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“College Bar. Good wings, but loud and cramped” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ruben James

Ruben James
Ranked #112 of 239 Restaurants in Burlington
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Burlington, VT
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“College Bar. Good wings, but loud and cramped”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2012

Great wings if you can get there early enough to grab a spot. At night it is the quintessential college bar. Crammed full of frat guys and sorority girls it can be way too much if you aren't into that scene. Always has a line out front. Has a younger/fun vibe if that's what you're looking for!

  • Visited April 2011
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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English first
Burlington, Vermont
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Good Wings and Brew Specials”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2011

My wife and I go to R.J.'s with friends from work at happy hour once in a while. It tends to get very packed during the college semesters with students. Their wings are great if you order them extra crispy. They usually have good pitcher specials for cheaper brews and a good selection of micro-brewed drafts. They usually have other food specials too.

  • Visited July 2011
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Burlington, Vermont
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41 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“The best wings in Vermont, and exellent bar food at great prices. Cheap beer and very good selections. The only...”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2008

The best wings in Vermont, and exellent bar food at great prices. Cheap beer and very good selections. The only problem? It is pretty much always packed full of college guys!

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“The wings are great and...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2008

The wings are great and the burgers always come out perfect. The beer and drink specials are usually very good as well. There is no better place to watch a baseball game with good friends. The only drawback the place tries to turn into a club come 11PM Friday and Saturday nights.

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“Best burgers and best wings in downtown Burlington, awesome beer specials.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2008

Best burgers and best wings in downtown Burlington, awesome beer specials.

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