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Nice Sunday dinner
Had dinner on a quiet Sunday night during Spring break week in Burlington. After a soccer clinic, my 18 y.o. craved some seafood and we gave the Shanty on the Shore a shot. It was a very quiet night and we were enthusiastically greeted by...More ... read more
World17 via tripadvisor.com - Mar 14, 2019
Our go to place for Birthday and Anniversary Celebration.
Dorothy Kilby-Turcotte via google.com - Mar 11, 2019
A good Sea Food Place
It's not easy to get good sea food in Vermont, but Shanty succeeds. Whether it be lobster, shell fish or white fish, Shanty has it going. You will need to have a reservation for dinner, but lunch has more room for you.
Chris P via tripadvisor.com - Mar 10, 2019
Excellent service. Very friendly wait staff. The food was really great.
James Austin via google.com - Mar 9, 2019
Shanty by the Shore's name used to be true to the place- and perhaps from a food perspective it still is - but then, around 2018, they opened a huge out door deck and this changed the whole vibe of the place from "shanty" to "chalet" or at least to an '80s era house that has been featured in a home renovation show. And this deck does ... read more
Leah Xylona via google.com - Mar 8, 2019
Great food and ppl ... read more
Sky King via google.com - Mar 2, 2019
Like dining with family
Excellent seafood - from broiled to haddock to scallop bisque soup (only available in February!) and even some wings, this is a great spot to watch the sunset and enjoy a lively atmosphere. The service is friendly and knowledgeable and attentive without being intrusive. There's...More ... read more
MSH444 via tripadvisor.com - Feb 23, 2019
All the fun of a seaside fish shack but placed in the Green Mountains! Good food and a fun place. Summer views of Lake Champlain are a bonus.
Heidi Olson via google.com - Feb 17, 2019
Food was amazing!! All the food was fresh and cooked to perfection. Staff was prompt and friendly.
Siobhan Connelly via google.com - Feb 16, 2019
What an amazing experience! The decor is fabulous! Views of the lake amazing and the food is heaven
What an amazing experience! The decor is fabulous! Views of the lake amazing and the food is heaven on earth! Our waitress Cali was fabulous and mage the experience that much more!
Lindsey Amanda via facebook.com - Feb 16, 2019
Yelp led us here for some seafood ...
Yelp led us here for some seafood.It was simple.Small menu but great choices.We had Jack as our waiter and he was pleasant. I had Maple Ginger Salmon and a baked potato. My husband had a fried platterFish, 2 shrimp and clam strips The Clam chowder was great!! The slaw was spicy, and the bread was fresh! I also had the Shanty Margarit ... read more
Sarah O. via yelp.com - Feb 16, 2019
service was good in the food was delicious
service was good in the food was delicious ... read more
John Casey via facebook.com - Feb 16, 2019
Excelente service. Excellente food ... read more
Antonio Cicchino via google.com - Feb 11, 2019
Great Seafood Restaurant
We met friends the other day at Shanty. It is located near the Burlington marina and looks out at Lake Champlain. We shared oysters on the half shell for a started. We tried the fried shrimp, seafood au gratin, and the salmon platter. They were...More ... read more
Bourlingueur60 via tripadvisor.com - Feb 10, 2019
Very accommodating we had a large group and we got seated very quick. Great view.
Joel Prive via google.com - Feb 9, 2019
The staff went out of their way ...
The staff went out of their way to ensure the correct preparation, overall quality, and final presentation of both the soup and entree I ordered.   The servers Natalie and Bronson were both unassumingly professional and even cordially inviting in their demeanor.  I truly appreciate the manager's attention assuring the sea scallops we ... read more
Bunny S. via yelp.com - Feb 9, 2019
This is a very beautiful place^^ ... read more
Daisy Preuss via google.com - Feb 8, 2019
This Shanty on the Shore is the great place to eat sea foods when you are hungry. Good place with friendly staff.
Martha Jensen via google.com - Feb 4, 2019
Good food, great view ... read more
Ron Nyland via google.com - Feb 3, 2019
Decent place good oyster and shrimp specials ... read more
Gerard Downing III via google.com - Jan 26, 2019
Stopped here for my first bite to eat in Vermont. It was great. Was a little skeptical when i first arrived because the place was pretty empty and most of the staff were just having conversations near the kitchen. From the calamari to the fish tacos I was pleasantly surprised. Service was good.
Cody Arana via google.com - Jan 22, 2019
Great oysters and Shrimp platter-All you can Eat- Great views Super Waitress.They did a great re-
Great oysters and Shrimp platter-All you can Eat- Great views Super Waitress. They did a great re-model and can’t wait for summer outdoor dining on deck.
Angi Hill via facebook.com - Jan 17, 2019
Was good food ... read more
Melissa Reimann via google.com - Jan 10, 2019
Yum! Best date night! Had the haddock and shrimp cocktail!
