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The Works Bakery Cafe

118 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301-3032
+1 802-579-1851
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Ranked #27 of 94 Restaurants in Brattleboro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $9
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Bagels, Café, Sandwiches
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Description: The Works to you: humanely-raised, naturally-cured meats and poultry with no antibiotics or added hormones. Local eggs from cage-free chickens. Hormone- and antibiotic-free milk and cream cheese from Vermont family farms. Breakfast and lunch sandwiches and paninis on artisan bread, wraps or traditional boiled-and-baked bagels made with unbleached, unbromated flour. Fresh salads. Hearty, from scratch soups. Fresh-fruit smoothies. Rainforest Alliance Certified coffee. Thoughtfully sourced, local when possible.
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English first
Greenfield, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

loved the ambiance and the incredible friendliness of the staff, The food was delicious and fresh. Wonderful place to relax and be with friends.

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Vermont
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37 reviews 37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

Good breakfast burritos & nice dining area. Friendly staff & good service. Coffee is a little stale at times.

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Wells, Maine
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We travel back to Brattleboro twice a month and we make it to the Works every time. The food is great the location is prime and the atmosphere is so relaxed that it makes it hard to leave! We will be back!!!

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Brattleboro, Vermont
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Friendliness and service is where the Works succeeds. The coffee is great, the food is adequate and very quickly prepared. The owner and staff are community minded and very accommodating ... they even stay open an hour or so extra for my organization's monthly or bi-monthly meeting, without charging extra! They have one of the best store fronts along Main... More 

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Brattleboro, Vermont
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

My wife and I have been to The Works lots of times, and love the place. It has a great atmosphere, great coffee and a good menu. It also offers free WiFi. My only gripe with The Works us - I would like to see their menu vary periodically. I have been a regular customer for the past 2 years... More 

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Dalkeith
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I love The Works. Staff are pleasant and helpful. Food quality is superb and always freshly made. Prices are reasonable. Free Wifi is also available and is a good place if you want a coffee while working online. My only wish is that they would change their menu. I frequent The Works regularly and I tend to eat the same... More 

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Brattleboro, Vermont
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133 reviews 133 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I brought some out of town relatives here for lunch and it was very tasty. The place seems constantly busy. The food is very fresh with delicious breads and other ingredients. You stand in line to place your order and then go through the line to pay. There is plenty of staff to handle the crowds and lots of tables... More 

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Jeff P, Guest Relations Manager at The Works Bakery Cafe, responded to this review

Hey 2CAtravelers, thanks for coming in and hope you come back soon! More 

Havertown, Pennsylvania
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213 reviews 213 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We stayed at the Latchis Hotel, and rather than have their continental breakfast, we decided to go to The Works Bakery Cafe, especially since they open early (6AM) and it looked very cute inside. My husband and i both got egg sandwiches- advertised as scrambled eggs. I got mine with cheddar. Being in Vermont, i was hoping for a very... More 

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Jeff P, Guest Relations Manager at The Works Bakery Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Cin4513, I am sorry we were out of Hot Apple Cider on a cool Fall morning. I will speak with the staff and try to make sure this does not happen again. More 

Stratford, Connecticut, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My family and I were looking forward to having lunch here but menu was limited and my kids only wanted a brownie which was just ok. My ham and cheddar had way too much honey mustard and my sweet potato chipotle soup was flavorless. Service was not good and staff seemed confused.

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Jeff P, Guest Relations Manager at The Works Bakery Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Michelle, Thanks for your input. We are currently working on a kids menu to help focus options for our young friends. More 

Brattleboro, Vermont
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is a great spot to get a sandwich and meet friends or business associates. Good wifi, lots of windows for watching people go by, lots of comfortable seating and well organized so even if the staff is a little flakey, you can still get your food and a good, clean seat in a short amount of time.

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Jeff P, Guest Relations Manager at The Works Bakery Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks Ian, hope you visit again soon. More 

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Additional Information about The Works Bakery Cafe

Address: 118 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301-3032
Phone Number: +1 802-579-1851
Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Brattleboro
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 9
Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Bagels, Café, Sandwiches

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