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Worthy Burger

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PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

56 Rainbow St
South Royalton, Vermont, 05068-0457
United States

(802) 763-2575 | map
worthyburger.com

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Added by dcbrodrick on 09-08-2012

PLACE STATS
Reviews:
23
Ratings:
67
pDev:
8.71%
 
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Reviews by NHbeerfishing:
Photo of NHbeerfishing
5/5  rDev +8.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

We decided to go there today because its the closest place to New Hampshire(that I know of) that offers selections from Hill Farmstead and Lawsons Finest Liquids. It was well worth the trip in both the beer selection/quality and food. The menu is focused and had four main selections: Grass fed beef burger, salmon burger, veggie burger, turduckey burger that has a duck confit. The special was a shrimp po' boy sandwich that I should have gotten for the hour and fifteen ride back to Concord NH.

The burgers were just so delicious, I grabbed a second for the ride home. My girlfriend didn't love the veggie burger but we all polished off the huge order of hand cut fries that were as good as any I've tried. Next time I'm heading up to grab a case or two of headies in Waterbury, I'll definitely make sure to sneak a few minutes off of exit 2 on Route 89 in Vermont to chow these burgers and great beers.

Speaking of beers, this is the place. The owner is a super nice and chill guy who knew all about the lineups from Hill and Lawsons. They had Abner, Edward, Life Without Principal and Foster from Hill Farmstead with Double Galaxy waiting for a free tap. Wish the Doub Galaxy was flowing today to drink with the delicious Abner. They had run out of Lawsons(we were there on a Sunday) but he said they had a barrel of Maple Nipple waiting for a tap. Supposedly Heady Toppers will be making their way down soon also. It's a really fun place to go with good food that started with great ingredients(local VT cheeses for your burgers also). The beer selection speaks for itself, they had other great brews on the many taps but we never get past the local VT brews. You really can't beat fresh Hill and Lawsons. This place is worth the trip, grab your appetite and ideally a friend to drive back home.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Mattybuchs
5/5  rDev +8.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of IBUBrew
4.83/5  rDev +5.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Vibes are super mellow. Old train car/station converted into an excellent buger bar. Service is always excellent. Choices on beer are superb. Price is the only thing that keep this from fives across the board. A must stop if you are in the upper valley!

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Photo of smanson56
4.38/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Gkruszewski
4.5/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of JLK7299
4.08/5  rDev -11.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of 80x2HopHead
4.54/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of lochraneg
4.55/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Photo of WillieThreebiers
4.16/5  rDev -9.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3.75

Kind of out-of-the-way place, converted train station. Fairly small inside, bar seats maybe 10 a few tables inside and a covered porch area, that is probably quite nice in warmer weather. Stellar tap list of mostly local beers. Food was ok, limited selection and on the pricey side.

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Photo of Kegatron
4.21/5  rDev -8.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of Soresport
4.41/5  rDev -3.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of Miccal
4.51/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of mklisz
4.66/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of seanchai
4.54/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of rodmanfor3
2.65/5  rDev -42.3%
vibe: 2 | quality: 3 | service: 2 | selection: 3 | food: 3

Don't believe the hype. The food is very average. The taplist is ordinary. The service is poor. Avoid this place and get better food and beer further north.

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Photo of Kevincredible
4.44/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of garyloveman
4.75/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of Hockeyschtick
5/5  rDev +8.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Best beer selection in the region. Best burgers just about anywhere. Chill rural hipster clientele.

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Photo of Uconnelmo
5/5  rDev +8.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of benzalman
4.88/5  rDev +6.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Photo of mihkeljaanhaus
5/5  rDev +8.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Best food and beer in the state, I've been to all the competitors

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Photo of TBonez477
4.65/5  rDev +1.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Photo of emottram
4.5/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of DCLAguy11
4.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of Rifugium
4.13/5  rDev -10%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.25

I went out of my way to go to this place during an otherwise typical VT trip, as there was a Lawson's tap (and bottle) takeover going on. Good enough reason. As my GPS told me I was getting nearer and nearer to the place, my doubts rose. The location is really bizarre...you drive through an otherwise unassuming town/village/whatever it is, and then take a wacky turn over a railroad track, to find the building. Looked like a converted old train station. I don't even think there was a visible sign outside. Inside was pretty nice, pretty basic. Good small bar and some tables. I got to the event about a half hour before it started and was lucky enough to snag the last bar seat.

Obviously the beer selection was top-notch, with every tap being dedicated to a different Lawson's beer, including one-offs, AND Fayston Stout variants and Maple Tripple being poured from bottles. No joke when it comes to beer here.

Service was fine. The bartenders were friendly and seemed to know their stuff. Ordering food involved getting a beeper that tells you when it's ready, and then going to pick it up yourself at a counter. I guess this is because of the serve-yourself fix-in area. As far as the food goes, I was actually pretty disappointed. Obviously, the main focus here is burgers, and while they had a lot of good options, I just didn't think mine was very good. I don't remember what kind of burger I got (knowing my m.o., it might've just been a bleu cheese burger or something), but it was pretty small, and overall basic and kind of bland. It might just be me, but I expected a little better from a place specifically called "Worthy Burger."

Overall, I had a good time here, and I would definitely go back again. It's nowhere near where I usually make my rounds in VT, as it's like 50 miles south of Waterbury. But it is basically right off 89, so it's a totally conceivable stop on the way home or the way up north. I'd probably opt to get food elsewhere though.

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Worthy Burger in South Royalton, VT
Place rating: 4.59 out of 5 with 67 ratings
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