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The Alchemist

23 South Main Street
Waterbury, VT 05676

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(802) 244-4120

Cuisine: American Restaurants

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4.8 of 5.0 from 107 reviews

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Business Profile for The Alchemist

The Alchemist is located at 23 South Main Street in Waterbury, Vermont. There are about 8 to 12 employees that work at this The Alchemist. The Alchemist generates about $400,000 in income.

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  • Elly V.The burgers. Dear god. So good. Note that it's a loud, busy spot.

    55555 by Elly V.

  • Nick H.That house burger

    55555 by Nick H.

  • Rebecca M.Menu is limited, but great selection of beers.

    55555 by Rebecca M.

  • Ted TThe only place I was able to find Heady Topper. One of my fav restaurants on our trip. Food was amazing!

    55555 by Ted T

  • David C.IPA, brisket, burgers, everything!

    55555 by David C.

  • Tyler M.Brisket sandwich. That is all.

    33333 by Tyler M.

  • Theodore Everything is amazing. Beer list is legendary

    55555 by Theodore

  • Ranu R.Incredible food. Don't miss the specials like chicken and waffles or the pulled pork sandwich. Poutine was to die for and I could have drank the bottle rocket hot sauce (instead I took home a bottle!)

    55555 by Ranu R.

  • Amy J.Stop out front for the BBQ or at the cannery in the back for tacos but enjoy the beer either way.

    55555 by Amy J.

  • Matt E.eat all the meat...here!!!

    33333 by Matt E.

  • Jerrod DFood had great flavor and beer selection was on point.

    55555 by Jerrod D

  • DavidHorrible wait, too many people, and the system for getting in line for the hostess is disorganized.

    22222 by David

  • Reinaldo C.Pigs of the world: you have reached nirvana here

    55555 by Reinaldo C.

  • Joseph T.amazing beers

    55555 by Joseph T.

  • John JGreat place behind the restaurant of the same name. Definitely worth a visit if you're in town.

    55555 by John J

  • James C.The beer was great and the pork rinds were hot and the rub was outstanding. The GLT and bacon salad were both outstanding good experience.

    55555 by James C.

  • Good Stuff Of Waterbury CGreat Beer Selection!

    55555 by Good Stuff Of Waterbury C

  • Steve JReally good food and a great beer menu

    55555 by Steve J

  • Hideki K.Fluffy Clouds pale ale was delicious, as were the Juan's Steak Salad & Chicharrons (pork rind). Definitely pick up the "Games to Play with your Pussy" book for some nice light reading while dining.

    55555 by Hideki K.

  • AgnÄ— AThe mushroom sandwich was amazing! Highly recommend it ^ ^

    55555 by AgnÄ— A

  • Sarina KAwesome atmosphere, and great good!

    55555 by Sarina K

  • Mike D.Great place for lunch and a beer!

    55555 by Mike D.

  • Amy J.Tasty tacos, great house beer selection plus other local faves.

    55555 by Amy J.

  • Earl B.Quiet from around 11pm on Saturday night, likely to close early.

    55555 by Earl B.

  • Jay S.Very small portions, you better order 2 sandwiches if you want to fill up.

    33333 by Jay S.

  • Jake S.The pulled pork was juicy, the sauce selection (BACON BBQ?!) was great, but the real key to this sandwich was the buttered, toasted bun, which provided great crunch and flavor.

    55555 by Jake S.

  • Annette HFood is incredible! Thank you to the chefs for my special request of brunch poutine bc of the FB pic! Friendly & helpful staff always. Beer selection is top notch & holy SHIT, Pro Pig beer is GREAT!

    55555 by Annette H

  • Todd R.Excellent food. Great beer.

    55555 by Todd R.

  • Todd R.Great microbrewery. Owners from NC. BBQ was good and Cheerwine soda available...a southern treat.

    55555 by Todd R.

  • Matt E.come in hungry... leave a better person because of it

    55555 by Matt E.

  • Lesley JGreat find on a rainy day and sans skiing! Brewery is cool to do small tastings then head to restaurant for a bite. Cool craft beer store across the street.

    55555 by Lesley J

  • James C.Great place awesome beers.

    55555 by James C.

  • Alyssa FooteThe Mac and Cheese is amazing and doesn't need anything added to it.

    55555 by Alyssa Foote

  • Michael ABrisket sandwich with duck fried fries!

    55555 by Michael A

  • FoodiesprGreat local Vermont beers. Go for the Heady Topper and Hill Farmstead just voted #1 brewery in the world. For food try the Habanero Wings and the Hosier Daddy (fried pork loin sandwich).

