Sometimes you hear so many good things about a restaurant, however, after your meal, you are left wondering what all the hype was about. Well, this will certainly not be the case at these famous restaurants in VT. You’ve probably heard people rave about these 11 places over the years, and they continue to be some of our favorites.
1. Sneakers Bistro - 28 Main St, Winooski
The eggs Benedict on homemade English muffins with artichoke is truly amazing, as well as the Kahlúa dipped French toast and Belgian waffles. Many consider Sneakers the best brunch in the Burlington area, raving about the cinnamon pecan swirl French toast with fruit compote with freshly made with whip cream. Yum!
2. Roots the Restaurant - 51 Wales Street, Rutland
This farm to table place is the real deal. You'll find comfort food that has been taken to the next level with many gluten-free options as well as vegetarian and vegan options.
3. Leunig’s Bistro - 115 Church Street, Burlington
The best French food this side of France can be found at this happening Church Street hot spot.
4. Eaton’s Sugar House - 5894 Vt Rt 14, South Royalton
You'll quickly learn why Eaton's is a local legend. From the signature maple syrup, to the crispy and flavorful home fries, to the thick cut bacon, this place is simply delicious. What's not to love about all day breakfast?
5. Harrison's Restaurant and Bar - 25 Main Street, Stowe
For over 35 years Harrison's has been dishing out a diverse menu from burgers to fine dining. It's a great place located in the heart of historic Stowe village.
6. Vergennes Laundry - 247 Main Street, Vergennes
This is an incredible gem. They serve, quite literally, the best scones you'll ever taste in your life. Get there EARLY. They sometimes run out of their most popular items pretty quickly.
7. Elixir Restaurant - 188 S Main Street, White River Junction
You'd never know that in this brick warehouse is a spectacular restaurant that serves dishes such as cocoa crushed filet petite filet mignon and chicken breast with duck confit sweet potato hash.
8. Up For Breakfast - 4935 Main St, Manchester
This is the place to go for a farm to table brunch in Manchester. Thick cut local bacon, fresh variety of coffee and tea choices, gluten free options, homemade jams, real maple syrup, hollandaise sauce from scratch, house-made scones, muffins etc. Not to mention huge portions! Need we say more?
9. Windjammer Restaurant - 1076 Williston Road, South Burlington
It's all great at the Windjammer, but the burgers are particularly outstanding.
10. Simon Pearce - 1760 Main Street, Quechee
11. The Starry Night Cafe - 5371 Rt 7, Ferrisburg
You'll want to make a reservation for the Starry Night Cafe, but one look at this Stairway To Duck Heaven and you'll know why this place is so deliciously popular.
If you would put the Prohibition Pig on this list, we certainly agree. In fact, it deserves a link of its own! We love everything here, and just look at some of
the most mouthwatering burgers in Vermont.