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Al’s French Frys

1251 Williston Rd, South Burlington, VT 05403
+1 802-862-9203
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (42 reviews)
“french fries” (54 reviews)
“burgers” (124 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Fast food
1251 Williston Rd, South Burlington, VT 05403
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

A local Favorite for generations! Hand cut fries just like they did it in the 50's! (ps definitely not heart healthy :)

Thank Elvia A
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Al's is a throwback to an earlier time in America. The foods great, the prices are more than reasonable, and the decor is pure 1950's. The stream of people coming in and out speaks volumes about its popularity and the quality of the experience. Obviously,...More

Thank robert j
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Yes, it had been 12 long years since I've been to Al's french frys.... I was in town to visit friends and Al's was on my short list of must go to places. The creemee was as good as I remembered and the restaurant was...More

Thank Deckbldr007
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Al's has an ice cream window on the parking lot side of the building. While having ice cream, I noticed the constant stream of customers going in and out of Al's. What's the attraction? I had to find out. We had lunch there the next...More

Thank travelfoodie19
Reviewed 26 July 2016

What's not to love about Al's?! This is a local legend and a favorite for all in our area. Great food, reasonable prices, friendly atmosphere and in the summer they sell ice cream. There is even an outdoor play yard for kids. The "frys" (note...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I feel sad for the people who go to the chain restaurants and miss out on Al's. This place has been around since the 40's. It is a landmark in the Burlington area. It is perfect for burgers, dogs, and, of course, french fries! No...More

Thank VtRail
Reviewed 25 July 2016

A Burlington institution, this place has the best french fries in town. The burgers, hot dogs, etc are pretty good but the reason to go here is for the fries. The Excellent rating is relative to what the place is, which is a cheap-eats and...More

Thank Brad781
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We recently went on a Sunday night and the place was hopping! Long lineup but very efficient and fast. Everything was good and the menu is typical burgers, fries, dogs, shakes chilli, subs.

Thank JellyBean604
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Tried this place and was not disappointed with any of the food- it tasted good, but the hamburgers are the size of McDonald`s smallest hamburger. Even a double burger was quite small. However, the burgers are inexpensive at $1.75 each. If you are a big...More

Thank Barbiemindy
Reviewed 18 July 2016

I had a cheese burger, chili dog and some fries with cheese and gravy ( I think this is a local favorite). None of the food was the best I ever had but all of the food was fresh and good. The chili dog was...More

Thank rhctraveler
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Response from Vicki P | Reviewed this property |
Breweries are very dog friendly.. restaurant not so much mainly because of vermont food health laws... Other than that we Love Dogs!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1251 Williston Rd, South Burlington, VT 05403
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  South Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-862-9203
  • E-mail
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