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Spiral Press Cafe

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15 Bonnet St, Manchester, VT 05255-8919
802-362-9944
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Today
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Wed 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thu - Sat 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good place to hang out

The food was very, very good - especially the baked goods. The curry chicken salad was fine - and there was a lot of it. Coffee wasn't anything home to write home about, though.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
MaryMargaret N
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  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

I started volunteering for a non-profit group called Bart Center. The first meeting that I attended was at the Spiral Press café. I was concerned about pricing but once I got there I noticed that their pricing is very similar to most coffee houses or cafés that I have been to. The atmosphere was nice and the Tiramisu was wonderful!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The food was very, very good - especially the baked goods. The curry chicken salad was fine - and there was a lot of it. Coffee wasn't anything home to write home about, though.

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Newport, Rhode Island
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I've been getting high quality quiches, soup, bakery products at Spiral Press since they opened several years ago in a corner of the Northshire Bookstore. As a non-meat eater, I've always been able to find a lunch combination here. I hope it was just an "off" day. We got food to go, were thirty miles away when we stopped to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Grew up in manchester, just tried spiral press for first time and I was totally disappointed. We got the Irish cream cake which had this awful taste to it and the filling wasn't even fully mixed. We also got a sandwich and panini. For the price we paid, we expected a lot more. Will not be going back.

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manchester vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This place is always a comfortable place to go and have a great cup of coffee or great bowl of soup. They have awesome sandwiches, and a great bakery department too, but I usually find myself checking out the book I just bought with a hot cup of coffee in one of those great chairs upstairs!

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Manchester is a beautiful place to stop by. The atmosphere is great. Nice gardens & shops around the main street. Beaware, price are high! Anyway, we found this lovely spot to take a break and grab something to eat. First, the place is great! You order from the main desk and then grabbing a table upstairs on the second floor.... More 

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Fort Lee, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

When visiting Manchester, Vermont, make sure you stop in to check out the Spiral Press Cafe. Wide assortment of goodies to choose from and the best part is that you can enjoy your coffee in the adjacent reading area. Internet is available.

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Enola, Pennsylvania
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This place is awesome! The cafe seemed great, as it offered sandwiches etc. along with coffee/hot chocolate/tea. There was a large seating area around the corner as well. Workers were very friendly, plus there was an awesome book store attached to it!! I just wish we had more time to spend here and it was in the hometown I lived... More 

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Oisterwijk, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

This bookstore is soooo amazing, and that in a small town. The press cafe serves all imaginable sorts off coffe and nice food, all at a great price. Have some time to kill? go there!

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Queensbury, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This short order cafe is part and parcel to the Northshire Book Store so you can order a great lunch and then walk upstairs to the dining room and wait to be served. While you are waiting you can take a book or magazine from the bookstore and read to your heart's content. Try not to dribble on the new... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15 Bonnet St, Manchester, VT 05255-8919
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: 802-362-9944

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Sandwiches

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm

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