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Shanty On The Shore

181 Battery St, Burlington, VT 05401-5211
+1 802-864-0238
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good38%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (128 reviews)
“lobster bisque” (29 reviews)
Opens in 19 min
All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
181 Battery St, Burlington, VT 05401-5211
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1 - 10 of 459 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whenever I come to Vt I usually come to the Shanty to eat their fried whole belly clams. So this trip I visited the restaurant only to be let down. The clams were so small that you could barely see them inside all the breading....More

Thank Holly G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is a cozy, friendly spot with awesome waterfront views. the menu is varied, with several selections for the kids. the waitress was very sweet, and took special time to get the kids orders just right, including chocolate milk! My shrimp tacos were fresh and...More

Thank SeeSmellTasteTouch
Reviewed 3 November 2017

great service and even better food! We went on a Sunday night and it was kind of slow--so we weren't sure if we were getting special service because of this haha! Food was amazing! They were very helpful and accommodated my gluten allergy. Waiters and...More

1  Thank Ariana F
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Went for dinner at Shanty's. Very good and fresh oysters. A lot of fried stuff, you want to be hungry and thin to choose those. Good clam chowder too.

1  Thank Alexandre M
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Great wait staff, wonderful food, table by the window overlooking the lake. What could be any better?

1  Thank sharoncV7586HL
Reviewed 24 October 2017

If ever in Burlington and you crave seafood this is the place. Good food Friendly people good service large portions served hot and right on the lake front

1  Thank Bennett1024
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Right at 7:30pm (the middle of "freeding frenzie" everywhere ) my wife "ceese" decides,,, we are going to have dinner in Burlington (I thought we were just passing through )so I looked up seafood on TripAdvisor ,,and they did not steer me wrong. Only a...More

1  Thank y0frank
Reviewed 21 October 2017

My wife and I like to revisit Shanty on the Shore each time we return to visit her home town here in Burlington Vermont. This time around we opted to plan for supper vs lunch on my birthday, our last full day visiting, and it...More

1  Thank Adan_Lerma
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We ate dinner here and had a nice window seat. Service was a bit slow, but waitress was very friendly. Unfortunately, the food was very bland and in one person’s case, swimming in butter. Haddock was pretty much tasteless other than bread crumbs on top....More

Thank Wtrav77
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We just happened on to Shanty On The Shore. Walked right in, no wait about 3 pm. The clam chowder was delicious. I wasn't real impressed with my crab cake sandwich-asked for remoulade sauce, which was more a tarter sauce, but the petite salmon with...More

Thank Pamelita7117
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dianeN1381CS
11 June 2017|
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Response from Suziewrite | Reviewed this property |
Not sure.
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Psycho13
28 May 2017|
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Response from ChaerleyWeir | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Burger & fries $7.00 Hot Dog & fries $6.99 Clam Strip Dinner $8.99 Spaghetti Dinner $8.99 Fried Shrimp$8.99 Chicken Tenders $7.99 Fried Haddock Dinner $8.99 Mac & Cheese $6.99
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gbarclay45
11 September 2016|
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Response from ChaerleyWeir | Reviewed this property |
No free dinner, but they will give you a free piece of pie.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 181 Battery St, Burlington, VT 05401-5211
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-864-0238
Description
We are a locally owned and operated restaurant located on Burlington's waterfront. We specialize in the freshest seafood but also offer burgers, steaks, and vegetarian items. We have Burlington's only raw bar and the best views of Lake Champlain. Come on in, we look forward to meeting you.
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