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Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Combos"
  • Sugar on Snow
    combo of snow (shaved ice), thicken maple syrup, a plate of pickles and unsweetened raised doughnuts; "of all the combinations of food I've ever had, it's the one I sat back and thought I'm viewing the plate of's perfect"-Alton Brown; served every weekend in March and April; a Vermont tradition
4.5 out of 5
55 ratings
farm gift shop and sugar house nestled in the pine-clad hills; 8 generations of Pure Vermont Maple Syrup production; rating might be for shop
  • All Times Fiery Apple Wings
    wings brined w/ all times sparkling cider infused w/ black peppercorn, juniper berries, tarragon & bay leaf; served w/ fiery apple wing sauce & house made buttermilk ranch
  • Lamb French Dip
    roasted lamb braised in tulsi cider & grilled portobello mushrooms w/ bourbon caramelized onion, Swiss cheese & mushroom au jus dipping sauce; served on a ciabatta bun w/ horseradish mustard, fries & pickles; "lamb is outstanding" -Guy Fieri; looks good
4.5 out of 5
212 ratings
est. 2010; owned by 3 friends who went from making hard cider in a basement to their own facility & restaurant; "we believe that food & cider are better together" (from its website); cider inspired cuisine w/ use of cider in dishes; specific hard cider pairings listed throughout menu
As Seen On:
Man v. Food (New), Episode: "Burlington, VT"
  • Chuck Norris Challenge
    multi-layered sandwich w/ 4 eggs, cheese, bacon, ham, sausage, cheeseburger, corned beef on 5 pieces of French toast; Casey won
4.5 out of 5
215 ratings
since 1945; Burlington landmark
Myer's Bagel Bakery: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Myer's Bagel Bakery ($)
(253 ratings)

377 Pine St Map It!
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 863-5013
As Seen On:
Man v. Food (New), Episode: "Burlington, VT"
  • The McMyer
    beer bagel sandwich w/ house roasted brisket, melted Swiss, pickles, cole slaw, griddled fingerling potatoes, Green Day Sauce; looks good
4.5 out of 5
253 ratings
since 1996; serving Montreal-style bagels
  • French Toast Puffs
    puff style vegan French toast freshly made w/ bananas, oat milk, brown sugar, toasted coconut flakes, cinnamon, turmeric, nutmeg & millet flaxseed bread; served w/ house-made dairy-free ginger butter, maple syrup, mixed berry coulis & sliced bananas & oranges
  • Pingala Crunchwrap Supreme
    #1 seller; grilled wheat tortilla filled w/ house-made plant-based chili, cashew & oat milk cheese, not-avocado mash, brown rice & crunchy corn tostadas; seasoned w/ freshly chopped cilantro, jalapenos, scallions & diced tomatoes; "out of the vegetarian/vegan dishes I’ve had in my life, this is easily in the top 5, if not the top 3" -Guy Fieri; looks good
4.5 out of 5
159 ratings
serving a plant based, vegan & health conscious menu; "we are on a mission to turn you on through the super tasty food we make" (from its website); "outstanding experience!" -Guy Fieri
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Taco Gordo ($)
(51 ratings)

208 N Winooski Ave Map It!
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 540-0770
  • "The Bean" (Tacos)
    grandma's recipe; w/ onions, cilantro; recommend adding carrot habanero sauce
  • Al Pastor Taco
    spit roast pork; sells out nightly; " of the closest I've been to having authentic Al Pastor outside of Mexico"-Guy Fieri; looks good
4.5 out of 5
51 ratings
started as a taco cart in 2014 & now a brick-and-mortar joint
Beansie's Bus: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Beansie's BusSee Beansie's Bus Video ($)
(11 ratings)

1 Sherman St Map It!
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 343-7181
As Seen On:
Man v. Food (New), Episode: "Burlington, VT"
  • Double Georgia
    double bacon cheeseburger on glazed doughnut; recommend w/ side of fries; looks good
4.0 out of 5
11 ratings
since 1944; seasonal (Apr-Oct) restaurant in a retrofitted school bus located at NW corner of Battery Park
Ben & Jerry's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Ben & Jerry'sSee Ben & Jerry's Video
(916 ratings)

1281 Waterbury-Stowe Rd Map It!
Waterbury, VT 05676
(866) 258-6877
  • Vermonster (ice cream sundae)
    20-scoop ice cream sundae; 20 scoops of ice cream, 4 bananas, 1 fudge brownie, 3 chocolate chip cookies, 4 ladels of hot fudge, 18 scoop of toppings topped with whip cream
  • Ice Cream
    all dairy comes from cows that are hormone-free
4.0 out of 5
916 ratings
#6 (World's Best Places to Pig Out); opened in 1985; factory & tour fact, it's the #1 tourist attraction in VT; both Ben & Jerry learned to make ice cream at Berkey Creamery (at Penn State); public is encouraged to submit flavor suggestions..those that have survived include Cherry Garcia, Chunky Monkey, Chubby Hubby; flavors that are not successful go to the "flavor graveyard" (a real cemetery lot..for ice cream)
Bluebird Barbecue: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Bluebird BarbecueSee Bluebird Barbecue Video ($$)
(388 ratings)

317 Riverside Ave Map It!
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 448-3070
  • Pitmaster Ramen
    housemade 24 hour chicken stock infused w/ ginger, garlic, lemongrass, soy sauce, kombu, cilantro & lime juice; filled w/ egg noodles & topped w/ brisket burnt ends, soft egg, pickled vegetables, toasted sesame oil, fresh cilantro & scallions; looks good
  • Pitmaster Wings
    oak, hickory & maple smoked chicken wings seasoned w/ pitmaster spiced rub & marinated in cayenne pepper hot sauce; deep fried, lightly seasoned again & served w/ side of Alabama white sauce; looks good
4.0 out of 5
388 ratings
est. 2012; specializes in regional American bbq & one of the first bbq restaurants in Vermont at the time of its opening
  • Dark Chocolate Chevre Brownie
    unique twist on a classic cream cheese brownie featuring Chevre (goat cheese) from the award winning Vermont Butter and Cheese Company
4.0 out of 5
15 ratings
Throwdown: Bobby Flay lost [recipe]; est. 2008; online order available
A Single Pebble: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
A Single PebbleSee A Single Pebble Video ($$)
(313 ratings)

133 Bank St Map It!
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 865-5200
  • Mock Eel (Braised Shitake Mushrooms)
    it's not eel; coated in salty, sour, spicy sauce; looks good
3.5 out of 5
313 ratings
Bove's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Bove's [CLOSED]See Bove's Video ($)
(98 ratings)

68 Pearl St Map It!
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 864-6651
  • Spaghetti with Roasted Garlic Sauce
    secret in sauce is how they cook the garlic: 1) roast whole hand-peeled garlic cloves in olive oil & butter mixture, 2) roast ground garlic separately; looks good
3.5 out of 5
98 ratings
[CLOSED]; still sell sauces...check their website; opened in 1941 after years hosting friends and neighbors from all over town who urged them to open a restaurant; you can order bottled sauces online
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