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The Blue Donkey

1669 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672-4750
+1 802-253-3100
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
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“burgers” (136 reviews)
“fries” (60 reviews)
“rodeo burger” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
1669 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672-4750
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoy stopping by the Blue Donkey for a burger and beer after mountain biking. They have comfortable, relaxing, outdoor seating as well as indoor tables for days when the weather isn't great. The draft beer selection isn't huge but there is always something I...More

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I went here for my second lunch in Stowe. We drove by the day before and it was packed. You can smell the burgers cooking from the road. You order at the counter and the staff will bring the burgers to the dining area inside...More

Thank Joel C
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Good food, but not fast food. Great outside seating. Burgers are great. Grilled cheese flavorless. Salads are the healthiest items on the menu.

Thank tdewolfe2014
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We like their burgers and sandwiches. It's nice to sit outside on a nice day and people watch. Or it's pretty comfy inside. They have some TV's inside if you like that. The burgers are good and they have a nice assortment of toppings and...More

Thank Brent W
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

So my wife and I were on the Stowe recreational hiking path and got hungry and saw this place. It was somewhat empty but we need a quick bite. Lady at counter was super nice as all ppl in VT are generally. Food was average...More

Thank Kartik G
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here while in Stowe. A long line was handled quickly by friendly staff who had great conversation while taking orders. Menu is simple, but enough choices to satisfy anyone. Burgers were cooked to order. A bit charred for my taste, but flavorful. Lots...More

Thank LoriAllen
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for lunch while on a motorcycle tour through Vermont. The service was quick, the food was delicious and the place was clean and well located. Easily the best burger place we have been to in a long time.

Thank Ang R
Reviewed 7 September 2017

A welcome spot to stop and grab a burger, sit outside at picnic table and move along to view all the beautiful sites of the area. Lots of options for your burger and very friendly service. Go to the counter, put in your order and...More

Thank kayak01
Reviewed 28 August 2017

as title states, best burgers in VT. My family went there cause the smell coming from it (we were next door) was intoxicating. Grabbed some burgers and chicken/bacon sandwich. just fantastic!

Thank SJ E
Reviewed 27 August 2017

I guess this menu would work for people who crave fatty burgers on greasy buns. I tried the portabello burger and was quite disappointed: the bun was slathered with butter, and the tomato was completely unfresh (Vermont in mid-summer, you'd have to go out of...More

Thank steventobolsky
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Karina D
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
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
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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