Yum! Best date night! Had the haddock and shrimp cocktail!
Tori Hodgkins via facebook.com - Jan 10, 2019
Cara's first day on the job and ...
Cara's first day on the job and her service and knowledge of the menu were outstanding! Business was slow but the food was very good!  Three different types of oysters..  Delicious ... read more
David G. via yelp.com - Jan 8, 2019
Fire!!!!🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 Libstah!
James Ross via google.com - Dec 29, 2018
Awesome food ... read more
Joe Pfaff via google.com - Dec 28, 2018
Nice ambience. The quality of the food was good but the taste of the two (out of five) fish dishes was bland. If you prefer bland food this is five stars. If you like fish prepared like in Spain, Portugal, Italy or France this is not your place.
Emil Trankarov via google.com - Dec 25, 2018
Went on xmas eve. The Captains platter and fried shrimp dinner was wonderful. The fried calamari with banana peppers and sweet balsamic drizzle was to die for! Tried the maple whiskey cocktail that really warmed the soul. Maddie our waitress was great! Thank u Shanty for an exceptional xmas eve celebration. Merry xmas to all!
kim kanios via google.com - Dec 25, 2018
Great food! Great staff! They always do an amazing job!
Michael Shea via google.com - Dec 21, 2018
Menu is dependable. Service is good. Atmosphere is bright and airy.
Jonathan Stevens via google.com - Dec 18, 2018
Seafood Delight!
We were directed to Burlington Yacht Club by an old mariner we met in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, looking for calamari. We didn't find the yacht club, but we found the Shanty, and were pleasantly surprised. The calamari was very good! The atmosphere, wait staff, food...More ... read more
Pat O via tripadvisor.com - Dec 17, 2018
Came in on Sunday night after skiing, was mighty hungry! I had the all you can eat shrimp,it was fantastic! But I ate to much, it was that good! Our waitress Carol was very efficient and so friendly!
Dan Yore via google.com - Dec 13, 2018
Had dinner here with my family last weekend. Had an excellent meal. Our waitress was wonderful. Fri
Had dinner here with my family last weekend. Had an excellent meal. Our waitress was wonderful. Fried clam bellies were👌 ... read more
Ashley M. Miller via facebook.com - Dec 4, 2018
Good seafood ... read more
Laurie Goldsmith via google.com - Nov 16, 2018
Comfortable and well maintained seafood establishment.
I really enjoyed the meal I had at the Shanty on the Shore. I had the clam chowder and a lobster roll. The clam chowder was listed as one of the ten best in New England. I think that would only be true if they...More ... read more
beemishbeliever via tripadvisor.com - Nov 16, 2018
My family loves this restaurant, but they got significant expensive since renovation ... read more
Lejla Sehovic via google.com - Nov 15, 2018
Ummm Good!
We were looking for some great seafood and found a fun place to eat here. The seafood was delicious and the staff so helpful.
julielr77 via tripadvisor.com - Nov 6, 2018
Terrific service and delicious food. Not the cheapest but value for money. No accessible washrooms though.
David Bruce Scott via google.com - Nov 5, 2018
Ahoy, Matey! Great Grub!
This seafood favorite is a great experience! The food is always awesome, the place is always hopping, and it’s an unforgettable good time! Family friendly and authentic!
dc4theocracy via tripadvisor.com - Nov 1, 2018
Good service, free parking, excellent clam chowder. DO NOT GET THE LOBSTER ROLL- the worst I've ever had. Also, others in my party didn't like the crab cake- too bready.
Mark Schneider via google.com - Oct 29, 2018
A quiet restaurant, situated on ...
A quiet restaurant, situated on Lake Champlain, with nice views of the lake from the dining areas. I had the broiled shrimp, scallops, and haddock; it was all very fresh and good. Our server was handling several tables but did a great job servicing everyone. She was super friendly and helped us with our selections.
Styarria G. via yelp.com - Oct 29, 2018
Both the Lobster Bisque and Clam ...
Both the Lobster Bisque and Clam Chowder in bread bowls were excellent!  I highly recommend the soup.  Great location, great service and great view.
Shelly A. via yelp.com - Oct 29, 2018
We visited Shanty on the Shore for lunch and were glad we did.
By good fortune, upon arrival a bit early for lunch, we were shown to a table by the window overlooking Lake Champlain. Within fifteen minutes all other window tables and the next row back were full. Looking over the lake, we could see Juniper Island...More ... read more
32840David via tripadvisor.com - Oct 29, 2018
Great location, cozy ambience and amazing food! A good place to eat and experience local fare. The black bean burger is okay, but the crab cakes, jumbo shrimp, Mac&cheese are superb. The in house sauce has a unique flavour. Service is great. And the clam chowder soup is AMAZING!
