2594 Depot St, Route 11 & 30
Manchester, VT 05255
802.362.2817
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Easter Brunch Your Family Will Love

Our Easter Brunch boasts a vast array of delicious cuisine mom is sure to love. From bountiful omelettes , Vermont ham, lamb and swordfish to french toast, tarts, croissants and fresh fruit.

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"Life of the Party" with Joy

Amy and Joy prepare 3 meals at once - breakfast, lunch and dinner using local, natural and unprocessed ingredients.

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Weekly Specials Are Back!

Tuesdays 50¢ Wings, $2 PBRs
Thursdays $7 Pulled Pork, 4 Ways to Choose From

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Garden Greenhouse Room

Ask for a table in the greenhouse garden room for your next reservation. The natural light and unique space create a wonderful dining experience, especially for a special occasion.

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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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Check Our Upcoming Events

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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Book Your Table Online

Enjoy a memorable dining experience. Plan ahead and reserve your favorite booth or the perfect spot in the greenhouse garden room.

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Life of the Party
Amy&Joy

Host, Amy Chamberlain and guest, Joy Slusarek cook up three nutritious meals at once. 

Amy&Ali

Ali shows Amy how to cook up a delicious winter squash soup while they sip on a delightful fall champagne cocktail.

Amy & Whistle Pig Whiskey

Amy and Danhee cook with WhistlePig Rye-Barrel Aged Maple Syrup and make a yummy cocktail!

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Easter Brunch Your Family Will Love

April 5 10:30 am – 2:00 pm

Our Easter Brunch boasts a vast array of delicious cuisine mom is sure to love. From bountiful omelettes , Vermont ham, lamb and swordfish to french toast, tarts, croissants and fresh fruit.

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Pretty in Pink Retro Prom Party

April 25 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Dust off the Walk Man, mousse up that hair, and wish – probably not for the first time - that you either were or had Jessie’s Girl – it’s time for the Susan G. Komen Vermont-New Hampshire Pretty in Pink Retro Prom Party.

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Amy's Blog

Eat Good Food!

Eat Good Food!

Last Saturday I spoke at a public, informational event at our local library called “From the Ground Up: Farm, Food, Table.”  It’s a topic that I am very passionate about.  Certainly it would be easier to conjure up the passion if I could see the ground or eat a freshly picked tomato.  Lucky for me, […]

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On the Menu – The Fresh Feed

On the Menu – The Fresh Feed

To be honored as a Fred Bollaci ‘Golden Palate’ partner, a restaurant must deliver exquisite cuisine with a health forward, localvore edge. Chef Amy Chamberlain’s Manchester restaurant,The Perfect Wife, is the perfect inaugural Vermont recipient. According to Bollaci, “I knew before we finished our recent meal at The Perfect Wife and had the pleasure of […]

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Get Lucky on Friday the 13th!

Get Lucky on Friday the 13th!

Who goes out to dinner on Valentine’s Day? Couples. Couples who are dating, couples who are married, husbands who feel obligated to recognize the holiday, and couples celebrating their first Valentine’s Day or their last. How many times have you heard your single best friend say, with her nose in a scrunch, “I don’t celebrate […]

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