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The Blue Donkey

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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1669 Mountain Road, Stowe, VT 05672
+1 802-253-3100
11:30 - 20:00
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Wed - Mon 11:30 - 20:00
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Winter Springs, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

One of the best burgers I've ever had! Very tasty and good value for the money. Nice atmosphere and friendly staff.

Thank sgiglietta
Burlington, Vermont
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015

I've now been to the Blue Donkey three times this summer and have enjoyed a great burger at each visit. Yes, it is a bit pricey but this is Stowe so that's pretty much a given. I go hiking in the summer and ski in the winter so I have a good appetite at the end of the day but... More 

Thank LastMinuteSkigetaway
Waterbury, Vermont
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

I saw the banner for breakfast sandwiches a week ago so I gave it a shot. Fresh eggs and all items prepped to order fresh and delicious. Creative and enticing offerings like the NEK with house made sausage, maple syrup, apples and eggs. Killer way to start the morning. I think I've already been three times in a week. Will... More 

Thank Getlofty
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015

We were so excited to get a "good burger" but were very disappointed! All the burgers that we ordered were beyond "well done" and we had ordered them Medium Rare. They were extremely charred and very very very salty (I am a salt lover and these were almost unbearable) I have to truly wonder if someone dumped the entire contents... More 

Thank MAFestus
Long Island, New York
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

Too many flies in place. Food was ok. We had dinner here...no one was really happy. Found other places to eat

Thank MaryEllen A
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015

Who'd have figured. Hand crafted, a la carte or pre-designed breakfast sandwiches. Very good! Fresh ingredients.

Thank Phil C
Poughkeepsie, New York, United States
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117 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

Well - not only for burger lovers! Other things are available (brisket, wings, ribs, but all is limited...), but didn't check them yet... Based on the burgers we had, they must be good! So, again, great great burgers in a great little place: clean, nice seating outside with nice views. All made fresh and as requested (well, we've all asked... More 

Thank Gilad I
Thornhill, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

I was at the Blue Donkey this past July and absolutely loved it. This is a fun place where you get to eat outside and enjoy the Stowe air and scenery. The burgers are delicious and they offer vegetarian and a chicken option. Served with fries, what can be better. Its about chill, not fancy style! The burger is delicious... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

Too many flying ants around outside to enjoy my meal. The fries were over done, meals, Meh……the staff seemed stressed out or tired, lots of parking lot dust, tables not clean enough.

Thank Paula A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

Had burgers here after a long hike, made to order hot, juicy burgers and curly fries. Definitely a great burger and we would definitely come back!

Thank Houston3565

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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 Road, Stowe, VT 05672
  • 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?