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17 Park St, Essex, VT 05452-3601
+1 802-878-9333
Mon - Wed 20:00 - 11:00
Thu 21:00 - 11:00
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76 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

My husband and I were out doing errands and needed to stop somewhere for a quick lunch. We weren't in the mood for pizza, burgers, or subs, and we wanted something fast. So we pulled into Cafe Mediterano, just south of the big Five Corners intersection of Routes 2A and 15 in Essex Junction. We both had their gyros--a delicious... More 

Thank CapeCodgirl71
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

I have no complaints, the food is always hot & fresh, and it's cooked right in front of you! The prices are very reasonable!

Thank Nicole S
Northeast Kingdom, Vermont
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46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

It's a dark place with marginal furniture. We ordered daily specials (chicken on pita and a falafel on pita). They included a can of soda-- no sugar free choices. In fact, only bottled water, Orange soda, Pepsi with Wild Cherry and Ginger Ale among the canned sodas. The cuisine is a mixture of Greek and Bosnian fare. Nice for a... More 

Thank Winter_Bearer
South Burlington, Vermont
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48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

I found great Greek, Mediterranean, and Bosnian food selections there that I have not really been able to find consistently anywhere. I recommend their Cvapi and Burek. They even have a small selection of grocery items that you can purchase as well.

Thank VermontFoodieMom
Burlington, Vermont
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

This is one of my favorite place. I love Middle Eastern food, and so few places serve it that this was a wonderful find. There is not much seating, but they do takeout. Plenty of parking, unlike the rest of the town.

Thank SuperSnitch
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192 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015

I got take out from Cafe Mediterano and it was good, not great. The falafel and lamb were quite oily, but the portion sizes were good as were the pitas. Takeout took about 20 minutes longer than expected, which didn't make me happy. A nice couple owns it and the food is quite authentic when it comes to Mediterranean. I... More 

Thank TravelLikeaLocalVT
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265 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015

Well this place is a dirty mess. The food was ok and the cost is cheap. Not what I was hoping for when I went.

Thank stehib
essex, vermont
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

Delicious food at a very clean restaurant. The food is generously portioned and has great flavor. The falafel and gyros are family favorites.

Thank hanid
Essex, Vermont
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

It doesn't look like much from the outside, but don't let appearances fool you. The food is really good. Not fancy...just simple and well executed. The lamb is my absolute favorite.

2 Thank Liz3668
Essex, Vermont
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015

We love Mediterranean food and this place didn't disappoint. What a pleasant surprise to find this gem of a restaurant tucked into a corner just a few minutes down the road from us. We love that they also have European goodies (mostly chocolate) for sale that we can't find anywhere else. We'll keep coming back for the Chicken Shish-Kebab and... More 

1 Thank James P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
20:00 - 11:00
20:00 - 11:00
20:00 - 11:00
21:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Park St, Essex, VT 05452-3601
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: +1 802-878-9333

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?