    55555 by Foodiespr

  • Greg GAmazing beers on tap and fantastic food. I don't think you can go wrong with anything. Brisket sandwich with duckfat fries was fantastic.

    55555 by Greg G

  • Rebecca M.Go early, sit at the bar and dream of the thirty cocktails you'd like to order and order duck fat fries instead because there's no "legal limit" for those.

    55555 by Rebecca M.

  • Jason AWorth the wait, great atmosphere and food

    55555 by Jason A

  • Cansas AMac and cheese with pork is fabulous. Top it with their house made hot sauce and eat with a side of pickled veggies for an amazing flavor explosion!

    55555 by Cansas A

  • Beth E.What's good here? Everything. World class craft beers and a creative, delicious menu.

    55555 by Beth E.

  • Donovan JIt was the best chili dog that I have ever had, as advertised.

    55555 by Donovan J

  • Donovan JUnique cans for beers from the brewery. Nice! Love the oatmeal stout.

    55555 by Donovan J

  • Jessica HerbstPlace is busy! GLT was outstanding, as was the fried pork loin sandwich. Service good and nice atmosphere.

    55555 by Jessica Herbst

  • Amy J.Love the mushroom sandwich. So.. Good. They also have Stumptown cold brew stubbies!

    55555 by Amy J.

  • Jesse RDuck fat fries!

    55555 by Jesse R

  • FrankVery $$$ but food was great! The beer selection was outstanding. Our waitress was excellent too. Chicken & Biscuits with hush puppies can't go wrong.

    55555 by Frank

  • Allison HLoved the pork rinds.

    55555 by Allison H

  • Jay MGreat wings, better beer

    55555 by Jay M

  • John MaGuirkA very nice Belgian Style white. Alagash

    55555 by John MaGuirk

  • Kathryn V.We had brisket, mussels, pork rinds, grits, collard greens, beans -- everything was sooo good. Awesome local craft beer selection, and the house brews are excellent.

    55555 by Kathryn V.

  • Erica F.Potato salad was delicious. Brisket and chopped BBQ were really good.

    55555 by Erica F.

  • Nate B.The wings are great topped with the homemade hot sauce. Get BBQ anything and a pint of Hill Farmstead. Leave hoppy... Er... Happy

    55555 by Nate B.

  • Rick AJust looking to enjoy Pro Pig beers - skip the restaurant and head to the brewery in the back. Great space to chill out and they serve a scaled down but still delicious food menu.

    55555 by Rick A

  • Wylie F.Very tasty food!

    55555 by Wylie F.

  • Dan G.Everything is great

    55555 by Dan G.

  • Leslie R.Chick'n Biscuits were spectacular. I'd get 'em again in a heartbeat.

    55555 by Leslie R.

  • Natasha Baijot GruvmanGreat food and excellent selection of microbrews and liquors

    55555 by Natasha Baijot Gruvman

  • Andy BenedettoCraft beer and some pro pig

    55555 by Andy Benedetto

  • Christy H.Pork rinds, modified blt was awesome!

    55555 by Christy H.

  • Duane B.Beer selection is amazing! Hill Farmstead, Heady Topper!

    55555 by Duane B.

  • Shanon P.Chicken and Biscuits - not bad if you're in the mood. I'd request more honey next time.

    55555 by Shanon P.

  • Kendra S.The house salad is amazing

    55555 by Kendra S.

  • J. C.Try a refreshing beverage with your meal.

    55555 by J. C.

  • G. D. CondonHeady Topper on draught. No other excuse to come here needed!

    55555 by G. D. Condon

  • AshleyWow. Worth the drive from Montpelier. The Kale salad was incredibly fresh and the BBQ Brisket was perfection. I got it as a side to my salad.

    55555 by Ashley

  • Nathan G.Do this math: Alchemist Heady Topper beer + Brisket sandwich + Duck Fat Fries. #blessed

    55555 by Nathan G.

  • Joe ReynoldsFood is pretty good... the draught list is the reason for coming. Heady Topper, Hill Farmstead, Lawsons and more almost always on draught.

    55555 by Joe Reynolds

  • Kyle FidalgoLiterally everything. Phenomenal beer list, pulled pork sandwich is top notch, pickled vegetables are awesome.

    55555 by Kyle Fidalgo

  • Corey M.Come for the beer, stay for the food.

    55555 by Corey M.

  • Luc ChouinardAwesome food with excellent beers !!!

    55555 by Luc Chouinard

  • Scott B.Got the brisket with baked breaks and brussel sprouts. Brisket was fatty, BBQ sauce was great, as we're the sides. I would get the burger instead if I had a do-over

    33333 by Scott B.

