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Red Onion Restaurant

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140 1/2 Church St, Burlington, VT 05401-8412
+1 802-865-2563
08:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 20:00
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Reading, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Best sandwich ever! My daughter found the Red Onion 5 years ago and now it is a pilgrimage for us when visiting Burlington

Thank jeaniewest
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We wanted a casual, but healthy dinner. Got great sandwiches that were so huge we had to take half home. They were loaded with fresh ingredients, so good and healthy! Enjoyed being able to eat outside too. The 2 young men were eager to please.

Thank Shirley W
Brandon, Vermont
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105 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

My wife and I love this little hole-in-the wall on Church Street, across from Burlington's City Hall. It seems we always come here, for a sandwich after an appointment of some kind that last longer than we expected so we end up being to hungry to drive home to eat lunch. When you start with good ingredients and combine them... More 

Thank twomartinilunch
New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for a light lunch. My friend had the red onion special sandwich and loved it. I had the Gaspacho and it was delicious. Fresh tomatoes, corn and black beans. Yum.

Thank Tom K
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful bread....just go for the bread. While I enjoyed my sandwich the other people with me..not so much. Sandwiches themselves were okay. I ordered a gazpacho..which was more like a salsa..not too great. But go for the bread.

Thank Antan05
Burlington, Vermont
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

One of my favorite places to go with my dad. Service is always outstanding, and I love the earthy atmosphere. Great quick getaway from the bustle of Church St.

Thank andersj26
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

We loved the sandwiches and the atmosphere here! We had deliciously prepared egg salad on one and roast turkey on the second sandwich served on fresh, hand cut artisian bread with fresh toppings. The back of the cafe had a wee outdoor patio with three little tables and chairs. It was nice to get away from the crowds and savour... More 

Thank 2cent2
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Love, love, love the Red Onion special sandwich! Others in our group also tried the Spinach Melt (which was great) and the chilled Gazpacho (also very good).

Thank njlovestravel
Falls Church, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Second time we've been to Red Onion for a sandwich lunch. Since we'd eaten at Penny Cluse for breakfast the son and I only had pie and we didn't have to suffer much! Lemon for me and strawberry rhubarb for him. All of the bread is handmade and yummy. Don't remember the specifics but my daughter went for a turkey... More 

Thank Peggy M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

The food here is amazing. The red onion sandwich leaves me craving a second and third even though I am so full from the first one! However, the place is somewhat pricey for a sandwich place (~$11 for a sandwich with no sides). BUT this is not my biggest issue with this place. It's the service. It is bad to... More 

Thank Jessica J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 1/2 Church St, Burlington, VT 05401-8412
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-865-2563

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?