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The Hatchery

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164 Main St, Ludlow, VT 05149-1040
+1 802-228-2311
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Greenwich, Connecticut
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was such a delight to eat at as we were heading out of town and back to reality. The menu was full of amazing options, I had a hard time choosing what to eat. You definitely won't be disappointed if you eat here. I had eggs, toast and the "funky spuds", which were amazing. My daughter had the... More 

Thank Paigers1234
Stamford, Connecticut
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160 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is not open for dinner. Came here for lunch and enjoyed between the two of us the turkey sandwich special and an egg sandwich with avocado and homefries. Great tasting, good portions.

Thank h0ylandm
Conroe, Texas
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

The "motto" on the front of the menu states: "We believe: Nothing beats fresh-squeezed orange juice A Bloody Mary should make you say wow! Bacon makes everything better Good food doesn't come from a can Local bakers make the BEST bread" They source their bread from a local bakery and it is delicious. I didn't try the Bloody Mary, but... More 

Thank torribug
Stamford, Connecticut
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99 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

Eat here before getting in the slopes. Great, fresh food that's not overpriced. Quaint little eatery that's perfect for a quick, satisfying bite.

Trumbull, Connecticut
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

Went here twice during our recent trip to Okemo. Ate breakfast foods both times-they have a great selection of breakfast items with interesting combinations. Egg nog pancakes, omelet with apples and bacon, a poutine dish that while loaded with calories was delicious. First day I had an amazing bloody Mary with bacon, asparagus, celery and olives. Second day was a... More 

Thank Margaret P
Madison, New Jersey
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Great for with a large variety, for vegans as well. Great fresh eggs and fresh Avocado. Very nice service. Did not like the strong smell, better ventilation would be nice.

Thank Rhashmo2
Meriden, Connecticut
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016

greasy spoon at its finest....huge portions and good service, bloody was awesome and my homemade pop-tart was actually really good

Thank heather l
Melville, New York
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86 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Your typical VT breakfast shop. Full of fresh breakfast smell and coffee. The sausage gravy is a must. Order it and pour it on everything.

Thank Doug S
New Jersey
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Came for a basic breakfast. Was pleasantly surprised with a new menu. I had the build your own omelette. My son had the home made pop tart. Worth another look for the new menu! Thank you to the owners for changing it up

Thank KodaBeaufort
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

Fabulous breakfast spot. We are early risers so we got there when it opened. I had the cinnamon bun french toast and my husband had the eggs benedict . Both were delicious and portions were substantial . In fact, the french toast could have easily been shared and still would have made a most satisfying breakfast. We will definitely return... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 164 Main St, Ludlow, VT 05149-1040
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Ludlow
  • Phone Number: +1 802-228-2311

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?