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Muddy Waters

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184 Main St, Burlington, VT 05401-8311
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tue - Thu 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 am - 12:00 am
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Burlington, Vermont
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice little place to get a hot beverage and a snack. Good meeting spot or place to read/do computer work. Friendly atmosphere.

Thank Dolphinundrwtr
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91 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cozy, inviting, great location with street parking out front. Friendly people, great drinks. (Ice chai and iced mocha) very good flavor; tasted authentic like, not just cheep chemical tasting. No 'slushy' like drinks available Very impressed. Definitely recommend.

Thank SusannJohn
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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118 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome place to get a fabulous cup of coffee and sit to enjoy it. Alot of coffee places don't have inviting atmospheres or even room to sit awhile but muddy waters does which is just what we wanted. And fair prices on very rich quality coffee.

Thank Michelle D
Burlington, Vermont
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the feel of this place - great atmosphere, better than most. Good coffee, too, of course. Most coffee shops are pretty bare bones when it comes to their interior design, but these people gave it some thought. Comfortable places to sit and soak up the vibes.

Thank TreeVT
Springfield, Massachusetts
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98 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything here tastes fresh, natural and the coffee is delicious. It's a coffee shop with a cool vibe - order at the counter and then seat yourself. Eat in or take out. We had hot apple cider which was spectacular, yogurt parfaits (also delicious), bagels with cream cheese, butter and natural peanut butter (not all on the same one) and... More 

Thank SDC372
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great coffee, wonderful cocktails, and the Muddy's Shake is legendary! Definitely worth a visit if you're enjoying downtown Burlington.

Thank Emily Jane W
Mystic, Connecticut
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Super charming coffee shop with all the regular choices and then quite a few more. I adore their plant wall and decor in general. Will certainly stop again when I'm in town. Only thing I'd suggest changing is their music selection.

Thank compulsivetravel
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

This is a very comfortable coffee shop to recharge the batteries. Friendly staff and a nice selection of drinks, different coffees, teas and smoothies. The desserts looked good as well. Their latte were delicious.

Thank Sara F
Newark, Delaware
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

If you are like me, and like to avoid the corporate coffee shop that rhymes with darmucks, then look no further. Nice local coffee shop, with those killer Vermont vibes. Excellent prices good coffee, and none of that corporate nonsense.

Thank danr165
Toledo, Ohio
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180 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Coffee and smoothies, they do both really well. It seems odd to say this in an ice cream town but the best shake I have ever had is the Muddy Shake. (Sorry Ben &Jerry). The atmosphere is low key, quiet a great place to hang out. They do have quite a few baked goods and a few breakfast and lunch... More 

Thank Jane3505

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 12:00 am
7:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 184 Main St, Burlington, VT 05401-8311
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: 802-658-0466

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