The Farmhouse Tap & Grill

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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
brokensail  (1352) Dublin, California | September 6, 2016
Ended up stopping here a couple times while in Burlington. A substantial draft list as well as a really extensive list of bottles and cans, also a full bar with some really nice cocktails.

This place was really quite crowded each time we visited, but they manage the hustle and bustle well and even if you canít get a table inside, they have a bar outside in the back (with food available, perhaps limited menu?) and the bar area inside.

About 25-30 beers on draft, mostly from Vermont but also some Maine, California, and Colorado offerings. Bottles from all over the place. Selection here is pretty diverse, but they definitely seemed to have an emphasis on hoppy beers, at least when I visited. But, a few sours, some nice lagers, wheat beers, ciders, etc. Canít really go wrong.

On the second visit here, we actually ate dinner. Holy crap. The girlfriend "just" had macaroni and cheese and I had a lamb burger, but they were both amazing. Like, one of the best of both things Iíve ever had. The dishes arenít necessarily cheap, but you get a lot of food for your money.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
nate2g  (1257) Boomtown!, Australia | May 13, 2015
Popular bar and restaurant with a great tap selection of mostly VT breweries. I came by a few times during the week and due to the general busy vibe here service was OK but on the slower end. Itís worth trying the food as itís decent fare such as burgers, soups and cheese boards. The tap selection is excellent with a couple of Hill Farmstead, Lawsonís and Lost Nation to choose from amongst other interesting offerings. Thereís also a fun bottle list to peruse and like most bars in the area thereís fresh cans of Heady Topper in the fridge too. On a nice day, enjoy the outside patio.
88
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 9/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
bytemesis  (958) Sunnyvale, California | May 23, 2013
Dinner stop on my first night in town. Great taplist, including a couple of hill farmstead selections, and the dry aged beef burger was awesome, if expensive as all hell. Service was impeccable.
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  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
mcberko  (926) Vancouver, British Columbia | September 14, 2012
Stopped in for a couple of beers during the afternoon. Quite good selection of taps including some Hill Farmstead, and some fresh cans of Heady Topper. Not as good a taplist as the bars in Waterbury, but probably the best option in Burlington.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 19/20
KyotoLefty  (710) Kyoto, Japan | August 11, 2012
nice-looking place, very crowded when we went. Amazing tap list, mostly local, plus a very interesting bottle list that we didnít even get to. Four from HF on tap. Our young server knew his beers and even suggested pairings. Great food too. One of the best places Iíve been to.
82
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
Rastacouere  (702) Montreal, Quebec | July 18, 2013
Very popular stuff, limited booking possibilities and otherwise, just get a buzzer and wait for your turn. An old McDonals improved for the best with the best beer selection in Burlington, especially now that Flatbread has abandonned the guest stuff. Centrally located, featuring lots of rarer bottles for those who are not satisfied with the already very good tap list. Attentive staff. The food is very good, but not quite as killer as some people make it and not particularly cheap. I mean, Iím always satisfied, but never really impressed considering the popularity and general goodness of Vermont local ingrťdients - including the cheeses of which they always have a nice array here. Always one or two Hill Farmstead beers on tap which is always nice.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 14/20
Sammy  (685) Toronto, Ontario | November 3, 2016
A good bar, possibly the best non-brewery one in the city. Tap selection is better in Waterbury, of course.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD 9/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
Scopey  (668) Croydon, England | January 24, 2016| Updated January 27, 2016
We visited The Farmhouse Tap & Grill on a Sunday evening for dinner and drinks. I was impressed how busy the place was even quite late on. They have 26 taps packed full of grade A malted beverages. Lots of fresh Hill Farmstead, Lawsonís, Lost Nation and some other rare offerings. (Including a tasty malt liquor!?). The food was really rather delicious and concentrated on local produce. I had some of best cheese I have ever had in the USA. We ended up spending all evening. A world class beer & eating venue for sure.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
PRBeer  (661) Parsippany, New Jersey | September 30, 2013
Arrived here fairly late on a Friday evening after a weekís vacation driving thru the Canadian Maritimes & Quebec sampling beer. This place was high on my list of places to visit but when we were told the wait for a table to eat was 1 1/2 hr my family almost bailed. That was when they explained we could eat in the courtyard if we could find a table (we did) and didnít mind doing our own ordering at the outside bar.(we didnít). First thing I did was order a can of Heady Topper,,,stupid move...shouldíve ordered two...by the time I went back for a second their stock had run out...LOL! Of course there were plenty of great beers to choose from and I made a serious dent in a number of local beers (Hill Farmstead, etc.). The family and I thoroughly enjoyed the food (I had an excellent burger) and atmosphere. We met and talked to some great people...lotís of beer conversations of course. The service was very good even with the crowd. Family had a great time...I loved the selections...I will be back next chance I get. I highly recommend this place...worth going out of your way for.
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
deyholla  (610) Minneapolis, Minnesota | September 16, 2012
Stopped in for a few drinks on a Saturday night during a trip through Vermont. Place was very busy so just grabbed two seats at the bar. Bartender was friendly and had suggestions for my girlfriend. I thought the tap list was really nice with some stuff I had not seen before. Would love to try the food sometime. Prices were surprisingly competitive as the interior was quite nice.

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