The Scale House

The Scale House in downtown Hardwick, VT is an informal, family friendly, pub-style restaurant, where the community can congregate over great food and spirits.


We were hit with unexpected events this morning…an apartment fire upstairs in our building caused our sprinklers to go off and flooded our kitchen. We are assessing the extent of the damages and will share more as soon as we have more information.
Although this is an unfortunate situation, we are on top of it and will work as quickly as possible to reopen so that we can get back to serving all of our amazing guests!
The restaurant will be closed until further notice, but you can count on it that we will be back to providing you with great food, drinks, service, and live music sooner than later. Thank you to everyone for your amazing support so far this year and we will see you soon!!


We are OPEN Mondays from 11:30-9:30!
Tonight we have live music from Bobbie and Me 🎶

A reminder that we are looking to add new musicians to our weekly schedule as we expand hours 🙂

Photos from The Scale House's post 07/16/2022

We have live music from Barry Hayes tonight, as well as cocktail specials like this Lemon Lavender Empress spritz!!
Don’t forget to check out our updated menu, which now includes some awesome new items like this coffee rubbed porterhouse topped with chipotle compound butter 😋

Photos from The Scale House's post 07/15/2022

Hi folks! We launched our updated summer menu last week, and so far it has been a success! Check out our delicious new additions here 🙂

We are now open:
Monday 11:30 am-9:30 pm
Wednesday & Thursday 4 pm-9:30 pm
Friday & Saturday 11:30 am-9:30 pm
Sunday 11:30am-8:30 pm

We have also added some new live music on Mondays from Ricky Golden and Thursdays from Coast 2 Coast! And of course we will have Barry Hayes with us this Saturday!


A friendly reminder that we are now getting in fresh, from scratch desserts weekly from our baker out of Cabot! A portion of proceeds goes towards the animal rescue that she runs🙂
These frequent guests definitely enjoyed her phenomenal carrot cake!😋🥕


We have new live music tonight! 🎶

Photos from The Scale House's post 07/11/2022

We are OPEN today until 9:30!
We have updated our menu with new options including oysters on the half shell!
It’s the perfect day for some delicious drinks and seafood!


Don’t forget that we are open for lunch today!
Come in for fresh seafood and cocktail specials like this island mimosa 🍍


We have expanded our hours! We are now open:
Monday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Closed Tuesday
Wednesday & Thursday 4 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday & Saturday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Sunday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm

We are also still looking to fill a couple part-time select positions. If you are interested in becoming part of our awesome team, stop by and pick up an application or send us a message!


Join us tonight for live music, cocktail specials, locally made desserts, and of course seafood specials including:
-Steamed Clams
-Oysters on the half shell
-Lobster Rolls
-Crab stuffed shrimp
As well as porterhouse steaks and so much more!!


Exciting news everyone…we have oysters on the half shell and steamed clams!!
We are also offering other delicious specials including our lobster rolls and a coffee rubbed porterhouse steak 😋
Come get them while they last!!


We have live music from Denny Shute tonight🎶 as well as porterhouse steaks and $2 Miller Lite cans!
Stop by and see us 😊


We are currently OPEN and live with Ric Cengeri on WDEV!
Stop in and enjoy a Bloody Mary, mimosa, or coffee and snag a croissant from Front Seat Coffee while they last!
We are also offering our lunch menu until 2 pm- so don’t miss out!


We are excited to be hosting Ric Cengeri tomorrow for the WDEV 90th anniversary tour on 96.1 FM and 550 AM!!
Starting at 9:15 we will be serving up drinks including bloody marys and mimosas, as well as pastries provided by Front Seat Coffee until
we open our kitchen for lunch at 9:30 which we will be running until 2 pm. Enjoy everything from burgers to fish & chips and lobster rolls!
Come on in and join us! 😁


It’s the perfect day to enjoy a cold drink!
Sip on a cocktail like this house dilly bean martini, and pair it with a baked lobster tail special 🍸


Unfortunately Kelly Ravin isn’t able to join us tonight, but we will have some awesome specials including lobster rolls and this amazing snickers cake from local baker Bryeanne!! 😋


A friendly reminder that Barry Hayes is back tonight with live music! 🎶


Treat yourself to something delicious today, like our bruschetta or a coconut mojito! 🥥🌱

Photos from The Scale House's post 06/05/2022

We’re open today, and we’ve got some pretty great choices on draft!🍺
We also still have lobster rolls available, as well as our baked lobster tail and our coffee rubbed ribeye! 🦞🥩


We’ve got lobster rolls folks!!
Come grab one before they’re gone, and pair it with a refreshing blackberry margarita 😋


Stop in and enjoy a chocolate old fashioned, made with Putney Spirits Simply Chocolate and K**b Creek single barrel reserve 🥃🍫

We also have some delicious meal specials tonight, including:
-Lobster Rolls
-Baked Lobster Tails
-Coffee rubbed bone-in Ribeye
And more!


We are still looking to add a few people to our team!

We are currently looking to add a few people to our team as we approach the busy summer season!

-Line cook/lead chef (willing to train the right person)

Fun work environment and competitive pay!
Apply in person, message us here, or call us at 802-472-7159


Escape the heat today with a refreshing cocktail like this Melon Sunset, and tonight’s feature: baked lobster tail!🍹🦞

Don’t forget we will also have live music from Barry Hayes 😁


Hello everyone, we will need to slightly delay our opening time to 5 pm tonight due to an employee emergency.
We hope you all are enjoying this sunshine, see you soon!😊


Unfortunately, we will be unable to open today due to staffing.
We hope everyone has a wonderful Mother’s Day!!


Good news everyone…we are back OPEN tonight!! Come celebrate with us and enjoy live music from the Jaded Ravins, specials including mini fried crab cakes and lobster rolls, cocktail specials, and an extensive draft list! We are so excited to be back and see you all!! 😁


Just a friendly reminder that we are closed through the 19th and will reopen Wednesday the 20th.
Have a wonderful week everyone!!


Live music from Barry Hayes tonight! 🎶
Come join us before we go on vacation next week!


This weekend’s specials include our mini fried crab cakes and a crab stuffed sole!
Please note that we will not be open until 3 pm tomorrow due to staff shortage.

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Opening Hours

Monday 11:30am - 9:30pm
Wednesday 4pm - 9:30pm
Thursday 4pm - 9:30pm
Friday 11:30am - 9:30pm
Saturday 11:30am - 9:30pm
Sunday 11:30am - 8:30pm

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