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Penny Cluse Cafe

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169 Cherry St, Burlington, VT 05401-3817
+1 802-651-8834
08:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 06:45 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 15:00
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Burlington, Vermont
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great place for breakfast - lots of choices and cooked to order. Sometimes there is quite a line to get in, but it is worth it to wait.

Thank lanemdunn
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239 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a yummy lunch! From egg sandwiches to the fruit plate to the potato leek soup to the BLT, the food was really delicious! The mayo and salad dressing are homemade! Wish I found this place years ago!

Thank Lovetotravelforfun
Mableton, Georgia
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Based on all the reviews, I had to give this place a try. My friend and I arrived and there was a line out the door. We waited 20 minutes to be seated and it was worth the wait. The place is cozy, the staff friendly and attentive, and the food was delicious.

Thank BroderickSantiago
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230 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at a downtown hotel & did a 10 min brisk walk to get here. Everything we had tasted fine. Eggs were cooked just like we ordered, over medium. Bacon was tasty! The only thing that could have made it better would be to serve the real maple syrup warm. Our blueberry pancakes would have been so much better with... More 

Thank HoneyBear22
Norwood, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I visited Burlington over Easter weekend and Penny Cluse was our breakfast stop on Saturday morning. We made sure to get there early as it fills up fast. We snagged the last table and there was quite a line by the time we left around 9 am. I had the biscuits with herb gravy and two eggs... More 

Thank JillSJoyce
Cranford, New Jersey
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83 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I love any breakfast place that has beans with their eggs in multiple places. This menu hits all the basic breakfast needs, but has a few items that skew Mexican. Their huevos verde were amazing (but could maybe use a touch of avocado) and the french toast and bacon were delicious. Great service, super cute place, great food. Worth the... More 

Thank FINNasty
Nashville, Tennessee
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46 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

I wanted a breakfast place where I could try some famous Vermont syrup. This place did not disappoint! I highly recommend the gingerbread pancakes. Light, fluffy, sweet but not over the top gingerbread.

Thank Natnik99
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62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

A must go to restaurant when in Burlington, delicious offerings, friendly and fast service and reasonable prices. Fresh, tasty and don't miss out on the black beans, eggs, tortillas and salsa -- yummy!

Thank Sarah S
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

My adopted daughter lives in Burlington; my wife & I decided to surprise her because she needed a break from her studies. She said the best place to get a good meal was at this cute place but it usually has a wait. Let me tell you the wait was worth it, cannot remember when I had my breakfast served... More 

Thank mountainrevin
Amesbury, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Seriously delicious, recommended by a friend and so glad I listened to her. Had French toast and it comes with real maple syrup. Bacon is real bacon, like slab get at the local butcher bacon. It was delicious. Highly recommend going if you are in the area!

Thank emily g

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
06:45 - 15:00
06:45 - 15:00
06:45 - 15:00
06:45 - 15:00
06:45 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 169 Cherry St, Burlington, VT 05401-3817
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-651-8834

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