Eating Out

East Burke

  • Pub Outback.  Casual, pub experience.  Why kids love it?  Offers coloring books, books & toys for kids to play with while the order is being prepared.  Has game tables upstairs.  Serves a large cookie for dessert with the kids’ menu.
  • Willy’s.  A terrific place for date night for mom and dad.  Why kids love it?  A local upscale lunch experience for the kids.  Features generous sized pizzas.
  • Northeast Kingdom Country Store.   Reasonably priced cheese pizza.  Why kids love it?  Cheese pizza. Make your own waffles.  Round cafe tables.
  • River Garden Cafe.  A romantic dining experience for parents.  Why kids love it?  The unique salt n’ pepper shakers take the cake.  Kids love to examine them all.
  • Tamarack Grill.  Offers traditional dining experience or pub option with priceless view of Burke, slopeside.  Why kids love it?  It’s at Burke Mountain!


  • Pizza Man.  Serves generous sized pizza pies and ice cream window in the summer.  Why good for kids:  Offers dough for kids to play with while the order is prepared.  Kid-friendly cheese pizza – no obvious “green” stuff like basil on top.
  • China Moon.  Chinese Buffet.  Why good for kids:  Kids love the endless trips to the buffet & ice cream bars, as well as watching the fish swim in the indoor pond.
  • Miss Lyndonville Diner.  Real American diner food.  Featured in numerous write-ups.  Why good for kids?  Breakfast serving all day long.  Pancakes for dinner with real VT maple syrup anyone?
  • Asia.  Chinese.  Why good for kids?  Casual seating, affordable menu.
  • Timbuku’s.  Magazine-noted restaurant.  Why good for kids?  They’ll love sitting on the deck in the summer.
  • Cafe Sweet Basil.  A special date or lunch cafe for mom.  Why good for kids?  Healthy, local, organic food.
  • House of Pizza.  Lyndonville’s long-time pizza shop.  Why good for kids?  Booths.  Ample seating.  Casual atmosphere.
  • Bagel Depot.  Lyndonville’s bagel shop.  Why good for kids?  Reasonably priced bagels.
  • Subway.  Menu you’d expect from a Subway sandwich shop.  Why good for kids?  Offers kids’ meals with smaller subs, juice box or milk option, snack & treat.
  • Trout River Brewing Co.  Did someone say date night for mom and dad?  Why good for kids?  Pizza!
  • Lyndon Freighthouse/Carmen’s.  Ice cream.  Why good for kids?  Need we say more?
  • Hoagies.  Pizza, subs & more.  Why good for kids?  Accommodating staff.  Can arrange tables to fit large parties, rear room good for containing kids.  Casual atmosphere.
  • Wildflower Inn.  A great date night option, featuring farm-to-table menu selections.  Summer lunch offerings.  Why kids love it?  Generous breakfasts.


St. Johnsbury

  • Ramunto’s Pizza.  Eat-in or take-out.  Parking lot.  Why good for kids?  Pizza!  Easy take-out or casual eat-in environment.
  • Dylan’s.  Modern, urban-meets-NEK dining scene.  Nice spot for mom to meet up with her girlfriends for lunch.  Why good for kids?  Diverse menu, like strawberry crepes.
  • House of Pizza.  Pizza.  Why good for kids?  Plain cheese pizza.  Casual.

W. Glover

  • Parker Pie.   Award-winning pizza, local ingredients, live entertainment.  Why good for kids?  Casual atmosphere.  Lunch cafe w/ classic Ms. Pacman arcade game.  Green space outside for the kids to burn off before or after meal energy.



  • Hoagies.  Pizza & large menu with daily specials.  Why good for kids?  Casual atmosphere.  Pizza!


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