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Rusty Scuffer

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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148 Church St, Burlington, VT 05401-8412
+1 802-864-9451
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Tue 11:00 - 22:00
Wed 11:00 - 23:00
Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've been to the Scuffer many times and I have to say they have consistently done a nice job. I usually go for the half price burger nights and they do not disappoint. The burger is a good size, it's cooked the way you order it (sounds simple, but is hard to find in Burlington) and tastes great. Great spot... More 

Thank Marcy_Vec
Perrysburg, Ohio
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Terrific varied menu, great food, fun atmosphere and terrific service! These Burlington people know how to eat well!! From appetizer to dessert, our service was prompt without being pushy and the food was very good indeed!

Thank Sue L
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52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in for dinner and it was just as good as the first time we came in. My friends ordered the Poutine and it was amazing. The fries were awesome, and it wasn't bogged down with too much gravy. My fiancé had wings and the chili. He said the chili was great, but be warned it was spicy. My... More 

Thank princess1
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We stop at The Scuffer once a year when in Burlington and have never been disappointed. We sit at the bar and always have a good bartender. They know the beers on tap, not just the name but about each one. They know the wines, which admittedly are limited. The food is good, generous portions and really tasty, fairly priced.... More 

Milton, Vermont
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

My wife, daughter and myself went to this restaurant because it was the least busiest of all the restaurants on Church street plus we have eaten there before with good results. Boy, have things changed. We were waited on right off, but it went down hill from there. After ordering, we waited for the longest time for our food. My... More 

Thank skingsland2015
Essex, Vermont
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Went Saturday night after Flynn, almost empty! The waiter took for ever to acknowledge us, didn't ask if we wanted drinks, they didn't have kids menus ready and even after we finally got our menus in a next to empty restaurant it took 45 minutes. The food was terrible! Never go back

Thank pizzion
Spring Branch, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

It was parent weekend at one of the three colleges/universities in Burlington and therefore the whole restaurant area in downtown was full. We were able to find a table at the Rusty Scuffer. The meal was good however the service was not so good.

Thank Jeffrey R
Burlington, Vermont
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186 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

My wife and I used to eat at the Skuffer at least once a week. We gradually dropped the number of visits and went back this week hoping to re-up at an old friend. The menu used to be extensive but it is now pretty meager. There are a few steaks and burgers but not much else. There are quite... More 

Thank dmount2001
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

My wife got the fried chicken and I got the shepherd's pie. We met a family from my wife's work and had a very entertaining evening! Got to sample a flight of delicious beers! My wife's fav was the Down East Pumpkin Cider.

Thank Gregg Z
Newton, Massachusetts
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We stopped in for half priced apps and $3 pints during happy hour. The wings were delicious, tried both buffalo and bbq. The artichoke spinach dip was also very tasty. Beers on tap are plentiful, diverse and divine!

Thank momally2three

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 Church St, Burlington, VT 05401-8412
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-864-9451

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?