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August First

149 South Champlain St., Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 540-0060
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English first
Burlington, Vermont
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

a breakfast sandwich with hollandaise, a warm scone, great coffee and a place to meet and chat with friends... what's not to love?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I adore this place, almost as much as my school-aged sons do. Try the amazing Hungarian rolls, the cinnamon rolls (indescribably delicious, just the best ever), great coffee, and baguettes that are just perfect. I personally applaud their no-screen policy, and you may too once you're reminded of how a cafe used to be before everyone was glued to their... More

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Vermont
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I’ve been a regular at August First since they first opened, and it’s become my go-to place to grab a cup of coffee and a breakfast sandwich in the morning, or to meet a friend for lunch. The bread is as good as I’ve had in New York or Montreal. Be sure to try their baguettes, the jalapeno cheddar bread,... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Nice bakery, good coffee, nouveau industrial decor, but if you open a laptop to check your mail or read a paper they will throw you out. Seriously. Just be aware.

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Vermont
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I love August First. I crave their lemon ginger scones and their hearty bowls that have feta and chickpeas and dill and other yummy herbs. The atmosphere is cozy on cool days and sunny and light on warm ones. I personally like their no laptop policy. I always run into people I know, and we chat and it is a... More

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Orlando, Florida
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53 reviews 53 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I have lived on and off in Burlington as I am traveling the U.S. and I find Burlington a great small town for food, close to hiking in all directions and beautifully located on Lake Champlain with the Adirondacks towering on the other side. There are many great culinary choices in this town and the downtown area is small and... More

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Greenville, South Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Interesting place. Great atmosphere, unfriendly service, coffee was good, teeny cups, pastry really good. Laptop free is just another attempt to be cool in a different way. If you want people not to linger than don't offer wifi, but many business folks, alone travelers, students should be able to sit and enjoy snacks and coffee and peruse their laptop! The... More

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Vermont
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I love the casual and relaxed atmosphere of that place. Of course I also really like some of there food. There soups are excellent. Their bread is not my favorite. However the baguette is wonderful. You order at the counter, they call your name when food is ready. It is mostly sandwiches, salads, soups and some pastries. All of it... More

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Burlington, Vermont
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105 reviews 105 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Great spot in all seasons. Convenient for travelers, hang with the locals. Great baked goods, nice sandwiches and soups at lunch. Nice deck in fine weather, gets great morning light in winter for a cup of coffee or tea and a scone. Friendly, community-minded owners. I live here and go as often as possible.

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Montreal, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

My wife and I stumbled on this place by chance. The place is a nice cafe with numerous hyper healthy choices. Bread is very good and baked on the premices. Overall, I will go back whenever I am in Burlington cause the place is great. Not sure the laptop free zone is their best idea but it is in line... More

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Additional Information about August First

Address: 149 South Champlain St., Burlington, VT 05401
Phone Number: (802) 540-0060
Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Burlington
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Bakery, Pizza

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