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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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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
American, Seafood, Soups
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Waterfront
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to view the sunset on Lake Champlain. The food was good. The fish tacos were a hit! The service was less than fair. Made a reservation for table indoors which we were seated at right away. Tried to get seating outside, but thankfully...More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed June 26, 2020

I have dinner here once a year after tending my Grandparents' grave. Food, view from the new deck overlooking Lake Champlain, and service by cute European waitresses (Alex) has always been great. Bring sunglasses and don't ask for ICE. A great 65th!

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed June 24, 2020 via mobile

Once things began to open up after the covid lock down, one of the first dining options to open was outdoor seating. Shanty has a beautiful view of Lake Champlain, so we wanted to try it out since none of us had been there in...More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed March 9, 2020

This wonderful restaurant is overlooking Lake Champlain and has a wonderful seafaring atmosphere. The food is top-notch, great local brews and knowledgeable waitstaff!

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed February 25, 2020 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch recently and was very disappointed. Having visited on other occasions, little has changed as to atmosphere or menu ... both exceedingly tired. Occupying one of the quintessential locations in Burlington, it is a shame that the food is so wanting. Lobster...More

Date of visit: February 2020
181waterfront, Owner at Shanty On The Shore, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2020

We're glad to hear that you had great service, but we, of course, want to hear that you had great food as well! We are sorry to hear that this wasn't the case. We hope that you give us another try in the future so...More

Reviewed January 30, 2020

We stopped in for lunch on a sunny January Wednesday while waiting for our dog undergoing surgery at a nearby veterinary hospital. The place is quite pretty and overlooks the Burlington marina and Lake Champlain Ferry docks. On this beautiful clear day, the mountains of...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed December 28, 2019 via mobile

Nice restaurant, chowder and bisque were awesome. Main course was not worth what we paid. Fish was over cooked and my wife’s pasta was just linguine with olive oil and a couple of shrimp.More

Date of visit: December 2019
181waterfront, Owner at Shanty On The Shore, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2020

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We're sorry to hear that you didn't have a great experience with us. We pride ourselves on the food we serve, so it's disheartening to know that it did not meet your standards. We hope...More

Reviewed October 28, 2019

Four of us visited and we all agreed that we’d had a very good time. We ate three different meals and all were tasty; service from our waitress was excellent and we thought it good value for money. The bonus was seeing the sun set...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 27, 2019 via mobile

This very nice restaurant located in front of Lake Champlain, is specialized in seafood but the food is not up to our expectations, the staff too stilted, the old decoration and the clientele out of a house of retirement. pity, the terrace can be nice...More

Date of visit: October 2019
kim g, Manager at Shanty On The Shore, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2019

Hi, if you would be able to send an email to info@shantyontheshore.com with more insight about your visit with us, that would be great! We love hearing constructive feedback from our customers as it helps us to make adjustments accordingly - thank you!

Reviewed October 15, 2019

I have been going to Shanty on the show all of my adult life--the food is always fresh and delicious and as varied as a day at the Cape. Recently they have changed their footprint somewhat--and all to the better--someone new must have the visions...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Response from GandGTraveler | Reviewed this property |
Yes, beautiful deck.
June 11, 2017|
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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
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