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Little Rooster Cafe

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Route 7A South, Manchester, VT 05255
802-362-3496
Today
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Thu - Tue 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch

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Visitor rating
  • 98
    Excellent
  • 46
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Small But Special

When we first moved to Manchester, we saw Rachel Ray do a review of The Rooster Café on her visit here, so we decided to give it a try. Yes, it's small and you often have to wait a spell for a seat. But if Heaven serves Corned Beef Hash, the recipe came from the Rooster Café. For me, once... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
moneymaven
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Manchester, Vermont
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
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170 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Manchester, Vermont
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

When we first moved to Manchester, we saw Rachel Ray do a review of The Rooster Café on her visit here, so we decided to give it a try. Yes, it's small and you often have to wait a spell for a seat. But if Heaven serves Corned Beef Hash, the recipe came from the Rooster Café. For me, once... More 

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Williamstown, MA
Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Manchester, VT is a bustling town full of brand-name outlets; it's easy to overlook this small, unpretentious looking cafe. Do yourself a favor and seek it out the next time you need more than a quick meal -- a meal you can sit and savor. Although a friend had mentioned this restaurant to me, we had never tried it; it... More 

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Manchester Center, VT
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We had a world class sandwich there on Thursday. Smoked brisket, caramelized onions, peppers, watercress and havarti. I know The Rooster is popular for breakfast, but be sure to go for lunch!

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Easton, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Love the breakfast here. Great selections from the menu and they always have wonderful specials! So check the special board out. They have great coffee too! This is our go to place before we go skiing when we are in Manchester.

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SOUTH YARMOUTH
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Went there for Breakfast, which was good, portions of potatoes we small but the eggs were good so were the pancakes. Very tiny place, small waiting area, time we went was vey busy. We might go back if ever in that area again.

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long island
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

We had breakfast or lunch there 3 mornings, each day having something else. Between the 3-4-8 of us we had poached eggs with a Mornay sauce, pancakes, omelet with smoked salmon,herb omelet, loin of pork sandwich,hamburger, etc. and all were delicious. That's why we kept going back. Their hazelnut coffee is special too. Although small and very crowded the 2... More 

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Meriden
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We had a great lunch at the Little Rooster. The salads are just the right portion size and delicious. Prompt friendly service.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Best breakfast in town! They have everything on the menu. Absolutely adorable decor inside. Unassuming on the outside... the local place to grab breakfast. Highly recommended!

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Englishtown
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

A small Cafe ideal for Breakfast if you get there early. Food is excellent, hearty portions and pleasant staff. Crowds line up outside after the first hour so get there early

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Rochester, New York, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

A pumpkin bisque, and huge turkey/cranberry/bacon sandwich on a cold and rainy afternoon. Prompt attentive service, lots of smiles. A wonderful refuge.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Route 7A South, Manchester, VT 05255
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: 802-362-3496

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm

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