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The Gryphon

131 Main St, Burlington, VT 05401-5603
+1 802-489-5699
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good41%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“seafood chowder” (10 reviews)
“fondue” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
131 Main St, Burlington, VT 05401-5603
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The food here was great, but unfortunately, the hospitality wasn't. We arrived at 5:00 to a sea of empty tables and was told that they were all completely full. There's some math that's not quite working there...we were seated at the (super crowded) bar which...More

1  Thank klvoigt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was great. Everyone enjoyed their choices. There was also a fun cocktail menu. It is in an old building, so the decor was also a plus.

Thank stasee000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Gryphon's menu is great for lunches and dinners. The food is always prepared well and the portions are enough to fill you up. The lunch menu boast delicious starters from a Vermont cheese plate to pierogis. From there you can get a soup or...More

Thank kfountain44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner before seeing Joe Jackson, spur of the moment, was excellent all 4 people loved their food. The Seafood Grits are especially good. Also had lunch there, Got a bloody mary, which was like a meal. $14, three large grilled shrimp, 3 loves, dilly...More

Thank Karl G
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Stopped in for dinner with another couple, based upon their past experience. While two of us enjoyed the petite filet with bacon wrapped shrimp, we didn't realize how petite our serving would be. Smallest I have ever seen. One of us tried the trout, and...More

Thank FJDriver
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

We went for an early dinner while visiting our son at UVM. Since it was early - 5:15 pm it wasn’t very busy. We were asked if we had a reservation (?). Fortunately one wasn’t needed. We ordered canned beers which could have been colder....More

Thank sharon m
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Scrumptious chowder, lovely atmosphere, attentive service. One of my favorite lunch spots in Burlington.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed August 28, 2018

You can't beat this location, right on City Hall park and next to the Flynn theatre - a great place to dig into Cajun specialties and gastro-pub fare. While it's not the place to get a light meal, and service can be a little slow...More

Thank JoyceOfCooking
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Special drinks are all very good and usually $5. Bloody Mary is OUTSTANDING and very large. Vermont cheese plate as an app is a must! Mussels are also very good. Staff is very friendly and super helpful. We where able to take our time and...More

Thank tom p
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Pleasantly surprised by this restaurant. Fresh side salad, tasty seafood soup (though not really a chowder in my mind) and great Vermont cheese plate.

Thank viajera9812
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:45 AM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 Main St, Burlington, VT 05401-5603
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-489-5699
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