgiving, that’s hard to find in other restaurants! It’s also hard to find a fun, freestyle restaurant using fresh, local ingredients with lively night life. The Perfect Wife Restaurant & Tavern is a perfect place to work! Restaurant Manager […]

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Amy’s Thanksgiving Recipes Featured on the Food Network

Amy’s Thanksgiving Recipes Featured on the Food Network

Sara Moulton of the Food Network reveals the secrets to the perfect Thanksgiving. Sara finds the secrets to the tastiest thanksgiving, plus she’ll share insider tips so you can make your meal beautiful, plentiful and stress-free. Check out my 3 featured recipes, Carrot and Parsnip Swirl,  Mashed Potatoes with Leeks and Sour Cream, and Cornbread Stuffing with Sausage […]

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