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“THE DOWNTOWN BURLINGTON SEAFOOD PALACE”

Shanty On The Shore
Ranked #36 of 265 Restaurants in Burlington
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: We are a locally owned and operated restaurant located on Burlington's waterfront. We specialize in the freshest seafood but also offer burgers, steaks, and vegetarian items. We have Burlington's only raw bar and the best views of Lake Champlain. Come on in, we look forward to meeting you.
Reviewed October 15, 2019

I have been going to Shanty on the show all of my adult life--the food is always fresh and delicious and as varied as a day at the Cape. Recently they have changed their footprint somewhat--and all to the better--someone new must have the visions for the place that I had all these years.

Sincie the place is so popular often time one had to wait for a seat--now they have a bar at the entrance and you and sit and peruse their many local craft beers while waiting for a table. They also added a wonderful outside patio and deck with THE most specitacular views of Burlington Harbor and in the distance the Adirondaks...---just breathtaking..and the only restaurant of its type to have this set up ini Burlington...

The wait staff is mostly University of Vermont Students and since that is where I teach--it is always great to see them at their work...

I try to get down there once a week or so and in the Winters take advantage of their Lobster fest; All the Shrimp you can eat and Scallop and Shrimp deals etc...oh...and I forgot their special Oyster deals...yum yum--

Always consistently good at fair prices with the added feature of Lake Champlain always being there to admire...Enjoy...

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Rene V
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Reviewed October 11, 2019

We had lunch here. 5 of us- 4 clam chowders and a lobster bisque. We sat upstairs inside with a great view of the lake.
Friendly service- great place

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank cathy p
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Reviewed October 8, 2019 via mobile

We had a very nice place overlooking the harbor. We ordered the fish platter and enjoyed the taste very much. Very attentive staff asking if everything is good. Also people who don’t like fish can find something to order. However the clear focus is on fish.

Date of visit: October 2019
2  Thank GeorgSa
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Reviewed October 5, 2019 via mobile

We enjoyed a smooth, loaded with claim cooked perfectly, good chunky potatoe pieces in their award winning clam chowder. We followed up with lobster
rolls. The lobster was sweet and had a good portion of the claw meat. It was not over dressed with Mayo and had a nice mix of small cubed celery for extra crunchiness. The roll was toasted in butter. Four stars!

Date of visit: October 2019
1  Thank TryitYoullLikeIt
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Reviewed September 29, 2019 via mobile

Friendly staff & nice view. Water glass arrived with lipstick (not mine).

Variety of seafood offered.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank llhtexas
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