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11 Center St, Brandon, VT 05733-1105
802-247-9997
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Ranked #2 of 19 Restaurants in Brandon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
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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Shelburne, Vermont
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We chose to have our wedding anniversary lunch here because we knew that the good food is consistent. Once again we were right. Cafe Provence has an appeal that spans differences in taste and succeeds on all fronts. We had the soup of the day, a wonderful curried lentil soup where the green lentils had a bit a of bite... More 

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Panton, Vermont
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71 reviews 71 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This was the first visit for my husband and me but I'm sure we'll return. We went during "brunch time" on Sunday. I was surprised at how reasonable the prices were since I expected it to be more expensive. Most items on the menu were in the $10-15 range. Service was very friendly and upbeat. We couldn't finish our meal... More 

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West Hartford, US
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Very nice spot...bought some pastries and coffee, but also ended up viewing a lovely wine collection and purchasing a 1/2 case to take home.

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Berea, Kentucky
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

A great find! The food was wonderful, and the staff were super nice. They even made our wedding cake in their bakery. Cannot say enough good things.

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Clinton, Connecticut
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87 reviews 87 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The salmon was served in a large soup dish on top of braised vegetables and lobster broth, could have done w/o the broth,too much! Apple crisp was delicious

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Martintown
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71 reviews 71 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Had the soup of the day and the sour cream pizza. Excellent. Service was very good, helpful and expedient.

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Morrisburg, Ontario
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We dined at the Cafe twice during our Brandon visit. The first night I had Salmon and my spouse had steak. The next night I ordered the steak and my wife had the Breaded Chicken Nicoise. All four meals were perfect as was the service. Its nice to see a restaurant consistently get it right. We can't wait to get... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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61 reviews 61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We had a small group for lunch. Everyone was pleased with their entrée. My husband and I enjoyed our lunch but we thought it was good but not great. My husband had a quiche that he thought was a bit boring and a butternut, apple, ginger soup that he felt was a bit heavy handed with the spices and maybe... More 

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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58 reviews 58 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Chef Robert and his staff do a fantastic job. Been here many times. Everything is wonderful. Have never been disappointed with a single dish.

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Calgary, Canada
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106 reviews 106 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

As I was planning a trip through Vermont this summer, I made sure to include a stop at Café Provence on my itinerary. Presided over by Chef Robert Barral, formerly the Executive Chef of the New England Culinary Institute, Café Provence offers solid food in a classic Vermont setting. Unfortunately, I did not visit on a day during which Chef... More 

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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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