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The Blue Donkey

1669 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672-4750
+1 802-253-3100
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good37%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
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“burger” (184 reviews)
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1669 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672-4750
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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We ordered the smoked wings and the smoked brisket with bbq sauce on the side. Neither was smoked. Neither was seasoned. The wings were fried as the oil on the paper proved. The bricket was roasted and bland. If this place was in the South...More

Thank H T L
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We stopped for a late lunch. We both ordered different types of burgers, which are absolutely huge! You don't need any seasoning, the burgers are so flavorful. We ate outside in a covered pavilion (part of the restaurant). Definitely would go there again!

1  Thank Richard H
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

If you're in Stowe, this is a must try! The burgers are amazing, the fries are great, and they also have good soft-serve! Very casual, family friendly.

1  Thank Lindley H
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

The food was decent and the outdoor games were fun, but the service was incredibly slow and the price was not what you'd hope for for the type of restaurant that it is. Not our favorite spot, but we may try it again someday.

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We are from IA and were tent camping at the new Smuggler's Notch State Park. Wanted a burger and fries for a change and had a nice meal. The wait staff was very friendly and helpful.

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

We ordered burgers cooked medium which ended up being cooked well done. Also, it took over 30 minutes to get the food and the place was not that crowded. The burgers and sweet potato fries were quite tasty though.

Thank naplesdoc
Reviewed 8 August 2016

My 2 kids and I had dinner there this past weekend. We arrived at 7pm on a Saturday night and they were out of wings, out of pulled pork and a few of the other food items By 8:30 they were turning people away as...More

Thank Eyesofblue4
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We visited the Blue Donkey on Saturday at 6:00pm. We were looking forward to barbecue, but they were out. So, we tried their famous burgers, which were average. Friendly wait staff, nice outdoor cafe.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Burgers were pretty good, you can opt for salad instead of fries. They also offer local beers. Nice patio.

Thank Nathalie D
Reviewed 4 August 2016

This is a great spot for a quick, casual lunch. The burger I had was large and tasty, and the sweet potato fries were yummy. Free drink refills, friendly staff, lots of free parking, and outdoor seating to enjoy the scenery and weather. Loved it.

Thank BethanieKay
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Response from Botte515 | Reviewed this property |
I have never been there outside of ski season, nor for dinner. I would be surprised however if you needed reservations and surprised if they even took them. It's more of a fast food type place. Order at the counter grab a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
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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