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Rustic Roots

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195 Falls Rd, Shelburne, VT 05482-6209
+1 802-985-9511
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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328 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We picked this restaurant out from Trip Advisor and were not disappointed! We were seated immediately and the place soon filled up (its dining area is quite small). The menu offers many interesting choices. The food was delicious and the presentation was very good. Service was also good, the staff were all very pleasant. Their Bloody Marys are awesome with... More 

Thank ForbesB
Shelburne, Vermont
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

The food is very good!! Love the Bloody Mary's it is a meal all by itself!! It is a very small room very,rustic, quaint!! The staff is very nice and helpful.

Thank joannebF9212XF
Winooski VT
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016

I first came here by accident, grabbed a spot at the counter, and ordered the day's special because it sounded like nothing I'd ever tried before: calamari salad. It was a revelation. Since then we've been back a few times, and noticed the friendliness, and the care that everyone puts into the meal makes this my favorite breakfast spot in... More 

1 Thank bridge_vt
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016

The restaurant was highly recommended on line, so we went there. Workers in the restaurant were dressed in gowns, and a handwritten note was on the front door that said private party only. They saw us come up, but did not respond to us being at the door. Having a note pinned to the front door and lack of response... More 

1 Thank barbarachristy
Michael O, Owner at Rustic Roots, responded to this review

Hi there. Sorry we missed you on your recent attempt to visit. Had you actually walked through our door during regular business hours you would have been welcomed warmly and enjoyed a wonderful experience, as you can see other TripAdvisor travellers typically do. Instead, we have this arbitrary review written from the perspective of someone whom never even entered our... More 

Bradenton, Florida
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

The service was warm and attentive, the food was perfectly prepared and delicious, the tables were not close together, all things that make for a delightful evening. If we ever get back to that part of Vermont we will return to that restaurant for sure.

Thank FLtraveler049
York, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016

We found Rustic Roots on Trip Advisor when we realised we couldn't eat sunday brunch at the nearby Inn at Shelburne Farms as we hadn't made a reservation. I'm very pleased that we made that mistake as Rustic Roots provided the best breakfast of our entire holiday. There was about an hour's wait when we arrived, so we had a... More 

1 Thank Teppin
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

If you are going to visit Shelburne Vt, then stop in at rustic roots for breakfast or lunch. They describe themselves as a craft eatery which I think is an accurate description. The offerings are unique and delicious. The popovers with herb butter are a must. My kids loved the baked carmel apple pancake. This is a small location and... More 

Thank BeesOnTheWater
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

I've been to this restaurant for breakfast and was looking forward to having dinner. My date and I had roasted pork, baked apples, roasted root vegetables and purée of sweet potato. Excellent service and delicious food.

1 Thank Eileen B
Plymouth, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Delicious and quaint breakfast place in Vermont. I Recommend it and will return! We did wait for over an hour but they will call when table becomes ready so you can do other things.

1 Thank Saucey94
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

My daughter and I had a great meal at Rustic Roots! It is a cozy house right on Falls Road with great food and a friendly atmosphere! We had Salmon Waldorf salad and Wild Mushroom Risotto - YUM!

1 Thank Elizabeth K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 195 Falls Rd, Shelburne, VT 05482-6209
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Shelburne
  • Phone Number: +1 802-985-9511
Rustic Roots a is chef-owned full service restaurant and features made-from-scratch breakfast and lunch, as well as early weekend dinners by reservation. We are located on the village green in the heart of Shelburne Village. For brunch: we are on a first-come, first served basis for groups smaller than 4. For groups of 4-7, reservations are recommended. We typically can not accommodate groups of 8 or more without making special arrangements in advance. During peak hours a wait should be expected. For dinner: we offer a single-seating early dinner on Friday & Saturday evenings only. Reservations strongly recommended for groups of all sizes- please call in advance! Private dining: please be aware that at times we do book hold private events in the evening. Any dates which conflict with our regular business hours will be posted to our website in advance.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?