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The Great Northern


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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
American, Bar
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
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All reviews brunch dirty fries snapper roasted cauliflower pork belly salad oysters eggs benedict raw bar beautiful bar small and large plates warm wood eclectic menu ate here sat at the bar delicious food great beer selection
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The room seems real nice, roomy with a great bar and not very crowded with tables spaced out well. The staff seems friendly and competent. The service was basically fine though the entrees were slow to arrive. They were okay, well prepared and mostly tasted...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank sjk7301948
Reviewed 6 January 2019

First thing, I was struck by how professional and well-trained/knowledgeable the staff is. Explanations of the menu were detailed and helpful, especially for one of our fellow diners who has some food allergies. Wife and I shared a very tasty yellowtail starter/small plate. The whole...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Nice atmosphere, food and service was good but way overpriced and the portions were the smallest I have ever experienced! For example their surf and turf, which includes steak and scallops was $33.00 and the piece of sirloin couldn't have been more than 3 oz...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Robert C
Reviewed 8 December 2018

Every time I have eaten here, I have loved the whole experience. Delicious food (favorite is the scrumptious hen of the wood mushroom polenta), drinks, and knowledgeable staff who are clearly passionate about food. It is a fabulous place.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank KatesM0
Reviewed 20 November 2018

We were advised beforehand that dinner reservations are not possible for groups of fewer than six, and we heeded the suggestion to avoid the 6:30 - 8:15 peak. This proved to be good advice. The decor (garage doors, exposed HVAC ducts on ceiling) sound cold...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank James C
Reviewed 14 November 2018

Got there at 6:15 on a Friday night and scored two seats at the raw bar. Table wait was 35-35 minutes. Shared an appetizer and two vegetarian dishes with a vegetarian friend. All foods were delightful and packed with fresh, tasty ingredients. Our server was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank F2850NKwendyw
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

A friend and I dropped in for supper on a whim. The hostess and waitress were friendly and efficient. The place has a high ceiling and a lot of natural wood showing. I ordered the roasted cauliflower and my friend got the crispy chicken. It...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank HiltonDIII
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

When we arrived to hear that the wait for a table was up to an hour we were initially disappointed but once we put our names down for a table and settled down with a cocktail the wait seemed like a benefit. We were impressed...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Redmondster
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Service was personal and efficient. Parking easy. Food delicious! Conveniently located. Pleasant for conversation.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Meander302338
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

The Great Northern is the best restaurant in Burlington. The menu is creative, the presentation is beautiful and the food is simply delicious. The variety of flavors make for a foodies dream come true. The service is top notch, knowledgeable, friendly and attentive. The patio...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank kimbarone122
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