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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.

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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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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

Julie Shea

August 22 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Julie Shea is an incredible local musician, and although we originally planned the event as a solo performance, she might just have a few surprises for us!

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Northshire Bookstore and The Perfect Wife invite you to Dinner with the Smileys

September 20 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

When her husband was deployed overseas for a year, military mom Sarah Smiley came up with an inspired way to fill his empty seat at the table. You too are invited to Dinner with the Smileys. Please join us for dinner where Sarah presents her book "Dinner with the Smileys". Ticket: $45.00 ticket for one (1) includes family-style meal, coffee/tea, and dessert and one (1) copy of the book.

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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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