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We are no longer accepting on-line reservations;  please call us directly at (802) 372-4814. 


We apologize for any inconvenience but due to the nature of our little bistro, talking to you - in person - works much better!  Thanks, ahead of time, for your understanding!


When leaving a reservation message, please include your name, phone number, time you wish to dine and number of folks in your party.  We'll call you back shortly.  Please note, if you do not get a call-back, your  reservation is not confirmed.




Discover Our Special Place...

Experience delicious, unpretentious food in our special little bistro, nestled in the beautiful Lake Champlain Islands. For a unique getaway, we’re closer than you think!

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Congratulations to Chef Phoebe!


Runner-Up "Best Chef" in Vermont

Readers' Picks, Daysie Awards 2013


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Visit our blog, Paddle Reflections, inside stories with a personal touch.

Blue Paddle Video

The Paddle receives a very special gift - a photo montage about our little bistro and the Paddle Pups!


Summer Hours
Dinner:  Tuesday - Sunday  5 pm - close 



  • New York Times award-winning photojournalist Doug Mills sends us photos of where he is with his Paddle hat.  Check it out!
  • We're writing a bi-monthly column for the Burlington Fress Press: "Unpretentious Gourmet".  To read our past columns, click here!
  • Wyeth & Watson, the Paddle Pups have a new little sister! To see 10 week-old WyNott, click here!
  • Are you this month's Balsam Candle Winner?  Check here to see who won for April! 
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Yankee Magazine Editors Choice Award
On Route 2 in the village of South Hero, Vermont.
Serving Dinner 6 nights a week!

Closed on Mondays.

Owned and operated by Chef Phoebe R. Bright and Mandy Hotchkiss

Love many, trust a few...