41 Cherry St., Burlington, 802-651-5027
Head inside Hotel Vermont for food and drink inspired by fresh, local ingredients. Enjoy cocktails on the outdoor terrace.
46 Main St., Winooski, 802-497-3989
From an open kitchen, the chef-owners dish out imaginative food — think scallop crudo and house-cured meat and fish — that nabbed them James Beard nominations in 2013 and 2016. Lunch Tuesday through Friday; dinner Tuesday through Saturday; weekend brunch. Closed Monday.
1834 Shelburne Rd., South Burlington, 802-862-1081
A longtime local fixture, this café-restaurant serves up Maine crab cakes, racks of lamb, Vermont meats and seasonal specialties.
131 Main St., Burlington, 802-489-5699
An elegant space houses southern-inflected farm-to-table dishes and classic cocktails. Weekend brunch.