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Spiral Press Cafe

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15 Bonnet St, Manchester, VT 05255-8919
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Wed 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thu - Sat 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Camillus, New York
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257 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recommend by an employee of Orvis and he was right on. Excellent menu. I had a roast beef sandwich and the beef was superb. Tender and red. Once you order, go upstairs if eating in as your food will be brought up. Restaurant and bookstore are connected. Wait staff are very good.

Thank Jerry Z
Westchester County, New York
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192 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We pulled in for morning coffee and breakfast pastry and were happy for the connection to the bookstore. Coffee was great, pastries great. It's snug at the counter but everyone is friendly and congenial. Take it to go or sit outside on the patio or inside (up and to the left) where there was plenty of seating. AND a bookstore!... More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good selection of coffee, tea, and juices. Gluten free option for wraps and salads, but sadly not in the sweets when I was there.

Thank byzantine513
Northwest Corner, Connecticut
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167 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

Another person complained about the slow service. That's certainly true, but the reason, as best I can determine, is that there is a constant stream of people ordering food. The cafe is adjacent to Northshire Books, and can be entered either from the store or from the street. There are only a few seats in the main space, where ordering... More 

1 Thank RevL05
Vero Beach, Florida
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93 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Don't be in a hurry whatever you do. Bookstore next door incredible. Saving grace. Millenials. Good good nothing special.

Thank Ellenmail
New York City
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114 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

We were desperate for decent coffee, and so delighted to find this place with really good pastry as well. Located in a fantastic bookstore.

1 Thank TobyNewYorkCity
West Hartford, Connecticut
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Nice, local café with good selection of coffee and friendly staff. If you are book nerd then there is a book store attached to grab a book, sip the coffee while you decided if it is worth buying. Books and coffee together can never get old.

Thank Pratigya K
Hanover, Massachusetts
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220 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

We enjoyed our iced coffee lattes and snacks recently before we visited the attached Northshire Bookstore. Lots of delicious baked goods, sandwiches and soups to choose from. There is plenty of seating at tables and chairs where you can relax and enjoy your food and drink. The raspberry shortbread squares were especially yummy and gave us energy to then devote... More 

Thank ALB63
Lake Worth, Florida
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Went for lunch -- break from shopping - had a delicious panini with turkey, bacon and cheese. It was generous and very tasty

1 Thank EllenG8822
Simsbury, Connecticut
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Love, love, love, this place. Great soups, salads and sandwiches along with in house made baked goods. Everything is fresh and delicious. Combine this with the fact that you can walk directly into Northshire Bookstore and pure heaven is created.

1 Thank HMF60

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Cafe, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Business meetings
Open Hours
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Bonnet St, Manchester, VT 05255-8919
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: 802-362-9944

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