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Food & Dining

Arlington is a 15-minute drive from neighboring towns. Eating in Arlington will keep you from missing any exciting events.  We are also a small town so reserving lunch and dinner plans are encouraged.  All dinner plans should definitely be made in advance! 


Also, note that the International Fly Fishing Film Festival will run on Friday and Saturday evenings from 6:30 pm- 7:30 pm with a half an hour intermission and then 8 pm-9 pm.  


Please complete all orders by Friday, April 22nd to ensure you are well fed before hitting the River or attending any of our events!

Friday & Saturday


Boxed Lunches available for pick-up at the Arlington Common by 12 pm on Saturday. Please see below for order details:


Wayside Country Store

Pre-order your custom boxed lunches and eat by the river! We are 3/4mile from the West Arlington Covered Bridge, a perfect picnic spot by the Battenkill river. Box lunch includes your choice of sandwich, chips, cookie, fruit, and drink! Simply fill out the form to make your choices and submit to the store. Boxed lunches will be available for pick-up at noon at the Arlington Common. Orders due by Friday, April 22nd. To order call (802) 375-2792.  Include a button for the order form. PDF sent separately - 


$14.99 per lunch




Lions Fish Fry 

Please join us for the Arlington Lions Club Fish Fry!
$15 Fried Fish, Slaw, Fries, Drink
$10 Chicken Fingers, Slaw, Fries, Drink
Snacks & Desserts will be available for purchase. 
Arlington Rec Park Pavilion 11:30 - 2:00

Cash or Check payable to the Arlington Lions Club... Walk ins Welcome!


Italian Buffet Dinner, Vermont-style

After a busy Saturday filled with all things fly fishing, this Italian buffet will feature a wide range of favorite dishes and will also include Macaroni & Cheese.  Salad, bread, dessert, and beverages will also be provided. A free will offering will be gathered at each table. Bailey Hall is handicap accessible and there is ample parking in the lot across the street. Hosted by the non-profit organization Federated Church of East Arlington.

Two seatings: 5:00 p.m. & 6:30 p.m. limit of 60 people at each seating

Location: Bailey Hall, Federated Church of East Arlington, 79 Ice Pond Road



St. James' Grill (across the Street from Arlington Common)

Hosted by St. James' Episcopal Church

Location: St. James' Church 46 Church Street Arlington

St. James' Grill  will sell hot dogs, hamburgers, drinks and other food items. $3 Bowl of Venus De Milo soup, $5 for hot dog, chips and a soda/water; $7 for burger, chips, and a soda/water. 

Sunday 11:30- 1pm

Other Local Spots

Bonnie and Clyde’s Corner Market

Bakery, Coffee, Breakfast and Lunch sandwiches

Grocery items

6:30 am- 6 pm Monday-Saturday


Arlington Deli & Liquor
3713 Route 7A, Arlington


Convenience store and deli

Friday 7 am-8 pm; 8 am- 8 pm Saturday; 8 am-6 pm


Wayside Country Store

Deli· Specialty Grocery Store

6:00 am-7 pm Tuesday-Saturday, Sunday 8:00 am- 3 pm


Snow's Dairy Barn

3158 Vermont Rte 7a, Arlington, VT 05250


West Mountain Inn

Dinner served by reservation, Friday and Saturday from 6pm – 7:30pm

144 West Mountain Inn Rd, Arlington, VT 05250


Arlington Inn



3904 VT Route 7A Arlington, VT 05250