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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Gastropub
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“A solid place to get American food like burgers and chops. They use locally sourced ingredients and have an expansive beer menu. Solid food and lively atmosphere. Be prepared to wait if it’s high season. ”
  • 59 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Hands down one of our favorite restaurants for dinner. Reservations are necessary but walk-ins can be taken at the bar or chef’s table”
  • 57 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Lively choice for craft beer & inventive wood-fired pizzas loaded with organic, seasonal toppings. It gets busy so expect a wait at peak times.”
  • 44 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Breakfast/Brunch spot is a local favorite. Seasonal menu items like gingerbread pancakes and other creative options make this a popular destination. ”
  • 47 locals recommend
Bar
“One of my favorite places to visit for cider! Dirty Mayor and Unified Press are my faves! Great food too!”
  • 41 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Classic French dishes meet hearty Vermont fare at this upscale, vintage-glam bistro.”
  • 50 locals recommend
Restaurant
“ArtsRiot is a Live Music Venue, Mixed Event Space, Restaurant and Bar in Burlington, Vermont. Just a few minutes walk north on Pine St. Check their calendar to see what they have scheduled during your visit.”
  • 45 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Radio Bean, ¡Duino! (Duende), and Light Club Lamp Shop are a full-service bar, restaurant, live music venue, lamp lounge, craft cocktail destination, street food haven, and bohemian utopia in beautiful Burlington, Vermont.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Bar
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“The food here isn't your typical menu. Eclectic, local, fresh and delicious. Locals favorite.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“Aptly named BYOB spot for spicy takes on home-style Thai recipes plus street food. Just across the bridge on Main St. in Winooski. Affordable pricing.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Cafe
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“One of my favorite places for breakfast. If you like eggs Benedict, this is the place. Laid back vibes with good portions.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Bar
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“A long-standing landmark on Main Street in Burlington, Nectar’s restaurant and bar has been the headquarters for thousands of local, regional and national music acts. From Phish to Grace Potter, from reggae to rock, Nectar’s Bar and Lounge is THE place to see live music in downtown Burlington.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This place has more of a Brooklyn feel. It leans toward comfort food and hipster vibes. Waffles and fried chicken - if that’s your thing check it out!”
  • 20 locals recommend
Creperie
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“Burlington Skinny Pancake features a large sunny patio, lots of indoor seating, full bar of local beer, wine and spirits, large performance stage with quality sound and lighting, full espresso and coffee bar, comfortable nooks to relax in and enjoy, and free wireless Internet”
  • 27 locals recommend
Bar
“Since May of 2013, we have quickly become a craft beer and comfort food destination. Whether you drop by for a pint of the freshest IPA Vermont can offer or any one of our rotating seasonal snacks or entrees, we look forward to seeing you soon!”
  • 25 locals recommend
Bar
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“Welcoming spot serving Chinese specialties (including many meatless options) family-style.”
  • 29 locals recommend