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Capitol Grounds

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Coffee Shop, Coffee Shop, Sandwiches, Bakeries
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27 State St, Montpelier, VT 05602-2946
8022237800
Today
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:15 am - 6:00 pm
Fri 6:15 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Brunch, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Takeout

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Visitor rating
  • 26
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nice Urban Progressive Spot -- Unremarkable for Its Genre

This is a perfectly nice coffee spot (tea drinkers will find little to entice them) with good WiFi and a decent selection of high-end industrial pastries and bagels. Adequate and comfy seating. If you've been in one of these types of spots, this one will be very familiar. OK prices.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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English first
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Love this place; a must stop on your way through town. Roast their own coffee beans and you can tell they know their stuff; quality food and coffee for years and years.

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Aurora
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137 reviews 137 reviews
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This is a perfectly nice coffee spot (tea drinkers will find little to entice them) with good WiFi and a decent selection of high-end industrial pastries and bagels. Adequate and comfy seating. If you've been in one of these types of spots, this one will be very familiar. OK prices.

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Louisiana
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49 reviews 49 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We came through Montpelier to visit the Capitol. After our visit, I need a coffee "pick me up" and came across this quaint little coffee shop near the Capitol (about 6-7 minute walk or a very short car ride). We drove since we were planning to leave Montpelier since we were on a tight schedule. My husband dropped me off... More 

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Duxbury, Vermont
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53 reviews 53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We have been to Capitol Grounds two times in the last 2 months with different experiences each time. Both times, we went to listen to our musician friends play.Our first visit was delightful with good service, good food and cozy atmosphere (and of course good tunes). The second time, for some reason, the staff decided to close the kitchen well... More 

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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49 reviews 49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Lovely little coffee shop in Montpelier. Very cozy establishment, great product, wonderful service. A must stop if in Montpelier.

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Campton, New Hampshire
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85 reviews 85 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Really liked the coffee, but disappointed in not having a dairy free option like Soy milk. The atmosphere is fine, and the seating is ample for the heavy traffic.

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New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Had lunch with a friend during my stay - delicious food Grilled cheese, quiche, and hot chocolate are all excellent. Very cozy spot for lunch!

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vermont
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

This is what you get in a town with one coffee place – zero competition creates a rapacious, take it or leave it type of place – if there were competition – which this place has never had – it would be closed in a month. Its current location is crowded, cramped and poorly laid out. Its counter people are... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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232 reviews 232 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Wondering the great small towns of the north east you can´t go past Montpelier and please stop and have a Different Coffee experience in Capitol Grounds... Great Decor...great sandwiches and great american coffee...

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Boston, Massachusetts
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41 reviews 41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My first impression of Capitol grounds was it was dark and a little dated. The seats are close together and it felt kind of grubby. We ordered breakfast sandwiches that were very good. The girl at the counter had an attitude but the man was polite. The breakfasts were home cooked just like I'd made it myself. The coffee was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 27 State St, Montpelier, VT 05602-2946
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Montpelier
  • Phone Number: 8022237800

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 8
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Coffee Shop, Sandwiches, Bakeries
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
6:15 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
6:15 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
6:15 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
6:15 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
6:15 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm

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