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Penny Cluse Cafe

) #2 of 178 Restaurants in Burlington ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Cafe,
169 Cherry St, Burlington, VT 05401-3817
+1 802-651-8834
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (46 reviews)
“penny cluse” (138 reviews)
Open Now
06:45 - 15:00All hours
American, Cafe, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
169 Cherry St, Burlington, VT 05401-3817
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Reviewed yesterday

So, we love Vermont. And, one of the things we love is the food that seems to all be homemade. And Penny Cluse is the kind of restaurant that makes us love Vermont. The toast is bakery bread - nothing off a shelf. The menu...More

Thank chandrao46
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wonderful service today. Had a little bit of everything : smoked salmon, French toast, eggs, Zydeco eggs, corn muffins and black beans. Funky, delicious and great service today. Check it out. Heard there are lines on a weekend but it was walk-in perfect on a...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Had lunch there with my family. There was a 20 minute wait but worth it. Salads are awesome, especially with battered fish. This was my favorite restaurant in Burlington and competition is stiff!

Thank lmphilly
Reviewed 4 days ago

It all started on a hot day in Burlington with a glass of cold ice water. Next the refreshing frest squeezed grapefruit juice. But the heuvos rancheros verde was simply fabulous. Perfect.

Thank Vermonter132
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It is very famous around Burlington for brunch and we really wanted to try it out so we walked around for an hour. Might be only my european taste, but the chorizo burrito was not as good as advertized. Coffee was undrinkable. Otherwise the place...More

Thank Giulia D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I came here for breakfast and we were not disappointed. My husband had the Penny Cluse and said it was very yummy. The herb cream gravy, he said was interesting but good. His only complaint was that the home fries were just...More

Thank TriciaM01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place for breakfast - lots of choices and cooked to order. Sometimes there is quite a line to get in, but it is worth it to wait.

Thank lanemdunn
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Such a yummy lunch! From egg sandwiches to the fruit plate to the potato leek soup to the BLT, the food was really delicious! The mayo and salad dressing are homemade! Wish I found this place years ago!

1  Thank Lovetotravelforfun
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Based on all the reviews, I had to give this place a try. My friend and I arrived and there was a line out the door. We waited 20 minutes to be seated and it was worth the wait. The place is cozy, the staff...More

Thank BroderickSantiago
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Stayed at a downtown hotel & did a 10 min brisk walk to get here. Everything we had tasted fine. Eggs were cooked just like we ordered, over medium. Bacon was tasty! The only thing that could have made it better would be to serve...More

Thank HoneyBear22
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Can you make reservations here?
21 May 2017|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from IngaGaminga | Reviewed this property |
No, unfortunately.
Gluten free?
12 June 2015|
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Response from Crazycatladyceramics |
Not a question about a fad. A question about an illiness. For anyone else wondering. We ate there and they where extremely sweet and acomidating. Best restaurant in Burlington.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
06:45 - 15:00
06:45 - 15:00
06:45 - 15:00
06:45 - 15:00
06:45 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 169 Cherry St, Burlington, VT 05401-3817
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-651-8834
  • E-mail
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