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Wayside Restaurant & Bakery

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1873 US Route 302, Barre-Montpelier Road, Montpelier, VT 05602-8325
+1 802-223-6611
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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6:30 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1873 US Route 302, Barre-Montpelier Road, Montpelier, VT 05602-8325
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Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

In it's 98th year the Wayside is still putting out consistent home cooking at reasonable prices. I've been going there for 57 years and not much has changed. Never disappointed.

1  Thank Maynard J
Reviewed September 1, 2016

A local place just what i like Lots of choice and daily specials too, very reasonably priced as well.friendly wait staff. Place was packed, that is always a good sign of good food. They still had room for us. Liked dinner enough to go have...More

Thank Antinmelb
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Title says it all.good steak and fresh rolls. hostess was nice and gave me great service. Place was busy that tells me that rhetoric I was good

Thank thedarkones
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Delicious food. Excellent service. The waitress was very friendly and had helpful tips for sightseeing in the area. The customers were very friendly too.

Thank Sue M
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

We have made several trips to Vermont the last few years as my oldest son is attending college there. This is the place the silver haired locals go. Great food and great prices. Breakfast is there Forte but have not had anything we don't like....More

Thank Thomas B
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Always great food, fast service and friendly family environment! They have every food you can imagine and the prices are extremely reasonable!

Thank mandyteach
Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Friendly, efficient service but the food itself was only very average. Corn beef hash was tasty but the home fries were overlooked & lukewarm. They need to up their game with regard to cleaning tables faster once diners are finished.

Thank Jacqueline R
Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Have been here twice this week for breakfast. Great friendly service! All the food was fantastic--blueberry pancakes and the Hash and Eggs were all delicious!

Thank carolinamountaingirl
Reviewed August 3, 2016

I have eaten here off and on for many years, most recently in July 2016 on the way back north from a stay in southern Vermont. I have always found the staff friendly, and the food plentiful, decent, and not too expensive. I would call...More

1  Thank KayTee9
Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch on the way to Montreal. Service was great. Food was just average. There was food all over the floor next to the table we were seated at. Ham was good, eggs were good. Home fries were bland. No one thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank Conor R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1873 US Route 302, Barre-Montpelier Road, Montpelier, VT 05602-8325
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Montpelier
  • Phone Number: +1 802-223-6611
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