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Cafe Provence

Certificate of Excellence
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11 Center St, Brandon, VT 05733-1105 (Across from Aubuchon)
+1 802-247-9997
10:30 - 21:00
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Sun 10:30 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Café Provence has good salads and nice specials. We did not have a good experience with the pizzas. The pulled pork pizzas (we ordered two) were soggy on the bottom as was the greek pizza. The latter had too many Kalamata olives which overpowered the other toppings. The espresso did not taste like espresso but more like strong filtered coffee.... More 

Thank Lisa J
Burlington, Vermont
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

New Years Eve celebration meal. Excellent meal, generous portion, fantastic presentation, wonderful service and a more than reasonable price. When making a reservation, ask to be placed in the dining room area. The café area lacks atmosphere.

Richmond, Virginia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cafe Provence is this great restaurant tucked away on a public parking area in Brandon (e.g. easy to miss). My uncle and I have eaten there numerous times over the past few years for both lunch and dinner; always superb in both food and service. The restaurant has a French flair to its menu and wine list, but focuses more... More 

Thank Bruce C
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

My girlfriends and I go there each fall, right before their long trips home for the winter. Always outstanding. The soups are wonderful, and my favorite the seafood stew is one of the best I've ever had. Don't even get me started on the desserts. The severs are great. Thanks for being there. One of the best parts of Brandon.

Thank Mary Renee H
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Every exquisite meal I've experienced at Cafe Provence has been wonderful. Brunches, lunches, dinners and drinks. I have eaten there far too many times to count and I can't recommend it highly enough. The wine list is also excellent.

Thank lizadillo
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60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We only wanted a light lunch; the soup and salads were just right. Everything here is homemade with a healthy dose of great taste. Everything looked so good that we even had dessert!

Thank M_Freedley
Simsbury, Connecticut
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Wonderful service; relaxed atmosphere. reasonable pricing. I had a delectable fish stew served with risotto. My friend chose salmon with polenta. -just wonderful.

Thank Faith J
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Server, she was fabulous , deserts and coffee and the decor, was if you were in France , Peter&Ellen

Thank Peter D
Rochester, New York
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73 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Stopped by for a dinner on a weekday on our trip to Vermont and we ended up having the best meal of our trip! The menu had some really interesting and well thought-out options that were nicely seasonal in nature. We choose well, and left full (good portion size!) and satisfied. You have to be a little patient for the... More 

Thank Peter S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Few options for dining in Brandon centre, and this was recommended by our hosts. They were able to accommodate us without a reservation. We had a lovely cocktail ($7-8) in the bar whilst waiting for our table. Bar staff and servers extremely friendly. Air con rather cold. Delicious food, especially seafood stew.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Center St, Brandon, VT 05733-1105
    (Across from Aubuchon)
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Brandon
  • Phone Number: +1 802-247-9997
Warm and inviting, casual fine dining at Café Provence is a truly memorable experience. Located in the restored historic section of downtown Brandon, Vermont—Chef Robert Barral, former Executive Chef of the New England Culinary Institute and The Four Seasons in Boston, crafts our seasonal menu to showcase not only his talents as a chef, but also highlight the best meats, cheeses, and vegetables that local farms have to offer.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?