Awards & Reviews

Blue Paddle Bistro awards and reviews.

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2019  Seven Daysies Winner In the following Catagories:

  • Best Restaurant (OCC)
  • Best Breakfast/Brunch (OCC)

    Plus, Finalist in 8 other categories:

  • Best Chef - *Phoebe Bright
  • Best Family Restaurant
  • Best Restaurant Service
  • Best Eggs Benedict
  • Best Lunch
  • Best Burger
  • Best Steak
  • Best Restaurant for Dessert

* Chef Phoebe has been a finalist for Best a chef 7 years in a row!

BLUE PADDLE BISTRO WINS TWO SEVEN DAYSIES!

We Won: ~ Best Restaurant (OCC) ~ Best Brunch (Entire state) We were a finalist in Best Chef - Phoebe Bright, Best Restaurant Service, Best Steak, Best Family Restaurant (OCC), Best Brunch (OCC) & Best Eggs Benedict!  OCC = Outside Chittenden County …[Read more...]

THE PADDLE RECEIVES 7 DAYSIE NOMINATIONS FOR 2014!

Thank you to all our loyal Paddle Friends for nominating is for 7 "Best of Vermont" awards;  after the second round of voting, We received the best of "Daysie" Award for Chef Phoebe's eggs benedict.  Last year (2013), Chef Phoebe received "Runner-Up, Best Chef"! Best Chef (Chef Phoebe was …[Read more...]

“ISLE SEAT” – SEVEN DAYS REVIEWS THE BLUE PADDLE BISTRO

“A nine-foot wooden canoe suspended over the bar captures the spirit of South Hero’s Blue Paddle Bistro: local flavor with a sense of fun. In an historic white house that has been a parsonage, a post office and, most recently, a chocolate factory, co-owners Mandy Hotchkiss and Phoebe Bright have …[Read more...]

BLUE PADDLE RECEIVES 5-STAR RATING FROM SEVEN NIGHTS

“There’s a water wall and wooden canoe suspended over the bar at this artsy yet unpretentious restaurant, known as “The Paddle” by locals. The fare is savory and the menu changes regularly. Private parties happen in the upstairs dining rooms. Hours vary seasonally, call first.” …[Read more...]

GAYOT.COM

“Anchoring a burgeoning bistro scene throughout Lake Champlain’s islands is this restaurant on South Hero. Just 20 minutes north of Burlington, the pastoral drive feels like a trip to Martha’s Vineyard. And thanks to co-owners Mandy Hotchkiss and Phoebe Bright, foodies have reason to hit the road.” …[Read more...]