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Bluebird Tavern - CLOSED

86 Saint Paul St, Burlington, VT 05401-4958
+1 802-540-1786
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
9 Apr 2015
“Excellent food and drinks”
9 Apr 2015
“Expect to Pay A Lot for a Little”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Pub
$$ - $$$
86 Saint Paul St, Burlington, VT 05401-4958
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Reviewed April 9, 2015

We were there on a Monday night and had the burger special. It was great and a terrific value. Cocktails were very creative and tasty! Will be a regular on our visits to Burlington.

Thank 1deadeye
Reviewed April 9, 2015

The food here is good. That said, when we were ordering dinner the waiter told us that "three plates is about a regular dinner's worth of food." Each plate cost from $13 - $20. That meant spending between $39 - $60 for what the waiter...More

Thank S2557
Reviewed April 4, 2015

We dined at this interesting spot as a 3 generational party of 7 (my wife and I ,my parents and 3 kids aged 10 to 22). The collection of small rooms featured a distinguished bar and large lustrous bare tables. It was a trifle loud...More

1  Thank Greg E
Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

The staff are friendly and welcoming, and the ambiance is cozy and comfortable. My waitress was very knowledgeable about the menu and wine list. I ordered the brussel sprouts (with cod and potato croquettes) and the scallops (with ham and grapes). Both dishes were flavorful...More

Thank Suzanne A
Reviewed March 4, 2015

This place had heady on draft. Why we visited. It was very fancy and we were in ski clothes, the staff was very nice. Even offered us a taste of an appetizer for free. I wish we could have eaten there. Great atmosphere

Thank CP6785
Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Good Food, Good Service! They use a small plates system, where you have to order several small dishes to make a meal. We used this to our benefit by ordering a lot of dishes and sharing.

Thank dponeil
Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

I decided to try Bluebird again after trying it for the first time a couple years ago. The experience from start to finish was excellent. Our waiter was very knowledgable of the menu and gave us recommendations on cocktails and helped explain some of the...More

Thank mtcheese
Reviewed November 24, 2014 via mobile

Oysters, chicken liver pâté with fresh grilled bread! Perfection! Burger was really good too! Nice fries and the beer selection was just right! My first visit for lunch and won't be my last.

Thank John S
Reviewed October 27, 2014

We chose the Bluebird because we were told that we could probably get in without a huge wait on a busy Columbus Day Weekend, and because we were told that the cocktails were great. Both turned out to be true. We sat at the bar...More

Thank ChantelleM641
Reviewed October 18, 2014

Wish we found this place earlier in our trip!!! My husband and I sat at the bar. We stopped by for a late night snack and came back for lunch the next day. Great drinks. Great service. Lobster roll on gluten free bun was fabulous!...More

Thank KirstenHuggies
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$15 - US$35
American, Pub
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Saint Paul St, Burlington, VT 05401-4958
    (Bank St, Burlington, VT)
  • Public Transportation: Located in the heart of downtown Burlington Bluebird Tavern can be accessed by CCTA bus services.
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-540-1786
  • E-mail
At Bluebird Tavern our inventive New England Style cuisine is centered on farm fresh Vermont ingredients in a casual but elegant setting. Founded in 2009, Bluebird Tavern has been recognized by Bon Appetit Magazine, Food & Wine Magazine, and by the James Beard Foundation. Located in the heart of downtown Burlington, one block off of the Church St Marketplace, Bluebird Tavern offers a large bar area, open kitchen, chef's table, and an intimate dining room. Our cuisine is centered New England classics with a French and Italian influence. Fresh seafood straight from the docks in Boston, hand made pastas, and traditional tavern offerings such as our double burger are anchors of the Bluebird Tavern menu.
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