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Three Penny Taproom

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Sandwiches, Hamburgers, Pub, Tapas, Gastropub
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108 Main Street, Montpelier, VT 05602
+1 802-223-8277
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 71
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cool place for a beer

Awesome place to visit after hiking in Vermont. The beers were really good and the food great. Ambience good.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
Suganthi M
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

Awesome place to visit after hiking in Vermont. The beers were really good and the food great. Ambience good.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Had the Beer battered fish and chips. Really tasty! The mayonnaise is awesome with the fries. Service was excellent. A must try when in Montpelier.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Hung out every night for a week in this cool spot. The beers on tap are awesome. The food is really great, except for the french fries (too salty). They definitely need more bar tenders.

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Aurora
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139 reviews 139 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I came here on the recommendation of a local -- good call. It's a pub/burger joint, but with a hipster vibe. Much of the food is local and of surprising quality. I had a Reuben that did not have that chemical aftertaste, which was a blessing. Prices are very reasonable, considering the quality. There is much, mostly local, beer available,... More 

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New York City, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Came here based on a recommendation from our innkeeper as a good place to eat in the capital city. The place had a good vibe, reasonable prices, and seemed to be a spot frequented by locals. They had a good beer selection, yummy farm-to-table food, and a nice atmosphere. The Host was really polite, initially told us it might be... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

Finally had a chance to do lunch here and it did not disappoint! Lawson's, Hill Farmstead, etc. on tap. Heady in cans and other great bottles. Food was great and I can't wait to come back for dinner sometime. I can't remember the bartender's name but he was originally from West Virginia. He was super friendly, knowledgeable, and a Philly... More 

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Essen, Germany
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

One of the best bars I've been to! We had the veggie flatbread and I tried some of their beers - their selection is just amazing and the variety unrivalled. We had a nice chat with the waitress and the food was great. Plus, it was very lively but not too noisy. It's a great place to spend your evening... More 

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Woburn, Massachusetts
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Stopped in here after skiing for a couple of beers and a quick bite and wow did we make the right choice. My wife asked about one of their signature drinks and was told it was no longer on the menu. The bartender said "wait a second, I remember that recipe because I made so many of them. Hey no... More 

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Belchertown, Massachusetts, United States
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55 reviews 55 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

If you like hearty beers, unusual beer champagnes, local brews from Vermont and other interesting breweries, plus the opportunity for bar foods in Montpelier Vt, do visit the Three Penny Taproom! I tried the 16 ounce Zero Gravity Whole Lotta Love cream stout...was delish! Tried one more, the Imperial Stout with 10.5% alcohol - a sipping beer in a snifter!... More 

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Maybe it was a bad day for the three penny when we had lunch there as we had a pretty horrific experience. Took the server 45 minutes for our beers...food came out cold and burger tasted like sawdust. I would have given the place zero stars but luckily they picked the tab. Will Never go back..

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 108 Main Street, Montpelier, VT 05602
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Montpelier
  • Phone Number: +1 802-223-8277

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 18
  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Hamburgers, Pub, Tapas, Gastropub
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?