The Farmhouse Tap & Grill

BA SCORE
98
world-class

213 Ratings
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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Added by liquidlife on 05-20-2010

PLACE STATS
Score:
98
Ratings:
213
Reviews:
75
Avg:
4.43
pDev:
4.74%
 
 
Taps:
24
Bottles/Cans:
100
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Ratings: 213 |  Reviews: 75
Reviews by Jimmys:
Photo of Jimmys
4.2/5  rDev -5.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Visited while in burlington last weekend. Made a point to check it out before i left town. Glad i did.

Very cool space. I was told it used to be a mcdonalds restaurant and you can tell after being in there. The bar is what used to be the register, so not a ton of seats there. However, great use of the outdoor space and very well decorated. Nice vibe for drinking some beers.

Multiple taps for Hill Farmstead, one for a Lawson's brew, and plenty of Heady Topper cans. That alone should warrant a visit while in Burlington. Other standouts for me was SN Foam and Stillwaters Premium.

A bit pricey for Burlington, but if you want to source some hard to find local brews definitely worth stopping by.

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

Pretty happening little place located on Bank Street. Their taplist is exceptional as they keep a fantastic lineup of Vermont ales and lagers and then their New England list is just as good. I was here late Summer of 2016 when they had a Maine tap take over so seeing Foundation, Austin Street, Bissell Brothers, and Oxbow in larger amounts was a super nice surprise. Exceptional service, always clean and stellar food. Please give this place a shot.

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Photo of Ebauer
4.8/5  rDev +8.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 3

Easiest the best beer offering I have ever come across. Featuring the finest of Vermont, this place is to craft beer what the Vatican is to Catholicism. A must stop wh4n traveling anywhere near Burlington, VT.

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Photo of riderwbd
3.74/5  rDev -15.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of JamFuel
4.48/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

The Farmhouse was one of the main reasons for me going to Burlington, and rightly so.

Busy place, even pretty early on a Wednesday night. Nice mix of longer tables and small, two-person deals.

The taplist was, as expected, crazy. A bunch of Hill Farmstead, which I believe they always have, and a good mix of styles and places. I was very happy to see two Frost beers, Junior and Lush, up there, so I had them both.

Service was quick and friendly, despite the amount of people dining. The food was also terrific, had the burger, and the beef was incredible You can tell it's local.

It's obvious why this place is rated so highly, not only mong beer people. If I lived in Burlington, I would be here all the time!

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

Photo of Bcraft11
5/5  rDev +12.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

From the beers, to the service, this place was top notch. Crazy good beer list!

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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

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The Farmhouse Tap & Grill in Burlington, VT
4.43 out of 5 based on 213 ratings.
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