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Firebird Cafe

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American, Healthy
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163 Pearl St, Essex, VT 05452-3022
802-316-4265
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8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast

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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great find!

While at the Vermont Quilt Show, we found this gem for lunch. Good food. Ample portions. Vegetarian and vegan options. Limited table space and an expectation that you share if you have extra seats. I had their fish tacos.Well seasoned.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
StrongMEWoman
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Burlington, Vermont
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Williston, Vermont
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Second we have been here- this time not good. I ordered a traditional breakfast- eggs easy over, bacon, english muffin, hash browns. I received eggs with a solid yolk- not runny at all, no butter on the english muffin and they forgot the hash browns. The place was not busy. I think the kitchen staff were too busy talking- about... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

While at the Vermont Quilt Show, we found this gem for lunch. Good food. Ample portions. Vegetarian and vegan options. Limited table space and an expectation that you share if you have extra seats. I had their fish tacos.Well seasoned.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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89 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Great menu options. I've never had the same thing twice and have never been disappointed with the food. Take out ordering pretty easy. Had a really long wait last time (for awesome food) so if you are looking for quick take out, call ahead. seating limited but on nice days there are also seats out front.

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Essex, Vermont
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

This is a nice small casual and intimate eating place with a nice selection menu.. Fast and friendly service, the burritos and my favorite so haven't tried alot of the items, sandwiches are good. You will be satisfied with this for a quick lunch or breakfast priced right.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Wonderful cafe with great quality food. Service is genuine and outstanding. They really care about the customer and their food and service backs it up.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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59 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This cafe is very small and offers an interesting menu. They have a couple of "normal" eggs and bacon type breakfast but that's not their specialty. They are good but nothing to write home about. I tried the Chorizo Benedict. It sounds rich and salty but it's not. The chorizo tasted like meat with a hint of sausage. The avocado... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

The atmosphere was extremely friendly and unique. Food portions were perfect. Food was excellent, best breakfast I never made ;) The price was fair. Coffee was great.

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Key West, Florida, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Beyond my expectations, beautiful dish that screamed EAT ME!! It showed up on a search for Mexican food, I would say "Americanized Mexican" The flavors are Awesome, Authentic spices, not spicy hot, unless you you try their homemade sauce, great ambiance. Person to person service,crisp fresh vegetables, and high quality ingredients, I can tell. The Green tomatillo sauce Fish Tacos... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I just love this place try the eggs Florentine the sauce is just fabulous can't wait to go there again

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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Really unique, interesting place where you would least expect it. I had home made chorizo eggs Benedict and it was awesome. Girlfriend had chicken omelet w a mole type sauce that was good too. Definitely stop by if you are in the area.

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Additional Information about Firebird Cafe

Address: 163 Pearl St, Essex, VT 05452-3022
Phone Number: 802-316-4265
Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Essex
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Healthy

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 163 Pearl St, Essex, VT 05452-3022
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: 802-316-4265

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Healthy
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm

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