Breakfast at White Rocks Inn will be one of the highlights of your visit. It is a memorable experience, with three courses served on antique china in the candlelit dining room of the main house. Your breakfast will begin with a fruit dish such as baked apples with spiced caramel sauce, cantaloupe with fresh berries, or bananas and kiwi with tangy cream cheese sauce. The second course may be freshly baked maple walnut muffins, spicy pumpkin bread, potato pancakes with herbed goat cheese, or perhaps spinach quiche. The main course includes a hot entrée, such as Eggs Dijon, Cranberry Orange Stuffed French Toast, or Egg Frittata with Asparagus, as well as ham, bacon, or sausage served on the side and plenty of fresh coffee, tea, and a selection of juices.
Fresh homemade cookies await you in the afternoons and evenings. Guest favorites include chocolate chip, peanut butter, cinnamon snickerdoodles, and fresh ginger cookies. Apples, chips, pretzels, candy, and other snacks may also be available. A pot of hot water is always handy to make a variety of green, black, and herbal teas, as well as hot cocoa. On summer afternoons you may enjoy lemonade or raspberry iced tea on the side porch.
Evenings at White Rocks Inn are peaceful and serene, since there is no restaurant on site. You are free to enjoy the idyllic farm setting on winter evenings curled up by the fire with a glass of wine and a good book, or summer evenings on the porch watching the fireflies in the meadow.
Fortunately there are several wonderful restaurants nearby that serve a variety of delicious food for your dining pleasure.
In the village of Wallingford, just two minutes away, pick up a walking tour map of the historic village of Wallingford at the Town Hall or one of the local shops. Then work up an appetite browsing and sight-seeing before having lunch or dinner at one of the local restaurants or the Irish pub.
The Victorian Inn at Wallingford — Open for dinner - Phone 802-446-2099
Acclaimed as one of the finest restaurants in Vermont, the matchless Victorian Inn is a chef owned and operated establishment in the finest European tradition. Owners Stanti and Soo Schonbachler settled in Wallingford in 1991 because it reminded them of Stanti's native Switzerland. Prior to opening his own restaurant in Vermont, Stanti was executive chef at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC.
The Victorian Inn is the restaurant of choice for fine dining, and is a partner with White Rocks Inn in romantic packages, elopements, and small weddings.
Sal's Italian Restaurant in Wallingford — Open for lunch and dinner - Phone 802-446-2935
For a casual lunch or hearty Italian dinner, you can't beat Sal's! They have a full Italian menu with large portions of pasta, chicken, shrimp, veal, and vegetarian dishes — plus the best pizza around. The deck is a favorite spot to sit outside in warm weather and watch the sunset over the mountains.
Mom's Country Kitchen in Wallingford — Open for breakfast and lunch - Phone 802-446-2606
The name says it all — home cooking at Mom's... homey, hearty, and casual. Stop by for lunch before or after your walking tour of the village. Not open for dinner.
The White Dog Tavern in Danby — Open for dinner - Phone 802-293-5477
If you are heading south for dinner, just a few minutes away is The White Dog Tavern housed in a quaint historic farmhouse in the country.
This 1812 farmhouse has a center chimney with three fireplaces — a great place to get cozy by the fire in winter! There is also a deck on the back overlooking the horse pasture for scenic outdoor dining in summer. The tavern room has a bar and is a great place for drinks, but stay for dinner as well... you won't be disappointed. Owner Tom Musso has been the proprietor for over 20 years, and has made it a local institution. He and his wife Lisa cook up some of the heartiest and most delicious food around. Try the prime rib, and if you are really hungry ask for the end cut.
The Pub in Wallingford — Open for evening pub fare.
The latest addition to the choices of places to dine in Wallingford is the beautifully renovated historic building that houses The Pub. The Pub is open for sandwiches and drinks in the evening. It's a great place to hang out before or after dinner too!
The restaurants listed above are all within about 5 minutes of White Rocks Inn, and there are many other fine restaurants in the surrounding towns and villages. There is not room to feature them all here, but perhaps you will find your own favorites as you explore the area. We'll be glad to share menus and recommendations for other nearby restaurants once you arrive.