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“Great location average food”
Review of Ladder 1

Ladder 1
Ranked #2 of 40 Restaurants in Barre
Cuisines: American, Italian
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: Beautiful setting in the town's old fire house it also includes a museum
Reviewed October 20, 2012

Had dinner at Ladder 1 and the building and it's history is interesting. The restaurant is a bit hit and miss. We ordered a starter to share, it never arrived. Our mains were shoved in front of us and the waitress rushed off before we had a chance to ask about starters. The food is ok, but mostly looks like it came out of the freezer department of the local supermarket, my haddock and apple crumble especially.

It was Friday night and we generally got the feeling they wanted us in, take our money and get us out so they could fleece the next punter. We'd just finished our main when we were asked if we wanted the bill, we had to ask for dessert. We'd barely finished dessert and the bill was on the table. We had two beers and they were missed from our bill, didn't realise until outside, so the sloppy, rushed service can work in your favour.

Wouldn't rush back.

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Reviewed October 18, 2012

This was a very different experience....very eclectic...good food...decent prices and nice live music. The huge drawback...Parking....there isn't any....

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Reviewed October 13, 2012

The location is certainly different and actually very nice - a real firestation with all memoribilia from it's past including photos of the people that worked in it. The food is what I would call good American food at a very reasonable price. The service was very good and we left feeling very staisfied overall.

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1  Thank Lizand30
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Reviewed September 28, 2012

This place is OUTSTANDING. It's actually in a real firehouse that's been turned into a restaurant. There's all sorts of fire related stuff on the walls and ceiling. Right now they have a lot of holloween stuff up all over the place. The staff are very friendly and on the ball. The food is excellent and they have all kinds of drinks; beer, wine, pop, and the like. I highly recommend this place if your in the mood for Italian food or pizza.

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1  Thank BeardedBear1959
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Reviewed September 21, 2012

We read the reviews on Trip Advisor and decided to go. We were glad we did. The atmosphere is wonderful. As described in other reviews, it is in an old firehouse and decorated with memorabilia from many firehouses. The staff was very friendly. I had the special of the day which was Jamaican chicken BLT. Very tasty. My son had a club sandwich which looked great. Very generous portions and could easily be split.

1  Thank beckycHouston_TX
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