Elixir Restaurant is located in the old Freight House in Downtown Historic White River Junction, Vermont.
Our menu features creative, approachable food, freshly prepared using local ingredients. Our wine list complements the food and will satisfy a variety of tastes.
Whether you simply want to relax with a glass of wine or enjoy dinner from our ever-changing menu, we offer a warm, inviting atmosphere with friendly service.
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm
Bar open at 4:30pm, last call at 10:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Amtrak station nearby.
Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking
Elixir Ratings and Reviews
2nd time we went to Elixir this summer. ...
2nd time we went to Elixir this summer. It is a 20-25 minute drive from our summer condo. Both times, servers were appropriately friendly, attentive, and knowledgeable. Limited menu (1 meat, 1 chicken, 1 fish, 1 veggie entree) but everyone enjoyed what they ordered. Nice food presentation, reasonable wine/beer/cocktail selection. Not cheap, not expensive. Elixir is not overly ambitious. They know what they are and execute it well. Overall, a pleasant, tasty dinner out.
Best restaurant in the Upper Valley. Goo ...
Best restaurant in the Upper Valley. Good, interesting dishes along with a good wine list at excellent prices. Starters and desserts were the best, but the entrees were also very solid. I highly recommend this place if you're looking for a really good meal in WRJ or the Upper Valley.
This was a great find in White River Jct ...
This was a great find in White River Jct. We tend to eat in Quechee and Woodstock and were getting tired of the same old same old and looked for something new. The area Elixir is in is a little worn down outside. It is in an old Freight House. But once you get inside it is very warm and the owners and wait staff are at the top of their game. We will definitely be returning.
I live in New York and ate here on a rec ...
I live in New York and ate here on a recent trip. The food here would do credit to a typical, well-reviewed high-end restaurant in New York (not a famous-chef headliner, but an ordinary restaurant where people have very nice meals)--at about half the price. Ingredients are extremely fresh, and the preparations creative. The service is very friendly and small-towny (without being obtrusive). When I asked him, (rightly) worried, about local taxi service, the owner offered to drive me back to my hotel himself after closing time if the taxi didn't show up (!). Overall, an extremely pleasant meal--not only much better than I expected in such a small town, but worth the trip to White River Junction from other local towns.
This is a restaurant we go back to time ...
This is a restaurant we go back to time after time. Reservations are honored, the service is always friendly and professional, and the food consistently good. Food is sourced locally when available and the costs are reasonable. Cocktails are generous and frosty. Good selection of wines that are not over the top. The locale is a bit off of Main Street but easy to find with ample parking as is usually the case in central Vermont.
As always, a pleasure to return to the U ...
As always, a pleasure to return to the Upper Valley knowing that Elixir is within sight. Terrific food (and presentation). Though exceptionally pleasant, waitstaff was a bit harried, partly owing, perhaps, to the large number of discriminating clientele (including us, of course).
We made reservations online which work w ...
We made reservations online which work well. We arrived and were warmly welcomed by a kind gentlemen. We sat at the bar while they finished preparing our table the bartender and wait staff were all very kind. Our meal was was wonderful and we plan to visit more often when time alows.
Elixir has a great vibe, small but diver ...
Elixir has a great vibe, small but diverse menu, friendly staff. The mussels were awesome- asked for a spoon to eat the rest of the broth like soup! Mmmmmm. My husband had the pork tenderloin- he is hard to impress, but was thrilled with the dish- so very flavorful and moist which is often hard to achieve with pork. The truffle fries as a starter are a constant pleaser! This restaurant pays attention to quality and the staff seems genuinely interested in serving and promoting the excellent food!
We were staying locally in White River a ...
We were staying locally in White River and rather than driving 20 minutes to our favorite restaurant in the area, we decided to eat in town.
We arrived at 6pm with a reservation and were quickly seated. Menus were proffered and we selected a glass of wine and a local beer from the extremely reasonably priced drinks and wine menus.
For a starter we shared a n order of prosciutto, while for entrees my wife chose the salmon, while I ordered the filet mignon. I could not help but noticing that most mains were priced under $20, unheard of for a restaurant pf this quality. Our food was excellent. We rounded off our meal with some tea and an excellent creme brulee.
The restaurant is very bright and airy and much of those dining seemed to be regulars. A gentleman who appeared to be an owner engaged almost every table in at least a brief conversation. The atmosphere is comfortable, relaxing and not the slightest bit pretentious.
It is likely we will dine here again when we return to Vermont.
the food was amazing. The service was a ...
the food was amazing. The service was awesome. the only downfall if your celebrating an anniversary ( we were our 21st) not a place were you can talk without almost shouting. Overall, one of our best experiences at a restaurant. We can always talk on the way home
We had a terrific dinner at Elixir. Love ...
We had a terrific dinner at Elixir. Love the setting and ambiance. Wait staff and chef were very accommodating of our request to split an appetizer, entree and dessert. Cocktails were fun and on the less expensive side. I've already recommended Elixir to friends.
Our server was attentive and quick, and ...
Our server was attentive and quick, and we were able to enjoy being together without constant interruptions. The food is some of the best we have eaten in the Upper Valley. Between appetizers, entree and dessert the 5 of us tried 12 different items and they were all top quality. A huge splurge for a very special occasion and a memorable evening.
This is one of our favorite places in th ...
This is one of our favorite places in the Upper Valley to dine! We were regulars before we moved to Long Island and now, whenever we are back there, Elixirs is our place to go! Excellent food and beverage and the staff are all professional and courteous. Our hats off to Skip for running such an excellent establishment
What a find! We found Elixir to have gr ...
What a find! We found Elixir to have great food--- memorable flavor elements and careful preparation. The best restaurant we've eaten at in a 20 mile radius from Lebanon, NH. Better than many restaurants in Boston that are twice the price. Will go again (and again).
Food was outstanding! Can't say enough ...
Food was outstanding! Can't say enough about the service. We were stuck in Boston traffic, called to say we'd be an hour or more late, and the host went out of his way to make sure we would have a table when we arrived. We'll be back!
Elixir 's owner provides his guests with a friendly personal greeting, happy to give lots of information about the restaurant. The menu is small, but the dishes we tried were tasty and well prepared. The service was excellent and prices very moderate.
A wonderful place with excellent food
You cannot go wrong with Elixir. While the menu is small there is something for everyone, including vegetarians. The appetizers are a must with the mussels ranking at the top followed by the truffle fries. Some of their staples make it a difficult choice, but you can enjoy the options. The portions are just right and leaves room for desserts.
My husband and I were traveling from Massachusetts to celebrate my sister's birthday. I saw the reviews for this restaurant online and, knowing my sister's discerning palate, thought it would be the perfect choice. It did not disappoint! The food was perfectly prepared and delicious! The wine list was extensive and the owner and staff were all so accommodating in making our meal a happy and memorable occasion.
We had a great meal at Elixir. Great service.
Ambience is nice, but service was excellent. Shane was our waiter, interesting and thoughtful. Owner or manager Skip set us up with a nice wine at a very good price point. Overall, value of the meal was extremely good.
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