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Local Stores & Shops in Chester, Vermont

We're a small town that values the uniqueness of our local businesses and stores, which are part of the community fabric that contributes to the high quality of life in Chester. From practical stores featuring everything one needs to live in Vermont to shops featuring one-of-a-kind handmade gifts, Chester's shopping scene is diverse with items not found elsewhere. If you're here to sample all the Vermont craft beer and delectable cheeses, we have you covered there too! 

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Food & Wine


Jiffy Mart

Happily providing a SMILE to our customers since 1985.  Jiffy Mart is your home town convenience store plus more. We now offer Subway and Ramunto's Pizza.  Stop in for a freshly made sub or a freshly made Pizza. Slice or Whole Pie.  Also local made Syrup and Honey. STOP BY FOR A SMILE.

Address:  89 VT-103, Chester, VT | Google Maps
Phone: (802) 374-0040   


Lisai's Chester Market

Serving the Chester Community since 1993! Lisai’s Chester Market is a full service grocery store featuring custom cut meats, fresh vegetables, interesting wines, craft beers, a fresh salad bar and local products. We make sandwiches to order and offer a delicious array of hot homemade foods.

Address:  526 Depot St., Chester, VT | Google Maps
Phone: (802) 875-4715


Meditrina Wine, Beer, & Cheese

Meditrina is named after the Roman goddess of wine and health. Our selection of wine, craft beer and cheese represents our commitment to showcasing the best this world has to offer. Our knowledgeable team is ready to introduce you to all that is good and enjoyable in life.

Address:  177 S Main St., Chester, VT | Google Maps
Phone: (802) 875-WINE(9463)

Home, Hardware, & Agriculture


Benny's Power

Benny’s Power providing outdoor power equipment and off-road fun, featuring Can-Am side-by-side vehicles, ATV and Ski-Doo snowmobiles. Husqvarna, STIHL and Ferris represent a diverse selection of chainsaws, trimmers, mowers, and also a selection of helmets, jackets and safety equipment for your riding needs.

Address:  78 Elm St., Chester, VT | Google Maps
Phone: (802) 875-2020


The Bliss Farm

Operating today in our 3rd generation and 77th year. Today we offer top quality hay, straw, shavings, new and used farm equipment, haying supplies and other agriculture services. We pride ourselves on old fashioned service where hard work, handshakes, and smiles still go a long way.

Address:   74 High St., Chester, VT | Google Maps
Phone: (802) 875-2031


Chester-Andover Family Center Thrift Shop

The Chester-Andover Family Center is a volunteer organization that supports a Thrift Shop and Food Shelf. Sales from the Thrift Shop help us provide food, emergency financial support and fuel assistance to individuals and families in need. Tuesday and Friday 10-4, Wednesday 12-6 and Saturday 9-2.

Address:  908 VT-103, Chester, VT | Google Maps
Phone: (802) 875-3236


Chester Hardware

As much a general store as hardware store, we offer a wide variety of household goods. We feature Benjamin Moore paint, housewares, toys and supplies for plumbing, electrical, pet, sporting goods, RVs and outdoor living. Please come see us for all your projects!

Address:  21 Main St., Chester, VT | Google Maps
Phone: (802) 875-2693



Since 1952, a farm hardware store with an extensive inventory of farm, pet, garden, fencing, canning, plumbing, sugaring. Featuring grains from Poulin Grain, Nutrena Animal Feeds, and Green Mountain Organic Feeds. Featuring pet foods from Blue Buffalo, Merricks, Science Diet, Loyall. A unique store with dusty charm and old-fashioned friendly service.

Address:  54 Grain Store Rd., Chester, VT | Google Maps
Phone: (802) 875-2333

Gifts, Books, & Toys


Country Treasures

The premier quilt shop serving New England and New York with over 8,000 bolts of quilting fabric and 10,000 fat quarters. Classes are provided by expert instructors for students of all skill levels. Open Wed. – Sat. 10 AM – 5 PM, Sun. 12 – 4 PM, closed Monday and Tuesday. (802) 875-4377.

Address:  12 The Common, Chester, VT | Google Maps
Phone: (802) 875-4377


The Hugging Bear Shoppe

Top of the list Vermont shopping destination and Victorian family bed & breakfastInn welcomes all ages since 1982! 10,000 teddy bears and animal “friends.” Everything from high end collectables to the basic cuddly. You get friends for life here! Across from village green. See ‘Hotels & Restaurants’.  

Address:  244 Main St., Chester, VT | Google Maps
Phone: (802) 875-2412


Mountain Man

Jewelry made here by Mountain Man. Mid-April thru Christmas 7 days. Soft serve creeme shop specializing in maple and black raspberry with traditional vanilla and chocolate. Menu includes individually prepared creeme treats Seasonal Mid-April thru Labor Day 7 days. Owned and operated by Joe and Connie. 

Address: 571 VT-103, Chester, VT | Google Maps
Phone: (802) 875-5361   


Phoenix Books Misty Valley

Located on the Green in Chester, a destination for visitors and locals alike. Recent renovations have expanded the sales floor and increased many areas of the store, most notably the children’s section. Customer loyalty program, speedy special orders, books and unique gifts for all ages.  58 Common St.  (802) 875-3400

Address:  8 Common St., Chester, VT | Google Maps
Phone: (802) 875-3400


Sage Jewelry & Polish Pottery Gift Shop

Two gift shops in one location! Sage features handcrafted jewelry made on site, as well as American and Fair Trade gift items, including art, slate items, soaps, clothing and more. Polish Pottery gift shop offers a wide selection of quality hand painted pottery imported from Poland. All pottery is microwave, dishwasher and oven safe. 

Address: 78 The Common, Chester, VT | Google Maps
Phone: (802) 875-7243   
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Simply Country

The perfect little gift shop for all seasons, specializing in country & primitive furniture, and furnishings! We have gifts to warm your heart and tempt your senses. Open Fri. & Monday 11 -5, Saturday 10 – 5 Sunday 11 -4. Closed Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday by chance.

Address: 527 North St, Chester, VT | Google Maps
Phone: (802) 875-7500   

Other Stores

Chester Bookworm
330 Main St., Chester, VT
(802) 875-5886

Village Children's Shop & Chester Flowers
145 Main St., Chester, VT
(802) 875-4008

Map of CHESTER Shops