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South Street Cafe & Bakery

105 South St, Bennington, VT 05201-2246
+1 802-447-2433
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (10 reviews)
“great coffee” (6 reviews)
“iced coffee” (4 reviews)
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8:00 am - 6:00 pm Hours
American, Soups, Cafe
105 South St, Bennington, VT 05201-2246
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has great coffee, tea and baked items. We met friendly local folks, and found a good atmosphere inside, though we took our order outside to a nearby green space to enjoy the nice weather.

Thank fadeaway2
Reviewed 9 September 2018

This is the real, honest-to-goodness epitome of what a coffee house/cafe should be: warm and welcoming, without pretense, and offering homemade treats and sandwiches and a variety of drinks. The service is friendly and the open, airy environment is one where you can linger for...More

Thank RalphH42
Reviewed 1 September 2018

We had a lunch stop here on our way to New Hampshire. We had the vanilla/apricot muffin and delicious iced coffee. On our return trip five days later, we stopped again and had a ham & cheese sandwich on rye and it was also delicious....More

Thank ValerieElklandPa
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Loved their coffee. Unexciting,but I got their sourdough toast with raspberry jam and it was really good! Couldn't get their wifi to work though.

Thank Lauren T
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Trying new cafes during our week stay throughout Vermont, this was our favorite café of all! The friendliness of the gentleman who waited on us was exceptional. The breakfast sandwiches and coffees were beyond our expectations.

Thank Christine S
Maeve W, Owner at South Street Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our cafe! We're so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again when you come back through Vermont.

Reviewed 9 October 2017

If you want a take out lunch for a picnic in Bennington, this is the place. Fresh baked breads, delicious cookies and coffee to go.More

Thank Jeff L
Maeve W, Owner at South Street Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review the South Street Cafe! We're so glad you enjoyed your lunch and coffee and hope that we can continue to improve with future visits. If there's anything we need to do better, don't hesitate to...More

Reviewed 3 June 2017

Great sandwiches and bakery treats packed for a picnic. Also nice to sit at a table outside for morning coffee.

Thank Randy F
Maeve W, Owner at South Street Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

We're so glad you were able to stop by and that you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again at the cafe soon!

Reviewed 13 December 2016

Step inside South Street and just relax. They have great coffee options and delightful treats. Always something new to try. If you are in town when they have music you will love the entertainment, This place is great for a working lunch as well, Try...More

Thank Erika F
IrishScotYank, Owner at South Street Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

Thanks for coming by. We're so glad you had a great experience and enjoyed your time at the cafe! Please stop in again. We'd love to see you back.

Reviewed 17 October 2016

Found this place a couple of years ago, while passing through. Stopped for a coffee and a treat. Now I always stop, when going this way. This trip it was the destination with some fall colors to check out. Saturday, they had live music and...More

Thank Rallybob
Maeve W, Owner at South Street Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2016

We're so glad to have you as a regular, whenever you're in the area! Please keep coming by and let us know when you're in so we can say hello in person.

Reviewed 6 September 2016

Having recently moved to Troy, NY I decided to take a little day trip up to Bennington since I hadn't been there before. This place caught my eye so I decided to stop in. It had a cozy and welcoming atmosphere and the staff were...More

Thank Derek R
Maeve W, Owner at South Street Cafe & Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2016

Thank you for your review! We look forward to seeing you back in, and please make sure to say hello when you stop in again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 15
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 South St, Bennington, VT 05201-2246
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Bennington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-447-2433
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At the heart of Bennington since 1994, the South Street Cafe & Bakery serves high quality coffee, tea and baked goods. All soups, breads, and baked goods are made from scratch and by hand. Many offerings are vegetarian, some are vegan, and everything is delicious! Free wifi, live music and artists in residence all add to what we consider our motto - Coffee, Culture and Community.
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