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Rusty Scuffer

148 Church St, Burlington, VT 05401-8412
(802) 864-9451
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Ranked #124 of 210 Restaurants in Burlington
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wed 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Boston, Ma.
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67 reviews 67 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

This place is a miserable dump !!! Typical college town mediocrity. Terrible food, awful service. They keep changing their name to dodge and duck but don't be fooled. Don't go there !

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NH
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303 reviews 303 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
344 helpful votes 344 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013 via mobile

If you find this helpful, please click yes where it asks. ---------------------------------------------- Ambiance - has a cozy, grainy, downtown sort of feel. A bit cramped but lots of tables. Bathroom area smells terribly of mothballs. Food - food was excellent. We had apps, the figs on the cheese plate were excellent, the buffalo wings nicely done as well. Service -... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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78 reviews 78 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We had dinner there after watching the beautiful sunset by the water.The food was incredible.I ordered the pan seared salmon with mashed potatoes & grilled asparagus and I was not disappointed. Omg best salmon & mashed potatoes I've had.the city hall building is across from it and you can enjoy the lit spire of the building while eating.staff was very... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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84 reviews 84 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Located on Church Street in Burlington, nothing is nicer than sitting outside at the Rusty Scuffer on a sunny August day. The food was standard fare and the price fairly reasonable (burger $9 & lobster roll $15). They might have been caught a little short handed because of the beautiful weather, but we didn't mind because the weather was lovely.

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Montreal, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

In a Sunday afternoon, around 4 pm, we arrived for the first time in Burlington. After a short walk, looking for a restaurant we decided to stop at the Scuffer Steak and Ale House. I had the Pork Porter House with sweet fries and corn (17$) - deliciously cooked, tender and flavorful. My wife got the Mushroom Linguine(16$) , also... More 

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Waterford, NY
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67 reviews 67 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

You have to be GOOD to stay on Church St in Burlington. Perhaps we should have been worried that they were the only place WITHOUT a wait. The Poutine was really VERY good. My son's mac and cheese was cleaned clear. Our burgers were good, if not odd - they weren't flattened very much so half the bun was uncovered.... More 

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Northfield
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

We stopped at the Rusty Scuffer for a meal at 4:00 in the afternoon. Our only choice was the lunch menu; dinner isn't served until 5:00. The poutine was pretty good, though it was the first time we've ever tried poutine, so we don't have anything to compare it to. I had some sort of open-faced steak sandwich with cheese... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Back in the day, like many BTV college students, I did the Church St. walk dozens and dozens of times. Given all those trips, one would assume I would have visited every dining establishment on the walk. Not true. It took until four years after graduating to give Scuffer Steak & Ale a shot. If I knew then what I... More 

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South Burlington, Vermont
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

In the summer you can eat outside and "people watch" on the busy Church Street Marketplace, while in the coller months you can enjoy the cozy sports pub inside atmosphere. And year round you get a great menu selection with items nicely prepared and usually served in a timely and friendly manner. Nothing fancy, just well prepared, good tasting, and... More 

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Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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161 reviews 161 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013 via mobile

We were a party of six wanting to have have dinner. We were received by a sweet young hostess who took us to a table, gave us the menus, and that was it. Nobody came to take the order and with two children in the group that were cranky, we just left and nobody even bothered to ask why we... More 

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Additional Information about Rusty Scuffer

Address: 148 Church St, Burlington, VT 05401-8412
Phone Number: (802) 864-9451
Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Burlington
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse

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