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Muddy Waters

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184 Main St, Burlington, VT 05401-8311
+1 802-658-0466
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08:30 - 22:00
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Sun 08:30 - 22:00
Mon 07:30 - 18:00
Tue - Thu 07:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 07:30 - 00:00
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Burlington, Vermont, United States
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place reminds me of the old coffee shops in the 80s, when the coffee shop first started taking off in the U.S. Dark and cozy, no wifi, newspapers and a variety of coffees and teas, including mate. Also tasty sweets.

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Thank Lisa H
Burlington, Vermont
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Muddy Waters is a wonderful place to sit, read a book and enjoy coffee. It has great atmosphere and food. It is where all the locals go!

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Thank kocvt
Burlington, Vermont
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

I went with a friend and we wanted something simple so we got smoothies. They were perfect: texture, taste, amount. They have great options for smoothie bases (almond, soy, yogurt, or regular milk) and fresh ingredients

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Thank plaidaddict
Burlington, Vermont
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Muddy Waters is not on Church Street, so is totally local. Relaxed atmosphere with an alternative vibe. People meet there for conversation or to be alone.

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Thank campfam406
Burlington, Vermont
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Nice little place to get a hot beverage and a snack. Good meeting spot or place to read/do computer work. Friendly atmosphere.

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Thank Dolphinundrwtr
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104 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Cozy, inviting, great location with street parking out front. Friendly people, great drinks. (Ice chai and iced mocha) very good flavor; tasted authentic like, not just cheep chemical tasting. No 'slushy' like drinks available Very impressed. Definitely recommend.

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Thank SusannJohn
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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154 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Awesome place to get a fabulous cup of coffee and sit to enjoy it. Alot of coffee places don't have inviting atmospheres or even room to sit awhile but muddy waters does which is just what we wanted. And fair prices on very rich quality coffee.

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Thank Michelle D
Burlington, Vermont
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

I love the feel of this place - great atmosphere, better than most. Good coffee, too, of course. Most coffee shops are pretty bare bones when it comes to their interior design, but these people gave it some thought. Comfortable places to sit and soak up the vibes.

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Thank TreeVT
Springfield, Massachusetts
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119 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Everything here tastes fresh, natural and the coffee is delicious. It's a coffee shop with a cool vibe - order at the counter and then seat yourself. Eat in or take out. We had hot apple cider which was spectacular, yogurt parfaits (also delicious), bagels with cream cheese, butter and natural peanut butter (not all on the same one) and... More 

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Thank SDC372
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Great coffee, wonderful cocktails, and the Muddy's Shake is legendary! Definitely worth a visit if you're enjoying downtown Burlington.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 22:00
Monday
07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 23:00
Thursday
07:30 - 23:00
Friday
07:30 - 00:00
Saturday
07:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 184 Main St, Burlington, VT 05401-8311
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-658-0466

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?