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Ladder 1

8 S Main St, Firehouse at Barre, Barre, VT 05641-4880
+1 802-883-2000
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 S Main St, Firehouse at Barre, Barre, VT 05641-4880
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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I chose this place based on customer reviews and we were not disappointed. Great service, food was just as good. The environment was so neat, there were so many things to look at. We will def be going back.

Thank mfontenot27
Reviewed 31 October 2017

After a long 4 hour drive up from Cape Cod, we decided to have lunch at Ladder 1. What a great decision !!! In an old historic firehouse, the restaurant displays a 1000 piece collection of firefighting photos and memorabilia. Also, it was beautifully decorated...More

1  Thank dave2840
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Loved the idea of an old station. The place was busy but service was good. Had the steak dinners and were done liked we ordered. They had music that night, which was nice but a little too loud. They also were all decked out for...More

Thank Cindy T
Reviewed 18 October 2017

While traveling in Vermont decided to stop in Barre for lunch. What a nice find, loved the old firehouse vibe and the decorations were amazing. Lunch was very good and service was fine as well

Thank worldview2014
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Went here for dinner. It is a unique place with great atmosphere! There is a sign telling you there are more restrooms upstairs.....don't miss the upstairs! It has original items from the firehouse days, including a switchboard! The food was really good too!! The place...More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Great place. So much to look at inside and great for kids! The place was decked out in Halloween decorations and a lot of them! The food was good and delivered fast. The desert was very large and was a lot of ice cream even...More

Thank Dan C
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I like going to Ladder 1 and is a great place for meeting friends for some good pub type food and local Vermont beers on tap. Try it, you'll like it !

Thank whitjonw
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

The food and atmosphere of this place was awesome!! We came at the end of September so they were all decorated for Halloween. I had the Alfredo Primavera and my boyfriend had the veal parm. Both dishes were great. One of the best Alfredo sauces...More

Thank Shiloh B
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We were on a road trip from Maine to Washington DC and our AirBNB was right down the road. This was one of our favorite places on our road trip. Such a cute idea and great decor. I ordered Beef Stew and my fiance ordered...More

Thank Lizzie L
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Visited here after reading other TripAdvisor reviews. An expansive menu to appeal to any appetite. Food was good, quick, and the staff was friendly. If you're in town, you gotta try it!

Thank Justin D
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Tim K
24 May 2018|
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Response from FJDriver | Reviewed this property |
Hi Tim. Pretty sure they do not take reservations. We stopped in for lunch, and it wasn't crowded the day we were there. Don't know what their dinner, or busy time schedules are like.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 S Main St, Firehouse at Barre, Barre, VT 05641-4880
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Barre
  • Phone Number: +1 802-883-2000
Beautiful setting in the town's old fire house it also includes a museum
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