  • Brian S.Fantastic bbq. Good mac and cheese too

    55555 by Brian S.

  • CraigGreat food, craft beer, and whiskey.

    55555 by Craig

  • Rich H.One of the most flavorful beef briskets, albeit one of the smallest I've ever had.

    55555 by Rich H.

  • Hat H.This place is delicious. Great service from john. Collard greens were heavenly. Great kids' meals too.

    55555 by Hat H.

  • H F.The hipster. It hurts.

    33333 by H F.

  • Alberto D.The brisket was fantastic!

    55555 by Alberto D.

  • Patrick A.Chick'n Biscuits. Just do it

    55555 by Patrick A.

  • Stephanie M.Excellent beer and cocktail menu! These guys aren't messing around!

    55555 by Stephanie M.

  • Mathew P.Get the Mac & cheese and add some of there amazing bbq sauce or hot sauce!

    55555 by Mathew P.

  • arbkvGreat food, tons of beers on tap, super fast and friendly service. Recommended.

    55555 by arbkv

  • MartaLots of yummy drinks available as well as beers. Food is great too!

    55555 by Marta

  • Stephanie R.Love this place! Beer selection is great. Food is amazing- fries with their bacon BBQ sauce. I wish I could buy it and bring it home. Burgers are delicious. Salad too! Will definitely be back.

    55555 by Stephanie R.

  • Nancy W.Horrible BBQ. Very salty. Not really worth the trip unless you are only going to drink.

    22222 by Nancy W.

  • Bill M.A small gem with good food and a nice beer selection.

    55555 by Bill M.

  • JourdanI highly recommend the Craft Mac 'n Cheese. Maybe the best I've ever had. The hush puppies were also delicious, and OH, the roasted Brussels sprouts. Probably anything here would be great, I imagine.

    55555 by Jourdan

  • Eric D L.The Bavarian pretzel knots are worth it for the Heady Topper mustard alone!

    55555 by Eric D L.

  • Ted B.One of only two places in VT (besides the brewery itself) that has Heady Topper on tap. They also offer half-pours of all of their draft beers.

    55555 by Ted B.

  • Ryan DouglasBrisket!!!

    55555 by Ryan Douglas

  • Jessica W.so many beers, so little time! they have a wide variety of hill farmstead, lawsons, zero gravity etc. and the food is great too!

    55555 by Jessica W.

  • Allen RGet the G-L-T. Done.

    22222 by Allen R

  • Nicholas S.Excellent service! On a menu dominated by delicious pork, don't overlook the grass fed beef burger on a buttery, lightly toasted bun. Also, I love the half pints - great for variety (or moderation).

    55555 by Nicholas S.

  • Kelly S.Service is friendly and the food is delicious. Don't overlook the bottle list, it's a well curated trip around the world.

    55555 by Kelly S.

  • Jim H.Chicken biscuit, Hill Farmstead/Lawson's/Heady Topper. What more could you need in this world??

    55555 by Jim H.

  • Rose M.Crazy but try the pork rinds. Amazing, light, crunchy. It's a leap of faith but do it.

    55555 by Rose M.

  • Alex I.Pimento fried cheese is awesome.

    55555 by Alex I.

  • Jennifer W.Great beers and food!

    55555 by Jennifer W.

  • Manny W.BARBEQUE BACON SAUCE!!!!! Do I even need to say more?!!

    55555 by Manny W.

  • LORI G.Pimento fried cheese is amazing

    55555 by LORI G.

  • Andrea DeMersGreat cocktail menu!

    55555 by Andrea DeMers

  • Ross T.Fri/Sat: 11:30a-1a; Sun: 11:30a-12a

    55555 by Ross T.

  • Brittany O.Great food, even better beer. The bread pudding is amazing!! Best I ever had. Sweet potatoes amazing, especially with their pickled vinegar dressing. Awesome lunch.

    55555 by Brittany O.

  • Lars L.Best hush puppies north of the mason Dixon

    55555 by Lars L.

  • Avery J.Great Beers on Tap with lots of Vermont's Finest Brews!! I didn't eat here but I'm sure that the Food is Delicious but it seemed a little pricey!! I recommend the nearby "Reservoir" if you hungry...

    55555 by Avery J.

  • MMAsk for The Alchemist Heddy Topper. Best beers ever. Food great too. Try the sweet potato fries!!

    55555 by MM

  • Dan B.Whiskey pickle is your friend. Highly recommend!!

    55555 by Dan B.

  • Matt B.Fantastic beers on tap. Great ones in a bottle too. Great atmosphere. The food is an A+. This is the type of place where the value of swine shines. Pigs the world over should be proud to end up here.

    55555 by Matt B.

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