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Penny Cluse Cafe

$$ - $$$American, Cafe,
169 Cherry St, Burlington, VT 05401-3817
+1 802-651-8834
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
169 Cherry St, Burlington, VT 05401-3817
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I loved Penny Clause. It was so cute and packed, with locals from what we could tell. I am giving it a 4 because I wasn’t super thrilled about my breakfast. It was good but didn’t wow me. Again, super cool and...More

Thank Nicholas D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best meal we had on our 10 day road trip. Came here for breakfast on New Year's day. We got there just in time; we walked in and got seated right away...two minutes later the lobby was packed with people waiting for a table...More

Thank Damon A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got a 3 egg omelet. Was incredible. Loved the home fries and the cornbread. A return here is a no brainer.

Thank PTycz
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived shortly after they opened on Saturday morning and they were able to take our party of 8 right away. Service was friendly and prompt, menu was fun and delicious. Biscuits and gravy were to die for. YUM!

Thank Colleen S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A weekly go-to place for years, can't beat the all day breakfast and generous lunch vibe. Coffee keeps coming and there is a menu that covers omnivores, carnivores, vegans, fussy eaters, hungry skiers, and sloppy late night partiers looking to refuel and kickstart their day.

Thank 155tabor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good coffee, maple syrup of course , gravy and biscuits and so many good choices. Really friendly staff. Highly recommend.

Thank vermonter57282
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

If you enjoy breakfast as me and my wife do, this place is a most! Went there for second time (first time was about 5 years ago) and this place is still as good as it was. I don’t understand how they can make pancakes...More

Thank ElArtista_Ram
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Everyone in our group really enjoyed their food, even my picky 5 year old; turns out they serve their entire menu (breakfast/lunch) all day, so he got to eat Mac and cheese for breakfast. Pancakes, eggs, and biscuits and gravy were all great. They had...More

Thank krms517
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Came here for breakfast with friends that attended UVM. The hostess told us the wait would be an 45 minutes but it took closer to an hour; we were not disappointed, however, as the restaurant is close to downtown Burlington and Church Street, and therefore...More

Thank ReaganMurphy
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

A must eat place. The service is outstanding, the wait time (bc it is great) was doable. We order 2 dishes the Belber Combo and the braised beef tacos. The BC we had blueberries added to the pancakes and the tacos the black beans we...More

Thank Mamamia15
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Response from IngaGaminga | Reviewed this property |
No, unfortunately.
12 June 2015|
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Response from Crazycatladyceramics |
Not a question about a fad. A question about an illiness. For anyone else wondering. We ate there and they where extremely sweet and acomidating. Best restaurant in Burlington.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:45 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 169 Cherry St, Burlington, VT 05401-3817
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-651-8834
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