2594 Depot St, Route 11 & 30
Manchester, VT 05255
802.362.2817
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"Life of the Party" Vegetarian Episode

Amy and Ali work their magic creating a Holiday cocktail and a delicious squash soup.

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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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The Perfect Wife Restaurant & Tavern

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

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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

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

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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Upcoming Events

Soule Monde

December 26 @ 10:00 pm
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December 27 @1:30 am

Soule Monde is instrumental, organ-driven funk in its purest form. Erupting from the syncopated minds of power-drummer Russ Lawton and organ-wizard Ray Paczkowski, the duo take soul-jazz back to the deep end.

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Julie Shea and John Carson

January 2 @ 9:30 pm
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January 3 @12:00 am

Julie Shea will join us for a soulful solo performance at the Perfect Wife.  Bring a date, bring your family for some easy listening and jammy tunes. ...

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Quincy Mumford and the Reason Why

January 9 @ 10:00 pm
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January 10 @1:30 am

Quincy Mumford and the Reason Why from Burlington, Vermont will titillate your senses and soothe your soul with their first show at the Perfect Wife and ...

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Amy's Blog

Where did that extra hour go?

Where did that extra hour go?

What a fabulous foliage season we had here in Southern Vermont. The leaves were gorgeous, the weather was perfect for leaf peeping and people were hungry! We had fun here at the Wife making up great specials with local rabbit, pheasant, cheeses, and root veggies. I attempted a batch of fondue for 40 on my […]

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Catering is Fun-da-mental

Catering is Fun-da-mental

A list of things to remember: Cutting board Knives Garbage cans and liners Squeeze bottles Coffee stuff This is just the tip of the iceberg of what I can’t leave without when I cater off premise. And that list has grown over time. I didn’t think I would ever forget something as important and useful […]

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Thanks for all the GREAT reviews

Thanks for all the GREAT reviews

First of all I want to thank anyone that has come into my restaurant and enjoyed a meal. I love food and love to share it. There is nothing more satisfying as a chef than to read or hear a positive comment about the food and someone’s experience in the restaurant. It just thrills me and […]

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