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Bristol Bakery & Cafe

16 Main St, Bristol, VT 05443-1318
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“bagels” (6 reviews)
“sandwiches” (7 reviews)
“carrot cake” (3 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 17:00All hours
American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
16 Main St, Bristol, VT 05443-1318
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are staying in the area or travelling through town this is the place to stop. Many choices especially on Sunday. Fast service, excellent food and parking in the back.

Thank almenj
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We had the delicious pastries, coffee and lattes but breakfast fare was enjoyed by others as well. Everything you want in a cafe right in the center of town.

Thank maureensmith3
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Used to be really awesome - more variety, fresher, better managed. Now it's ok - still a beautiful space but just lacking in basics many cafes have like hummus or tuna. Limited selection and very unchanging in options.

Thank Ben F
Reviewed 15 July 2017

As a student at Middlebury, sometimes I just had to get off campus and out of town, and Bristol Bakery was my go to for a cute, sunny study spot with awesome coffee, great food, and free wifi. Their cakes are absolutely to die for!...More

Thank Callie B
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Stopped on lovely Sunday morning, easily able to order quickly and find a seat. Menu was varied, with hot plates, breakfast sandwiches, and bakery treats. We had Trail Hotcakes (multi grain banana pancakes which looked great) and Veggie Benedict which was balanced on a delicious...More

Thank Kim D
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Breakfast Burrito 2 eggs scrambled, black beans, home fries, vermont cheddar, sour cream & house-made salsa. 6 with sausage, bacon or tempeh 8 There's a good reason why this meal is so inexpensive, it's absolutely horrible! Their burrito is dry regardless of the Vermont cheddar...More

Thank Penny L
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

this place is confused. I've seen recommendations & reviews exclaiming, "go here for breakfast!" No, don't. Go here for a snack & a coffee. Go to snaps, the diner in middlebury, or even rosie's for a sit-down morning meal. I went with intentions of getting...More

Thank novablack
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We have a daughter at Middlebury and were visiting for Fall Family Weekend! We love Bristol primarily because of Bristol Bakery and Cafe! The blueberry muffins can't be beat. Bagel breakfast sandwiches - yummy. The most delicious breakfast offerings. Charming place! Great service! Nothing is...More

Thank Mary Y
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We had breakfast here. The sandwiches were super and the bakery was good. Coffee was awesome. Staff was friendly, nice laid back local place.

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We were driving through the town and spotted a couple of possible lunch spots. Decided to try this place and were greeted by friendly staff. Food was served quickly and was very good. We sat outside since it was such a nice day, and a...More

Thank Ann R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Main St, Bristol, VT 05443-1318
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Bristol
Zip code 05443 Phone 802-453-3280
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