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Wooden Spoon Bistro

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French, American, Bistro
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1210 Williston Road, South Burlington, VT 05403
+1 802-399-2074
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Loved it last night, going back again

Tucked away off a nondescript main road through South Burlington, this restaurant is a real gem. We found it on Trip Advisor and went since it was walking distance from our hotel. The place is small and intimate and there seemed to be small and large groups using it as a get together. Food was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Silver Spring, MD
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Houston
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Wanted some lighter fare and a nice glass of wine today so decided to try Wooden Spoon. The carrot soup with lemon cream as excellent ... A little spicy which I really enjoyed ... And the warm spinach salad was fantastic. Service was quick and attentive and atmosphere was great. Highly recommend.

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Absolutely amazing place! Highly recommend it. Food was excellent and they had a very nice bar menu. No need to get dressed up. it is a hidden gem

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Silver Spring, MD
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Tucked away off a nondescript main road through South Burlington, this restaurant is a real gem. We found it on Trip Advisor and went since it was walking distance from our hotel. The place is small and intimate and there seemed to be small and large groups using it as a get together. Food was very good and the service... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

There are so many restaurants in this town that we don't go to the same one too often. However there are people who are loyal to a few restaurants and this restaurant has its followers.

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Marmora, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I go to Burlington at least once a month and am always looking for a good place to eat. Wooden Spoon was exactly that! It is located close to the Doubletree, La Quinta and all the other hotels close to UVM. That was important to me because sometimes I just don't want to make the trek down to Church Street... More 

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Essex Junction, VT
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

If not there on Sun/Mon night for the burger/beer special or don't want a burger, be prepared to spend some money. The food is very well prepared and the portions generous. Salads are $10ish, other entrees like steak, scallops, short rib $23-25+. The burger is $12 (Tues-Sat).The good cut of steak was tender and cooked as ordered. The short rib... More 

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Milton, VT
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We went in on a very cold Friday night. Unfortunately we had to sit in the bar area given the regular dining area was just too cold. But the bar was cozy and the bartender, who was our server, was fantastic. We did make a reservation and are glad we did. It was a busy place. I ordered the special... More 

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East Aurora, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Get specials on Sun/Mon You can have a locally craft beer homemade burger fresh cut fries $10!! Great stuff...

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Buffalo, Ny
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Staying in the area for a while stopped by for the Burger and a Beer special $10.00. Had ble chz burger w/bacon and a Bud Light. Fresh fries bread and most importantly beer. Great service had a "Peachy" server with a good sense of humor and a great smile! Planning on another visit soon!

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Babylon, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We had a great meal in this recent find!! The waitress was amazing and could have sold every single meal on the menu ten times over!!! Our meal was tasty! We enjoyed the ambiance and the service was wonderful!! The prices were great! Highly recommend it !! The specials were incredible!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1210 Williston Road, South Burlington, VT 05403
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  South Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-399-2074

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: French, American, Bistro
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 - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?