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The Works Bakery Cafe

118 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301-3032
+1 802-579-1851
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (26 reviews)
“sandwiches” (27 reviews)
“bread” (13 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
118 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301-3032
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Reviewed April 22, 2016

all of the specialty sandwiches are great. a quick spot to grab a bagel and a cup of coffee. sit at the sidewalk seating.

Thank Ryan-in-VT
Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

Great food. Real ingredients. Got sandwiches. Bread was really good. Good, friendly service. Nice atmosphere. Great old wood tables.

Thank Rebecca G
Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a cup of soup and a sandwich - really delicious - kindy pricey but it hit the spot. The cafe is large - with a lot of funky seating - we would return.

Thank Gwyn A
Reviewed February 15, 2016

We took our grandson here and we all have a great visit with great coffee and great food. The sandwiches are fresh and the kids area is very comfortable and clean.

Thank Richard H
Reviewed February 13, 2016

Been several times and tend to get the same thing, the sliced smoked salmon sandwich. This tends to be good and tasty, especially with the everything bagel. However, last time the everything bagel formula seemed off and the texture of the bagel was weird and...More

Thank tueschyld
Reviewed January 24, 2016

A friend suggested meeting here for lunch. The appearance of the restaurant when walking past it on Main street had done nothing to draw me in in the past. When you walk thru the door you order at the counter from a menu posted above...More

Thank gardnbug22
Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were exploring the shops on historic Main St in Brattleboro and stopped into The Works for lunch. The choices offered were varied and interesting.. We got soup and sandwiches and were not disappointed. Everything was very good... Hot chocolate was a...More

Thank caelove
Reviewed January 3, 2016

I had a really good vegan-friendly sandwich and the atmosphere was really cool. I liked what they were doing in the design and mission of the restaurant.

Thank AshleyMEvans
Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

This was the second time my husband and I stopped here for a quick lunch while vinyl and antique shopping in Brattleboro. Both visits were good, efficient friendly staff, delicious, inexpensive, healthy food. We will definitely stop in next time we are in town!

Thank rosetucci
Reviewed December 13, 2015

Tried and true formula. Bagels and coffee. Both fine. Salad at lunch was fine. Atmosphere and staff were fine. Everything about the place was average to above average. Have seen it all many times before. Could be any city anywhere. But having said this, sometimes...More

Thank Darrow M
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Street Parking, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301-3032
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Brattleboro
  • Phone Number: +1 802-579-1851
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The Works to you: humanely-raised, naturally-cured meats and poultry with no antibiotics or added hormones. Local eggs from cage-free chickens. Hormone- and antibiotic-free milk and cream cheese from Vermont family farms. Breakfast and lunch sandwiches and paninis on artisan bread, wraps or traditional boiled-and-baked bagels made with unbleached, unbromated flour. Fresh salads. Hearty, from scratch soups. Fresh-fruit smoothies. Rainforest Alliance Certified coffee. Thoughtfully sourced, local when possible.
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