Steak House Restaurant, 1239 US Route 302, Barre Vermont 05641   802.479.9181


​Hours: Monday ~ Saturday 4:00pm - 9:00pm  Sunday 10:00am ~ 3:00pm



     In 1950 Samuel Palmisano bought land on the Barre-Montpelier Road and built a restaurant called "Sam's Hot Shoppe." Specializing in home-made pizzas and grinders, it was managed by Mr. Palmisano's eldest son, Anthony.  In 1959 Anthony moved to southeast Vermont to open and operate restaurants in White River and Lebanon, N.H. Meanwhile, "Sam's Hot Shoppe" was leased by the late Joseph Perreault. Taking advantage of the current "15 cent hamburger" craze, Mr. Perreault changed "Sam's" into a fast-food restaurant.  In 1968 Anthony and his wife Jean returned to this area and purchased the property which had become "The Haven." Renovations began, using ideas Jean and Anthony brought from their extensive travels around the country.  Thus, in 1972 the Steak House Restaurant evolved. It opened featuring char-broiled steaks, fresh seafood and the area's first salad bar. Its brought a unique design and rustic atmosphere to the Central Vermont area.  After Tony's death in 1974 the business was managed by his son, Thomas, and a daughter, Toni, carrying on the tradition of fine dining, superb service and innovative decor.  Today, after four decades, this latest generation of Palmisanos proudly welcomes you to "The Steak House"

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