Paul Buschner and his family have been making kettle corn for many years in their kitchen at home. After a couple business idea attempts, they finally decided to expand and make their product to share with others, and they bought their first kettle. In May 2003, they made their first appearance on Church St. in their cart, stirring and bagging popcorn trying to keep up with the lines of people on a beautiful day. This satisfies the craving for something sweet and crunchy, and it's a-maize-ing!
This self-described "Rock and Roll Sports Bar," has been a presence on Church Street since 1990, and now offers outdoor seating and two 42-inch flat screen plasma TVs showing ESPN and NESN, DirectTV's NFL Sunday Ticket, MLB Extra Innings, NBA League Pass, and NHL Center Ice.
Amir's Kebab is located on Church Street's City Hall block featuring Mediterranean inspired and Bosnian food such as doner kebabs, lamb and chicken gyros, falafel, chicken and rice as well as other specialties. Stop by Amir's cart for an early dinner starting at 5pm and enjoy through 2:30am on most days.
Want to warm up with some Asian comfort food? Noodle variations from Malaysia and Korea, Japan, Vietnam, and Thailand highlight this wildly diverse menu. Start with ginger tea, then pick your own broth, noodles, and meat to create a gigantic bowl of "Cargo Noodles." Not up for slurping? There are also plenty of dumplings and curries on the menu.
Dip into Ben & Jerry's euphoric ice cream served up in cups, freshly baked waffles cones, sundaes, milkshakes and smoothies. Need an ice cream cake? Ben & Jerry's offers ready-to-go and custom cakes---add a ribbon and you have the perfect gift! Ben & Jerry's also offers catering and will deliver ice cream right to your next party or event!
Stop by for coffee, lattes and cappuccinos as well as artisan bread sandwiches and desserts!
The happy bustle of the line and the flurry of activity in the open kitchen draws you inward, and the wildly diverse menu of Mexican, Thai, Cajun, BBQ, and more will keep you there. Inspired burritos, wraps, smoothies, salads, and soups.
Founded in 1983, this national franchise is headquartered in Burlington. Their bakers conjure not only bagels, but also an array of fresh breads including honey wheat, hearty white, and the exclusive Softwich. A variety of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters blends are available, as are innovative menu items including unique cream cheese flavors, delicious breakfast sandwiches and wraps, hand-tossed salads, hearty soups, signature and custom order sandwiches, and desserts.
Perfect for lunchtime or if you are in the mood to try specialty Turkish snacks during a stroll on the marketplace! The menu includes fresh Turkish beef dishes seasoned with specialty Turkish spices and topped with freshwrapped in lavash bread. Cafe Istanbul also offers vegetarian dishes, Turkish tea & coffee, cold drinks and more! All dishes are made fresh to order and with some of the most reasonable prices downtown, hours are weather dependent.
An inspired dining venue that supports sustainability and community activism, Church & Main sources a majority of its ingredients and products from local purveyors. The ideals of sustainable agriculture and aquaculture, community support, Vermont, and the belief that providing the best product at the best price create the core values of Church & Main. From the food, to the extensive wine and beverage list, to the inviting and comfortable atmosphere, enjoy a memorable dining experience.
One of downtown's best people-watching spots offers a wide selection of beers (with no fewer than 15 varieties on tap and 15 more regularly rotating bottle brands, including national labels like Corona and Heineken and local brands like Magic Hat). Stop in to watch the game and grab a burger and some sweet potato fries, or have a seat outside at their summer café area.
City Hall Sliders is a new addition to the marketplace. Located on the city hall block of lower Church Street, City Hall Sliders serves up tasty little cheeseburgers for lunch, dinner and late into the night. Stop by while you are shopping for a quick snack or quell your hunger after the bars have let out. Ask about the Slider Challenge!
This Bohemian tea room serves over 90 custom imported varieties of fresh loose leaf tea. Featuring handmade teapots from all over the world (as well as accessories), along with eclectic light fare and locally made sweets and pastries. Free Wi-Fi.
E.B Strong's Prime's steak is the most flavorful and most tender of steaks with the finest of texture. USDA Prime Grade Steak has the highest rating of a combined high ratio of marbling with the youngest maturity of beef. EB Strong's is proud to offer patrons USDA Prime Grade Steaks for the first time in Vermont! Located on Burlington's historic Church Street Marketplace, enjoy a romantic dinner, or a professional business gathering. Large parties can enjoy the private dining room and parking available for customers.
