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The Reservoir Restaurant & Tap Room

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The Reservoir Restaurant & Tap RoomThe Reservoir Restaurant & Tap Room
BA SCORE
97
world-class

118 Ratings
Ratings: 118
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 9.05%
Taps: 38
Bottles: 27
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

1 S Main St
Waterbury, Vermont, 05676-1856
United States
phone: (802) 244-7827

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @thereservoirvt

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(Place added by: scottum)
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3.75/5  rDev -15.2%

vonnegut21, Jan 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

RyanOooh, Jan 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

bobv, Dec 22, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

jayhunter357, Dec 11, 2013
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5/5  rDev +13.1%

Brendog9, Dec 07, 2013
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5/5  rDev +13.1%

TroyS62, Dec 05, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Knapp85, Dec 05, 2013
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5/5  rDev +13.1%

ChesterHop, Nov 26, 2013
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5/5  rDev +13.1%

tkdchampxi, Nov 25, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

Stevedore, Nov 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

davegray, Nov 14, 2013
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4.35/5  rDev -1.6%

My favorite places are the ones where when I first go in it seems like the people don't like me but then after a few minutes they figure out I'm cool and treat me real good. This was one of those places, but my enjoyment of it was very particular to me. If you are a not an abrasive, "love him or hate him"-style weirdo like myself, then this joint might not work for you. If you are, well, welcome to a real nice joint, friend.

The tap selection was limited, but everything was Capital-G good, and frankly I'd prefer that to 25 taps where everything is just lower-g good.

The vibe was an entrancing mix of the vibrant and the dingy. The walls were green. Lots of bottles and piping and old plastic buckets all covered in dust with basement cobwebs clumped in the uppermost corners of walls. The dude behind the bar had a conversation with us about god remembers what. It was a very nice place and I hope someday to go back there again.

mynie, Nov 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

TheAnk, Nov 08, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

BfloBrewHound, Nov 08, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

dkw0063, Nov 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

williamjbauer, Oct 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev -9.5%

rowingbrewer, Oct 29, 2013
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4.34/5  rDev -1.8%

We ended up visiting the Reservoir three time on our three night stay in Waterbury. Twice to have a beer, and a third time to have a bite to eat. The tap list here is awesome.

On our first two visits we headed straight to the back bar and grabbed seats at the bar. We were served immediately both times even though it was a little busy. We had the Lawson's Triple Play, what else do you need. The bartenders were efficient and attentive. Gave us a taste of a couple of other local beers that we were considering. They offered food, and were right on our refills of beer. Asked for water, and got a nice mason jar that was kept full without asking. Love it!

On our last night, we had not tried the food yet, so we decided to go in and get a table. We got a cute little table upstairs in front of the window. Perfect. We ordered the cold meatloaf sandwich with a side of mac n cheese, and the poutine and another Lawson's. All the food was very good. The service was very good and friendly.

Would not miss going here on a future visit. Service, food, beer. Nothing lacking.

rikatine, Oct 27, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

mecmd, Oct 25, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

Bnjmnlws, Oct 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -15.2%

acurtis, Oct 22, 2013
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4.48/5  rDev +1.4%

Great atmosphere and a huge selection of rotating beers on tap, bottles and cans. Food was good but my burger was over done. Not to expensive and they feature tons of local ingredients beers and spirits. Great place to stop in for a quick drink and hang with good people. Plus they serve their beer in ball jars which i thought was cool.

MTfish, Oct 16, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

mctizzz, Oct 14, 2013
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4.04/5  rDev -8.6%

This is where I found the Hill-Farmstead on tap in Waterbury. Coming from CA, I wasn't looking for Green Flash or Bear Republic, but there it was, which is testament to the management's intention to be the number one craft beer pub in Waterbury. Broadest tap list in town. I will be back looking for Lawson's some day.

easong, Oct 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev -9.5%

jmmy3, Oct 11, 2013
The Reservoir Restaurant & Tap Room in Waterbury, VT
97 out of 100 based on 118 ratings.