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$7 - $16
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American, Cafe, International
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed October 3, 2021

This was our first trip back to the area in about 4 years so 3 Squares was new to us. What a great place to dine ... and it was obviously popular with the locals! We had the tuna melt ... it was fabulous!!!

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed November 17, 2019

This is one of my favorite places to eat in Vermont. I have since moved to Vermont so I get to visit more often. The coffee is always spot on and the food is all made from scratch from imaginative Chefs and cooks. Always greeted...with a smile and always sent on my way with a happy belly and a Thank you" from the staff. Top Notch stuff!!More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 14, 2019 via mobile

Great place to bring friends. They have great food. Will be going back! If you have time to stop they have a lot of menu options, you go up to the front and order food and they’ll bring it over to your table. They also...do take out. They have a great staff.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 15, 2019 via mobile

Fast service. I was surprised how fast my food was ready. Loved the shredded chicken tacos, not too spicy. Portions were big. About 8 items to choose from for dinner. Nice presentation.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 10, 2019

Four iron bistro chairs provide an outdoor patio as an alternative to eating at a table inside. Facing Main Street provides a people-watching opportunity for this very casual and local eatery. One orders the food at the counter in the back of the deli-stye café...and each table is provided with a number. When the food is prepared, a server brings the food to you. I was not sure what to expect, but the owner of Vergennes Wine recommended 3 Squares Café for lunch. The menu is varied and somewhat extensive, which includes one the best falafel sandwiches I have ever eaten . Topped with feta cheese and a tomato salsa provided more than enough for my culinary experience. The dressing on the salad, which came with the falafel, was mild but sweet and very pleasing to the palate. With tax and tip: $14.00.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019

Every town should have a place like this--comfortable, reasonable, casual, and friendly. That's worth four stars, but when the menu is creative and constantly changing to reflect local produce that is, as Thomas Jefferson say, "ready to come to table" then a fifth star is...warranted. For dessert, walk to the corner and get a maple creemee.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 30, 2019

With a continually updated menu, 3 Squares uses seasonal Vermont foods. Good sandwiches. Enjoyed the Meze Platter. Seating inside and out.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 25, 2019 via mobile

Relying on local suppliers, there are enough choices to interest almost everyone. The staff strives to get your order out quickly. A pleasant dining area.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 23, 2019

It was time for lunch as we were rambling across Vermont. We stopped in 3 Squares Cafe and were pleasantly surprised at the fresh creative offerings. Mom ordered the kids spaghetti offering. She doesn't like a large meal. She really enjoyed this option. I ordered...the falafel. It was fried well on the outer layer. I think the inner wasn't really cooked well enough. Nevertheless, we enjoyed our lunch at this bustling lunch spot.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 21, 2019 via mobile

Yummy breakfast. A little on the expensive side for breakfast, but the service was great and the food was good. Very accommodating.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 2, 2019 via mobile

Fun little place with great food. It was a pleasant surprise driving through Vermont. Wonderful Sunday specials 👌

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 30, 2019

wasn't much to look at, and didn't think they sold wine or beer (they do, a limited selection) but was awed by the food. fresh, local, imaginative. very clean and bright and friendly staff. they screwed up one of our pasta orders but comped us...ultimately on it so I deem it a wash. definitely worth a trip!More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed April 14, 2019

This is one of Vergenne's best lunch spots, for good reason....delicious food, and plenty of creative choices! From a large variety of coffees and hot/cold drinks, to salads, soups, breads and sandwiches...there's something for everyone! Even good for vegetarians, with usually a vegetarian soup option,...plenty of salads, Tofu Scramble, grilled cheese sandwich, and more. Oh -- and don't forget their tempting array of desserts in the case! I enjoyed their Parsnip Soup, but the delicious Spinach Salad, complete with apple slices, sweetened walnuts, cranberries and goat cheese. Combined with the included dressing that I could put on myself, as much as I wanted (which is always nice), it was very tasty. My friend enjoyed her sandwich and a side salad. Given their popularity -- and they're very popular with locals -- if you're coming for lunch, consider a bit earlier than noon to be sure of a table. We arrived at 11:30, and essentially had our pick of a table. However, by 12 noon, the place was full! There's always to-go here, also. I am a local, I've always had good food here, and I will be back!More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 1, 2019 via mobile

We stopped in at this charming cafe for lunch on the first day of our weekend stay in Vergennes. We were so impressed we ordered dinner the following night. I had the bacon and Swiss on focaccia for lunch, and a homemade ravioli. Both were...better meals than I’ve had in expensive restaurants. I will definitely return whenever I am in the area.More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed March 6, 2019

We stopped by on a trip to Middlebury and was delighted that we did. It was just before noon so the place was starting to get crowded. You have to order at the counter and get your own table. Your food is brought to you....We were lucky to get a table as soon as we ordered. The place filled up fast. The menu was surprisingly extensive, with a good variety. We had salads, soup, sandwiches, pasta and even falafel. All were good. They had several daily specials. We had desert which were fine. The apple pie was heated in the microwave and was unevenly warm and cold. We were all amazed at how much we got for what we paid. We will definitely stop by on our next trip to the area.More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Yes. 3SC offers beer, wine and cider.
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Yes, 3 Squares Cafe offers takeout services.

3 Squares Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4