Mamta Dandekar via google.com - Oct 28, 2018
Delicious seafood and great atmosphere
We had a wonderful lunch! The clam chowder was the best, really is award winning. The shrimp cocktail was so fresh, and the service and atmosphere is terrific.
Mandy W via tripadvisor.com - Oct 26, 2018
Great view of the River. Tight, but cozy seating. We enjoyed a pleasant dinner. The lobster bisque was my favorite. Very tasty and lumps of lobster meat. Great choice for dinner.
DEBO ADENEKAN via google.com - Oct 21, 2018
Good for Dinner
A group of six for dinner. Everyone loved the food, the mixed drinks were a little "off", overall experience was very good though.
Steven M via tripadvisor.com - Oct 21, 2018
Drove 2.5 hours for the Chowder and bisque and clams.
Scott Thomas via google.com - Oct 21, 2018
Great place to eat. We had 6 people in our party and were seated fast and waited on immediately. We went there for lobster and we were not disappointed. We sat by the window and the view was beautiful. Saw a nice sunset. The food came in good time and was delicious! Would definitely eat there again. Highly recommend it.
Kathy Mahon via google.com - Oct 19, 2018
Delicious! Bloody Mary is a MUST-TRY ...
Delicious! Bloody Mary is a MUST-TRY if you're a fan!! It comes with 3 shrimps and was divine.
Tien P. via yelp.com - Oct 18, 2018
Best Seafood Around
My wife and I had the good fortune to pick this restaurant for a recent lunch. Our server greeted us immediately, answered our questions of menu items and did a fine job setting the stage for a good lunch. We both had the seafood platter...More ... read more
murraysig via tripadvisor.com - Oct 17, 2018
Food was excellent! Staff made us feel relaxed and not rushed. Had a beautiful view of Lake Champlain.
Lee Nalley via google.com - Oct 16, 2018
A Pretty Good Lunch
We stopped into Shanty On The Shore for lunch during a recent October trip to Burlington. It was a cool but sunny day so we sat outside on the deck. Service was good and we enjoyed soaking up what sun that there was. I had...More ... read more
RealHungryMann via tripadvisor.com - Oct 16, 2018
Great much on the lake
This restaurant has great food, good selection of beer and a fantastic view. The service was average but the fish tacos and fish sandwich are great choices.
gregmNY via tripadvisor.com - Oct 16, 2018
This was probably the best seafood ...
This was probably the best seafood I've eaten in years. The food was good, the service superb with a great  view of the lake.
Edward B. via yelp.com - Oct 16, 2018
Overly pricey.
Jeff Stringer via google.com - Oct 14, 2018
If u like sea food, don’t hesitate to visit this amazing restaurant. Great food with a good view on lake champlain. The stuff is welcoming Food is sooo good and they serve big plates The photo is shrimp taco with curled fries ... read more
mireille el herr via google.com - Oct 14, 2018
Traveling to Vermont from California ...
Traveling to Vermont from California and stopped in with my family. Unbelievable food and the service was excellent. Don't listen to the reviews ... read more
S M. via yelp.com - Oct 13, 2018
The setting is very scenic. The food is pretty good.
Phillip Cox via google.com - Oct 13, 2018
Nice views. Fresh basic seafood.
Michele Denault via google.com - Oct 12, 2018
The fish and chips we're terrific.
DeeAnn Caudel via google.com - Oct 11, 2018
Stunning Sunset
We had a table overlooking Lake Champlain and the sunset was spectacular with reflections off the lake before it disappeared behind the Adirondacks. Cocktails before our meal were a nice treat, a cup of clam chowder was yum, shrimp tacos were tasty and shared the...More ... read more
Bobbi B via tripadvisor.com - Oct 11, 2018
Great service--Tess was very fun--and the food was very good, especially the macaroni & cheese, & the key lime pie. Also, the Lakeside Lemonade is a great drink. ( I had 2!) ... read more
William Conrad via google.com - Oct 10, 2018
Such amazing broiled salmon! The ...
Such amazing broiled salmon! The best salmon I've ever had. Also the Mac n cheese was on point! Great place with views out to the lake. Great vacation meal spot!
Hilary B. via yelp.com - Oct 9, 2018
Great Views, Awesome Seafood!
Terrific service, with outstanding seafood...fresh and tasty. The Steamers were a delicious treat and it was fun to share. Nice wine pairing and the clam chowder was authentic and creamy yummy! We enjoyed the view of the lake and loved sitting out on the deck!
hoopdog210 via tripadvisor.com - Oct 9, 2018
Wonderful seafood dinner overlooking the lake.
We had a table overlooking the lake, which was very nice. In summer, seating on the deck would be fabulous. My husband and I both had clam chowder, which came with cole slaw and a roll. All were well prepared and very tasty. We also...More ... read more
Navigate809510 via tripadvisor.com - Oct 8, 2018
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