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Kipling's Restaurant & Pub

78 Elliot St, Brattleboro, VT 05301-3269
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Ranked #32 of 94 Restaurants in Brattleboro
Cuisines: American
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Description: Small local Pub/Restaurant in downtown Brattleboro, been in business for over 4 years after a complete renovation. A Huge favorite amoungst the locals. Great pub food, a real secret to tourist.
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English first
Brattleboro, Vermont
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Perfect spot to go alone or with friends and feel right at home. Great Beers on tap with attentive bartender, thanks Jill and Kip!! See you over the holidays.

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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132 reviews 132 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Got a couple of beers at the bar. Music was a little bland. People were nice enough. Looks like it has a following of people who don;t want to go to McNeil's which is right next door. My wife had a Guinness. Sometimes there is music in the corner.

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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58 reviews 58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We needed to kill some time until we could get into our B&B and we stopped in here for a drink. You cannot believe how hard it was to find a place open at 3:30 for a beer. The bartender was really nice and gave us the lay of the land and referred us to some great spots in town.... More 

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Top Contributor
148 reviews 148 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I was traveling through VT with family to see the beautiful colors and around lunchtime we were in the Brattleboro area so I went to my trusty tripadvisor to pick a spot for a bite. This place looked good and was super easy to find (it is one of the few that also shows up on googlemaps). Two of us... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Kipling's is a comfortable bar with booths, a good beer selection, good bar food. The bartender is intelligent and friendly, and the owners are gracious. A good value, and open from lunchtime on. Not open Sunday.

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Brattleboro, Vermont
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Great drinks, service and food. All a good value. Might look a little sketchy to first-timers but this is one of my town favorites!

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Dummerston, Vermont
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144 reviews 144 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Has gone through a worthy transformation and serves fine beer and good, simple, hearty food. Service is best when Tomas is on so say 'hello' and engage him in conversation! Bring cash - no cards accepted.

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Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This was a fun place to have a drink with friends. The food looked good though we didn't eat here. We just enjoyed visiting with the locals in the bar. This wasn't the place we were intending to stop for a drink but it was 100x better than the bar next door !!

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We had a whole crew of Southerners in town for a wedding a few years ago, and we took over this bar for a good week. Great staff, good music, great beer. It was nice to find a watering hole all the way up in Vermont that made us feel right at home. I hope to come back some day.

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Brattleboro, Vermont
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

the owner Jill was awful! She was not friendly. I felt like a bother. She would prefer to be nice to regular customers not new customers. I will never go back.

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Address: 78 Elliot St, Brattleboro, VT 05301-3269
Phone Number: 802-257-4848
Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Brattleboro
Cuisine: American

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