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Cafe Provence

11 Center St, Brandon, VT 05733-1105
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Ranked #2 of 19 Restaurants in Brandon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisines: French, Pizza
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Across from Aubuchon
Description: Warm and inviting, casual fine dining at Café Provence is a truly memorable experience. Located in the restored historic section of downtown Brandon, Vermont—Chef Robert Barral, former Executive Chef of the New England Culinary Institute and The Four Seasons in Boston, crafts our seasonal menu to showcase not only his talents as a chef, but also highlight the best meats, cheeses, and vegetables that local farms have to offer.
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English first
Poughkeepsie, New York
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

asked a local (which we usually do with great results) cafe provence was highly recommended. couldn't get a table until 8:30 on a thurs evening. For such a small country town it was a surprise to get such a great French Bistro there. Prices were very reasonable and even the house wine was very good. Would highly recommend even traveling... More

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Westport, Connecticut
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153 reviews 153 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Staying in Killkington for a fall weekend with friends. This is a 1/2 hour drive but worth it. I started with an escargot napolean. The excargot were tender and lightly seasoned. The greens were fresh and tasty. For my main course I had barley risotto wrapped in filol. Very interesting and a generous portion. The wine list is weak, but... More

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Chester Springs, Pennsylvania
18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

Brandon is a very cute little town about 20 miles north of Rutland. There seems to be great young chefs all over central Vt and this place has one. We tried the house Bloody Mary's and they were great. We went for a little Sunday lunch and really enjoyed our meals. I had the seafood stew which was rich and... More

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South Florida, Florida
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145 reviews 145 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Good food and wine selection. The soups were really great and the entrees were worth the visit. Nice wine selections, too. The menu is typical for Vermont - full of fresh, local ingredients and mostly organic. A nice foodie experience! It is not inexpensive - lunch was 2 glasses of wine, 2 soups and 2 entrees = $65 + tip.

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43 reviews 43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Stopped in here for lunch and we are glad we did. My wife had the vegetable wrap and it was perfect. Fresh and lightly sautéed vegetables in a grilled wrap garnished with a small salad, just perfect. I had the fish and chips. Very nicely presented, cooked perfectly with a side of seasoned fries. The portion was a little small... More

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Rutland, Vermont
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This review is for the Center Street bar located just below the Café Provence restaurant. If you're looking for a pub like environment backed up by your choice of simple bar food or something more elegant from the French restaurant located above, the Center St. Bar will meet your needs. My wife had a salad topped with calamari which was... More

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Rutland, Vermont
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Stopped in for a basic lunch ... panni and burger. Fries were out of this world. My server was also out of this world - she had shorted cropped curly hair and was a dynamo. Not hovering, but there in a flash - the best smile in the world - and she really knew her stuff when I asked about... More

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Austin, TX
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127 reviews 127 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

While staying one night at the Lilac Inn in Brandon, my college roommate of over 50 years ago and I had dinner at the Cafe. It was fairly full indoors so we decided to sit instead on the terrace where it was much quieter. We opted for the daily specials along with glasses of the house red wine. She had... More

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Blacksburg, Virginia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

While at the Brandon town auction, this summer we were very pleasantly surprised to find this restaurant. My husband and I both had a wonderful quiche and a local beer. Great food and service in the heart of Vermont. Love this state.

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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71 reviews 71 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Stopped here for lunch while passing though town. Cute little town with a few shops. Was pleasantly surprised with my chicken and avocado sandwich, it was absolutely delicious. My husband had the Cajun chicken sandwich which he enjoyed. Fairly quick service and friendly waitress. Would definitely eat here again and highly recommend.

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Additional Information about Cafe Provence

Address: 11 Center St, Brandon, VT 05733-1105
Phone Number: 802-247-9997
Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Brandon
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: French, Pizza

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