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Two Brothers Tavern


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner

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Cheddar Ale Soup
cabot cheddar, switchback ale
Butternut Apple Bisque
butternut squash, mcintosh apples, cider
French Onion Soup
caramelized sweet onions, slow-cooked beef broth, baguette, melted swiss
Soup + Half Salad
cup of cheddar ale soup or butternut squash bisque with any of our half salads
make any salad an entrée by adding chicken ($6), salmon or steak ($9)
Field Greens
golden raisins, toasted pumpkin seeds, maple balsamic dressing
TBT Caesar
your choice of baby kale or classic romaine, house-made croutons, parmesan cheese
Plaid Salad
baby kale, red beets, golden beets, aged cabot cheddar, candied walnuts, apple, shallot dressing
Crispy Vegan Brussels Sprouts
maple sherry gastrique
lightly breaded point judith (rhode island) squid, fried cherry peppers, lemon aioli
montreal seasoned fries, vermont cheddar curds, caramelized onion gravy
Tavern Wings
One pound of crispy wings. Hot, medium, mild, maple BBQ or andy's hawaiian
Vegan Cauliflower 'Wings'
Batted cauliflower florets, baked or fried, wing sauce of your choice, vegan ranch. (note: 'mild' is not vegan)
Half Portion $10.0
jack, cheddar, red pepper, pickled jalapeno, house-made salsa, your choice of maple BBQ pulled pork, spiced-rubbed chicken or vegetarian black beans
Grilled Spanish Octopus
Available after 5pm. Chorizo + potato hash, peppadew coulis
Served with hand-cut fries or a field greens salad. Sub caesar salad, cup of cheddar ale soup, onion rings or sweet potato fries $1.50. Sub french onion soup or poutine $4
Vermont Grilled Cheese
Available until 5pm. Sourdough bread, cabot cheddar
Poached Salmon Wrap
Available until 5pm. Cucumber, tomato, baby greens, fried capers, shaved red onion, buttermilk-dill dressing
Smoked Turkey + Avocado Wrap
Available until 5pm. Smoked turkey, bacon, lettuce, tomato, avocado, spread
Pulled Pork Sandwich
slow-roasted pork shoulder, maple BBQ sauce, pickles, cole slaw, toasted potato roll
Two Brothers Reuben
vermont pastrami, swiss, thousand island, sauerkraut, soft pretzel roll
Our Famous Philly
vermont country farms shaved steak, onion, peppers, american cheese, baguette
Farro + Mushroom Burger
house-made vegetarian burger, pickled beet ketchup, greens, tomato, basil aioli, potato roll
The 'Impossible' Vegan Burger
100% plant-based patty, vegan cheese slice, lettuce, tomato, red onion, pickle, potato bun
Pesto Turkey Burger
smoked mozzarella, basil pesto, sliced tomato, mayo, brioche bun
Tavern Burger
vermont beef, choice of cheese, lettuce, tomato, pickled red onion, brioche bun
Vermont Mac + Cheese
aged cabot cheddar, monument farms cream, elbow macaroni
Fish + Chips
fresh cod, beer batter, hand-cut fries, lemon pickle tartar sauce
Vegan Thai Stir Fry
Available after 5pm. Rice noodles, napa cabbage, onions, roasted peppers, baby kale, mixed exotic mushrooms, cashews, slightly spicy red curry broth
Faroe Island Salmon
Available after 5pm. Oven-roasted and maple mustard-glazed, polenta fries, braised red cabbage
Guinness Beef Stew
Available after 5pm. Vermont beef, root vegetables, guinness, dressed greens
Santa Fe Tortellini
Available after 5pm. Slightly spicy house-made salsa cream sauce, cheese tortellini
Steak + Fries
Available after 5pm. Grilled 8oz shoulder tender, baked potato fries, dressed greens, tbt steak sauce
TBT Apple Crisp
warm spiced apples, crunchy oat topping, vanilla ice cream
Warm Chocolate Bread Pudding
bourbon caramel sauce, salted caramel ice cream
Chocolate Mousse
dark chocolate, chocolate cookie crumble, whipped cream
Buttermilk Pie
vermont buttermilk sweet custard, whipped cream
Flight of Three Flavors $5.0
House-Made Ice Cream
ask about today's selection of new exciting flavors
all children's items include a choice of fries, sweet potato fries, dressed greens or apples, a beverage and house-made ice cream
Little Bro Burger
with or without cheese
Grilled Hot Dog
Pork Slider with Mild BBQ
Mac & Cheese
Chicken Tenders
ranch dressing, BBQ or honey mustard
Popular bar, restaurant and Lounge in the heart of Middlebury, featuring an award-winning menu of inspired Vermont Comfort fair and more than 24 beers on draught.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
American, Bar, Pub
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

When guests are in town or we just want a dinner with friends this is our go-to spot! The menu is fresh and local and perfectly prepared. I am a huge fan of the burger and fries but have never been disappointed by anything I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank HistoryGoneFifing
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently ate here with my son while we were visiting Middlebury College. We chose to eat by the bar, as the wait for tables on the restaurant side was longer than we anticipated. I took this as a good sign; the restaurant is popular. In...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank JRSteve2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a nice lunch here. The food was good. I enjoyed the butternut squash and apple soup. Service is very friendly and atmosphere is cozy and warm.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank CeciT_13
Reviewed February 12, 2019

We ate at the bar which we usually do at similar places. Cozy bar, good service, and a nice place for lunch and to meet locals. We had the impossible burger which is a plant based burger designed to taste, look, and feel like meat....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank F350OR
Reviewed February 12, 2019

My husband and I took the ferry ( in our car) over to Vermont. We stopped at Two Brothers Tavern for a beer and some excellent food. Even tho Two Brothers is a tavern, the food alone would make us want to go back! I...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank deeisaacs985
Reviewed December 10, 2018

I hate to write this, but we suffered at the hands of remarkably slow service for lunch Saturday at Two Brothers. It wasn't that busy, either. Waiting 35 minutes after ordering was annoying, at best. We came in at 12:05 and got our food at...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MK_in_VT
MokieVermont, Owner at Two Brothers Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2019

Dear MK_in_VT, Thank you for your patronage and feedback. My name is Holmes Jacobs and i am one of the owners of Two Brothers Tavern. Please accept my humblest apologies for your slow service. Obviously such customer experiences and reviews are very disheartening to small...More

Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

Love this place When visiting VT we try to stop by here for a very good meal and a cold beer Would recommend it!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Japando
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

This was my local when my son attended Middlebury College. This place is great, very friendly bartenders. The food is great. You can not go there without getting the poutine. I’ll miss that place

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank MichaelM19490
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Stopped for lunch on a cold,nor’easter afternoon. The French onion soup was lukewarm, filled halfway with onions and almost no broth. My Reuben sandwich was cool, not warm and the cheese not melted. Expensive for what was served. Kitchen was not on top of its...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank NorthJerseyNancy
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

We visited on a Thursday evening. Initially it was quiet around 6pm, became busy around 7 then quieter again at 8. The menu is classic burgers, etc but with a good number of tasty vegetarian options. There is a good beer selection from Vermont. Service...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Russell860
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