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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner


$3 - $12
American, Cafe
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews lunch pancakes sandwich corned beef hash bread ice cream english muffin soda fountain store attached wooden floors definitely worth the stop small village nice atmosphere decent food love this place specials syrup
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Reviewed February 19, 2020 via mobile

We were traveling from Boston to Middlebury when we came upon the Cafe in Rochester. A well preserved gem. Ice cream counter, rustic interior....a grand ole place. Great menu selection with a great special of the day. Wait staff were super friendly. Meal was great.....I...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed September 27, 2019 via mobile

We’ve been coming to the Cafe for over 15 years. It’s funny nobody ever seems to recognize us, or at least my husband, who goes in there more than I at times. Anyway, food is always good. Expect to wait a little on weekends, or...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed September 4, 2019

Had a 5 minute wait for a table, not bad at all. Waitress insisted on putting out 2.5 year old in a high chair, which caused a meltdown and a scene... she didn’t last there and we put her in a regular chair shortly after....More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed July 28, 2019

This restaurant is located in a little "downtown" area of Rochester. It has indoor and outdoor seating. I went here for breakfast. They had lots of options including specials. They had muffins, pastries, pancakes, french toast, etc. Pretty much any type of breakfast you could...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed July 28, 2019

Stopped there while on a bike ride for a late lunch. Food was decent but very nice service, nice atmosphere, good location in this small village, prices were reasonable, would definitely stop there again.

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 9, 2019

This cafe feels like you have stepped back in time. From the old fashion counter to the wooden floors and old booths, this place has a nice 1940’s feel to it. We stopped for lunch and had a fish sandwich and salad. It was decent...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed May 28, 2019

We had a nice filling lunch while travelling along VT100. This is your classic small town cafe. If you travel through without stopping in, you must be crazy!

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed May 18, 2019 via mobile

Love this place and make a point to stop in for breakfast or lunch whenever we’re in the area. Great selection and charming environment. Service is attentive and friendly. I had the Vermonter (2 eggs over easy on an English muffin topped with the perfect...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed April 14, 2019

The price of empire, as demonstrated by the Roman Empire and ever since, is inflation, exemplified here by the ever-increasing prices at the Rochester Cafe. I always stop here on my way north to either Montpelier or Burlington to visit my daughters, and this trip...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed March 22, 2019

We always make a point to visit this charming restaurant yearly when we are returning from our ski trip. Consistently delicious and hearty breakfasts, extensive menu. Quick and friendly service, very reasonable prices.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Response from eastmagicmountainman | Reviewed this property |
Can’t remember, but one of the 80 fotos has an “Hoveround” parked by the front steps (three small and deep steps up from the street/sidewalk/parking lot. The store side has aisles too narrow and congested, but seems like the... More
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