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The Works Bakery Cafe

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118 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301-3032
+1 802-579-1851
06:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 18:00
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Brattleboro, Vermont
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

This is a great place for breakfast or lunch. Offering include bagels, sandwiches, soup, salads, muffins and great coffee.

1 Thank hopmel
Brattleboro, Vermont
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

all of the specialty sandwiches are great. a quick spot to grab a bagel and a cup of coffee. sit at the sidewalk seating.

Thank Ryan-in-VT
Mastic, New York, United States
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75 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Great food. Real ingredients. Got sandwiches. Bread was really good. Good, friendly service. Nice atmosphere. Great old wood tables.

Thank Rebecca G
Newington, Connecticut
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103 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a cup of soup and a sandwich - really delicious - kindy pricey but it hit the spot. The cafe is large - with a lot of funky seating - we would return.

Thank Gwyn A
Wells, Maine
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103 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

We took our grandson here and we all have a great visit with great coffee and great food. The sandwiches are fresh and the kids area is very comfortable and clean.

Thank Richard H
Putney, Vermont
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92 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

Been several times and tend to get the same thing, the sliced smoked salmon sandwich. This tends to be good and tasty, especially with the everything bagel. However, last time the everything bagel formula seemed off and the texture of the bagel was weird and not soft like it usually is. We also tried the egg sandwich options, which were... More 

Thank tueschyld
Putney, Vermont
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

A friend suggested meeting here for lunch. The appearance of the restaurant when walking past it on Main street had done nothing to draw me in in the past. When you walk thru the door you order at the counter from a menu posted above it.Once you order and pay for the meal, you wait until you are called that... More 

Thank gardnbug22
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were exploring the shops on historic Main St in Brattleboro and stopped into The Works for lunch. The choices offered were varied and interesting.. We got soup and sandwiches and were not disappointed. Everything was very good... Hot chocolate was a nice touch! The setting is funky and cool with mismatched tables and they actually had... More 

Thank caelove
Hartly, Delaware, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

I had a really good vegan-friendly sandwich and the atmosphere was really cool. I liked what they were doing in the design and mission of the restaurant.

Thank AshleyMEvans
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

This was the second time my husband and I stopped here for a quick lunch while vinyl and antique shopping in Brattleboro. Both visits were good, efficient friendly staff, delicious, inexpensive, healthy food. We will definitely stop in next time we are in town!

Thank rosetucci

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Street Parking, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301-3032
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Brattleboro
  • Phone Number: +1 802-579-1851
The Works to you: humanely-raised, naturally-cured meats and poultry with no antibiotics or added hormones. Local eggs from cage-free chickens. Hormone- and antibiotic-free milk and cream cheese from Vermont family farms. Breakfast and lunch sandwiches and paninis on artisan bread, wraps or traditional boiled-and-baked bagels made with unbleached, unbromated flour. Fresh salads. Hearty, from scratch soups. Fresh-fruit smoothies. Rainforest Alliance Certified coffee. Thoughtfully sourced, local when possible.

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