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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 5 days ago via mobile

Great breakfast especially for vegan and gf. Small cafe with fabulous options and everything is made fresh. It’s always packed but moves pretty fast and well worth the wait. Great service too.

Thank Literarytravels
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our group of 6 were seated right away on an early Monday morning and our server was friendly and attentive, never letting our water or coffee cups go empty. The pancakes were some of the best we’ve had and everyone loved their meals.

Thank CTtraveler79
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cute and energetic place. Fresh grapefruit juice was delicious. Got the braised beef salad. Had a hair in it. Asked for replacement meal pork pie which was dry and small. Though a cheaper menu option is what I ultimately ate I was charged for the...More

Thank Steven K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Normally, I don’t care for breakfast food, but my meal here made me so happy and full, it cheered me up to think about for the rest of the day! Friendly service, enormous portions, and tasty tasty food. Will definitely be back!

Thank bri7160
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Do to other reviews about the wait, we went around 11am and only waited about 25-35 mins for a well worth it breakfast. I ended up having the pumpkin bread French toast which was really good. It was a special for the day so I...More

Thank Tommygunz1984
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Happened upon this place for Sunday morning breakfast. Anticipated a wait, generally a good sign of a popular spot and it was worth it. Friendly service and a fantastic breakfast. The corned beef hash was amazing, along with a couple eggs and biscuits. Delish. My...More

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 11 March 2018

The vegetarian biscuits and gravy is heavenly. The little bit of curry spice on the hash browns is yum! You may have to wait on the weekends but it's a wait worth the time. Don't forget to order the fresh juice, especially if they have...More

Thank 3Needs
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Had breakfast -- most options come with eggs and beans, which was fine with me. Loved my eggs in salsa with beans. Good service, endless coffee, relaxed atmosphere, good location. Not my first visit, and the previous time was just as good. Look forward to...More

Thank Voyageur_americain
Reviewed 5 March 2018

This place has a very interesting menu, and they cook everything really well. VERY popular, and for good reason -- but be ready for a wait if you go during a peak time. All in all, a place worth visiting more than once, just to...More

Thank wmccoske
Reviewed 5 March 2018

This place holds a variety of great foods and they serve breakfast all day. They're all very nice but try to get there earlier than later as they fill up quite fast. The wait staff is nice and are always happy to help. They also...More

Thank Owen D
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Response from IngaGaminga | Reviewed this property |
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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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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