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Drifter's Cafe And Bar

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156 N Winooski Ave, Burlington, VT 05401-3618
+1 802-540-0332
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“arugula salad” (2 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Cafe, Pub
156 N Winooski Ave, Burlington, VT 05401-3618
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Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

The house salad and the root fries are fantastic starters. Those root fries alone are worth the trip! We love the gnocchi and the sliders and the tacos. Lots of GF and vegan options to boot!! Highly recommend!!

Thank Ricky404
Reviewed January 13, 2018

Tiny place with an amazing tapas-style menu. Always a good selection of beers on tap. Order at the counter, watch the cooks in action and enjoy the meals. It's hard to choose what to order as it all sounds good and so far (3 trips)...More

Thank RockingGiraffe
Reviewed September 22, 2017

We wanted something delicious in a funky, unpretentious but interesting atmosphere. There are lots of places around Burlington that fit that bill, but we also wanted to try something new. Drifter's menu online seemed interesting so we figured we'd check it out. Poked our heads...More

Thank harlycarly
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

Amazing food in such a compact space. People so friendly they may as well be family. We went there on a busy Saturday evening and were awarded with an extraordinary meal with, quite frankly, some of the best beer in the area and at an...More

Thank carlsedon2015
Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

Went here when they first opened and was blow away. Great food with quick and inviting service. Highly recommend!

Thank Nathan K
Reviewed March 31, 2017 via mobile

The space is small and funky with the feel of a simple neighborhood joint but the food is something else entirely. The menu is divided into small medium and large plates, we had celeriac fritters from the small offerings, Brie crostini and seitan skewers from...More

Thank Redmondster
Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

Wow, where do I start? Great beer,wine and food. Throw in really intimate space and knowledgeable owners and staff....a real gem.

Thank carlsedon2015
Reviewed January 7, 2017

When the worst you can say about a restaurant is that you're worried that prices are too low (for their financial health), then you know it's fantastic . Situated in the Old North End , this is a great small plates place . We loved...More

Thank richstowe
Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

Just discovered this place walking around the neighborhood. Awesome menu with unbelievable quality one would expect at a 5 star restaurant! Really can't say enough about it, but to say GO! Really hip atmosphere and really great prices for small and medium size entres. A...More

Thank Scott R
Reviewed September 12, 2016

This is a little place close to downtown Burlington. Because it is close to and not in .... the prices are great. Small plates, beer and wine, neighborhood atmosphere , so glad we checked it out. Visiting my daughter often from Connecticut, I am used...More

Thank Ellie S
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5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 156 N Winooski Ave, Burlington, VT 05401-3618
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-540-0332
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