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Three Needs

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185 Pearl Street, Burlington, VT 05401-8306
+1 802-658-0889
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16:00 - 02:30
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 02:30
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Burlington, Vermont
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148 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

First, a great bar, all the right stuff, billiards, foosball, atmosphere, good customers, and music,, , its a bar. If they have tv's I did not notice nor care, they are not a sports pub. And the staff is friendly. as I am over twice as old as the average customer I tried to get the guy to card me... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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148 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

First, a great bar, all the right stuff, billiards, foosball, atmosphere, its a bar. If they have tv's I did not notice nor care, they are not a sports pub. And the staff is friendly. as I am over twice as old as the average customer I tried to get the guy to card me but he waived me thru,... More 

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Thank Pixelvt
Burlington, Vermont
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124 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Three Needs is famous locally for Duff Hour, but in BTV, on the north side of town, their pizza oven stays open till the wee hours and it is a godsend. Heading home after a night on the town, I can always count on a Three Needs slice or two.

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Thank MK_in_VT
Nashua, New Hampshire
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347 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

We went to Three Needs to try out their house brewed beers and found a great spot. The beers were good, nice flavor, but a small selection of house brewed beers. However, the location and atmosphere made this place a great spot to chill at. It is quirky and unique, meant for the people who don't want to be bothered... More 

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Thank Nate080411
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

We stopped here as part of our tour with Burlington Beer Tours, and had a great time. Delicious award winning beers, and a really cool space to hang out in.

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Thank Greg R
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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126 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

Good people, good beer choices, friendly environment, a little pizza, a little beer, good music...what more can you expect in a true college bar? Nothing more. This is the place.

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Thank beachatthedoor
Burlington, Vermont
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241 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015

Stopped in few a pie and some drinks with a few guys. Pizza was good. Decent beer selection. Patio allowed option for smoking which was ok with me given the company and purpose of the visit. Wasn't obvious at first that had to order at the bar and there was no follow up wait service.

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Thank Jiberjab
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2015

Not only was everything over priced, dingy looking and unsanitary, but the manager- a woman named Monique went on a tyrant and utterly disrespected all my friends and I, one night, over a dispute on whether or not my friend had dropped a cue ball too hard when placing it back onto a table. He was just trying to help... More 

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Winooski, Vermont
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132 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2014

Tons of beers on draft and pizza options. Your basic pizza toppings plus others like goat cheese, etc. Cozy atmosphere, pool tables, great for a few drinks with co-workers or a night out at a local bar.

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Thank Kelly F
Burlington, Vermont
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2014

So, tonight, the fourth of July, I saw a bartender scream, yell, and hose a patron, for nothing more than hanging out past 1:30, and having a couple of drinks. Yes, that's right, she sprayed him with the soda hose, not once, but twice. My friends and I were sprayed in the process. She threatened to call the police and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Pizza
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 02:30
Monday
16:00 - 02:30
Tuesday
16:00 - 02:30
Wednesday
16:00 - 02:30
Thursday
16:00 - 02:30
Friday
16:00 - 02:30
Saturday
16:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 185 Pearl Street, Burlington, VT 05401-8306
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-658-0889

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