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Bobcat Cafe & Brewery

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5 Main St, Bristol, VT 05443-1317
+1 802-453-3311
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Main St, Bristol, VT 05443-1317
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had dinner here. Very popular place. Service was very good. Food was also very good. The burger was very good

Thank Autoxer48
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A small group of us recently visited The Bobcat Cafe in Bristol, Vermont during a motorcycle trip through the New England states. This was a really neat little town and the Bobcat fit right in. We sat at the bar and our bartender was very...More

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Such unusual flavors—so delicious! The sesame crusted tofu with beet tapenade is an outstanding gourmet experience. Beautiful setting. Excellent service. Get an outside table if you can, but inside is very cool too. Highly recommend!

Thank explorediscover17
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Expensive, food is alright. Is most times pretty loud with bar flies. Be very specific about how you want something prepared, wait staff is always in a hurry.

Thank Richard H
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Excellent Cafe and bar for this quiet Vermont town. Super burgers and entrees. A wide selection of beers and apple ciders that vary with the season and microbrewery options. Reservations required for many nights, especially weekends.

Thank Barry R
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

If you’ve ever been to Mary’s, you don’t need to read this. If you’ve never been, you should do yourself the favor of figuring it out for yourself. Make a reservation or just show up next time you’re somewhere nearby. You won’t be disappointed!

Thank A Bernard T
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Really, that’s all this was. The beer wasn’t even good—but I got my passport stamped and that’s all that matters. The bartender was lovely, if that helps!

Thank Beckie B
Reviewed January 31, 2018

Had a reservation on a busy Saturday night. I doubt you could get a table as a walk-in on a weekend. Not a place to go if you don't like a noisy atmosphere. Burger was a bit pricey but very good. Came with fries and...More

Thank Philly2VT
Reviewed October 30, 2017

My boyfriend and I were staying in Lincoln, a nearby town, for a long weekend. We drove through Bristol on our way to our destination and commented on how cute it was. We went to the Bobcat Café for dinner and drink on our first...More

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed October 29, 2017

a waiter was a bit rude to us from the beginning, and service didnt improve a whole lot. it also took a long time... which may be the industry standard in places where the real money is made on serving you drinks. the food wasnt...More

Thank Gabrielle R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Main St, Bristol, VT 05443-1317
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +1 802-453-3311
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