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Top 7 Global Cuisine Restaurants in the Burlington Area

Published August 23, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.

Taverna Khione - MATTHEW THORSEN
  • Matthew Thorsen
  • Taverna Khione

Taverna Khione

5573 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne,

Named for the goddess of the snow, this taverna serves contemporary Greek cookery in a cozy, farmhouse-style room — you won't find street-style falafel or gyros here. Sample chef Marc Provencher's lamb and goat dishes made with local produce and house-grown Hellenic herbs. Celebrating something? Pair your meal with a bottle from Vermont's foremost collection of Greek wines.

A Single Pebble

133 Bank St., Burlington,
Beijing noodles - ALICE LEVITT
  • Alice Levitt
  • Beijing noodles

Traditional preparation and presentation distinguish Chinese dishes such as the mock eel — a fave of the Food Network's Alton Brown.


197 College St., Burlington,

This Japanese market and sushi shop specializes in the eponymous segmented lunch boxes. Fill one with tofu teriyaki to go, or grab a window seat for made-to-order sushi.

El Cortijo Taqueria y Cantina

189 Bank St., Burlington,
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  • Camote tacos

Tortillas made with Vermont heirloom corn cradle local meats, cheeses and produce in taco, burrito and enchilada form. Whatever you do, get one of the "wicked fly" margaritas.

Pho Nguyen

1130 North Ave., Burlington,
Bun thit nuong with cha gio - ALICE LEVITT
  • Alice Levitt
  • Bun thit nuong with cha gio

Noodle around at this New North End slurp shop. It serves Southeast Asian bites, from pho to pad Thai, inside a former convenience store.

Sherpa Kitchen Restaurant

119 College St., Burlington,

The Nepalese co-owners cook up family recipes for Himalayan classics such as momos, mild curries, thukpas and stews.

Tiny Thai Restaurant

24 Main St., Winooski,
  • Oliver Parini
  • Tiny Thai

Adventurous eaters know to ask for the authentic Thai menu at this always-packed BYOB eatery, which takes its cues from that country's food carts and family tables.