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“Best sweet potato fries in the world!”
Review of Ruben James

Ruben James
Ranked #120 of 242 Restaurants in Burlington
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Reviewed 1 November 2012 via mobile

Looking for a bar with lots of beverage specials, many tv positions lively crowd and good food? Reuben James is the spot.

First place I ate sweet potato fries several years ago while in Burlington on business. Liked the then an never found any others as good so I was happy to be back in Burlington, and this was my first stop.

What more does a man need than many tv college football games, reasonably priced pitchers of beer and something good to eat all served by a very busy but got the job done pleasantly server.

Hope to go back as soon as the winter is over in Vermont.

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Thank gwlj
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Reviewed 25 October 2012

So this place is okay, the atmosphere is a little crazy. Don't be surprised if you are pushed out of the way by someone drunk in the bar. The staff is okay, a little on the slower side but they try to keep up as best as they can. Their drinks on the other hand are weak, and not worth the money you pay for. Over all its a cheap experience. I don't plan on going back.

Thank LoverOfFoodDC
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Reviewed 23 July 2012

Went there Friday of Brewfest weekend, and got a great Philly Cheese Steak sandwich and side for only 7.99 - Pitcher of Long Trail for only $5 !! Waitress was very attentive and we got good service even though it was crowded. You should anticipate on a busy weekend, you're going to have a little bit of a wait for service, but don't get impatient, and you'll be greatly surprised.

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Thank debodell
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Reviewed 28 March 2012

Great wings if you can get there early enough to grab a spot. At night it is the quintessential college bar. Crammed full of frat guys and sorority girls it can be way too much if you aren't into that scene. Always has a line out front. Has a younger/fun vibe if that's what you're looking for!

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Thank Burlington367
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Reviewed 26 July 2011

My wife and I go to R.J.'s with friends from work at happy hour once in a while. It tends to get very packed during the college semesters with students. Their wings are great if you order them extra crispy. They usually have good pitcher specials for cheaper brews and a good selection of micro-brewed drafts. They usually have other food specials too.

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Thank SharkmanVT
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