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The Farmhouse Tap & Grill

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

72 Reviews
The Farmhouse Tap & GrillThe Farmhouse Tap & Grill
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

160 Bank St
Burlington, Vermont, 05401-4411
United States

(802) 859-0888 | map
farmhousetg.com

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PLACE STATS
Score:
97
Reviews:
72
Ratings:
207
Avg:
4.43
pDev:
4.74%
 
 
Taps:
24
Bottles/Cans:
100
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 72 | Ratings: 207
Reviews by Digimaika2:
Photo of Digimaika2
4.53/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

I always make a point of stopping in here when in Burlington, even if it's just for dessert and a stout.

Modern and lofty inside the main floor with a fairly large outdoor patio adjacent to the sidewalk. Downstairs it's more of a traditional and cozy pub feel with lots of wood and a plethora of boardgames to play- Great place in the winter.

Have about 25 tap offerings of mostly good, local, Vermont beer with usually a Californian, Belgian, German, and some other quality regional New England offerings. From Vermont you can usually count on Trapp, Hill Farmstead, Lawsons, and Otter Creek on-tap, however, I always find Hill Farmstead and especially Lawsons to be out whenever I'm here (not surprisingly I guess). Never ventured to their beer menu but it looks solid with some vintaged offerings.

Service never seems to be an issue here, with prompt service and staff always eager to recommend something for the style you're into.

The food is quite good, with unique and local ingredients always incorporated into the menu. Can't go wrong with any of their cheese boards, salads, or burgers. It seems I always end up here for dessert which never disappoints.

Prices for food are likely on the higher side for Burlington even though it is quality food, but their on-tap offerings are decently priced.

If you're in Burlington for a night or two this place is a definite must-visit. There's bound to be something in their on-tap or menu list that'll satisfy you along with good food to boot.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Sammy
3.9/5  rDev -12%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of jfitzbrew
4.73/5  rDev +6.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Canada_Dan
4.3/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of BranfordBound
4.31/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Cool restaurant in downtown Burlington, right near the Church Street Marketplace. Expansive draft list of many different beers, great menu, and a neat outdoor patio with a small bar. This place pretty much has it all.

Beers are great and the food is just as awesome. Service was intermittent, but overall good. Was a bit pricey, but what do you expect for the location and fare.

I got some Hill Farmstead beers, Shelburne vineyard wine, raw oysters, and this grilled bratwurst that was great. I would recommend this place any day.

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Photo of GreenMind
4.23/5  rDev -4.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Cooker_stp
4.78/5  rDev +7.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of von_kaiser
4.64/5  rDev +4.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of Biggiekrock627
4.64/5  rDev +4.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of TheElectricOne
4.6/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Sound_Explorer
4.18/5  rDev -5.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of HeartofMiami
4.45/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of jtk21351
4.58/5  rDev +3.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 5

Photo of MilaMila
4.45/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of Ela
4.5/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of jbhollis1180
4.31/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of SpoiledInVT
4.36/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3.5

Incredible beer selection, both draft and in bottles/cans. This place is Burlington's beer bar, hands down. The upstairs bar is a bit small, but the downstairs lounge is more than accommodating for grabbing some awesome brews. A constant stream of special events keeps this place right on top of exciting beers, from both near and far. The food definitely caters to the onslaught of tourists they receive, and is reflected in the over-priced and uninspired fare. But hey, they're always full, and the machine keeps churning along! In the summer, if you can snag a table, the outdoor beer garden around back is an amazing place to tip a few back!

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Photo of Kegatron
4.19/5  rDev -5.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of redbarnbikes
4.63/5  rDev +4.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Dflys800
4.14/5  rDev -6.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of HamdenHector
3.85/5  rDev -13.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Liked the place. Menu didn't have a lot of things I was interested in. Our server wasn't at all interested in waiting on us. Had to come back and re-confirm every item we ordered. Did have a couple really nice beers, so that was nice.

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Photo of KGilmour
4.15/5  rDev -6.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of fastestmanalive
4.23/5  rDev -4.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of Gajo74
4.68/5  rDev +5.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

On a recent trip to Burlington this was hands down the best place we went to! We were told to wait downstairs in the parlor since the wait for a table was 45 minutes. However, we liked it so much that we decided to stay. Amazing vibe! Comfy, homey and chill. There was a good mixture of adults eating and drinking and families hanging out with their kids. Great selection of drafts and bottles. I had my first ever Sip of Sunshine (wow!!!!!) and Susan from Farmstead which was also very good. The food was good; I had a nice bacon burger. The servers, hosts and bartenders were really nice albeit a little slow and laid back. I would definitely go back!

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Photo of BigStein88
4.73/5  rDev +6.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 5

This place is legit. Great food and quality tap list. Not cheap but not outrageous either. Check it out when in town.

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The Farmhouse Tap & Grill in Burlington, VT
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