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Dot's

3 West Main St., Wilmington, VT - (802) 464-7284
Dot's is a blue-plate lunch room where the hot plates include turkey, roast beef, meat loaf, and fabulous hamburgers, plus award-winning chili. Breakfast also is laudable, especially the extra-fruity berry-berry pancakes.
93% Approval Rating (16 votes)

Scorecard

5 - Overall: Legendary - Worth driving from anyplace
Overall: Legendary - Worth driving from anyplace
Bacon Cheeseburger
Layer Cake
Cherry Apple Crisp
Meat Loaf
Berry-Berry Pancakes
Chili
Hot Turkey Sandwich
Fish and Chips

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (8)
Roadfood.com Editor
"Dot's is back! After getting hit hard by Hurrican Irene in 2011, it has rebuilt, now offering river-view seating. It currently is open only for breakfast and lunch, but dinner is in the offing. Unchanged in attitude, Dot's remains a good, blue-plate lunch room with ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

3 West Main St., Wilmington, VT
(802) 464-7284

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:Yes
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
A close-up of Dot's Berry-Berry pancakes shows just how much fruit they contain. That maple syrup, by the way, is made in Jacksonville by proprietor John Reagan's in-laws.
"A close-up of Dot's Berry-Berry pancakes shows just how much fruit they contain. That maple syrup, by the way, is made in Jacksonville by proprietor John Reagan's in-laws."
Michael Stern





A diner classic!
"A diner classic!"
Tony Badalamenti


Why we love Dot's is evident on this hot turkey plate: thick slices of full-flavored turkey, genuine mashed potatoes, good gravy, even hand-cut carrots. No shortcuts in this restaurant!
"Why we love Dot's is evident on this hot turkey plate: thick slices of full-flavored turkey, genuine mashed potatoes, good gravy, even hand-cut carrots. No shortcuts in this restaurant!"
Michael Stern


Simple and perfect, this yellow layer cake with chocolate frosting was the ideal end to a classic diner meal.
"Simple and perfect, this yellow layer cake with chocolate frosting was the ideal end to a classic diner meal."
Michael Stern


Here is a stack of Berry-Berry pancakes before the syrup is poured.
"Here is a stack of Berry-Berry pancakes before the syrup is poured."
Michael Stern


Here's a cup of Dot's award-winning chili, blanketed with cheese. Talk about stick-to-the-ribs!
"Here's a cup of Dot's award-winning chili, blanketed with cheese. Talk about stick-to-the-ribs!"
Michael Stern


Not visible in this photo is the inside of this beauteous bacon cheeseburger: bright pink, velvet-soft, and dripping savory beef juices. A great, great burger. You get your choice of cheeses on top, but I had no choice: Vermont cheddar was essential.
"Not visible in this photo is the inside of this beauteous bacon cheeseburger: bright pink, velvet-soft, and dripping savory beef juices. A great, great burger. You get your choice of cheeses on top, but I had no choice: Vermont cheddar was essential."
Michael Stern


Not overly sweet, but dizzyingly delicious, this warm cherry apple crisp benefits tremendously from that big, cool globe of vanilla ice cream that tops it.
"Not overly sweet, but dizzyingly delicious, this warm cherry apple crisp benefits tremendously from that big, cool globe of vanilla ice cream that tops it."
Michael Stern


Dot's, pre-Hurricane Irene.
"Dot's, pre-Hurricane Irene."
Michael Stern



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