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Cafe Provence

11 Center St, Brandon, VT 05733-1105
+1 802-247-9997
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (24 reviews)
“seafood stew” (22 reviews)
“salad” (26 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
11 Center St, Brandon, VT 05733-1105
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Reviewed 9 September 2015

This was my second time at the place,, the star ratings here don;t make sense, but based on my 2 visits, i have to stick with 3 stars, even though others have liked the food, etc. Would i go back, sure , i'll give them...More

Thank FeW
Reviewed 6 September 2015

A very good brunch on a lovely Sunday. We all had something different and everything was good. My Cobb Salad was fresh with all the basic components. It was topped with a most delicious poached egg - a nice spin on a traditional dish. A...More

Thank milliegordon2
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Fantastic atmosphere, supportive waitstaff (in the face of adversity, more on that later), and delicious and imaginative cuisine. Visited late on a weekend night. We didn't anticipate eating at Cafe Provence, as our party wasn't "starving" or prepared for a high-end meal. However, we shared...More

Thank SAS0124
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Because it sounds snooty, but for a couple of hours my wife and I felt like we were back in France dining outdoors in the sun while sipping on wine.. The term "genuine" comes to mind when you bite into a pastry crust here -...More

Thank macatguy
Reviewed 31 August 2015

I was not anxious to go here. My wife really wanted a different experience, and in Brandon VT, you have perhaps 6-7 options. What a pleasant surprise! If you are looking for a nice evening out with good service and great food, this place should...More

Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 30 August 2015

I had a very good tomato based soup and a quiche which I also found very good. However, the best was my wife's thin crust pizza with pesto! The waitress was very good even though it became very busy because a very large group came...More

Thank Traveler2AM
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Brandon Vt is one of those charming, sleepy little VT villages and right in the middle you will find the Café Provence. The décor is lovely, the outdoor patio is wonderful, and the food is even better. Try the chilled cucumber soup and the pasta...More

Thank Linda50Boston
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Great help but a tad slow and food thus did not arrive as hot as expected. mussels, however, were outstanding and piping hot.

Thank RamMan1025
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Picturesque Brandon, Vermont is home to an amazing French/Continental cuisine cafe! Chef Robert Barrel, owner, maintains a regular menu of flavorful soups, salads, entrees, oven-fired pizzas and desserts as well as daily specials featuring seasonal fare, creatively prepared to delight even the most discriminating foodie...More

Thank Kathryn T
Reviewed 13 August 2015

As soon as you enter, your nose is romanced by enticing smells of Chef Robert's secrets! His herb garden greets you outside before you go in or eat out on the patio at an umbrellaed table. The asiago cheese cup salad is a favorite with...More

Thank Sweetnurse
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Groups
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
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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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