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Two Brothers Tavern

Certificate of Excellence
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American, Bar, Pub
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86 Main St, Middlebury, VT 05753
+1 802-388-0002
11:30 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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254 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great craft brew selection. Buffalo wings, nachos and chopped salad were really tasty! Manager very attentive. Nice crowd.

Thank kkr67
East Middlebury, Vermont
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ask why, because this place could be a gem and instead it serves mediocre food at best and the staff all seem to hate their jobs! This place needs better management and a new chef pronto!

1 Thank eatgoodfoods
MokieVermont, General Manager at Two Brothers Tavern, responded to this review

Hello Eatgoodfoods, My name is Holmes Jacobs and I am one of the owners and the General manager of Two Brothers Tavern. I am sorry that you did not enjoy your experience with us, but frankly, your review is entirely inappropriate and defaming. As a small business owner and a neighbor of yours in this community, we would expect that... More 

Englewood, Colorado
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner with my daughter while visiting Middlebury College from Colorado. This place was so comfy and the wait staff was great! It was very crowded for a Wednesday night so we sat at the bar and had Poutine - it was amazing! Also had steak and fries and reuban sandwich which was just as good! If my daughter ends... More 

Thank Cristina C
Hartford, CT
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not cheap, but not outrageous. Great place to eat. We loved the atmosphere, the location, and the food. Mac&cheese, pulled pork sandwich, beer/cheese soup. Outstanding!

Thank tgriffpi
Middlebury, Vermont
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298 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

For hanging out at the bar or watching sporting events, there is no better place. For high quality food for lunch or dinner, not as much. I know, it's pub fare so you can't expect that much, but it's nice to have some healthy choices that are actually "light." Even our salad was doused with dressing, the soup had too... More 

Thank VTwelltravelled
Brattleboro, Vermont
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Went here for dinner, and wished that we had found a seat at the bar. It was festive and decorated for the holiday. A couple of TV's but they didn't command all of the attention. We ordered the cheddar ale soup and french onion - both very good. Presentation was good too. I had the Canadian Reuben - it was... More 

Thank Phishfan2013
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

I could sit here all afternoon. Had a 3pm lunch. The restaurant is quiet, dim, fantastic music. The green eyes cocktail did not disappoint, neither did the kale Caesar salad and Cabot soup. $29 for my 3 items but worth it. The service was great.

Thank Kelly T
madison ct
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57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Had an okay meal here but was a bit underwhelmed. They claimed to have the best mac and cheese in VT which was definitely false, but burgers were pretty good.

Thank antonia j
Hilliard, Ohio
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162 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

So I spied poutine on the menu and told my friend, "Hey, have you had poutine? It's french fries, gravy and cheese curds. What could go wrong with that?" So I poured out two lines of Lipitor on the table top and began to snort them, much to the chagrin of the locals. The poutine was fine. Unfortunately, the mac... More 

Thank Knot_my_reel_name
Cinnaminson, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

My wife had soup and salad. She had to ask for bread and it took 15 minutes to be served. My hamburger was good. But service was slow overall. I think they were short of staff.

Thank SouthJerseyEatwell
MokieVermont, Owner at Two Brothers Tavern, responded to this review

Dear SouthJerseyEatwell, Thank you for your patronage. My name is Holmes Jacobs and I am the General manager and co-owner of Two Brothers Tavern. Please accept my humblest apologies for any issues related to your service. Are you able to give us any more details so that we might be able to use this information to better educate our staff?... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Main St, Middlebury, VT 05753
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Middlebury
  • Phone Number: +1 802-388-0002
Popular bar, restaurant and Lounge in the heart of Middlebury, featuring an award-winning menu of inspired Vermont Comfort fair and more than 24 beers on draught.

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