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1834 Shelburne Rd, South Burlington, VT 05403-7722 (Allen Road)
+1 802-862-1081
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 10:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a very enjoyable meal. The food was very good although my partner's steak was cold as if it had been sitting while the other entrees were finished. Atmosphere delightful. The only other critique we had(and we're not sure if it was the waitstaff or the kitchen that caused the inconvenience) was that our appetizers arrived with our salads... More 

1 Thank Kim F
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We eat here often as it is close to home and the food is always good and predictable. Last night we stopped in and ordered two special appetizers, the liver pate and warm octopus salad. The pate was excellent and nicely served with fig and coarse mustard and toast and pickled onions. The warm octopus salad put us right back... More 

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Hurley, New York
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130 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

One of the best meals we have ever had anywhere, and we have had many excellent meals. Excellent service, delicious food, beautifully presented and just about perfectly prepared. We had to remind each other not to lick the plates, even though the sauces were peerless. Entrees range between about $20 and about $30, so three of us ate very well... More 

Thank Jim K
Management response:

Jim, thanks for the review. I am pleased that your experience at Pauline's was excellent. All the Best, Chef David More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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85 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

After a day of brewery hopping in Burlington, my fiancé and and I stayed at the Holiday Inn express in south burlington. After checking in the front desk woman suggested we try Pauline's for dinner. Upon looking at the menu and pulling into the restaurant I was expecting pub style pub. Incorrect! We had a very enjoyable, fine dining style,... More 

1 Thank Alexander G
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75 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

The experience did not disappoint. I really do appreciate that they remained open. The food was good, the atmosphere perfect for the evening, and the service was friendly.

1 Thank POSHtravelier
Clemmons, North Carolina
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93 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We ate dinner at Paulines which we visited several years ago and it's just as good as it was. It's a small intimate restaurant with a great menu. The Vermont cheese sampler appetizer is one of our favorites, in addition to our main dishes. Check it out.

1 Thank KittyO897
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Four of us were staying at a nearby hotel and enjoyed the short walk to the restaurant. Somehow we were not expecting much but had a pleasant surprise. All four of us were very pleased with our diverse dinner choices we all returned the next night for dinner and we were all again equally pleased.

Thank philomenaf2016
Plattsburgh, New York
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153 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I recently had lunch with a friend here, for his birthday. The restaurant itself is particularly cosy in the enclosed porch. This is the preferred place to eat. The menu is varied and offers many delicious alternatives. I had a lovely curry tomato bisque and a salad with Cajun chicken, shredded carrots and beets and blue cheese crumbles. My guest... More 

Thank David C
Zanesville, Ohio
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66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

From the outside the restaurant looks more like someone's home and parking is somewhat limited. The inside is very nice and cozy. The best part is the food. The menu has several unusual but tempting offers, which makes the selection difficult. Everything we had tasted very good and we would return over and over if we lived in the area.

Thank Dan K
Niantic, Connecticut
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62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Last night, after traveling from Connecticut to Vermont for five hours to attend an anniversary luncheon, we opted for an early dinner in the area, never realizing that during the "foliage season" reservations are a must. When we learned there were no tables available, we offered to sit at the bar and the server Kevin readily agreed. We then met... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1834 Shelburne Rd, South Burlington, VT 05403-7722
    (Allen Road)
  • Public Transportation: The restaurant is serviced by the local public bus line which stops at the intersection of Allen and Shelburne Roads.
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  South Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-862-1081

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