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Two Brothers Tavern

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86 Main St, Middlebury, VT 05753-1425
+1 802-388-0002
11:30 - 02:00
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Burlington, Vermont
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194 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two Brothers pub (the bar side) ranks as one of the better bars in VT IMHO. Probably 30 drafts available, reasonable prices for pints, good service and chatty stool partners made for a nice stop in. Menu looked good, tho I didn't indulge. I love the classic, busy pub decor. Recommended.

Thank MK_in_VT
New York City, New York
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great pub atmosphere with excellent beer selection, ample seating at tables or the bar (whichever is your speed). Sandwich selection was great, I had the chicken parm panini which was very good and plenty to eat for lunch. The place is a winner.

Thank ltd869
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Makes a decent pizza joint however, I miss the old menu. Nice bar, great atmosphere, very good service. Hopefully the old favorites will return.

Thank foodlover F
MokieVermont, Owner at Two Brothers Tavern, responded to this review

Hello Foodlover F, Thank you for the review. While we also miss the old staples as we undergo a massive kitchen renovation, my hope is that you will reconsider your review and base it more on the nice experience you had rather than giving us a 2-star review for something we cannot improve given our extreme circumstances. It would have... More 

Middlebury, Vermont
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I love Two Brothers Tavern so so much! Right now they're undergoing some renovations so their menu currently is limited to mostly pizza. The food is fantastic though! I highly recommend the artichoke pizza and the Funghi pizza. When they are done with the renovations, try the Santa Fe Tortellini -- it's fantastic. They have live music in the lounge... More 

Thank zoemillervt
Providence, Rhode Island
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95 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We were in Middlebury for the night and figured we'd give this place a second chance. Although the kitchen was under a complete renovation. We had a nice visit. The young man who was our waiter promptly explained the situation. There is a very limited menu due to the overhaul . At first ,we were going to leave. Pow Wow... More 

Thank HonestChap17
Nashville, Tennessee
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181 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Two Brothers Tavern is a favorite gathering place for students, friends and their families in Middlebury. We've visited Two Brothers many times during our visits to see our student, and finished graduation with one last visit of our favorite in Middlebury. The location is convenient to campus, the atmosphere is casual, the vibe is relaxed. The menu has varied during... More 

Thank TomSwain
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Decent food, but be aware selection is greatly reduced as their kitchen is currently being renovated. Being seated at the front window, we were greatly amused to see our and everyone else's food brought in from the outside. Still selection was adequate and they deserve support and an "A for effort" in keeping this place going during the renovations. Looking... More 

Thank Kurt Z
MokieVermont, General Manager at Two Brothers Tavern, responded to this review

Dear Kurt, Thank you for your patronage and for taking the time to review us. We deeply appreciate your patience, support and open mind while we work through the three most difficult months of our existence. Our incredible kitchen staff is working from a new kitchen in our Lounge that is 1/5th the size of the main kitchen. All of... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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177 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Four for dinner - good vibe, welcoming staff, excellent server. Good menu offering variety, quick service. A mix of young college students and locals of all ages adds an upbeat tone.

Thank buschal
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278 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Great craft brew selection. Buffalo wings, nachos and chopped salad were really tasty! Manager very attentive. Nice crowd.

Thank kkr67
East Middlebury, Vermont
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

I ask why, because this place could be a gem and instead it serves mediocre food at best and the staff all seem to hate their jobs! This place needs better management and a new chef pronto!

2 Thank eatgoodfoods
MokieVermont, General Manager at Two Brothers Tavern, responded to this review

Hello Eatgoodfoods, My name is Holmes Jacobs and I am one of the owners and the General manager of Two Brothers Tavern. I am sorry that you did not enjoy your experience with us, but frankly, your review is entirely inappropriate and defaming. As a small business owner and a neighbor of yours in this community, we would expect that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Main St, Middlebury, VT 05753-1425
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Middlebury
  • Phone Number: +1 802-388-0002
Popular bar, restaurant and Lounge in the heart of Middlebury, featuring an award-winning menu of inspired Vermont Comfort fair and more than 24 beers on draught.

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