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Penny Cluse Café

169 Cherry St.
Burlington, VT, 05401, United States
TEL: (802) 651-8834

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. Sandwiches and hot lunch plates are available until 3 p.m., and there are plenty of vegetarian options, including the tofu scramble, which is available in pesto, peanut-ginger or salsa ranchero sauce. The bright, southwestern-style dining area is perpetually buzzing, especially on weekends when there is almost always a line out the door. 

Insider Tip:

The restaurant provides high chairs, toys, and a changing room, making it a great choice for families with young children. 


Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Breakfast
  • Brunch
  • Business Breakfast/Lunch
  • Family-Friendly Dining
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Local Favorite
  • Lunch
  • No Reservations
  • Noisy
  • Take-Out Available

Cuisine Type:: Cafes


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