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51 Main at the Bridge

51 Main St, Middlebury, VT 05753-1424
+1 802-388-8209
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good46%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“veggie burger” (4 reviews)
“fries” (4 reviews)
“burger night” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
51 Main St, Middlebury, VT 05753-1424
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1 - 10 of 54 reviews

Reviewed 29 May 2017

Often departmental receptions are dull...food & drinks mediocre. not this time..really good finger food...excellent tap beers or wine...very enjoyable experience..would dine here again if time allowed, Hot food kept coming

2  Thank hcohn31
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I went two days in a row, to dine and listen to music. Acoustic guitars playing country and pop classics the first day and jazz the second day. Everything was excellent, the food, the service, the set up of the restaurant and the music area...More

1  Thank 407tarikc
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Never disappointed here: tasty salads, a phenomenal veggie burger and interesting entrees. Some Thai flavors to be found as well as Asian influences. Detailed cocktail list and many beers on tap. Tuesday is $6 burger night which is wildly popular. Live music on the weekends...More

Thank lady frobisher
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

We went for their burger night. Never going back! They were busy, but had plenty staff! 4-5 servers, 3 hostesses a couple bartenders and a manager on duty. We didn't mind the 20 minute wait for the table. What did bother us was only being...More

1  Thank eatgoodfoods
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Basically a Middlebury College subsidized restaurant in the town of Middlebury. Having said that the Tuesday night cheap burger and draft night is worth catching.

Thank VTCanuck
Reviewed 3 October 2016

A great place to drop in (no reservations are accepted) for a good, affordable meal and some good music and people-watching! Lots of local food and drinks, a lively urban-feeling atmosphere, and friendly staff. Seems very popular with locals and students as there were plenty...More

2  Thank Middalum91
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

51 Main was absolutely delightful! My boyfriend and I met up with coworkers there for a show. The atmosphere was excellent. It's a smaller restaurant but perfect for some music and dining. There was enough room for some folks to dance. The decor and lighting...More

2  Thank Lilly C
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

After a long drive to Middlebury, our family enjoyed a great dinner and conversation at 51Main. The restaurant has a great selection of craft beers from breweries in the region, and develops its menu based on the season from local farms. All of our dishes...More

3  Thank TomSwain
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Based on the atmosphere and quality of the food, I thought the prices were very reasonable. They were also very welcoming to our kids! I'd highly recommend it. We loved the tuna and veggie burgers.

2  Thank Darcy W
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We came for a photography show nd stayed for dinner. Great space and the food was excellent. I hear they have live music so we will be back.

2  Thank flatpickguitarusa
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Kass V
14 October 2015|
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Have tried to answer your question but Tripadvisor will not allow me to send you the link, no matter how inventive I am! Try the restaurant's web site.
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Kass V
14 October 2015|
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Response from dbrieva | Reviewed this property |
American farm to table cuisine but they specialize in their burgers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Main St, Middlebury, VT 05753-1424
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Middlebury
  • Phone Number: +1 802-388-8209
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