burlington, vt


About us

The Half Lounge, or just "The Half," is best known for its creative  cocktails, cozy atmosphere, and sweaty dance parties on the Church Street Marketplace in Burlington, VT. It's subway-car-shaped main room is tucked between Red Square and the Red Onion Café. The lounge also stands out for its grotto-like basement that encourages relaxing conversation any time of night. Offering a wide variety of small bites, Vermont spirits, beers and ciders, and an all-star mix of live music and DJs, there is something for everyone at The Half!


“I feel bad for people who don’t drink. When they wake up in the morning, that’s as good as they’re going to feel all day.”

~ Frank Sinatra




The Half Lounge offers a variety of fully licensed catering services. Are you looking for a "farm to bar" approach for your beverage service? If so, we offer extremely competitive pricing for any size or type of event! Please use the form below or refer to the specific catering page for more information.

Private Events

The Half Lounge is available for a partial or full rental to host your event! We're available for birthdays, cocktail parties, training seminars, special interest groups or any type of gathering.

General Inquiries

Please contact us below for your free quote with all pricing, rental and catering information. We look forward to hearing from you!

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