316 US Route 2, South Hero, 802-372-4814
Artsy décor here includes a wooden canoe suspended over the bar. Inventive, unpretentious cuisine — think coffee-crusted pork tenderloin — is on offer. Hours vary seasonally.
17 Swanton Road, St. Albans, 802-528-8400
This spot lives up to its name with specialties such as maple-cinnamon buns and a bacon waffle topped with maple butter.
133 N. Main St., 14th Star Brewing Co., St. Albans, 802-734-5679
Pair St. Louis-style ribs or pulled-chicken tacos with a pint of Tribute double IPA or Maple Breakfast stout — this smoke pit is located inside 14th Star Brewing Co. Lunch on Sunday. Closed Sunday and Monday.