Welcoming travelers and diners since 1803.

Per the State’s COVID response, reservations are required, and seating is limited to 90 minutes.

Thank you again. We are all in this together.

Summer Menu

Please check our board or call for daily specials! Our full menu is available for curbside or inside take out.

Soup of the Day: 6/12
Potatoes, leeks, cod, clams, & bacon
The Lantern’s French Onion: 8
Caramelized onions, rich beef stock, melted Swiss, French bread, & a few other secrets
House Greens: 6/8
Mixed fresh greens and vegetables
House made creamy maple herb, maple balsamic, blue cheese, lemon vinaigrette, or oil & vinegar
Classic Caesar: 8
Romaine with house-made Caesar dressing, parmesan, fresh croutons, lemon, & anchovies
Add grilled herb marinated chicken breast (5) or sliced petite top sirloin (10)
Duck Poutine: 14

Hand-cut fries with gravy, duck confit, cheddar curds, & crispy duck skin
Sweet Potato Fries: 7
Hand-cut with maple mustard dipping sauce
Beer Battered Fish Fingers: 11
Beer-battered fresh Maine cod with chipotle lemon dipping sauce
Add fries (+4)
Calamari: 14
Flash fried with sliced hot cherry peppers and citrus garlic dipping sauce
Flatbread of the Day: 12

Sandwiches served on fresh bread & buns, with hand-cut fries & house-made pickles; gluten-free bread available. Substitute sweet potato fries or side salad for regular fries (+3)
Breezy Burger: 12
Local Breezy Acres Farm beef
House-Made Veggie Burger: 12
Quinoa & black bean

Both served with lettuce, tomato, & onion
Burger topping add-ons: cheddar, Swiss, blue cheese (+1);
Bacon, mushrooms, caramelized onion, bacon-shallot jam (+2)

Maple Chipotle Chicken: 15
Beer-battered chicken breast, cheddar, bacon, & slaw
The Lantern’s Famous BLT: 12
Bacon, lettuce, & tomato; add cheddar for $1
Falafel: 13
Fried chickpea croquettes folded in a pita with lettuce, tomato, red onion and tzatziki sauce
Served with freshly made bread, soup of the day, or salad and house-made dressing (creamy maple herb, blue cheese, maple balsamic, lemon vinaigrette, or oil & vinegar).
Grilled NY Strip Steak: 30
Local Breezy Acres Farm beef, wild mushroom demi glace, hasselback potatoes roasted with garlic and herb
Petite Top Sirloin Filet: 20
Pan seared and topped with compote herb butter, served with fries
Duck Breast a l’Orange: 26
Served with sesame basmati rice
Chicken Carbonara: 18
Pasta, parmesan, bacon, egg cream & peas
Primavera Pappardelle: 18
White wine, Parmesan, butter and garlic tossed with fresh vegetables
Fresh Seafood of the Day: board price

To make a reservation or place a to go order, please call us at 326-3269 or reach out by Facebook Messenger.

Farm-to-Table Dining

The Black Lantern Inn is a proud member of the Vermont Fresh Network, and walk the walk in terms of sourcing local food. Our Chef and kitchen team work hard to have an ongoing relationship sourcing local products and working with farmers to ensure the best possible quality product for our customers. Our beef and pork come from our neighbors Mark and Wendy Brouillette of Breezy Acres Farm. Our lamb comes from just up the road at Chet and Kate Parson’s farm. Our chicken is raised naturally in Vermont. We feature a range of Vermont cheeses on the menu, sourcing from Boucher Family Farm in Franklin for our bleu cheese dressing, Jasper Hill in Greensboro, Cabot Farms and from Vermont Creamery for our mascarpone for our desserts. Our pasta comes from Tricia at Vermont Fresh Pasta Co., while produce and vegetables in season come from across the region.

Behind our bar, we offer a rotating selection of beer from Vermont breweries including 14th Star, Fiddlehead, Zero Gravity, Goodwater, Switchback, Queen City, and 1st Republic, ciders from Citizen Cider, Vermont Cider Company, and Shacksbury Cider, and wine from Shelburne Vineyard. Even our coffee is roasted just across town by Big Jay Roasting Company!

Our menu changes seasonally, and we offer a variety of daily specials based on what is available locally. We will try to keep our facebook page up to date with the daily specials.

The dining room is open Wednesdays through Saturdays.


Black Lantern’s six rooms in the main inn and four suites in the Burdette House make it the perfect size for wedding groups, family reunions, and bike tour groups.

We are close to Jay Peak, and offer a peaceful alternative to staying on the mountain. Spend your ski week or romantic weekend with us, and enjoy one of the best views of historic Hazen’s Notch.

We look forward to welcoming you to our special part of Vermont. Please check our availability here.

About Us

The Black Lantern Inn has been welcoming guests in Montgomery since 1803. When it closed abruptly in 2015, a group of “locals” began hatching a plan to open the doors again. The community came together to purchase, and now to reopen, the inn.

The Lantern is located in the heart of Montgomery Village.