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Ladder 1

8 S Main St, Firehouse at Barre, Barre, VT 05641-4880
+1 802-883-2000
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (5 reviews)
“fire station” (15 reviews)
“old firehouse” (14 reviews)
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 S Main St, Firehouse at Barre, Barre, VT 05641-4880
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

We called ahead and were nicely accommodated with a group of 9. The menu is quite diverse. Most of the people in our party enjoyed their meal. The bacon & blue burger was enjoyed by several in our party and I have to admit that...More

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped for the night in Barre & were directed to Ladder 1. We each had pizza 1 GF & 1 regular. Both super good as well as the service was very good. We learned that they had rooms upstairs and had we known we...More

Thank SharidCoaldale
Reviewed 28 September 2016

we went to ladder one with a group of people. they were unable to accommodate our group and told us we would have to leave by 7:30 pm...

Thank Dawn D
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Was able to order a GF pizza that was excellent! Staff was friendly and fast. Enjoyed the historical ambiance and the Halloween decorations. Rooms upstairs to rent also, didn't know about them until later.

Thank 1Cubralibre
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Friendly, busy diner with huge menu and really nice comfort food. Obviously liked by locals which is always a good sign

Thank Mandelbrot
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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Good food. Great find. Only problem was terrible parking lot and meal came before salad, but ok because a calzone and salad good together . Would go back

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

This is a fun place to eat. Lots of pictures and firehouse stuff to look at. Their menu is huge and has gluten free options. They have everything from hotdogs to steaks, pizza hot and cold sandwiches, etc. The serving was ok but the food...More

Thank kansasphotogal
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Old fire station converted to restaurant/bar. Great food, good music and nice decor. Great service, good drinks and fair prices. Definitely worth the trip.

Thank genalola
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This place deserves its top rating as #1 restaurant in Barre! I cannot recall the last time I ate such a perfect meal. Had the Fisherman's Platter with fresh shrimp, scallops, and fish. Then a wicked delicious homemade creme brulee for dessert. Even the house...More

Thank Kay M
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Great food and atmosphere. There was live music the night we went. Staff was very accommodating and friendly.

Thank jnmrry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 S Main St, Firehouse at Barre, Barre, VT 05641-4880
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Barre
  • Phone Number: +1 802-883-2000
  • E-mail
Beautiful setting in the town's old fire house it also includes a museum
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