Wedged in the middle of artsy coffeehouse Radio Bean and cocktail lounge Light Club Lamp Shop, ¡Duino! (Duende) completes a trifecta of spots—all helmed by the same owner—squeezed into a quirky corner of downtown Burlington. It would be easy to pass the greater part of a day on this street, alternating between Radio Bean and the Light Club’s live music acts, lounging at the sidewalk tables, and satisfying munchies at ¡Duino! (Duende) in between.
The concept here is international street food, and the menu has something for everyone: from a colorful, farm-fresh Meze Platter, to indulgent Duino Poutine, to customizable Pupusas. Strictly a dinner spot on weeknights, ¡Duino! (Duende) also serves a great brunch on weekends (if you need a shakshuka fix on your trip, this is your spot