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Cafe Provence

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11 Center St, Brandon, VT 05733-1105 (Across from Aubuchon)
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Georgia, Vermont
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A bit tricky to find the entrance, but a nice relaxing atmosphere right off the main drag through town. We arrived before the crowd, but the waitstaff was very friendly and quick with the service, but not at all bothersome. Our soups were great as well as the meals. My only suggestion is a few more dishes that do not... More 

Thank suz_brown99
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was my first visit to Cafe Provence. I'd always heard great things about this place and was not disappointed. The tomato pie was a great appetizer to share. The fish and chips was awesome - crispy with just the right amount of breeding. We shared a dessert sampler - perfect to share and try a variety. Great meal!

Thank clamshellvt
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77 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were in town for a family reunion & had heard about the restaurant so decided to try it for brunch before heading home. We were so lucky to get seat since we hadn't made a reservation. It was 1hr. wait without res. but there were 2 seats open at the counter which were available, took them. My eggs benedict... More 

Thank CTtraveler263
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our family knows my wife and I plan way in advance! So, they were not surprised when after a VT visit we knew we had found the place for our son's graduation party. The food is exquisite. Family and friends came from far away so the setting and meal had to be perfect for celebrating this great event. The staff... More 

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huntington, wv
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157 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

my wife found this place last year, and we've now been back 3 times while visiting a son in middlebury. Very good food, a little rich for my liking but then again, it is French.

Thank ekter
Brandon, Vermont
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chef Robert knows how to cook! How lucky for brandon to have a nationally renown chef from Montpelier, France. Chef is omnipresent in his restaurant. Service, the food, dessert and coffee are always good, but we are tired of the menu. So if you haven't been here or don't come often, it's just a very good place to eat with... More 

Thank flatpickguitarusa
South Lyon, Michigan
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chef Robert and staff have created an outstanding dining experience in Brandon Vermont. Do your appetite a favor and stop by here to enjoy food that is professionally prepared and served with grace and efficiency.

Thank Tim_n_Hen_Jordan
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful meal and a warm, comfortable atmosphere. Terrific for our family and food preferences. Excellent cuisine.

Thank retiredcomposer
Poughkeepsie, New York
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345 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I eat out a lot and have had good and not so good servers, but the young man (Christopher #376) who waited my table is the kind one gets at the Culinary Institute of America or any fine restaurant. He set the tone for a wonderful dining experience. The grass fed burger with cheddar cheese was one of the best... More 

Thank Traveler2AM
Hudson Falls, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What an eclectic mix of delectable food, wine, desserts, gifts and everything French, go to Cafe Provence. The quiche is mouth watering, and how can one pick just one dessert with this assortment? Lovely atmosphere and wonderful staff makes this a place I must stop at.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Center St, Brandon, VT 05733-1105
    (Across from Aubuchon)
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Brandon
  • Phone Number: 802-247-9997
Warm and inviting, casual fine dining at Café Provence is a truly memorable experience. Located in the restored historic section of downtown Brandon, Vermont—Chef Robert Barral, former Executive Chef of the New England Culinary Institute and The Four Seasons in Boston, crafts our seasonal menu to showcase not only his talents as a chef, but also highlight the best meats, cheeses, and vegetables that local farms have to offer.

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