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Moon Dog Cafe

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Organic, Coffee Shop
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295 Main St, Chester, VT 05143
(802) 875-4966
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Today
10:00 am - 6:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 am
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 am
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch

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Visitor rating
  • 83
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Book club weekend

We happened to find this spot last year on our way home to RI from a snow shoeing event at Stratton. We were pleasantly surprised to find such a great little place to stop. We had breakfast which was delicious and bought some sweets to go. This year we were able to stop for lunch. Their soups... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We happened to find this spot last year on our way home to RI from a snow shoeing event at Stratton. We were pleasantly surprised to find such a great little place to stop. We had breakfast which was delicious and bought some sweets to go. This year we were able to stop for lunch. Their soups, sandwiches and sweets... More 

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Randolph, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Used to be that a good casual meal was hard to come by the small towns of Vermont , but no more. Each village has its hip, little eatery that serves fresh, thoughtful fare. The Moon Dog fits this bill for Chester, VT. Innovative cuisine, ample portions, and accommodating service. Yes, it's funky and off-putting to anyone used to Appleby's,... More 

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Augusta, Maine
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The coffee is bar none the best in town! Although the staff is sometimes too involved in their own private discussions they make up for it with the food and service with a smile. The prices fit what you get and the entire atmosphere is pleasant.

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Hartford, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Pleasant stop on the way back south from Okemo. Moon Dog Cafe had wonderfully unique homespun versions of sandwiches such as a very thick and juicy meat loaf sandwich with horseradish on home baked lightly toasted bread and portobello and goat cheese sandwich on fresh sour dough. My daughter had a scrumptious apple and brie sandwich. Their maple bread pudding... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This was an absolute gem on the tail end of a cold, blustery, wintry ski weekend. On our way back from Stratton we stopped here in desperate need of food and warmth. We found the food, and the warmth came to us through the excellent meatloaf sandwiches, soup, and herbal teas that fought off our chill despite the poor insulation.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

The meatloaf sandwich spoke to me with the words of a god. When I first saw it I felt unequal to the task, but its dulcet tones and meatloafy chunkiness lulled me into nirvana. Upon completion of my task I found myself stunned, sitting at the cafe, staring off into space, convinced that I only dreamed it all.

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Pelham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I happened upon the Moon Dog Cafe after missing my turn to go up to Okemo, and I'm so glad I did. The food was really good and generous proportions. I had a chicken curry wrap and a hot chocolate made with real chocolate, YUM! The cafe is also an organic market and gift shop, so I also did a... More 

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Springfield, Vermont, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

This is my 2nd visit, and both times not disappointed in the food. The owners are really nice and remembered us when we walked in from the first visit. We definitely will make this cafe a normal stop.

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Massachusetts
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We stopped in the Moon Dog café this weekend expecting to grab a quick bite and be on our way back to Massachusetts. What we experienced instead was a FANTASTIC meal (you must try the meatloaf sandwich and the thick juicy roast beef wrap). The mouthwatering meatloaf was the best meatloaf I have ever had! The servings are generous and... More 

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Wappingers Falls, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Hearty and yummy Indian style soup, moist and yummy veggie burger, and chicken wrap sandwich to write home about! The decor is interesting and some good organic products for sale. Extremely helpful staff to boot!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 295 Main St, Chester, VT 05143
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: (802) 875-4966

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Organic, Coffee Shop
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 5:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 6:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 6:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 6:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 6:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 6:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 6:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?