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L'amante

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126 College St, Ste 100, Burlington, VT 05401-8456
+1 802-863-5200
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 56
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Consistent and delicious, a local favorite

Italian and continental entrees in a relaxed white-tablecloth setting. This has become a go-to place for a special meal. Great bar.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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atlanta ga
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  • Romantic
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atlanta ga
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Italian and continental entrees in a relaxed white-tablecloth setting. This has become a go-to place for a special meal. Great bar.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Start with squash blossom fritters, move to the main course of lobster with asparagus on top of a risotto cake, then topping the meal off with an apple crostata. One of the finest meals I've had. Can't wait to explore more of their menu!

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Niskayuna, New York
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

The cream in the bolognese and the butter in both the seabass and lobster dish were heavy handed. The dishes lacked depth of flavor and balance. The grilled calamari was very good. The bread was dissappointing. Too airy. Overall nice experience. But I question the palate not the technique of the chef.

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Montreal, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Our waitress Jocelyne made a perfect dinner even better. The food was delicious. We are definitely going back

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This establishment is superb, both in service and food.We have never experienced such quality outside of France.The menu is honest, using only the freshest of ingredients, simply served, and truly sublime.The Chilean Sea Bass with a potato crust and a buerre blanc sauce was exquisite in its simplicity, and so fresh.The moules and the zucchini flowers likewise, although the latter... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Service, food atmosphere were all exceptional. Especially on a very busy graduation and prom weekend. This is an upscale place with an emphasis on Italian but with a very versatile menu. We had the squash blossoms for an app, yummy. I had the quail and it was fantastic! The wines are expensive but very good selection. Great celebration type place.

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Green Valley
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Went there as a part of Vermont Restaurant Week but didn't have the special menu. The food was good, but not on a par with other top restaurants in the Burlington area. Sent back two bottles of bad wine. My potato encrusted sea bass was good, but not spectacular. ambience and service were OK, but not outstanding. There are better... More 

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Middlebury, Vermont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We do not get to Burlington often, but have known that we wanted to eat at L'amante on our next visit. We were not disappointed. The décor is straightforward and free of the bric-a-brac that shouts out, "You are in an Italian restaurant". It is all about the food, and the food is very good. I know it is not... More 

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Gulfport, Florida, United States
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Lovely evening here. The place is nicely done -- elegant but in discrete way so you can relax. Server was very knowledgeable about all the foods and wines and enjoyed discussing options -- good for foodies. We had some good dishes including a shared steak that was outstanding and fried zucchini blossoms (the goat cheese was barely noticeable which I... More 

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Milton, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

L'Amante is a must try when in Burlington, VT. The food is prepared with excellence by a Husband and Wife team that has been in the business for years. The pasta are amazing and the Squash Blossom Fritters are just outstanding. Everything is fresh and never reheated. The wine choices are also perfect for menue as well. Worth noting is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 126 College St, Ste 100, Burlington, VT 05401-8456
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-863-5200

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?