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“Breakfast......”
Review of Penny Cluse Cafe

Penny Cluse Cafe
Ranked #1 of 242 Restaurants in Burlington
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Diner, Contemporary
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
Reviewed October 22, 2013

Despite waiting for a table during the week, we enjoyed our breakfasts 3 days in a row.
Food and coffee are very good, service fast and very friendly, so what can you say more......
Would come back anytime.....

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Thank Gus943
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Reviewed October 14, 2013

Penny Cluse now qualifies as one of the "Seven Wonders" of Burlington. There's a reason you stand on line for up to an hour to get in (sometimes) and the reason is it's friendly and efficient staff consistently delivers great and imaginative food at reasonable prices. By far the best breakfast in Burlington. I have eaten breakfast here every time I visit the area which is four or five times per year for more years than I am willing to admit.

Try it and you too will become a huge fan.

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Thank Little-Tupper
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Reviewed October 14, 2013

You've got to try this one-of-a-kind restaurant in Burlington Vermont - it's everything that Breakfast should be....friendly staff, Vermontish atmosphere, fabulous food & coffee. Monthly art rotations on the walls and real Vermont coffee & maple syrup top it all off. We go here EVERY time we visit Burlington and simply put - couldn't visit Burlington without going here!

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Thank DavidandPatty
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Reviewed October 12, 2013

Apparently there is always a line at Penny Cluse. We waited for 40 or so minutes, but upon being sat at the bar the true value of this simple cafe came out. Everyone who helped serve us was sweet without being cloying, efficient, timely, and kind. The menu was more standard than I expected, but they happily allowed substitutions and additions and so we customized our orders and got just what we wanted. If I could have done it over again I would have skipped Penny Cluse for a more exciting option (and with better coffee as we found Penny Cluse coffee to be almost undrinkable), but our meal was enjoyable and relatively inexpensive. On our way back down the street a few hours later new groups were waiting outside for their names to be called, so it's clearly a Burlington favorite.

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Reviewed October 10, 2013

I've eaten here dozens of times over the years and always had a great meal. It's become a local institution. Gingerbread pancakes with banana are a favorite. The home fries and biscuits are excellent. For lunch I usually order the taco salad with fish or the cheese sandwich with cranberry relish. The orzo salad and cucumber salad are awesome side dishes. They don't take reservations so be prepared to wait, especially on the weekend.

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Thank SJSNewEngland
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