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Downtown Barre offers a number of great dining choices, from classic diners, bakeries and hip coffee shops to world class delis, pizzerias, casual grills and sophisticated pubs.

Cornerstone Pub & Kitchen

The Cornerstone is a modern gastropub featuring a variety of craft beers in a contemporary space with an urban vibe. Burgers, seafood, sandwiches, tacos, salads, pizza, signature mac and cheese dishes…this locals’ favorite has it all. Pull up a chair and enjoy the duck burger, black bean quinoa burger, or venison burger. Entrée plates include shepherd’s pie, swordfish tacos, and fish-n-chips. Wash it down with some of Vermont’s best microbrews – choose from 25 beers on tap.  47 North Main Street, Barre, VT  802 476 2121

Ladder One Grill

At the Grill, our motto is “Where heroes are made”, and this converted firehouse is filled with wonderful displays of fire department memorabilia to honor the past and present heroes in firefighting.  Enjoy Prime Rib, Black Diamond Steaks, and NY Sirloin Steaks served with garlic mashed potatoes and a veggie. Also, 1/2 lb. juicy burgers, hero sandwiches, soups, salads, brick oven pizza and calzones, pasta, over 25 appetizers, Baked Atlantic Haddock, Fisherman’s Platter, Scallops, and so much more. An extensive menu and friendly service in a really fun atmosphere.  8 South Main Street, Barre, VT  802 883 2000

Quarry Kitchen & Spirits

The Quarry Kitchen and Spirits is an ever-growing and maturing eclectic blend of traditional, contemporary, a little trendy and always friendly. Enjoy pub-style, New American cuisine with fantastic dishes such as grilled vegetable wrap, local hand-made lobster ravioli, tilapia salad, monte cristo sandwich, pulled pork sub, chicken parmesan, and more, along with locally brewed beer, and a fun, friendly environment. This popular sports bar is known for large portions at an affordable price.  210 North Main Street, Barre, VT  802 479 7002

Asian Gourmet

Travel to the Far East when you visit the Asian Gourmet. They have an extensive menu of Chinese and Japanese dishes, including sushi rolls, sashimi, teriyaki, katsu, rice and noodles, or you can keep it light and just order appetizers such as edamame, dumplings, rangoons, egg rolls, fried calamari, or get an appetizer sampler to try a little bit of everything. The food is beautifully presented, and the atmosphere is exotic and engaging. If you can’t dine in, order online and take your meal to go.  276 North Main Street, Barre, VT  802 477 7828

Basil’s Pizzeria

Basil’s Pizzeria will make you think that you’re in Philadelphia or New York. The Philly cheese steaks are to die for, especially the steak and bacon, steak teriyaki, and steak with eggs and cheese. Then, there are the New York-styled pizzas. Keep it simple with a pepperoni or meatball topping, or order one of the specialty pizzas, including steak lovers, meat lovers, Mexican, and margarita pizzas. Basil’s menu also includes burgers, chicken subs, salads, foccacia sandwiches, calzones, and more.  20 South Main Street, Barre, VT  802 477 5032 

Morse Block Deli

Morse Block Deli is a Farm to Table Deli in the center of Vermont’s thriving culinary scene. Locals are calling it “The Best Sandwich Shop in the Heart of Vermont”. MBD uses premium meats and cheeses produced locally and in-house, locally baked breads from La Panciata in Northfield, and sources a large portion of their produce locally. Everything that can be made in-house, is. From the amazing Corned Beef and Apple-Caraway Sauerkraut on the Reuben, to the house mayo, mustards, and dressings. Craft Beer on tap is a thing, too, sourcing fresh, hoppy beers from New England and high quality brews from around the world.  260 North Main Street, Barre, VT  802 476 2131

Mulligan’s Irish Pub

A neighborhood sports bar and pub with 20 big screen TV’s, a deck and a large pub grub menu serving lunch, dinner and late night fare of wings, onion rings, nachos, hand-cut fries and big, juicy burgers. The locals come for big games and other events including live local music and Tuesday Trivia, and it can get loud.  They have a large selection of bottle beer, 10 draft beer lines that are always changing, a variety of fine wines and a full bar.  9 Maple Avenue, Barre, VT  802 479 5545

Espresso Bueno

As an independent coffee house, Espresso Bueno serves and presents different roasters. Bueno’s house coffee and espresso is roasted by Vermont Artisan Coffee Roasters. Skilled baristas sling their espresso and lattes which are remarkably smooth, creamy and delicious. They are leaders in the industry when it comes to handling coffee from source to cup. Espresso Bueno offers a variety of breakfast, lunch and pastry items to accompany their coffees. What’s a latte without a cookie? And free wi-fi, of course.  248 North Main Street, Barre, VT  802 479 0896

Rickie’s Indian Restaurant

Located inside a gas station deli (because aren’t the best Indian takeout restaurants hidden in plain sight?), this unadvertised gem serves authentic Punjabi dishes like saag paneer, chicken kabobs, tikka masala, vegetable kamora, baingan bhartha, and traditional lamb, chicken and vegetable curries with naan fresh from their tandoori oven. The dishes are all rich with spices and seasonings and cooked to perfection. The food is high class, but the atmosphere is very casual with just a few tables indoors and a picnic tables outside.  509 South Barre Road, Barre, VT  802 476 3563

Si Aku Ramen Co.

