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Windjammer Restaurant

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1076 Williston Rd, Best Western Windjammer Inn and Conference Center, South Burlington, VT 05403-5718 (Dorset)
+1 802-862-6585
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11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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All hours
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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VT
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59 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The staff while attentive and professional is undersold by the poor food. The salad bar, proclaimed to be excellent is a hot mess to be honest. I have been there multiple times over the past 6 months for professional meetings and each time the salad bar is in disrepair and is a disgrace. Dirty, empty containers, food scraps and staff... More 

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Dan P, General Manager at Windjammer Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at the Windjammer. I apologize that on your recent visits the salad bar has seemed to be in disrepair. The salad bar is a main focus of the dining experience for many and should always be well stocked, clean, and fresh. I have shared your concerns with the management team... More 

Sun City West, Arizona
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862 reviews
441 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 323 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is very popular, especially with families. Tried to go other times and finally got in this trip - with a reservation. Very nice salad bar. Fresh and tasty fish. Little bit of everything on the menu. They have a bar area upstairs for more casual dining as well.

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Thank Soulefulltraveler
Meeuwen-Gruitrode, Belgium
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Got in at about 1.45pm, just before they close down lunch, but both the wife and I got a chicken ceasar salad. We were served by Pierre, who did an outstanding job! Funny guy too! You could tell everything was made fresh and with real ingredients, it was one of the best chicken ceasar salads I ever had. The lettuce... More 

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Thank Koen235
Warrington, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We dined here because we like to eat healthy. Which is difficult eating out. The Windjammer Restaurant has a nice menu with healthy options and large portions. There is a very nice salad bar that comes with the meal. There is an upper pub and the main restaurant. You can. Take your time eating here, lingering in conversation and not... More 

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Thank patb105
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If your in South Burlington and you need a bite to eat I would recommend the windjammer. The prime rib was awesome and the bar had plenty of beers to choose from. The staff was very accommodating and was always quick to fill our drinks up.

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Thank L C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Always good food and good service. The bar upstairs is our favorite. Prices are reasonable. Sandwiches and dinner are available in the lounge.

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New York metro area
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We chose to have dinner at the Windjammer due to the good reviews and proximity to our hotel. The restaurant is on the first level, and the bar/lounge on the second. At the restaurant, the salad bar is included with any entrée order. There's a list of local draft beers (ask to taste prior to ordering), and a good wine... More 

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Arlington
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited with a large extended family group. The menu was broad and varied, with entrees to satisfy every taste. The salad bar was a fine start (though it tended to get a bit backed up with diners...) Overall, Windjammer was a refreshing change from "chain" restaurants, while providing the reliable good entrees and choices that you can;'t always count... More 

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Thank Momowow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Met up with a good friend and his fiancée here. Came early for a drink at the Upperdeck pub and the drinks were very good. Food was spot on and service very friendly and accommodating. Be sure to check this place out for the salad boat!

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Thank Scott J
Charleston, West Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in Burlington for three days, enjoying the beautiful scenery and several great restaurants. Late in our stay we learned from one of the locals that the best restaurant in town just happened to be at our hotel, the Best Western. We typically stay away from hotel eateries, but decided to give the Windjammer a try based on that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $30
Cuisine
Seafood, Pub, American, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1076 Williston Rd, Best Western Windjammer Inn and Conference Center, South Burlington, VT 05403-5718
    (Dorset)
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  South Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-862-6585

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?