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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
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Burlington, Vermont
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow! This place has fresh, quality baguettes like none other! Crunchy, fresh. This is truly a bakery, not just a storefront.

Thank ChristineDvt
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was visiting helath-conscious relatives and disparing of what we would be eating when they suggested going to August First. The atmosphere is informal andsimple, with outdoor seating available. I was quite impressed with their array of salads (full dinner plate size), protein bowls and sandwiches. The combinations are wonderful, including some usual (the Vermonter) with others that are more... More 

Thank JoanneJourneys
Metuchen, New Jersey
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We LOVE this bakery, they have the best French bread we've come across outside of Paris. We were in Burlington for 2 nights recently, found this place the first morning (thanks to TripAdvisor!) and liked it so much we chose to return there for our second morning (and there are so many yummy places to choose from!). We loaded up... More 

Thank MatiseFamily
Princeton, New Jersey
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58 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice local bakery but the breakfast sandwiches and baked goods were disappointing. I asked for “whole grain” expecting bread but it was a pretty large whole grain roll … much more bread than I wanted. I ordered egg, cheese and bacon and that was completely overpowered by all the bread. I tried “gutting” the roll, but the cheese had... More 

Thank Peggy L
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256 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were mother and daughter (older teen) looking for a quick bite. This locale is a perfect place for excellent bread, sandwiches, soups, and local fare. It's just so genuine, including an occasional cob web (but not dirty), real people, really good food and an nice atmosphere. There are a few seats outside with shade umbrellas. Happy that we tried... More 

Thank Miley2007
Fresh Meadows, New York
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

If you are like me tired of eating hotel breakfast, then try this place for a pleasant surprise. What constitutes a good breakfast freshly prepared on site? How about a hot coffee, a bacon/egg/cheese sandwich(and many more choices on the menu), plus extremely friendly service staff. It is all here at the August First in Burlington Vermont.

Thank Shariff K
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114 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

All types of breads and sandwiches. Had sausage egg and cheese on a baguette. Delicious!! Family enjoy their meals as well. Decent price clean and the coffee was good to. Able to sit inside and out. They even made some yogurt for the baby!!

Thank Trafficman968
Tring, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Strong characterful coffee and a savoury egg and sausage sandwich. Help from the staff to charge my mobile. And finally a toasted, straw coloured, pop of a macaroon which was memorably delicious. I recommend!

Thank walton_rebecca
Glenford, NY
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

We felt lucky to find this spot, away from the church street scene. Fresh backed goodies, fresh prepared egg sandwiches. Inviting atmosphere - Wi-Fi free! Books are available to read and/or buy. Eat inside or out. This is not a place to pop in if you are in a hurry, Very relaxing.

Thank kathleen814
New York City, New York
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56 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

This place was right down the street from our hotel. We wanted to eat here and it did not disappoint! You walk in and check the Chalk Board and order. I had a great egg sandwich on Brioche and my girlfriend had the granola with warm milk. Coffee is self serve which I like. Of course we took some baked... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $12
American, Cafe, Gluten Free
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
Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
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
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?