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Penny Cluse Cafe

) #1 of 180 Restaurants in Burlington €€ - €€€ American, Cafe,
169 Cherry St, Burlington, VT 05401-3817
+1 802-651-8834
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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169 Cherry St, Burlington, VT 05401-3817
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Reviewed today via mobile

I do not understand the hype surrounding this place. The food simply isn't good. The 13 dollar corned beef hash was all potatoes, carrots, and onions, with very little corned beef at all. Homefries were burnt. Scarcely any meat on the menu. Even still, I'd...More

Thank Euro13-16
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had to wait for lunch but it was excellent! The three is ordered different entrees and they were all delicious!

Thank Vanessa W
Reviewed 6 days ago

On a recent visit to Burlington, my brother recommended we meet for breakfast at the Penny Cluse Cafe. We arrived shortly before him and noted quite a few people standing outside...with some trepidation we went in and were told it would be a 30-40 minute...More

Thank Brad M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time my daughters come to visit they request a visit to this restaurant for breakfast. Get there early and expect a wait. After a dozen visits I'm always happy with my meal here.

Thank 6Vermonters
Reviewed 1 week ago

Typically what happens is I'll visit a well-reviewed place, order the "signature dish," I'll be impressed, then I'll return for the second visit and it won't be nearly as good. That happened during this trip in Bar Harbor, ME, but it's also happened many times...More

Thank mdcawa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best breakfast place! Great food great presentation. Attentive brisk service! They were great for gluten free. Nice airy room. We went at10:30 and waited only 10 minutes

1  Thank Mollyh123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast was delicious. Homemade potatoes reminded me of home. Good prices and a friendly atmosphere.

Thank LenaM79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here on the Edible Burlington Tour (had a meat pie that sounded odd, but was oddly delicious) and decided to head back for breakfast the next day. Heard it was the happening place to be and that even the locals love it. This is...More

Thank StargazerLily80
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a summer Monday morning at about 11:00 there was a 25 minute wait for a table for four. Once seated, the service was fast and efficient. The food was good, generously portioned, and prepared as requested. The servers were responsive to our needs.

Thank Janet L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly staff and amazing food make this a must see attraction in Burlington, Vermont. The staff is Top Notch and attentive and the food was great. My wife had the biscuits and gravy with hashbrowns and eggs while I had the french toast with hashbrowns...More

Thank SteveandWendyD
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21 May 2017|
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Response from IngaGaminga | Reviewed this property |
No, unfortunately.
12 June 2015|
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Response from Crazycatladyceramics |
Not a question about a fad. A question about an illiness. For anyone else wondering. We ate there and they where extremely sweet and acomidating. Best restaurant in Burlington.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
06:45 - 15:00
06:45 - 15:00
06:45 - 15:00
06:45 - 15:00
06:45 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 169 Cherry St, Burlington, VT 05401-3817
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-651-8834
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