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“Local Gem!”
Review of Rustic Roots

Rustic Roots
Ranked #1 of 33 Restaurants in Shelburne
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$22
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast
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.
Reviewed 29 May 2014

Lovely, small, chef-owned cafe in the heart of Shelburne! Best breakfast/lunch ever...the bacon and sausages made in-house are yummy! And the rest of the menu is unique, varied and beautifully presented. Breakfast and lunch Wed.-Sun. til 3pm. Watch for evening events now and again through the summer/fall...small plates, or special dinners on the weekend!

Beginning this Saturday (May 31) you will also find Rustic Roots offering delicious crepes at Shelburne's outdoor Farmers' Market on the village green.

This place is a great addition to Shelburne's unique village character! A must for locals and those passing by!!!

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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.

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Thank Nadreck
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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.

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Thank Podchhdy
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Reviewed 4 March 2014

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

Thank James M
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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.

Thank KurtGVT
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