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“Great food and service”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Rustic Roots

Rustic Roots
Ranked #1 of 34 Restaurants in Shelburne
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$22
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Rustic Roots a is chef-owned full service restaurant and features made-from-scratch breakfast and lunch, as well as early weekend dinners by reservation. We are located on the village green in the heart of Shelburne Village. For brunch: we are on a first-come, first served basis for groups smaller than 4. For groups of 4-7, reservations are recommended. We typically can not accommodate groups of 8 or more without making special arrangements in advance. During peak hours a wait should be expected. For dinner: we offer a single-seating early dinner on Friday & Saturday evenings only. Reservations strongly recommended for groups of all sizes- please call in advance! Private dining: please be aware that at times we do book hold private events in the evening. Any dates which conflict with our regular business hours will be posted to our website in advance.
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Great food and service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2014

Finally tried this restaurant for weekend brunch. It is small, about 7 tables, with parking in the back and a ramp for those who cannot climb the few steps in the front. We got there around 11 AM and it really filled up by noon so I recommend arrive early on the weekend. Atmosphere relaxed, is a small room with paintings on the walls and a bar area (in an old house) but appeared clean. Family friendly (there was a baby in a high chair near us.) Service was prompt and friendly, and they checked to make sure we had what we needed, and offered a refill on the iced tea. The menu had a good variety, from breakfast dishes to salads, sandwiches, crepes etc. Interesting drink options (infused iced teas) and presented beautifully with fresh lemon slices, strawberries and mint leaves. Cocktails (mimosa, bloody mary) and wines were also available. All the food was great. We had soup, salad, omelet, iced tea and a mimosa. The amount of food was plentiful and tasted fresh. Drinks were equally great. The food according to the menu is made from scratch with each order, with a warning that it may take time but I did not find we waited very long at all for our food. I thought the price was ok - was $38 for two of us - with the mimosa - although some might find that a bit steep. I will definitely come back again.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Nadreck
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English first
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“This you have to try”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2014 via mobile

Chef owner and with a friendly staff the breakfast and lunch and brunch are all up to snuff, top shelf, all the offerings are not my personal taste, but the food offered is always a hit with my wife and my adult children its the place they want to go when in town to visit us.

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank Podchhdy
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Green Valley
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139 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Excellent breakfasts”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2014

Unique menu with reasonable variety. Hours change. Very good house made sausage containing dishes. Breakfasts are unusually good.

Visited June 2013
Thank James M
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Shelburne, Vermont
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“One of Our Favorites”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2014

This is one of our favorite spots and it has quickly become our "go to" restaurant whether it be for a weekend breakfast or one of their special events. Mike and Ashley do a fantastic job making you feel right at home and the food is exceptional.

Visited December 2013
Thank KurtGVT
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Ottawa, Canada
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68 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Great food, unique spot”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2013 via mobile

While visiting Burlington we read about this new spot in the local weekly, 7Days. It was about a 15 minute drive from our downtown hotel and well worth it.

Housed in an old residence there are only about 7 or 8 tables and we were able to get one at 9:30 on a Saturday when we went for breakfast.

The food and coffee was excellent and I thought really well-priced for the quantity and quality. Our coffee cups were never empty and the meals our kids ordered were appropriately sized and priced at $6 w/ small juice. Both our kids loved their meals, particularly the nutella-banana crepe.

We will certainly have this place in our rotation each time we visit Burlington.

Thank MUhrblock
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