The petite 17-seat cafe at Si Aku Ramen Asian Market offers classic ramen bowls for lunch and dinner. They include tonkotsu, made with rich, long-simmered pork broth; kimchi-tofu ramen with miso broth; and Sensei chicken. Among a smattering of small plates are handmade Filipino empanadas and lumpia (spring rolls), dumplings stuffed with pork or shrimp, and kimchi fried rice. They also offer weekly changing additions such as chicken Pho, coconut curries, shrimp stir-fries and other pan-Asian specialties. To drink, choose from traditional Japanese teas, imported Asian juices and soft drinks, iced tea and lemonade.  237 N. Main St.802 299 8241

Delicate Decadence

Barre’s hometown bakery is well known for fantastic sweets and delicious morning pastries, but it’s also a great place to enjoy a cup of morning coffee, a mid-day lunch or a take home dinner. All of our baked goods are crafted on premises – baked fresh, with an emphasis on seasonal local ingredients as often as possible. So head on down and have a coffee. And while you’re at it, grab a pastry and a smile.  15 Cottage Street, Suite 1,Barre, VT  802 479 7948

Two Loco Guys

Barre’s fast casual option is a do-it-yourself Mexican restaurant offering eclectic burritos and bowls, made with the freshest ingredients, at fair and affordable prices. Choose to enjoy a burrito or bowl, and then select from a variety of fillings. Beans, rice, pork, chicken, ground beef, steak, tofu, and shrimp are available. If you’d rather leave the hard work to the pros, choose one of their signature flavors, complete with meats, vegetables, and toppings. Some are traditional Mexican, Pad Thai, Tikka Masala, Teriyaki, Buffalo, and Southern.  136 North Main Street, Barre, VT  802 622 0469

Maria’s Bagels

Maria’s Bagels is a wholesale bakery and cafe where they make 20 different fresh bagels and flavored cream cheeses, plus sandwiches, homemade soups, cookies and brownies. They bake their delicious bagels for area restaurants, markets, schools and Central Vermont Medical Center. You can enjoy a fantastic bagel sandwich for breakfast or lunch every day of the year, and be sure to take a dozen bagels home with you to share.  162 North Main Street, Suite 101, Barre, VT  802 622 8100

Actually, Simply Subs offers giant subs plus pizza and calzones, sandwiches, soups, salads, hot dogs, pastas, and fried seafood, chicken & fish. Fast casual, eat-in-or-out pizza parlor and deli. No frills. They deliver.  70 North Main Street, Barre, VT   802 479 5920

Mister Z’s

A casual family restaurant serving thin crust pizza from scratch since 1988, Mr. Z’s also offers great appetizers, pasta, grinders, wraps, salads, and more. They know how to charbroil a local grass fed beef burger and make sure it’s served with just the right fries or onion rings. We pride ourselves on carrying a great selection of local craft beers to make your experience here complete.  79 North Main Street, Barre, VT  802 479 3259

Soup N Greens

Gusto’s

Home town atmosphere with friendly staff and patrons, Gusto’s is a local’s bar serving specialty tots & wings, burgers and pasta dishes. Pair a pint with a burger and tater tot nachos. Nightly live entertainment includes karaoke, local bands and weekend DJs, plus games of pool, Ping-Pong and horseshoes.  28 Prospect Street, Barre, VT   802 476 7919

K’s Korner at Twin City Family Fun Center

This is no ordinary bowling alley & arcade snack bar. K’s Korner is a cozy, family sports bistro where they serve up extraordinarily juicy burgers, Szechuan ribs, tacos, prime rib,  lobster rolls, Reuben egg rolls, BLT with smoked salmon, etc., paired with local microbrews and a full service bar. It’s kid-friendly, but also suitable for a nice business lunch and a fun spot to meet friends to watch the game after work.  708 Route 302, Berlin, VT  802 476 6181

Dunkin Donuts

A long-running chain restaurant serving signature donuts, breakfast sandwiches & a variety of coffee drinks.  350 North Main Street, Suite 1, Barre, VT  802 622 0730

Subway

A casual counter-serve chain restaurant with build-your-own submarine sandwiches & salads, with health-conscious options.  88 North Main Street, Barre, VT  802 476 6460

Barre Vermont has an up and coming restaurant scene.

Great food, wine, and the best of friends…that is what life is all about.