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Sama's Cafe @ Middlebury Market

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54 College St, Middlebury, VT 05753-1447
802-388-6408
Today
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

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    Very good
  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good and Reasonable

We were there at closing on New Year's Eve, running late, and the staff didn't shoo us away. It was comfortable, excellent food, reasonable prices, and healthy!!! I like the interior atmosphere. Staff was friendly and personable and efficient. I would love to return.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 10, 2015
Bob C
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Loveland, CO and Mt. Vernon, IA
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Loveland, CO and Mt. Vernon, IA
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61 reviews 61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We were there at closing on New Year's Eve, running late, and the staff didn't shoo us away. It was comfortable, excellent food, reasonable prices, and healthy!!! I like the interior atmosphere. Staff was friendly and personable and efficient. I would love to return.

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Vermont
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101 reviews 101 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We have eaten here before and always enjoyed the informal atmosphere, great service and excellent food. The menu is very comprehensive, so if you feel like just a light lunch there are many kinds of sandwich on offer, or you can order a bigger meal which will fuel you for the rest of your day. This time I tried the... More 

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Hancock, Vermont
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

A great slice of pizza or a great bowl of mac and cheese for a reasonable price. This is a nice place for lunch,

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Rose Valley, Pa
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56 reviews 56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Took my son to visit Middlebury College and then we walked around town looking for a place to eat lunch. The lunch was delicious and this is a true mom and pop type shop. Quintessential Vermont! The bread was delicious, healthy, obviously baked that day. I had the chicken salad~ delicious. My son had the ham and cheese melt~ good... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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180 reviews 180 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Visited this college town today and stopped by this place for lunch. The check for two was around $20. Even though I ordered, paid, and picked up lunch at the counter, I left a $4 tip and the girl was very appreciative. The clam chowder was very good as well as the turkey panini. My partner said the fish and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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215 reviews 215 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Everything made to order -- good burgers, homemade soups, nice salads, and a variety of non-alcoholic drink options (including a coffee bar). I wouldn't drive far out of my way to eat here, but when in Middlebury, it is a very good stop. Natives are very friendly -- service is fast and efficient (and the staff actually seems to enjoy... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013 via mobile

This place has a good variety and decent prices. My wife and daughter really liked the fish n' chips. The open kitchen allows you to see them make the food in a clean well maintained kitchen.

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stowe, VT
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

The staff here is always prompt, friendly, and ready to help (usually before I can decide what I want!) The atmosphere is comfortable & warm, has free wifi, is bus your own plates style, and has good seating. I just recently had a huge egg sandwich with thick bacon (that was cooked in their wood-fired oven) on fresh hearty whole... More 

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Middlebury, Vermont
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76 reviews 76 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

While the menu does not offer the array of Middle Eastern foods that it did when they first opened, this is still a passable place for a quick lunch and an even better place for a summer ice cream cone or a cup of hot coffee on a winter day. I recommend Sama's as a good place to sit and... More 

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NYC
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

Stopped here for a sandwhich to go. The staff is friendly and helpful. Ordered grilled chicken with pesto, roasted peppers etc. on toasted rye. Lets just say, the "toasted rye" was slightly burnt, the grilled chicken is not "real chicken breast", but the forned processed chicken. There were not many peppers,the pesto was good, didn't think it was worth the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 54 College St, Middlebury, VT 05753-1447
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Middlebury
  • Phone Number: 802-388-6408

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 5:00 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 - 7:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm

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