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149 S Champlain St, At the Corner of Main St, Burlington, VT 05401-5092
+1 802-540-0060
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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Walnut Creek, California
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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!

Thank Bruce548893
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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114 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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!

Thank Michelle D
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Droric Q
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Sumaczar
Baytown, Texas
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540 reviews
327 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 405 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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!

Thank cokerbud
Gallipolis, Ohio
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

We stopped for lunch after a day of touristy stuff and were a little overwhelmed by the packed and busy atmosphere. The storefront and interior were beautifully done and very welcoming. I felt a bit rushed to pick something, but they were very busy and I can understand that. I finally chose a delicious BLT. Luckily, we found a table,... More 

Thank ecogreenchick
Antigua, Guatemala
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

Good enough pastries but don't expect to be allowed to eat in peace while reading the paper or doing the crossword puzzle. Theoreticall, on reading or working on electronic devices is FORBIDDEN, but have been personally hassled during slow times when I've pulled out a paper back or a pile of essays to grade. STRANGLEY hostile to the many students... More 

Thank BabyNigel
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

Easy, open atmosphere; order at counter; pick a seat inside or out; wait for your name to be called. Stopped here for a mid-afternoon, 3pm, sandwich. Despite the time, the place was busy but order filled promptly. I like a bread that fights back. That's what you will find here: crunchy, hearty, tasty. Had the curried chicken salad on a... More 

Thank SwedishForMe
Keene, New Hampshire
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138 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Friendly staff at the counters. Very large sandwiches, plan on sharing unless you are very hungry. limited drink offerings, non-alcoholic. no a/c and tables were none too clean. Next time I would take out and eat at the nearby park if Wx permits.

Thank LDWG
Mayfield, NY
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

What a great little place! I wish I could eat bread, it all looked AMAZING! My husband said it was! I had a quinoa salad that was beyond delicious! Wish our stay had been longer so we could have visited again and again!

Thank mimi306

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $12
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
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, Kids, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?