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Brown Cow Cafe

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139 Main St, Bennington, VT 05201-2935
+1 802-681-7489
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good33%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
139 Main St, Bennington, VT 05201-2935
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Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

Not impressed with the counter servers. After ordering about $60 of To Go food, they reluctantly handed me an old Eddie Bauer bag to put my food in. YUK. I had already tipped them about$15, but had I known that my order was inconveniencing them,...More

Thank Jonny E
Reviewed January 29, 2018

Although the Brown Cow Cafe seems to have been in existence for several years (at least), we just discovered it. Hidden from the main route through Bennington, but just down the hill from the Bennington Museum, it is definitely worth looking for. The best coffee...More

Thank BerkshireGal
Reviewed January 22, 2018

The Brown Cow has a very relaxed and relaxing atmosphere with a mix of locals and people passing through. The food is vegetarian (largely if not entirely) and simply delicious. Sandwiches, salads, and soups. If you want an affordable, quickly served, and really wonderful lunch...More

Thank Br0wnster
Reviewed November 16, 2017

Spacious Lovely food egg frittata with spinach and feta Breakfast bowl with spinach avo scrambled egg bacon. Is your mouth watering yet? Excellent coffee and hot green yogi Really sweet well organized and run place

Thank Jane S
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Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

Had the breakfast bowl-raw baby spinach topped with a fluffy scrambled egg disk (either microwaved or steamed, I think) bacon, avocado and pesto vinaigrette. I like my bacon crisper but overall very good. I'd recommend it.

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Reviewed October 31, 2017

On a Saturday in October we had a delightful lunch here. I had the BCBLT lunch special which came with quality chips and my wife had the Egg & Ham Sandwich. Both were very good. We also picked up 2 huge biscotti to eat later...More

Thank Jdeppman
Reviewed October 28, 2017

The food is just plain awful, I've tried a couple different things and it is all equally poor. Really nice pouring me a chai with milk, and then telling me you are out of milk. Who runs this place?!

Thank NakedOnTheBalcony
Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed lunch at the Brown Cow Cafe. Good selection of items. I had the Thai salad and my husband had the Brown Cow club. Both were excellent and used fresh ingredients. Plenty of places to sit. This is a place where you order...More

Thank stonzes
Reviewed October 4, 2017

We needed a quick place to grab breakfast & this place did the trick. The spinach breakfast bowl with egg & avocado were amazing! My husband had the breakfast burrito & it must have been tasty, because it was devoured within minutes. :) Very clean,...More

Thank bjenuwine
Reviewed September 13, 2017

I had heard about it and read about it but never made it there until today. It is very convenient for anyone visiting the hospital or nearby medical facilities. I went there today with two younger family members. The sandwich and salad selections were so...More

Thank LadyJan1942
Alleycat751, Owner at Brown Cow Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

FYI, we always have a selection of beer, wine, mimosas, and hard cider.

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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
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Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 Main St, Bennington, VT 05201-2935
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Bennington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-681-7489
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Brown Cow Cafe is the healthy alternative for fresh made to order breakfast and lunch in Bennington. Always have vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free soup, sandwiches, salads, and sweets available as part of our regular menu. Full menu of espresso drinks using Vermont roasted fair trade organic Mocha Joe's coffee.
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