Dining March 29, 2018
These 9 Classic Fish Fry Joints Are So Perfectly Vermont
Vermont may not be known for fish, but it should be! After all, we’re just a hop, skip and a jump away from states along the coast of the Atlantic and the daily shipments are always rolling in. When you combine fresh fish with incredible chefs and restaurants in the Green Mountain State, what do you have? 9 classic fish fry joints in VT that are out of this world. Let’s take a look at a few of our favorites and where to find them.
During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.
1. Elliot Street Fish, Chips & More — 50 Elliot St., Brattleboro
This cozy place is great for takeout, but you'll want to soak in the atmosphere with cool art exhibits. It's fun and friendly, but if you
really feel like staying in, they do deliver on some nights!
2. Riley's Fish Shack — 2165 Portland St., St Johnsbury
The food is delicious, but save room for dessert at Riley's Fish Shack. The creemees are so thick you can literally hold them upside down and they don't fall apart!
3. Lil' Britain Fish & Chip Shop — 116 North St., Bennington
There's nothing "lil'" about the portions here! This place does comfort food right serving items like fish & chips, meat pies, chicken tenders, bangers and mash, and delectable sausage rolls.
4. Union Jacks — 370 Shelburne Rd., Ste. 5, Burlington
The fish and chips here are hot, fresh, and super crispy. You'll love the generous portions paired with thick-cut fries.
5. Fire & Ice Restaurant — 26 Seymour St., Middlebury
If there is a boat in the middle of the restaurant, you know they can make a mean seafood dish. The beer battered cod filet with house-made tartar is to die for at this whimsical and quirky place.
6. TJ's Fish Fry — 100 Depot St.,
From clam bellies to fish fry, TJ's is guaranteed to please. To find it, just look for the giant shark on the roof!
7. Splash At The Boathouse — 0 College St., Burlington
If you're dining in a restaurant that actually floats on Lake Champlain, seafood is the natural choice. Enjoy this dining experience with its fantastic views and ambiance making this a summertime hot spot.
8. Black Rock Steakhouse — 284 River St., Springfield
This steakhouse with a twist is known for their mouthwatering steaks cooked on hot volcanic stones, but there's another reason to visit. They have a huge seafood menu and it's freshly sourced from the Boston Seafood Market.
9. Cornerstone Pub & Kitchen — 47 N. Main St., Barre
Can't decide between the mac & cheese and the seafood? Why not combine them into one fabulous dish/ However, it you're looking for some straight up fish fry, their fish and chips is a home run.
These fish fry joints in VT aren’t the only places who know their way around comfort food. These
14 restaurants serve the best Mac & Cheese in Vermont — check them out!