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Blue Cat Cafe

1 Lawson Ln, Burlington, VT 05401-8445
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly
1 Lawson Ln, Burlington, VT 05401-8445
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Reviewed 1 week ago

LIKED Love the name, love the location Seated immediately Pleasant server DISLIKED Receiving vinegary glass of wine Waiting 90 minutes for food (no appetizers ordered) No up front reminders about validating parking for one couple in the group despite our sizeable tab ("oh, you had...More

Thank caroline2272
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I really wanted to like this place. Not a fan of chains, I wanted to try this place and come here to support it. Unfortunately, I sat in that place wishing I was in a Ruth Chris. The ambiance is my first complaint. While there...More

Thank FunSun40
Reviewed 13 July 2017

As the heading says " A HUGE disappointment " My self , My wife , two daughters and my sister & brother in-law took a trip to Vermont " Two day trip " , While in Vermont we received some very very good news and...More

Thank Jay363636
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Hidden away down a lane and in an office block, hard to find but wow it's worth it. Food stunning (particularly the Bloody Mary prawn cocktail, rib starter and curried mussels) & the restaurant boasts good and reasonably priced selection of international wines. Small staff,...More

Thank Stuart S
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Fun atmosphere..it is located in an old building that has been renovated and has a beautiful bar. Menu was limited in that several of the entrees were not available (which was surprising since we arrived at 630 so it wasn't late in the evening). I...More

1  Thank Leapfrogisaac
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

When it was described as "romantic", I expected candlelight dining or maybe an outdoor setting. Instead, you eat at small tables jammed into a dark room next to a bar. There is no outside dining option. However, the menu is very nice, service was good...More

Thank ltw52
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We visited the Blue Cat Café on a very rainy night, and we still had a wonderful dining experience. We walked over from the Hilton Hotel, a very short walk of just a few blocks. The restaurant was on a quiet side street, and we...More

Thank Janice K
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Decided to try the Blue Cat because of their advertised specials for restaurant week. We arrived early for a cocktail (that was very good). When our waitress sat us she told us they were serving their full menu, in addition to restaurant week specials but...More

Thank JKr348
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I've never written a bad review! Unfortunately, our experience at the Blue Cat was so subpar, that this review is necessary. This restaurant appears on-line to be high end steak house with an extensive wine collection. Reservations are pretty much required, as the restaurant is...More

Thank Ellen G
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Finding the Blue Cat the first time was a bit of an adventure. It is located inside an office building down an alley. It is very small and getting to your table may be difficult. When we have gone, we have opted to sit at...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:30 - 20:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 23:30
16:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Lawson Ln, Burlington, VT 05401-8445
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Burlington
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