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Shanty On The Shore

181 Battery St, Burlington, VT 05401-5211
+1 802-864-0238
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good38%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“seafood” (131 reviews)
“clams” (29 reviews)
“lobster roll” (30 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
181 Battery St, Burlington, VT 05401-5211
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had the Lobster and the Claw meat was good but the Tail meat was so tough I couldn't eat it. Others had the Salmon and said it was good.

Thank mwcnicks
Reviewed 3 days ago

5 of us stopped in after biking all day and had a great lunch. I wasn't expecting much as we just went to the closest place to our parked car but was pleasantly surprised. Service was quick and friendly and food was really good. Some...More

Thank collier01
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was craving fried clams and Shanty on the Shore sure satisfied my desire! The Wellfleet oysters and gorgeous lake view from the deck were a bonus. I am definitely eating here again!

Thank Deborah R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a beautiful setting for a seafood restaurant! We were very excited to eat outside overlooking Lake Champlain on a gorgeous day in Burlington, Vermont. The sun was shining and there was a slight breeze. After we were seated on the brand new patio we...More

Thank G S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Before flying home from Vermont, we wanted to have lunch near the water. We sat outside on a beautiful day! I am not from New England, so I will always order a lobster roll whenever I can. Was pleased with the roll. My daughter also...More

Thank Heidiski2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

it is great location by the dock .. Nice place, great food and good beer selection on tap .. I have clam chowder and lobster roll .. They were both very good .. I just wash few more clams in the soup:)) So I realize...More

Thank Yasar Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

Biked the waterfront bike path and then stopped in for a few drinks and some soup. We had the Chowder bread bowl and Lobster Bisque along with some frozen drinks. Excellent soups and well made drinks. The soups were full of clams/lobster and well seasoned...More

Thank Sergio D
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I stopped at the first restaurant we saw and it was this one. The seafood was cooked to perfection and so was the fish. Our server Nicole was very helpful with info on the dishes. I am definitely returning here and advise...More

Thank SuzieQ333
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were pleased that we could dine on the lake view deck with our dog. Our server was friendly and efficient. She gave us good specific recommendations of various menu items. We both got the panko breaded haddock fish and chips, and liked it very...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been riding my bike a lot recently and the new deck looked so inviting from the bike path! Met my first mate for a early Tuesday night dinner. The service was ok, a little too much "absolutely" and "definitely", and a few more complete...More

Thank kthartshorn
kim g, Owner at Shanty On The Shore, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy the menu items that were served to you. All of our dishes are prepared with nothing but fresh and high quality ingredients, as we want to only serve plates that we are proud of,...More

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June 11, 2017|
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Response from Suziewrite | Reviewed this property |
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May 28, 2017|
Response from ChaerleyWeir | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Burger & fries $7.00 Hot Dog & fries $6.99 Clam Strip Dinner $8.99 Spaghetti Dinner $8.99 Fried Shrimp$8.99 Chicken Tenders $7.99 Fried Haddock Dinner $8.99 Mac & Cheese $6.99
September 11, 2016|
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Response from ChaerleyWeir | Reviewed this property |
No free dinner, but they will give you a free piece of pie.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 181 Battery St, Burlington, VT 05401-5211
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-864-0238
We are a locally owned and operated restaurant located on Burlington's waterfront. We specialize in the freshest seafood but also offer burgers, steaks, and vegetarian items. We have Burlington's only raw bar and the best views of Lake Champlain. Come on in, we look forward to meeting you.
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