10 Best Farm-To-Table Restaurants In Burlington, Vermont

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Burlington is a quaint city located by the shores of Lake Champlain in Vermont. Known for its off-the-beaten-path nature, this city is an art and culture lover’s paradise with places to see and things to do that you normally wouldn’t try in big cities. Visit the famous Magic Hat Brewing Company to engage with some of the most entertaining bartenders or check out the Shelburne Museum. This cozy city has enough to keep you occupied without overwhelming you with so many choices. So while you are exploring the city, why not check out some of the best farm-to-table restaurants located in Burlington, Vermont? Read on to learn more.

1. The Farmhouse Tap & Grill

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

As the name suggests, The Farmhouse is how chefs breathe life into spring ingredients and turn them into lip-smacking foods. Chef Kevin’s Veggie-Primal is to die for with all the items sourced from mother earth. At this farm-to-table restaurant, you will be pleased to know that even the junk food is healthy! No need to beat yourself up about eating sandwich or corn dogs. Vermont ingredients are wholesome and take you back to your childhood when the taste was that all that matters!

The Farmhouse Tap & Grill

Address: 160 Bank St, Burlington, VT 05401

Website: The Farmhouse Tap & Grill

Opening hours: Sun - Thur: 11am - 11pm; Fri - Sat: 11am - 12am

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2. Hen of the Wood

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Hen of the Wood is the amalgamation of everything from the warm atmosphere to visually appealing setting, complete with seamless service standards and the most professional staff you can find in Vermont! The food is cooked in the true spirit of Burlington by sourcing ingredients from farmers and cheese makers that together make Vermont so special. If you want to have food and true Vermont dining experience, then this is the place to be!

Hen of the Wood

Address: 55 Cherry Street, Burlington, Vermont

Website: Hen of the Wood

Opening hours: 5pm - 10pm (daily); $1 Oyster Hour: 4pm - 5pm; Bar hours: 4pm - 11pm

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3. Bleu Northeast Seafood

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Bleu Northeast Seafood is known for its sustainable seafood harvesting practices that produces the freshest and the highest quality of ingredients. This farm-to-table restaurant offers a welcoming ambiance to its guests with a stylish bar and a dining room. Chef Doug Paine is committed to proving you with excellent preparations and only working with small producers. If you are looking for the freshest seafood in Vermont, then look no further.

Bleu Northeast Seafood

Address: 25 Cherry Street, Burlington, VT 05401

Website: Bleu Northeast Seafood

Opening hours: Breakfast Mon - Fri: 6am - 10am; Sat: 7am - 11am; Sun: 7am - 1pm; Dinner Mon - Sat: 5pm - 10pm; Sun: 5pm - 9pm

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4. Butch + Babe’s

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For the best way to get a taste of a typical Vermont dining experience, head straight to Butch + Babe’s. This casual dining kitchen located in the Old North End of Burlington city has something for all kinds of foodies. Don’t just eat, learn interesting stories through good food and drinks. It is like your local neighborhood hangout that is committed to using eco-friendly practices, local suppliers, and a secret ingredient in all their meals!

Butch + Babe’s

Address: 258 North Winooski, Old North End, Burlington, VT 05401

Website: Butch + Babe’s

Opening hours: Sun, Mon, Wed, Thu: 5pm - 9pm; Fri - Sat: 5pm - 10pm (closed on Tues)

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5. Guild Tavern

Guild Tavern is an award-winning farm-to-table establishment that keeps the preparations simple yet delectable. Chef owner Phillip Clayton maintains the elegance of his food by using only local ingredients that he believes is the key to great food. You can not only relish its appetizing foods, Vermont style, but also pick from a list of fine wines to pair with these dishes. Don’t forget to try out the highly-recommended wood fired grill Vermont beef, the best in the city!

Guild Tavern

Address: 1633 Williston Road, S Burlington, Vermont 05403

Website: Guild Tavern

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 4.30pm - 9pm; Fri - Sat: 4.30pm - 10pm

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6. Revolution Kitchen

Revolution Kitchen is Burlington’s first restaurant serving an all-vegetarian menu. It is not only vegan-friendly but also gluten-free. So if you are a health freak who wants to have the tightest control over what you eat, then you must visit Revolution Kitchen. The food is clean and prepared using all the locally sourced organic ingredients that are wholesome and flavorful. All the dishes are inspired by Asian flavors but with a touch of Vermont taste. Don’t forget to try the salad roll or the decadent chocolate banana cream pie and experience food heaven!

Revolution Kitchen

Address: 9 Center Street, Burlington, VT 05401

Website: Revolution Kitchent

Opening hours: Tue - Thu: 5pm - 9pm; Fri - Sat: 5pm - 10pm (closed on Sun & Mon)

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7. Juniper Bar & Restaurant

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Posted by Juniper Bar & Restaurant on Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Juniper Restaurant is a community restaurant that has been designed and operated in true Vermont spirit. All the ingredients used in your meal have been sourced directly from farms from local vendors. Everything at Juniper is homegrown, from your food to your beer! The restaurant has been designed elegantly to make you feel comfortable and welcomed. Don’t forget to enjoy jazz nights on Wednesdays and musical nights on Friday and Saturday to engage all your senses!

Juniper Bar & Restaurant

Address: 41 Cherry Street, Burlington, VT 05401

Website: Juniper Bar & Restaurant

Opening hours: Breakfast Mon - Sun: 7am - 2pm; Dinner: Mon - Sun: 5pm - 10pm

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8. Nomad Coffee

Taste the best coffee in the wilds of Vermont! That’s what Nomad Coffee preaches. What used to be a discarded travel trailer in the 1970s, was given a fresh lease of life in 2015 when the camper was launched as a mobile coffee shop. You want to sip the best espresso in the wilderness of Burlington? This is the place to be!

Nomad Coffee

Address: 3 Main St. Essex Junction, VT 05452

Website: Nomad Coffee

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 7am - 2pm; Sat - Sun: 8am - 3pm

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9. Leunig's Bistro

Known to be one of the oldest operating restaurants in Burlington, Leunig’s Bistro serves classic French dishes albeit with a Vermont twist. Try their fusion cuisine that has been freshly prepared using all the local ingredients. Pair it with the finest cocktails and wines to get the best of both worlds! The al fresco seating makes it a perfect place to savor some delightful cuisine with your partner on a cool, breezy evening!

Leunig's Bistro

Address: 115 Church Street, Burlington, VT 05401

Website: Leunig’s Bistro

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 11am - 10pm; Sun: 10am-10pm

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10. ArtsRiot

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

ArtsRiot is your one-stop for all the fresh flavors that you can find in Burlington. The dishes are inspired by global cuisine, but bound together by Vermont’s own unique taste. As a credible farm-to-table restaurant, all the ingredients are sourced from local suppliers who use organic farming techniques. You can come here for a drink after work or enjoy a nice dinner with family, you will always find the ambiance suited to your needs.


Address: 400 Pine Street, Burlington, VT 05401

Website: ArtsRiot

Opening hours: 4.30pm - 10pm (daily)

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Explore the real taste of Burlington, Vermont

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Vermont’s largest city, Burlington, is the birthplace of Ben and Jerry’s. Not only does it attract offbeat tourists for its unconventional vibe but also foodies looking to experience local food with a chef’s finesse. That being said, no trip to Burlington is complete unless you try out its cuisine, especially the farm-to-table restaurants!

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