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The Blue Donkey

) #36 of 65 Restaurants in Stowe $$ - $$$ American,
1669 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672-4750
+1 802-253-3100
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good35%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
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“curly fries” (11 reviews)
“burger” (165 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
1669 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672-4750
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1 - 10 of 238 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Burgers but the fries were so salty they could not be eaten. No option to order just the burger without the fries so you are forced to pay a higher price and throw out food.

Thank Cheryl C
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

We have had great burgers here, but the counter staff was disinterested and distracted while trying to place our order. For a relatively new establishment in Stowe, they lack the customer service skills associated with providing an enjoyable dining experience. Also, they seem to open...More

Thank Kenny C
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We stopped by The Blue Donkey twice while in Stowe. My wife said that the burgers were delicious. I am vegetarian, so I had a pesto, tomato grilled cheese which was made on this fantastic, thick bread. The fries are fresh and yummy! Limited menu,...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Can't say enough good about this place that was "new to us" on our last trip to Stowe. Gourmet hamburger platters are offered at extremely fair prices and are served in such a cute little building, right on Mountain Road. We enjoyed our lunch so...More

Thank ettravelgirl
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Yummo burgers and spectacular onion rings. Hubs and I both had the Rodeo burger and we were both happy. Kids meals were kinda pricey ($8.50 USD) but there was one adult entree that featured 2 hotdogs with fries for $9 so we just had our...More

Thank Chris_Maria2011
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

I took our family of 5 here for a late lunch. I have to say the food was good and the place was clean and very comfortable. The reason for the 2 Star review was due to how unwelcoming and downright rude the woman at...More

Thank bhark68
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I knew right away this place would be great, they were playing M*A*S*H and the smoked meats smelled amazing. They offer breakfast, burgers, wraps, smoked meats and more. The burgers are amazing and taste as homemade as they are and the fries are perfect!

Thank Caitlin O
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Their burgers are amazing...usually this is a summer treat for us but they are open year round - with special dates. Great summer place - right on the recreation path.

Thank Loretta N
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We had burgers here on day one of our trip. It was not crowded - which was a huge plus. They deliver a good burger and plenty of fries.

Thank C-02
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Very casual burger joint on the Mountain Road, across from Stoweflake Resort. You order at the counter and your food is delivered. Cozy setting inside, and it must be real nice to sit outside when the weather warms up. We shared a few dishes. Burgers...More

Thank Eur0pe2013
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Karina D
Are reservations required or recommended for a Friday night meal?
9 June 2016|
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Response from Botte515 | Reviewed this property |
I have never been there outside of ski season, nor for dinner. I would be surprised however if you needed reservations and surprised if they even took them. It's more of a fast food type place. Order at the counter grab a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1669 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672-4750
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Stowe
  • Phone Number: +1 802-253-3100
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