Restaurants in Burlington
Though located outside of Burlington’s historic center, Al’s French Frys remains an institution and veritable rite of passage for locals.
Situated in downtown Burlington, L'Amante is an upscale Italian restaurant run by husband-and-wife team Kathi and Kevin Cleary, who have more than 40 years of combined culinary experience in both the United States and Italy.
Taking over Ben and Jerry’s old downtown scoop shop in 1998, Charles Reeves and Holly Cluse opened a brunch café that serves gourmet versions of omelets, huevos rancheros, and gingerbread pancakes to an eclectic crowd that ranges from students to professionals, even tourists.
As one of Vermont’s most-loved businesses, it’s fitting that Ben and Jerry’s flagship Scoop Shop resides in the heart of the Burlington’s commercial and entertainment district.
Dine on local delicacies at the Green Room, which offers locavore favorites like Vermont lamb braised with green peppercorns.
Order an apricot- almond scone and a cup of Indonesian coffee at this neighborhood eatery.
At Zabby & Elf’s Stone Soup, located just off downtown Burlington's Church Street Marketplace, customers start at the hot food and salad bar and proceed past platters of baked goods and pizza to the cashier (cash only).