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The Blue Donkey

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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1669 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672-4750
+1 802-253-3100
11:30 - 20:00
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Wed - Mon 11:30 - 20:00
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Brampton, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took our family of 5 here for a late lunch. I have to say the food was good and the place was clean and very comfortable. The reason for the 2 Star review was due to how unwelcoming and downright rude the woman at the front counter was to us all. All five of us agreed that her behavior... More 

Thank bhark68
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I knew right away this place would be great, they were playing M*A*S*H and the smoked meats smelled amazing. They offer breakfast, burgers, wraps, smoked meats and more. The burgers are amazing and taste as homemade as they are and the fries are perfect!

Thank Caitlin O
Stowe, Vermont
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Their burgers are amazing...usually this is a summer treat for us but they are open year round - with special dates. Great summer place - right on the recreation path.

Thank Loretta N
Sharpsburg, GA
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182 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

We had burgers here on day one of our trip. It was not crowded - which was a huge plus. They deliver a good burger and plenty of fries.

Thank C-02
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90 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Very casual burger joint on the Mountain Road, across from Stoweflake Resort. You order at the counter and your food is delivered. Cozy setting inside, and it must be real nice to sit outside when the weather warms up. We shared a few dishes. Burgers were tasty & cooked perfectly. The pulled pork had a number of sauce choices. I... More 

Thank Eur0pe2013
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Great fresh burgers with interesting topping combos. Fries are hand cut and delicious. Order at counter but there is a seating area with fireplace

Thank Janice L
Jacksonville, Florida
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We read the reviews and decided to give them a try. All I can say is our burgers were great! The staff was so nice and friendly, the burgers were hit and made perfect. The onion rings are really tasty. The fried were good to. But way too much food. The burgers were huge! Give it a try. Well worth... More 

Thank Vsa800
Johnson, Vermont
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

A place to get a great burger. Especially good in warmer weather due to the outdoor seating area. The service was good, not great, but the burgers and the smoked chicken wings are just yummy.

Thank robertconcordnissan
new york
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

The Blue Donkey has some of the best burgers I have ever eaten. Order at the counter and they will bring your order to your table. these burgers were great, I had the Rodeo and my wife had the Southwest and both of us were happy with our choices. Burger with fries and topping $12.00 and well worth it.

Thank NewYorkJameson
Claremont, New Hampshire
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We were looking for lunch after having two spa treatments at Stoweflake resort and spa. Speciality Burgers looked good so we went in. The prices were a bit steep $12+ for a burger and $7 for a hard cider. However they sure tasted great. Hand made with great toppings. So, give them a try!

Thank Brian D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1669 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672-4750
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Stowe
  • Phone Number: +1 802-253-3100

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?