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“Exceptional chili and meats”

Harringtons of Vermont
Ranked #13 of 33 Restaurants in Shelburne
Cuisines: American
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Reviewed 16 October 2013

You will have gathered from the other reviews that this is not a 'full' restaurant - rather it is an eating area within Harrington's shop. Both are excellent.

The shop has a goregeous, unmistakeable smell which I recognised immediately - a full 20 years on (I was a toddler when I last visited)! It is a smell of bacon, maple, bread and wood - if they could bottle the scent, they would make a fortune. As it is they'll do well enough simply selling their ham.

We had chili in the eating area which was - cliche alert - the best chili I have ever had. I have attempted to replicate it since, without 100% success (Harrington's do not deliver to the UK). It is not a traditional tex-mex recipe in any way but is beautiful spiced and seasoned, made with chunky sausagemeat and fresh green peppers. I ate it greedily straight from the pot with nothing more than a spoon and a smile. Wholesome food in a lovely, informal location.

I would urge you to stop by if you are driving past or in the area.

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Reviewed 27 September 2013

Harringtons has an extensive selection of specialty foods, local (including their own meat products) and imported. It offers excellent sandwiches - I recommend ham, which is their specialty - on a choice of breads; good coffee too, and pastries. This isn't a breakfast place per se, but it works for breakfast, lunch, a snack, or something for a picnic.

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Reviewed 8 August 2013

This is the home of the great ham sandwich! Fresh homemade bread and the famous smoked ham and Vermont cheddar is delish. If you are passing through Shelburne and want a good, hearty sandwich, try this! Yummy.

Thank PaulaCai
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Reviewed 5 July 2013

An opportunity to have a delicious lunch and pick up some Vermont food treats. The cafe is part of Harringtons store located in the middle of Shelburne. Very welcoming, very clean, simple and a good menu. The sandwiches, soups and bakery items are all made right there, so it is fresh. We had BLT sandwiches made with the Harrington bacon that were the best ever!

The adjoining retail area has lots to tempt you. Hams, bacon, cheeses, soup mixes, condiments and other specialty foods. Also Green Mountain coffee and wines. Many packaged for travel.

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Reviewed 3 July 2013

Loved it was so close to the Museum, we stopped for Lunch and picked up a few things to bring home....

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