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Daily Planet

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15 Center St, Burlington, VT 05401
+1 802-862-9647
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16:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 16:00 - 23:00
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Essex
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visit to Daily Planet often. Always very pleased with the drinks and food. Whether you are looking for something a bit more causal or a nice sit down dinner you cannot go wrong with this choice.

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Thank Keith M
Warwick, New York
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner at the Daily Planet on New Year's Eve. Despite being a busy place, we had excellent service - our servers were attentive, informative and friendly without being invasive. The four of us shared some apps - the Asian eggroll and the parmesan fries (fantastic!), but we all chose something different for dinner - scallops, a steak, a... More 

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Thank Karen E
Burlington, Vermont
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family was trying to decide where to take my daughter to celebrate her 23rd birthday while she was visiting us. We actually did spend some time on TA trying to find a great place to go, and I should have paid more attention to the less-than-positive reviews here on TA. The atmosphere was OK but nothing special. My biggest... More 

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Thank subie d
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

I love Daily Planet. It's always my go to before a show at the Flynn or for a meet up after work. Cozy atmosphere and friendly staff with an always changing menu. Cocktails that are unique and creative and affordable. Check out burger night on Mondays or Taco Tuesday!

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
York, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

We went to the Daily Planet for pre-dinner drinks by a friend who visits Burlington every year. We were told that the mojito is great, but unfortunately it wasn't on the menu so we had to try a few others :-) The bar staff were not particularly friendly or attentive, but we got chatting to a few other people who... More 

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Thank Teppin
Westbrook
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97 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We made a reservation for 5:30P on a Saturday night and were seated upon arrival. We sat in the greenhouse section. The place was pretty full being so early. The service in the beginning of the meal was just ok. We seemed to have many different people coming to the table and requests such as lemon and a napkin were... More 

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Thank Robert C
Acton, Massachusetts
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66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Arrived on a Saturday night around 7 (with a reservation) and were quickly seated. The restaurant has a couple of front rooms, with lots of windows and plants, and we were seated on the left side room (as you face the restaurant), while the bar is on the other side. The back room seemed louder, but also nice. We started... More 

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Thank David R
Northampton, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

The cocktails here are always good! I have eaten here maybe four times and have been disappointing with the quantity of food for the price and have never left feeling like it was worth it or that I just ate something memorable.

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Thank kbronie
Burlington, Vermont
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161 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

4 of us had dinner. We had the truffle fries and polenta fries for a starter. Truffle fries very good, polenta fries, eh! Two had a scallop dish, wish they said was excellent, I had the swordfish which was absolutely delish and the fourth was a vegetarian who was looking forward to the soup we had read about online, which... More 

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Thank vthereandnow
Fort Collins, Colorado
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44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I had the swordfish and my husband ordered the salmon, as well as a brussel sprouts appetizer. All of the food was delicious! We really liked the atmosphere as well. The only negative was the very slow service.

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Thank fivecrazycats

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 25
Cuisine
American, Bar, International, Pub
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 23:00
Monday
16:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 23:00
Thursday
16:00 - 23:00
Friday
16:00 - 00:00
Saturday
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Center St, Burlington, VT 05401
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-862-9647

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