The Dover Forge Restaurant

We are proud to serve a seasonal menu that is affordable, local and always fresh.

Let our friendly staff please your palate while you relax by the impressive forge hearth. Our soups will warm you, our salads and appetizers will satisfy you and the array of steaks, fish, pasta, sandwiches and Chef's daily specials will hit the spot after a day in the mountains. This season, the Dover Forge will accept dinner reservations. Call (802) 464-7117 to reserve your table.

Open seven days from 5:00 PM

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French Onion Soup

Sweet yellow onions, apples, dry sherry and house made beef broth with crouton & Swiss cheese 9

Caesar Salad

Baby Kale, shaved parmesan, house made cornbread croutons tossed in a classic Caesar dressing 12

Wedge Salad**

Green Mountain Smoke House bacon, Iceberg lettuce, cherry tomatoes, Bailey Hazen blue cheese crumbles and blue cheese dressing 15

Roasted Beet and Quinoa Salad**

Mixed greens, Quinoa, corn, poblano peppers, rice, roasted red beets, Vermont Creamery Chévre and orange-ginger vinaigrette 15

House Small Salad**

Mixed greens, tomatoes, carrots 5

Salad Additions

Grilled Chicken 6 - Sirloin Tips 9 - Pan Seared Salmon 10




Grilled Bread

Focaccia bread with herb infused olive oil 4

Pork Belly**

Pan seared with a hoisin glaze, Napa cabbage slaw 12

Sirloin Tips **

House marinated served with chipotle aioli dipping sauce 12

Forge Wings **

Chili-cumin brined, smoked then fried to perfection. BBQ or Buffalo style 12

Crispy Duck Drumsticks

With a habanero guava cranberry glaze over sweet red cabbage 12

Fried Pickles

Cornmeal breaded dill pickles with a chipotle aioli 11



House Smoked Specials

Slow smoked to perfection in-house with Chef Adam’s dry rubs using only hard woods

All smoker specials come with house cole slaw

Smoked Meatloaf

House smoked bacon wrapped meatloaf with brown gravy and garlic mashed potatoes 20

Carolina* Pulled Pork **

House smoked pork shoulder tossed in a Carolina style sauce with hand cut fries 21

Smoked Half Chicken **

House smoked chicken with Chef Adam’s BBQ dry rub and garlic mashed potatoes 21

Memphis* style St. Louis Ribs **

House smoked pork ribs with Chef Adam’s BBQ dry rub with hand cut fries

Half Rack 21~Full Rack 32

Smoker Combo

House smoked half rack pork ribs or half chicken with your choice of Carolina style pulled pork or bacon wrapped meatloaf, brown gravy with garlic mashed potatoes 29

*Memphis style ribs are a dry rub without sauce

*Carolina style pork is a vinegar based BBQ sauce



Wild Mushroom Ragoût ** (V)

Wild mushrooms, roasted eggplant, garlic, herbs served over lentils finished with truffle oil 19

Grilled Salmon **

Pan seared with a sweet Thai chili glaze, cider gastric, quinoa-rice blend and native vegetables 25

New York Strip **

Pepper dusted with chimichurri, garlic mashed and native vegetables 30

Surf & Turf add pan seared salmon 10

Crispy Duck **

Crispy half duck with an aged Trebbiano balsamic drizzle, quinoa-rice blend and vegetables 30

**Gluten Free

(V) Vegan