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The Blue Donkey

1669 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672-4750
+1 802-253-3100
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (137 reviews)
“fries” (61 reviews)
“rodeo burger” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1669 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672-4750
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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here while in Stowe. A long line was handled quickly by friendly staff who had great conversation while taking orders. Menu is simple, but enough choices to satisfy anyone. Burgers were cooked to order. A bit charred for my taste, but flavorful. Lots...More

Thank LoriAllen
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for lunch while on a motorcycle tour through Vermont. The service was quick, the food was delicious and the place was clean and well located. Easily the best burger place we have been to in a long time.

Thank Ang R
Reviewed 7 September 2017

A welcome spot to stop and grab a burger, sit outside at picnic table and move along to view all the beautiful sites of the area. Lots of options for your burger and very friendly service. Go to the counter, put in your order and...More

Thank kayak01
Reviewed 28 August 2017

as title states, best burgers in VT. My family went there cause the smell coming from it (we were next door) was intoxicating. Grabbed some burgers and chicken/bacon sandwich. just fantastic!

Thank SJ E
Reviewed 27 August 2017

I guess this menu would work for people who crave fatty burgers on greasy buns. I tried the portabello burger and was quite disappointed: the bun was slathered with butter, and the tomato was completely unfresh (Vermont in mid-summer, you'd have to go out of...More

Thank steventobolsky
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We all had their breakfast sandwich which was good. They were unable to make a simple change to put the eggs on the side. Didn't go back for the burgers.

Thank M C
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Passing through Stowe Vermont, we had to stop here because of the name. We ordered the grilled chicken BLT which was good. We had onion rings which were a little too done. All in all it was good at a price of about $18 that...More

1  Thank true2david
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I love sitting outside at Blue Donkey in the summer! They have an amazing veggie burger here, and I love their fries. A Stowe staple for sure!

1  Thank Hannah E
Reviewed 2 August 2017

The food here is delicious! and they give you really good portions, we had brisket and pulled pork meals, which come with fries and cole slaw, home made, and it is stick to your ribs delicious. We ended up ordering onion rings too and we...More

Thank meandmy3boys
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We stopped in for lunch, and had their hamburgers. They were absolutely delicious! This place is reasonably priced, service is good, and the place is clean.

Thank Sparrow1947
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Karina D
9 June 2016|
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Response from Botte515 | Reviewed this property |
I have never been there outside of ski season, nor for dinner. I would be surprised however if you needed reservations and surprised if they even took them. It's more of a fast food type place. Order at the counter grab a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1669 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672-4750
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Stowe
  • Phone Number: +1 802-253-3100
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