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“The Essence of Vegan Quaint”
Review of Garden Cafe

Garden Cafe
Ranked #2 of 39 Restaurants in Woodstock
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $19
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Organic vegan and Cafe & Juice Bar.
Reviewed March 30, 2014 via mobile

Rolled into Woodstock for a show at the Bearsville Theater and stopped here for some great vegan food. The kale and the brussel sprouts were cooked to perfection. Service was friendly and efficient, food overall was very very good and nicely presented with large portions. The only thing rivaling the food was the atmosphere. Do check this place out.

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Thank hogglebie
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Reviewed March 29, 2014

We aren't vegans (or vegetarians) but the food here is incredible. From the appetizers to entrees - everything is always delicious. The service is good and the backyard patio is very nice in the summer - great location just off of the main circle in town.

Thank MRONeill
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Reviewed March 5, 2014

I live in Woodstock and regularly eat at the Garden Cafe or get take-out from it. The staff is sweet & friendly, the atmosphere is cozy and the food is delicious. I usually order the Garden Bowl which is a daily, creative special at a great price. For a while they had a kale caesar salad that we were ADDICTED to - I hope it comes back on the menu!! Also check out brunch! It's the best in town. Garden Cafe is a small restaurant so I recommend making a reservation.

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Thank tryvegcom
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Reviewed February 22, 2014

The Garden Cafe on the Green is one of my favorite places to go in Woodstock, even in winter when the beautiful garden patio is closed. The food is creative, healthful and yummy, to match the eclectic interior of the tiny cafe itself. Anchoring the menu are the garden bowls, which change frequently but often feature a tofu, seitan or tempeh with a grain, beans and greens, and often some kind of delicious sauce or salad. Other entrees are just as good: we especially like the Indian enchiladas (an odd concept, but it works) and the macro meal. This is not your old-style virtuous-but-tasteless hippie vegan food--it's succulent and full of flavor. Juices, smoothies and some pretty good desserts round things off. I was very sorry to read recently that the owner has been struggling with a serious illness, and hope she's back on her feet again soon.

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Reviewed October 29, 2013

Wow! This place is a jewel. I had a plate of kale, pasta with marinara sauce and some black beans, and I savor the lovely, even sensuous meal this was. My partner had a similarly delightful mixed plate. Even the tea was memorable. I'd go back here in a second and urge you to drop by, even if the thought of vegan food is as appealing as a trip to a one-eyed plastic surgeon's office in rural Nova Scotia.

The servers are no-nonsense types with more tattoos than the lead singer of Metallica, and the art on the walls costs as much as, well, a trip to that Canadian doctor I mentioned in the first paragraph. None of this matters; you will be glad you paid this place a visit.

Steer clear of Yum Yum around the corner and stick with Garden Cafe instead. It may be the best food you have in Woodstock--or anywhere else you go soon.

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Thank BonVivant710
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