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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome experience. Great food, great service, and great atmosphere. Will definitely return if I’m ever in Burlington again!

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed September 11, 2020

If I could give Waterworks TEN stars I would. They are doing an amazing job with safety during the time of the Covid! AND the food and service were outstanding. Thank you so much. We'll be back frequently.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed August 29, 2020

My wife and I had dinner with business clients and the food was very very nice. Service, food and wine selection was nice.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed July 31, 2020 via mobile

Came here on a friends recommendation when we were traveling! What an amazing place!!!! Edgy little restaurant and tavern right on the river! You cannot bear the setting and ambiance! Staff are friendly. Gordana was our waitress - fun, attentive! Had the potstickers which were...uh-May-zing! Good selection of seafood beautifully plated. I had to stick with a flat bread due to allergy but everything was awesome! If you're looking for a cool place to hang out with friends or a romantic place to sneak away - this is the place! Where can u find ambience, service and such over the top food?More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed February 18, 2020 via mobile

Had a great night from start to finish. Friendly greeting at hostess station and bar and excellent table service from our waiter, Jason. Scallops were cooked perfectly. We lucked out with a view of the Winooski river. We definitely come again. One if my new...favorite places! Ps Parked in City Garage right across St. Cost $2.50 -bargain!More

Date of visit: February 2020
WaterworksVT, Public Relations Manager at Waterworks Food + Drink, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2020

Hi VT mom of 3, We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your night of dining with us. The scallops are a great choice, and we will see you again soon.

Reviewed January 29, 2020 via mobile

Never stopped coming! I was there for a reception and it just kept changing and they kept bringing new stuff out. Everything was absolutely delicious and the staff was very attentive. The view of the river was beautiful although short because it got dark soon.

Date of visit: January 2020
WaterworksVT, Public Relations Manager at Waterworks Food + Drink, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2020

Hi Kerrysirish, Thank you for your kind review, and we're so happy to hear you enjoyed the event you attended at our venue. See you again soon, come for brunch and enjoy the views longer next time!

Reviewed January 26, 2020 via mobile

Bustling full service restaurant with amazing views over the Winooski River, honsetly unsurpassed. Solid menu, efficient server, and great kids menu for eight year old guest. But something is missing...the authentic feeling that’s so important to the seasoned diner...caring. A well-oiled machine can crank out...drinks and apps, food and wine but without that something “special feeling”, the dining experience for our party of eight fell flat. To be truly memorable, after the expensive tab is paid, one likes to think it was well worth it and I can’t wait to return. That was not the case. We won’t return.More

Date of visit: January 2020
WaterworksVT, Public Relations Manager at Waterworks Food + Drink, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2020

Hi Mcemallon, So happy to hear you found the menu, server and kids menu to be unsurpassed. We strive to create an authentic experience for all of our guests, and are sorry to hear you did not have that.

Reviewed January 24, 2020 via mobile

They lost our reservation and we should have left at that point! It wasn't crowded, yet servers were slow. Beer was good but food was disappointing.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 31, 2019

We visited Waterworks on our first night in Vermont. Overall, we had a very good meal. For starters, we chose the Truffle Flatbread and New England Clam Chowder. The flatbread was simply amazing, but the chowder disappointed a little. Both my wife and I had...the scallops for our meal, and they were excellent and a generous portion size for a scallops dinner. Service was excellent, and our waitress Caitlin was super friendly. The atmosphere was also top notch - great place to grab drinks. The one negative is that the wine is REALLY expensive. We paid $42 for a $12 bottle, which seemed a little extreme to me. Would be curious to know if they charge a corking fee and allow you to bring your own - probably not, but it would be worth it if they did.More

Date of visit: December 2019
WaterworksVT, Public Relations Manager at Waterworks Food + Drink, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2020

Hi Danny, Thank you for your review, we are happy to hear you enjoyed the flatbread, scallops, and service and are sorry to hear the chowder was a little disappointing for you. We don't allow BYOB at this time. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed December 26, 2019

We joined the crowds for the Christmas Eve buffet. The restaurant is located on the shore of the Winooski River and in an old mill next to a waterfall. The buffet was well done and our wait person calm and friendly, despite the number of...people she served. We look forward to a summer visit to enjoy the surroundings. Food was good -- actually very good for a very busy buffet.More

Date of visit: December 2019
WaterworksVT, Public Relations Manager at Waterworks Food + Drink, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2020

Hi Linda, Thank you for choosing our venue to spend Christmas Eve with your loved ones. We're so glad to hear you enjoyed our holiday buffet and found the service to be calm, cool, and collected. We hope to see you again soon.

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