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52 State St, Montpelier, VT 05602-3176
+1 802-223-8646
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (30 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
52 State St, Montpelier, VT 05602-3176
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A warm summer evening with a friend and we sat on the deck outside as it grew dark. Tiny lights surrounded us and it was magical. The food great!

Thank Dian P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kismet is the best brunch I have ever had. My favorites are the steak and eggs and carpaccio Benedict, but I imagine every menu item is amazing . They also have awesome Bloody Mary's. Go forth and brunch happy!

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Kismet is a charmed place. The food is consistently of the highest quality, the atmosphere chill, the drinks delightful, and the service friendly and professional. I just want to focus on the breakfast this time, as it does not receive the attention and praise it...More

Thank BartenderMichael
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I hadn't been there in a few years but since a friend was visiting from California, we decided to go back for a special dinner. First, I was a little shocked to see the menu to realize how expensive it had become. Two or three...More

Thank Yasunari I
Kismetvt, Owner at Kismet, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Oh NO! I am so sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your recent visit to Montpelier! At Kismet, we value our guest's feedback immensely, as it helps us to better understand how to serve you in the future. I will share your review...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

I stopped in here with a friend while on a quick stop in Montpelier. They have a Sunday brunch menu and serve many eggs benedict options. I though was not in the mood for eggs. I had the greens/grains option which was very tasty. The...More

Thank Kenneth C
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Next time you are in Montpelier, Vt., or even close by, you should do yourself a favor and dine at Kismet. The ingredients are local, the presentation is wonderful, the service is four star and then the meal is the best that Vermont has to...More

Thank Robert R
Kismetvt, Owner at Kismet, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thank you so much for your review!

Reviewed 22 June 2017

We wanted to go somewhere nice to celebrate my birthday last night. Kismet is the perfect place for it. Our waitress made us feel very welcome. Beef carpaccio is outstanding there as well as other menu items. And Creme Brûlée is the best one. I...More

Thank iwonaoconnor1961
Kismetvt, Owner at Kismet, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thank you so much for your review! I will share your words with my staff, and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We're foodies and we appreciate good food and good service. The menu was very creative with items we had never seen before. A real effort is out on making sure local ingredients are featured. Service staff made us feel very welcome. Don't miss this gem...More

Thank stperic
Kismetvt, Owner at Kismet, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 23 May 2017

I love to dine at Kismet whenever I visit Montpelier. Created with prime organic natural, the food selections and beverages are extraordinary with tastes that delight the palate. I recently had one of the Sunday Brunch and specials of eggs Benedict with salmon, potato and...More

Thank sallyann518
Kismetvt, Owner at Kismet, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thank you so much for your review!

Reviewed 18 March 2017

So we wanted to go somewhere nice, we found Kismet. It could tell instantly that it was going to be great, the place was very nicely put together and all the customers appeared focused on their meal. Our meals came, traditional breakfasts but made and...More

Thank Daniel G
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17 June 2016|
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Response from Kismetvt | Property representative |
Hi there! We are open for breakfast and lunch on Saturdays and Sundays ONLY! please do come visit us-- and check out our website for hours!
Gary P
11 May 2016|
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Response from Aldous802 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Gary Kismet takes reservations and based on what was available the day of, I would recommend making them. We like to eat early, so were fine and got a 5:15 slot but it seemed like they were pretty well booked up for... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 State St, Montpelier, VT 05602-3176
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Montpelier
  • Phone Number: +1 802-223-8646
If you don't live in Montpelier, Kismet is reason enough to plan a road trip! The chic, farm-to-table, community-oriented restaurant is Montpelier's first organic restaurant and offers up an inspired menu featuring fresh, local ingredients and meals crafted with love. Chef/owner Crystal Maderia creates seasonal craft cocktail and dinner menus that are sophisticated, creative, and complimented by her natural wine and artisan beer lists. All dishes are made naturally with local meats, organic produce, and sustainably harvested regional fish and seasonings from the restaurant's very own garden. It doesn't get any fresher than this! A great atmosphere, an inspired and nourishing menu, and a friendly staff make Kismet a local favorite.
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