Mule Bar

BA SCORE
98
world-class

57 Ratings
Mule BarMule Bar
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

38 Main St
Winooski, Vermont, 05404-2203
United States

(802) 399-2020 | map
mulebarvt.com

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Added by Jason on 05-22-2013

PLACE STATS
Score:
98
Ratings:
57
Reviews:
22
Avg:
4.49
pDev:
4.68%
 
 
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Ratings: 57 |  Reviews: 22
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5/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of chippo33
5/5  rDev +11.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

This is the place to go for Hill Farmstead, Lawson's Finest, Alchemist, Four Quarters, Lost Nation, and all the other good VT brews. They always get the rare kegs that come to VT like CBS, KBS, bcbs and have at least 30 different bottles and cans to choose from. Their food is fresh and local all home made burgers, wings, poutine, steak, soup, cheese, charc., pork, salads, veggie options, etc.

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Photo of VTBeerTrade
4.5/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

A great local haunt, this place has everything you need to have an enjoyable time. A very quick rotating beer selection of 15 taps, great local and fresh food/cheese/charcuterie, and a knowledgeable staff.

It seems that beers are by no means only local, in fact they rarely put up Hill Farmstead and the likes. When they do, I notice it will be gone in mere hours (thank you Facebook). Instead, you see a lot of smaller local breweries such as Lost Nation, Zero Gravity, and the obvious Alchemist (can). There are a lot of west coast offerings on the board, which is often a nice change of pace from the usual VT boards. Their bottle list is wonderful, offering a myriad of styles, breweries, countries, and price ranges.

I've had a few meals here, and have always enjoyed them. The oysters are always fresh, the in-house charcuterie is great in both taste, and range of selection.

Staff is friendly, well informed, and willing to let you try whatever you please. Great service, and a great "people watching" patio. Locals seem friendly and willing to engage anyone in conversation.

Overall a very comfortable place.

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Photo of Archemedies
4.25/5  rDev -5.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

I was in Burlington for Brew Fest and decided to check this place out while I was there. Nice clean looking bar with prompt service and a nice atmosphere. Not a lot of seating though, but we got there before the late night rush. A nice draft list with a mix of local VT, and New England brews. A couple west coast ipas on tap as well. Overall, this was a really nice place and I think it is only going to get more and more popular.

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Photo of Wowcoolman
4.64/5  rDev +3.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Great place to hang out and watch the traffic go round the circle. If you sit outside you can people watch the other restaurants as well. Same owner as the Three Penny Taproom in Montpelier. Great tap list with an emphasis on locals. I had (and reviewed) a Gose from Lost Nation. My salad had superfresh ingredients with a heavenly blue cheese. Friendly staff. The entire sidewalk is on a downgrade so enjoy the funky angle and watch your beer. I also love that you can park 2 hours free in the town center.

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Photo of youbrewidrink
4.6/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Visited Mule Bar on a Saturday afternoon, at least a dozen local quality beers on tap. We went for the Lost Nation Gose(which was awesome).

I had a burger, the missus a spring vegetable panini, both were outstanding and well prepared. They had 4 different fresh raw oyster offerings, people seemed to really enjoy the options.

Everything is nice new wood and yes, very cool bar stools.

Service was prompt, friendly and well informed. This will be a regular spot for us.

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Photo of carkus
3.94/5  rDev -12.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Small bar/eatery North of Burlington. If you don't feel like fighting for a parking space in Burlington, this is a really good alternative. 16 taps (plus they have cans of Heady Topper), some local, some from points elsewhere. They tended more towards IPA, ales, etc. did not see a porter or stout on the list, but that could've been a matter of timing. I sat at the bar (nice bar stools) and was well attended to by the bartenders. Good beer, good food, what more need be said?

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Mule Bar in Winooski, VT
4.49 out of 5 based on 57 ratings.
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