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The North Branch Cafe

41 State St, Montpelier, VT 05602-2934
+1 802-552-8105
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“pastries” (4 reviews)
“soup” (4 reviews)
“comfy chairs” (2 reviews)
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8:00 am - 7:00 pmAll hours
$$ - $$$
41 State St, Montpelier, VT 05602-2934
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Reviewed March 31, 2017 via mobile

My sister and I stopped in here on a very cold winter day. We were never greeted, even though we both greeted the woman at the counter. We stood there for ten minutes while everyone working there ignored us. They talked only to each other...More

1  Thank captainsmom2
Reviewed February 5, 2017

Walking around downtown Montpelier on a cold, windy Friday afternoon, North Branch Café beckoned with a warm & quiet welcome and a piping cup of tea. Felt like home ("please take your boots off & help yourself to a pair of crocs") as soon as...More

Thank Molly S
Reviewed January 7, 2017

The vibe of the cafe is perfect for tea and wine and books. It's a great place to have a quality beverage or a meaningful and deep conversation. The vibe curates thoughtful inflection. The tea is good quality for central Vermont and the staff is...More

1  Thank bagoody
Reviewed November 8, 2016

So two out of towners from Virginia are passing through Montpelier seeking safe harbor from the rain. We see the pretty lights for the cafe and we like coffee and could use a coffee break from driving. But there is no coffee here, but good...More

Thank MG L
Reviewed October 24, 2016

There is a limited menu but if I want a light lunch I go here. The small salad with a slice of quiche for example is excellent and tea with their shortbread cookies ends the meal well.

Thank swallowsnestvt
Reviewed October 12, 2016

My wife and I just moved to Montpelier and we've been trying out all the restaurants and cafes. North Branch is our favorite for the warm atmosphere, friendly service and outstanding selection of teas, wines and meal items. Plus we just attended one of their...More

Thank bobowill
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Cool, quiet, excellent oasis. Lovely extensive tea choices and great wine options. No coffee. Light fare and pastries. Wonderful peaceful ambience.

Thank Vivaldi5
Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

The drink selection is superb, as is the light fare- savory and sweet – that they offer here. The service is always friendly and the ambience is serene. I highly recommend North Branch café.

Thank Lindsey W
Reviewed May 18, 2016

Never heard of a Tea and Wine Cafe? Neither had I. Turns out to be a great combination. The folks at North Branch get everything right. Interesting and delicious teas from across the planet. I had an organic Matcha that was fantastic. When I was...More

Thank Twizzit
Reviewed April 26, 2016

Beautiful space and a lovely setting to people watch in Montpelier. Soothing aesthetics and the proprietor is a super sweet. I'm not a big tea fan but the soho with a dash of almond milk and agave was pretty darn good. I heard a rumor...More

Thank CalvinRufus
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 State St, Montpelier, VT 05602-2934
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Montpelier
  • Phone Number: +1 802-552-8105
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The North Branch Cafe is a cozy cafe featuring over 90 different types of tea, serving wine by the glass from an Enomatic Wine System and offering light plates and meals. The cafe is a great place to gather with friends or sit quietly with a book or your computer. The teas are prepared perfectly with the proper temperature and time steeped. The wines are stored at the proper temperature and can be ordered in 1, 2 or 5 oz servings or as a flight. Foods include Vermont Cheeses, Cured Meats, Housemade Hummus and Tapenade, Knishes, Egg Rolls, Quiche and Soup (seasonally) and many delicious desserts. There is a great selection of Gluten Free and Vegan options.
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