Shepard's Pie Restaurant | Vermont Restaurant Week | Seven Days | Vermont's Independent Voice

Published March 29, 2012 at 1:58 p.m.


5817 Woodstock Rd., Quechee, 802-281-4585
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ShepardsThis family-owned eatery specializes in comfort food, from eggs and corned-beef hash at breakfast to sandwiches, burgers, fish 'n' chips and chicken pot pie at lunch and dinner. Sumptuous desserts and a salad bar round out the menu.

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$10 Lunch Special (Homestyle American, Pub Food)
  • Grown-Up Grilled Cheese
    Vermont sharp Cabot cheddar; local, organic tomatoes; avocado; fresh-basil mayo; local,
    thick-cut multigrain bread; hand-cut, house-fried chips and a dill pickle
  • Blue Hill Mussels
    Tender, plump mussels in lime-scented, sweet coconut-red-curry broth and two slices of grilled bread for dipping
$25 Dinner Menu
Appetizer Options
  • Baby Spinach Salad
    Local, organic baby spinach, Fuji apples, candied pecans, dried cranberries, Blue Ledge Farm crumbled blue cheese and Vermont-maple-balsamic dressing
  • Roasted Heirloom Beet Salad
    Local golden and candy stripe beets, wild arugula, hazelnut crumbs, Blythedale Farm goat cheese, sherry-honey vinaigrette with balsamic drizzle
  • Mussels from Brussels
    Wild Maine mussels, steamed with white wine and garlic, slow-roasted Roma tomatoes and fresh basil pesto. Topped with hand-cut fries and drizzled in Robb's garlic-garlic aioli
Entrée Options
  • Classic Shepard's Pie
    Local ground beef, house gravy, sweet corn and mashed Vermont potatoes
  • Adult Mac-and-Cheese
    Cabot-cheddar-cheese sauce, tossed with Vermont bacon, penne pasta and served with buttery garlic bread
  • Stuffed Chicken Roulade
    Lightly pounded and stuffed with Brie, apples, caramelized onions and fresh herbs, covered in local-cider glaze, and served with wild rice and haricots verts
Dessert Options
  • Housemade Apple Crisp
    Served warm with vanilla ice cream and caramel sauce
  • Brownie Sundae
    Warmed housemade brownie topped with vanilla ice cream, hot-fudge sauce, whipped cream and a cherry
  • Vermont Maple Cream Pie
    With fresh, house whipped cream