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Depot Street Malt Shop

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57 Depot St, Stowe, VT 05672
+1 802-253-4269
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11:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Tue 11:00 - 16:00
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adelaide
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

Way cool ! I last went into Depot street Malt shoppe in 1999 when I was last in Stowe, and it was awesome. I remember it like it was yesterday. I had a real burger, real banana milkshake and some fine home cooked fries. It was awesome. The food was great. The 50s decor, the dukebox.. I loved it and... More 

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Litchfield, Connecticut
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178 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015

This place is exactly what I picture the Soda Shops of the '40's and 50's would have been like. It's got that great vibe of casual and yet nostalgia that I love. Always order my sundae with too many toppings but I'm always accommodated and I always want to lick the glass! This is not to be missed and you... More 

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Thank Jocey63
Taunton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

Popped in for a quick lunch. All had either a panini or a toastie. Food was quick and tasty. Loved the theme. Service was good. Would definitely come back.

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Thank Neil H
Stowe, Vermont
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186 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

The Depot Street Malt Shop in Stowe is a sweet place for KIDS (and adults). The music, the decor and the menu are all reminiscent of the American Graffiti 50's. The fountain counter has swivel stools with mirrors and an old Coca Cola machine. It is the best after school, lunch, and dinner spot for in town treats. The menu... More 

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Thank JillCull
Omaha, Nebraska
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160 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

The Malt Shop has a traditional ice cream shop décor, and offers malts, a variety of ice creams, and the typical ice cream treats. There is a decent menu of sandwiches, salads, and the like, at lunchtime, with pleasant outdoor seating on good days. Service was friendly and prompt, There are some vegetarian alternatives, and 50s music plays in the... More 

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Thank prairiewolf
Burlington, Vermont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

We've visited this place just about every year over the 4th weekend. this year did not impress me much. the food was bland. they no longer take credit cards (but reimburse an ATM fee which is just not customer friendly to make them go through the extra effort). Service was pretty decent.

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Thank Jiberjab
Shelburne, Vermont
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161 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

A nice little stop, largely because they have malted milkshakes (SO hard to find now) and make them well. Food are fine, servers are very nice and attentive. Clean place, fun atmosphere. The menu is as you would expect for the concept - burgers, grilled cheese, chicken fingers, etc. - and I think I'd score it higher if the prices... More 

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015

What fun, going to an old fashioned malt shop with diner type food but delicious shakes and ice cream. Friendly staff, even though they were super crowded and busy, great location. Once in downtown, you can walk here from anywhere.

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Macedon, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

Quaint, but small booths and felt crowded. Burgers were burnt black, situation was addressed and rectified by waitress. Chicken Panini was burnt too. Food was average at best. Bananas split was disappointing...no butterscotch sauce and smaller than expected when menu suggests sharing with others. Nice idea, but didn't really pull it off. Prices were reasonable. Would not suggest if you... More 

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Our summer staff is still in training. Your feedback will help correct their mistakes. Thank you for posting. Safe travels. More 

Cambridge, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2015

I have grown up having fantastic malts at real old fashioned malt shops across the country (the best are in CO, surprisingly -- in Denver and in Steamboat springs). The malts here tasted a bit artificial -- there was not the right malt balance and the ice cream tasted cheap. Still I give 3 stars because I like Malt shops... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 16:00
Monday
11:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Depot St, Stowe, VT 05672
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Stowe
  • Phone Number: +1 802-253-4269

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