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140 1/2 Church St, Burlington, VT 05401-8412
+1 802-865-2563
08:00 - 20:00
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Sat - Sun 11:00 - 20:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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100 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here with my vegan daughter. She had soup and half sandwich. The sandwich was huge and she said the bread was delicious. I had the Moroccan soup and a salad. Both were delicious! We sat outdoors because it was a beautiful day. The inside seems like a warm and cozy spot to eat on a chilly day.

Thank maddog4221
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere is cozy and the cashiers are very friendly and helpful, however it took 30 minutes to get my sandwich and the restaurant was not very busy. My $11 sandwich was also very light on meat- I could barely taste the turkey through the thick bread and mayo. I will most likely not return.

Thank Tori C
Decatur, Georgia
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Small funky, delicious food. Be sure and choose the homemade breads for your sandwiches or soup sides.

Thank M0minga
Reading, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Best sandwich ever! My daughter found the Red Onion 5 years ago and now it is a pilgrimage for us when visiting Burlington

Thank jeaniewest
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77 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We wanted a casual, but healthy dinner. Got great sandwiches that were so huge we had to take half home. They were loaded with fresh ingredients, so good and healthy! Enjoyed being able to eat outside too. The 2 young men were eager to please.

Thank Shirley W
Brandon, Vermont
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144 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

My wife and I love this little hole-in-the wall on Church Street, across from Burlington's City Hall. It seems we always come here, for a sandwich after an appointment of some kind that last longer than we expected so we end up being to hungry to drive home to eat lunch. When you start with good ingredients and combine them... More 

Thank twomartinilunch
New York
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for a light lunch. My friend had the red onion special sandwich and loved it. I had the Gaspacho and it was delicious. Fresh tomatoes, corn and black beans. Yum.

Thank Tom K
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful bread....just go for the bread. While I enjoyed my sandwich the other people with me..not so much. Sandwiches themselves were okay. I ordered a gazpacho..which was more like a salsa..not too great. But go for the bread.

Thank Antan05
Burlington, Vermont
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 August 2016

One of my favorite places to go with my dad. Service is always outstanding, and I love the earthy atmosphere. Great quick getaway from the bustle of Church St.

Thank andersj26
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We loved the sandwiches and the atmosphere here! We had deliciously prepared egg salad on one and roast turkey on the second sandwich served on fresh, hand cut artisian bread with fresh toppings. The back of the cafe had a wee outdoor patio with three little tables and chairs. It was nice to get away from the crowds and savour... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating
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Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 1/2 Church St, Burlington, VT 05401-8412
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-865-2563

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?