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Stone Soup


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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The hot bar features two casseroles, two stews, and two side dishes, accompanied by brown and basmati rice, baked sweet potatoes, and steamed kale. The menu changes daily and is mainly vegetarian and vegan, but includes some amazing local meat selections. Priced by weight, $12.00/lb.
The cold bar features local mesclun greens along with fresh and prepared salad toppings and vegetables, such as roasted cauliflower, blanched broccoli, house made pickles, toasted nuts, olives, feta and cottage cheese, and house made salad dressings. The cold bar offers a selection of innovative prepared salads. We use local farm vegetables whenever possible. Priced by weight, $12.00/lb.
Stone Soup's specials highlight our culinary style, usually featuring local farm meats. Fridays at lunch we serve half pound local beef burgers from La Platte Farm, with side salad and fries, and made to order by Zabby himself. Intermittently, we also serve our famous chopped chicken liver sandwich made with Misty Knoll chicken, our braised beef brisket made from La Platte beef, and a chopped salad with short rib steak.
Served on house-made bread with a side of pickles. House-made vegan cheese available on request.
Vegan Club
marinated tofu, smoked tempeh, lettuce, tomato, onion, sprouts, vegan mayo
Roasted Turkey
local, hand-carved free range bird, lettuce, tomato, onion, sprouts, mustard, mayonaise
Curried Tuna
house curried tuna salad, lettuce, tomato, onion, sprouts, mayonaise
Chicken Salad
chicken salad made with local chicken, diced apples and onions, lettuce, tomato, onion, sprouts, mayonaise
Stone Soup's Melt
choice of local turkey, tuna, or tofu, roasted onions, lettuce, tomato, sprouts, mayo, mustard, cheddar
choice of roasted seitan, turkey, or roast beef, sauerkraut, russian dressing, swiss
Adirondack bacon, lettuce, tomato, smoked paprika and onion aioli
La Platte Farm roast beef, hummus, pickled veggies, fresh herbs
Soup and Half Cold Sandwich
cup of soup and choice of half vegan club, turkey, curried tuna or chicken salad sandwich. Price may vary according to soup selection.
An always changing variety of vegetarian, vegan and meat based soups. Ranging from $6-$13. Served with a slice of house bread or brown rice or kale for a gluten-free option. House favorites include Zabby's chicken soup, La Platte Farm's beef stew, Elf's vegan chili, curried yellow split pea, harvest moon tomato, and tuscan red lentil.
At Stone Soup we bake everything in house from scratch and try to always have vegan and gluten-free baked goods as well. Two types of bread are available daily as free slices with all meals or as loaves to take home. We offer a rotating selection of breakfast pastries, quiche, and a delectable variety of cookies and sweets. Traditional Challah loaves are baked every Friday.
US$5 - US$10
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Soups, American
Takeout, Seating
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Once for coffee and snacks then back later for soup. Then...found out they had beef briscuit and potatoes for special. It was so good and filling. Two hour free parking in the ramp nearby if u can find a spot.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank JohnS1026
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have a gift shop (Home & Garden Vermont) across the street from Stone Soup, and we eat there almost every day for lunch and frequently for dinner. We are so thankful to have them nearby! The soups are so good, especially...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JackQualey
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

This is a must when I am in Burlington. Welcoming atmosphere , cozy tables and a great selection of healthy delicious food offered in a hot and cold buffet style. Delightful bakery selection too! Highly recommend this gem.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Hearty food in a rather limited space. Meat and meatless options. Tasty baked desserts available as well.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 298audreyc
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Been going to Stone Soup for the last 13 years, and never been disappointed. If you are looking for a home cooked meal this is your place. You can taste the love that goes into creating this food. Stone Soup is all about nurturing the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank cappchix
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Great restaurant in downtown Burlington. Their food/salad bar has excellent offerings or you can order sandwiches and salads. I had their quiche of the day (Zucchini- mushroom) and it was just yummy. Especially good lunch restaurant.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Billie B
Reviewed 11 July 2018

The idea was interesting--a buffet style in which you pay by the weight of what you put on your plate. The food sounded interesting according to the signs on each dish, but was bland. Boring taste, mushy food made complete by a small, bright green...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Vermontchik
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Fill your plate from a fresh salad bar and pay by the pound. Be sure to get a slice of fresh bread on the side. Hot options also available.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank S D
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Seriously, if you want to eat food like this just stir-fry the wilted veggies and other grim detritus from your fridge at home. Maybe add rancid sesame oil that was in your cabinets when you moved in to try to cover the slightly off taste...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank BabyNigel
Reviewed 21 May 2018

not fancy: a place with counter for ordering sandwiches and some hot dishes and drinks (they have wine and beer), and there is a mixed hot and cold salad and entree bar where you pay by weight. also really enticing bakery goods, rolls, bread, pastries....More

Date of visit: May 2018
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