The beautiful city of Burlington is located on Lake Champlain in the state of Vermont, not far from the Canadian border. It’s home to the original Ben & Jerrys, has a wide variety of outdoor activities to enjoy, charming shops, and an impeccable culinary scene. Here are seven amazing restaurants to check out during your visit to Burlington.
Best Burlington Restaurants! Let’s Eat
Hen of the Wood
Located steps from Hotel Vermont in downtown Burlington, Hen of the Wood serves farm-to-table cuisine. Their menu changes daily as they use ingredients that are ripe, fresh, and local. The dark hues and wood finishes throughout the restaurant provide a warm and cozy atmosphere. Enjoy small plates such as beef tartare or mushroom toast, and entrees including ribeye, swordfish, and kale cannelloni.
Honey Road Restaurant
At Honey Road Restaurant you will find flavors of Turkey, Lebanon, and North Africa as the main inspiration for their cuisine. Enjoy menu favorites like the harissa chicken wings or the grape dolmas (stuffed grape leaves) with locally-raised lamb, yogurt, and kale salad with tahini. Before heading home, save room for their amazing desserts such as walnut baklava, saffron and pistachio sticky buns, or gingerbread cake with labneh ice cream, pears, honey, and hazelnuts.
156 Church St, Burlington, VT
Juniper Bar & Restaurant
Open daily for brunch and dinner, Juniper Bar and Restaurant is a fine dining restaurant that serves small plates inspired by locally sourced and fresh ingredients. You’ll find delectable bites such as roasted carrots with pistachio hummus and brisket poutine. Their entrees are rich and savory, such as the duck confit with maple baked beans and gnocchi with a mushroom ragout. When you add a great selection of wine, world famous Vermont beer, and seasonal cocktails, you can see why this is one of the best places to eat in Burlington.
41 Cherry Street, Burlington, VT
Leunig’s Bistro & Cafe
While exploring downtown Burlington, make a stop at Leunig’s Bistro & Cafe. During the morning hours, check out their cafe kiosk that serves delicious croissants, pastries, and hot fresh coffee. If you plan to eat at lunch and dinner, you’ll enjoy French inspired dishes such as onion soup gratinee, escargot in a garlic-walnut herb butter, oysters, and duck confit poutine.
115 Church St, Burlington, VT
A Single Pebble
A Single Pebble is known for serving dishes made with fresh local ingredients mixed with Asian flavors. This is a great restaurant for large groups or friend and family gatherings, as they serve family-sized portions that you can share with your entire party. You’ll find amazing noodle dishes, pork fried rice, scallion pancakes, and pad thai on their menu, but many recommend checking out the “Chef Tasting menu,” as you get to taste test nine different dishes that are portioned to your party size in one of the best places to eat in Burlington.
133 Bank St, Burlington, VT
If you are looking for cuisine flavors from Nepal, India, and Asia, Sherpa Kitchen is the perfect place to stop for a quick bite or delicious takeout for lunch or dinner. Steamed dumplings, chicken tikka masala, house-made pickles, and sherpa thurka (noodle soup) are just a few of the options you can pick from their menu. They do close between lunch and dinner, so check their website to ensure you don’t miss their amazing food. We loved the food here and thought it was one of the best Burlington restaurants.
Hong’s Chinese Dumplings
If you are looking to fill up on homemade pan fried dumplings, Hong’s Chinese Dumpling is a must-try during your visit to Burlington. Featured on Guy Fieri’s show, “Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives,” Hong’s chicken and cheese, pork, and crab cream cheese dumplings (with her famous cranberry sauce) have been a menu hit with locals and tourists. Open all year long, stop in during your next visit to one of the best places to eat in Burlington.
Best Time to Visit Burlington, Vermont
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