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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

22 Reviews
Worthy BurgerWorthy Burger
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
Score:
93
Reviews:
22
Ratings:
61
Avg:
4.2
pDev:
8.57%
 
 
Taps:
14
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 22 | Ratings: 61
Reviews by skibumbw:
Photo of skibumbw
5/5  rDev +19%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

I still find it hard to believe that a place this awesome exists so close to home. First, the beer, they usually have 15 great beers on tap. From Hill Farmstead to Green Flash Brewing they have craft brewers covered. The often serve up hard to find beer and its all served by knowledgeable staff at reasonable prices. Beyond the beer is the food. Their local/craft focus continues to their menu with Burgers served with fresh and local ingredients. Try the turducky burger which is exactly what it sounds like. Bottom line is that this is a valuable place to spend a free night if you enjoy good beer and good food from good people.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of lochraneg
4.55/5  rDev +8.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Photo of WillieThreebiers
4.16/5  rDev -1%
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 +0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

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

Photo of Miccal
4.51/5  rDev +7.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of mklisz
4.66/5  rDev +11%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of seanchai
4.54/5  rDev +8.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of rodmanfor3
2.65/5  rDev -36.9%
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 +5.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of garyloveman
4.75/5  rDev +13.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of Hockeyschtick
5/5  rDev +19%
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 +19%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of benzalman
4.88/5  rDev +16.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Photo of mihkeljaanhaus
5/5  rDev +19%
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 +10.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Photo of emottram
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of DCLAguy11
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of Rifugium
4.13/5  rDev -1.7%
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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Photo of d_brommer_nh
5/5  rDev +19%

Photo of indianabeerman
4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

Awesome food , with great service and an ever changing awesome tap list

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Photo of ricknelson
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

Great location in Central Vermont, some what hard to find and rather small inside. However it is a very popular spot among locals and visitors. Great burgers (limited menu). Great beer selection. Here you can find some of those hard to find Vermont Craft beers; like Lawson's and Hill's Farmstead; plus many of the other 30 plus Vermont brewers. In the area? Yes! stop here...

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Photo of Leftbob
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Found via the usual beer websites and was the only decent place that was coming up. Not exactly on the beaten path but it should be.

VERY nice selection on the 15 taps covering a full range of craft offerings from the northeast.

Menu as you can guess was burger based cooked on wood fired grill. My only complaint was that the burger deserved a better bun,

Very comfortable atmosphere with the craft beer well respected and well treated

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Photo of BGsWo22
5/5  rDev +19%

Photo of Petegrieco
4/5  rDev -4.8%

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Worthy Burger in South Royalton, VT
4.2 out of 5 based on 61 ratings.
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