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The Perfect Wife Restaurant & Tavern

Come taste the fresh unduplicated artistry of chef-owner Amy Chamberlain.

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#SlurpyThursdays

We love the idea of freshly prepared oysters served outdoors in summer—we hope you do too! Every Thursday, all summer long, Tom's oyster bar will out in full flavored deliciousness.

Fresh Oysters in VT

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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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. Plan ahead and reserve your favorite booth or the perfect spot in the greenhouse garden room.

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Upcoming Events

Maple Leaf Half Marathon Runner’s Dinner

September 5 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The Maple Lear is the premier half-marathon in Manchester and the Mountains, VT. We are proud to be hosting this year's runner's dinner as a lead sponsor in the event. We are going to load the runners up with a good meal so they are ready for the exhausting run the next day.

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The Prescription

September 5 @ 10:00 pm
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September 6 @1:30 am

Out of Bennington, Vermont, their range of genres spans rock and roll, rhythm and blues, Motown hits, soulful ballads, jazz, and big band swing.

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Joey Leone Trio

September 12 @ 10:00 pm
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September 13 @1:30 am

Joey Leone and Trio will come down off of Killington to join us at the Perfect Wife for a night of incredible music, of both classic covers and original jams.

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Amber’s Shortcake

Late June and early July is the perfect time to go strawberry picking in Vermont. This year you will find the local organic farms bursting with juicy berries. A great way to enjoy those berries is with a classic strawberry shortcake. Everyone loves this dessert so much we thought we’d ask our resident baker, Amber […]

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If I had a dollar…

If I had a dollar for every time someone stopped, got out of their car and snapped a shot in front of my sign, I could retire! Don’t get me wrong, its quite flattering, I would love to see your photos – post them to our Facebook page  and make sure to tag us.

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Fresh Oysters in VT?

Tom’s Backyard Oyster Bar. We love the idea of freshly prepared oysters served outdoors in summer—we hope you do too! Every Thursday, all summer long, Tom’s oyster bar will be out in full flavored deliciousness. If you like oysters, or are trying them for the first time, you won’t want to miss Tom’s oyster bar. […]

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