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8 S Main St, Firehouse at Barre, Barre, VT 05641-4880
+1 802-883-2000
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“burger” (26 reviews)
“fries” (13 reviews)
American, Bar, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 S Main St, Firehouse at Barre, Barre, VT 05641-4880
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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

This was my third and last visit. My two previous visits were also memorable for the poor and overpriced food. The recent third visit proved they are consistently inept at providing a quality product. Two in our party had soup and it was barely warm....More

Thank Bohica12
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This is a great place to eat when you are in a group or bringing your teenagers. They can get pub food, you can get something a little more interesting. The atmosphere is a bit noisy and more than a bit busy, and parking is...More

Thank bbflute
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I visited with a group of 7, mid afternoon on a Tuesday. The burgers and sweet potatoes fries were excellent. It's worth a stop just to check out the decor and memorabilia. Be sure to use the bathroom upstairs so you can see the restoration...More

Thank Robin R
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Diner food with an interesting menu. Large portions. Great Philly Steak & Cheese. Surprisingly wide gluten free options. Good American style with a bit too much salt. Wonderful firehouse memorabilia. If you are in Barre, it is worth at least one visit.

1  Thank Scott F
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was a bit pricey but it was really good. I had the fish and chips. The fries were extremely good! Also the inside is very pretty!

Thank Jasmine B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Ordered lasagna, but they had none! So had french onion soup (good) and garlic bombs (just okay) instead. DH ordered a chicken parm sub and only ate half. He was feeling a little under the weather, but said the chicken was burned. Service was very...More

Thank Mary920
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Visiting the area from New Jersey and this place was recommended by the desk clerk from the hotel where we were staying. The inside of the restaurant was inviting and friendly. Our server was very pleasant and tended to our every need in a timely...More

Thank David O
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We arrived at 6pm on a Saturday night and were seated right away (word of warning - parking is poor at best). on the menu was a nice selection of burgers, pizza, pasta, etc. My daughter asked the waitress if the haddock had been previously...More

Thank tinkerbellmom
Reviewed 27 March 2017

My wife and I had dinner here and found the atmosphere "laid back" and our hostess was very pleasant.

Thank Robert E
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The service was very good. The menu was very large, many choices. The atmosphere was relaxed and very 'middle class' The prices were reasonable. We will be back :)

Thank 79Michelle79
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Questions & Answers
Tim K
24 May 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from FJDriver | Reviewed this property |
Hi Tim. Pretty sure they do not take reservations. We stopped in for lunch, and it wasn't crowded the day we were there. Don't know what their dinner, or busy time schedules are like.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 S Main St, Firehouse at Barre, Barre, VT 05641-4880
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Barre
  • Phone Number: +1 802-883-2000
Beautiful setting in the town's old fire house it also includes a museum
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