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Brown Cow Cafe

139 Main St, Bennington, VT 05201-2935
+1 802-681-7489
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“lunch” (19 reviews)
“thai salad” (4 reviews)
“quiche” (6 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
139 Main St, Bennington, VT 05201-2935
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Ordered a kale tempeh salad, paid $2.00 extra for the kale. Total $12.00 and got a small and I mean small bowl of salad with not even a leaf of kale and barely any tempeh. I was so put off I didn't complain It was...More

Thank Inspiration599612
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We had a lunch and breakfast here on our recent visit to Bennington. Great food and coffee. Really liked the healthy food options, particularly the breakfast bowl. Wish I could get that where I live. Oh, and it's across the street from Hemming Motor News!...More

Thank RickyRight2013
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Me and my mom were looking around the Bennington area for places to eat lunch, and then my mother said the Brown Cow might be good, but our timing did not work out. Specifically, we went there, but then realized we were there after hours,...More

Thank Alan D
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

came here while I was in Bennington as it’s one of the few spots that offers vegan. Was not disappointed-Fort he Bahn Mi sandwich and a Thai salad for later (sans chicken)

Thank Heather S
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Not impressed with the counter servers. After ordering about $60 of To Go food, they reluctantly handed me an old Eddie Bauer bag to put my food in. YUK. I had already tipped them about$15, but had I known that my order was inconveniencing them,...More

Thank Jonny E
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Although the Brown Cow Cafe seems to have been in existence for several years (at least), we just discovered it. Hidden from the main route through Bennington, but just down the hill from the Bennington Museum, it is definitely worth looking for. The best coffee...More

Thank BerkshireGal
Reviewed 23 January 2018

The Brown Cow has a very relaxed and relaxing atmosphere with a mix of locals and people passing through. The food is vegetarian (largely if not entirely) and simply delicious. Sandwiches, salads, and soups. If you want an affordable, quickly served, and really wonderful lunch...More

Thank Br0wnster
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Spacious Lovely food egg frittata with spinach and feta Breakfast bowl with spinach avo scrambled egg bacon. Is your mouth watering yet? Excellent coffee and hot green yogi Really sweet well organized and run place

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Had the breakfast bowl-raw baby spinach topped with a fluffy scrambled egg disk (either microwaved or steamed, I think) bacon, avocado and pesto vinaigrette. I like my bacon crisper but overall very good. I'd recommend it.

Thank Sightsee739110
Reviewed 31 October 2017

On a Saturday in October we had a delightful lunch here. I had the BCBLT lunch special which came with quality chips and my wife had the Egg & Ham Sandwich. Both were very good. We also picked up 2 huge biscotti to eat later...More

Thank Jdeppman
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
USD 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 Main St, Bennington, VT 05201-2935
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Bennington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-681-7489
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Brown Cow Cafe is the healthy alternative for fresh made to order breakfast and lunch in Bennington. Always have vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free soup, sandwiches, salads, and sweets available as part of our regular menu. Full menu of espresso drinks using Vermont roasted fair trade organic Mocha Joe's coffee.
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