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August First

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149 S Champlain St, At the Corner of Main St, Burlington, VT 05401-5092
+1 802-540-0060
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8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is the BREAKFAST, great place, warm atmosphere, super good food and nice people! It's a nice bakery developed in a ex huge garage a COOL!

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Thank fedearma85
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fresh baked goods, a funky, healthy atmosphere and NO wifi, makes this a great place to go to really talk to people and "connect"! Love the setting and feeling of August First and it is a great spot to pick up baked goods and walk down to the waterfront with coffee for a casual breakfast. Always good!

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Thank Sarah S
New Hampshire
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103 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came for breakfast during our stay in Burlington and it was excellent. I had a maple biscuit while my husband had the chocolate au pain. A lot of bakeries we find the baked goods to be bordering stale but both of these were nice and fresh. The biscuit was sweet and flaky. It was pretty busy and loud but... More 

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Thank EKDDSDNH
Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is cozzy, very appropiate to bring friends for coffee and conversation. no rush. Bread and pastries are fresh and delicious. There is an assortments of breakfast and lunch sandwiches on the menu.. My favorite breakfast place when in Burligton.

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Thank cremebrulee960
Towson, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I walked in exactly at 11.50 after parking in front. The young lady at the counter helped me fill my order of a combo: soup du jour and a half Vermonter sandwich. As I sat to eat at a wood table the hungry lunch crowd filled the room to the door. I finished my fresh delicious meal, cleaned up and... More 

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Thank ishamon
Walnut Creek, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for a late afternoon snack during a drizzly day trip. We totally enjoyed our baked goods - awesome maple scone. As good as homemade from a great baker!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

Didn't try the coffee here but not a huge coffee selection. However, the baked goods and sandwiches for breakfast are absolutely high quality amazing! I got the Chipotle one and it was so big I split it! So much flavor and amazing bread. Come here to eat a quick but filling breakfast sandwich!

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1 Thank Michelle D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

Best bakery serving good and fresh food. Always come back there when in Burlington. The personnel is very friendly.

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1 Thank Droric Q
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Clean, healthy eating with lots of taste. Love the salads; can't resist the treats.. always leave with bread and cookies!

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Baytown, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Visited here our last morning and were blown away. The coffee was excellent and our breakfast was a very pleasant surprise. There were four different breakfast sandwiches made with fresh made bread and all exceeded our expectations. The muffins and the maple syrup topped giant biscuit were amazing. The staff was friendly and appreciative and felt welcomed!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $12
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 149 S Champlain St, At the Corner of Main St, Burlington, VT 05401-5092
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-540-0060
Description
August First Bakery and Cafe is locally owned and has been serving great pastries, coffee, breakfast and lunch since 2009. A true local favorite, located in a bright and open renovated industrial garage. A very Vermont experience with fresh and delicious food served by a friendly staff. Everything is made from scratch! Croissants, scones, muffins, Koiugn Amann, healthy soups and salads.

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