East Shore Vineyard is located in Grand Isle, Vermont on East Shore North overlooking Lake Champlain. Lake Champlain helps make ESV an excellent place for growing grapes. The deep lake waters provide micro climate favorable for growing winter hardy cultivars capable of producing world class wines. The vineyard's tasting room is located on the Church Street Marketplace.
Family owned and operated restaurant on the top block of Church Street, featuring great American Food, California wines and local craft beers. A great little place to stop for soups, sandwiches, burgers, and salads. Enjoy a seat on their back patio during the summer, and check out the live music every Thursday evening while you dine.
Chicken and pork dumplings, veggie dumplings in pot sticker style, crab ragoons, shrimp egg rolls, veggie egg rolls, chicken cheese egg rolls, sesame cold noodles, and veggie fried rice along with homemade ginger garlic soy sauce, hot chili oil, and sweet cranberry sauce located on the Top Block, near the intersection of Cherry and Church Streets and in front of City Sports.
Church Street Marketplaces oldest restaurant, famous since 1973. Look for their menu here.
An extensive menu including New York style pizza, pasta dishes, many salad and sandwich choices and homemade soups are on tap at this storied and reasonably priced spot, as is a full bar. There are two indoor dining room choices and an outdoor cafe. Large screen TV's are in the bar area. This local favorite restaurant also serves up large soft shelled tacos which have been the talk of the town since 1973, in addition to its italian specialities.
Unforgettable handcrafted chocolate that capture the essence of Vermont, the tradition of making fine chocolate, and the pride that goes into each bite. Crafted in small batches from the finest quality chocolate and select natural ingredients including local Vermont cream, sweet butter, maple syrup, honey, fruits, nuts!
Leunigs Bistro has been an institution since it opened in 1980: Burlington's own little Parisian Café. Its chefs prepare the best local ingredients, but with a worldly accent. Live jazz with dinner Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Often considered the best people-watching spot in town.
With a speakeasy feel and friendly service, this Manhattan-style club offers a range of seating options, from the quiet intimacy of the basement lounge to the intimate upstairs space, where live music and DJ's accompany the cocktails. Unique appetizers and desserts are available as well.
Feel home at Panera with warm fresh baked bread, goodies and exellent customer service! Perfect venue for lunch meetings or to catch up with an old friend.
Enjoy Burlington's best sandwiches at Red Onion. Thick slices of fresh made bread, crispy bacon, and juicy vegetables. Enjoy brunch or lunch at the outdoor cafe on beautiful Church Street, or sit inside and people watch while taking in the aroma of all that is good at the Red Onion.
Live entertainment in the heart of Burlington seven days a week is one of the hallmarks of this seasoned club, as is its extensive selection of beer, wine and spirits. DJ A-Dog is a local favorite, and spins regularly.
Built in Ireland from salvaged materials and reassembled here in Burlington, this relatively new arrival on the marketplace embodies everything that you would expect from a genuine Irish pub. Live music Wednesday through Saturday, and Irish music on Sunday. Slàinte!
Whether you're in the mood for a great steak, seafood, or pasta, the Scuffer Steak and Ale House has something for everyone. Featuring great weekly specials, a broad menu, an impressive beer selection (with 15 on tap), and a late night menu. Stop by to watch the game after work, or relax and have dinner with your family.
The first Skinny Pancake was served on Wednesday evening of June 4, 2003. The owners, Jonny and Benjy Adler, had no experience, a cart made of wood scraps from their parents kitchen flooring, and a junked sailboat trailer that had been crudely outfitted into a flatbed would be such a success! Make sure to stop by for both savory and sweet crepes on the Mall Block near Burlington Town Center seven days a week!
A great café atmosphere, with dessert treats and hot or cold specialty drinks, espresso, teas, hot chocolate, and of course a variety of select international coffee blends.
Bag your own mix of your favorite sweets from our huge selection of treats great for snacking during a movie or while walking along Church Street. A great place to shop for holidays, special occasions and for the ones you love. Featuring fine chocolates from Swiss to Brinn Truffles and tons of sweet candies for kids of all ages. Great selection of maple sugar candies in its many forms, and a huge variety of licorices and jelly beans. Beside sweets, we also have postcards, books about Vermont, and calendars.
One the very best indoor/outdoor dining spots on the Marketplace is this restaurant/bistro, situated on the busiest corner of Church Street. With its atrium and two-story mural, the unique atmosphere is enhanced by its popular European-style outdoor café area.
Located conveniently at the Marketplace's top block, this little gem offers a variety of fresh salads, wraps, and sandwiches, made on the spot. They roast their own deli meats and make sandwiches on fresh, homemade bread. Dine in and browse around the inner shops, or have a seat outside on the summer café tables.
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