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The Works Bakery Cafe

118 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301-3032
+1 802-579-1851
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (26 reviews)
“sandwiches” (28 reviews)
“panini” (9 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
118 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301-3032
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am not much for trendy artsy places, but this was good. Good parking in a neat little back lot but accessible from main street. Soup and cappuccino I had was great. Highly recommend.

Thank Craig G
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Awesome atmosphere and food. Everything tasted fresh and the prices were very reasonable. Lots of "different" kinds of sandwiches and wraps for breakfast, with many including quinoa and sweet potatoes and such. Coffee was also good (I just got the drip). The atmosphere is very...More

Thank nunce1
Reviewed 3 February 2018

This is a cute little spot with healthy food. I had a hard time deciding what to order because everything looked so great! It was also quite tasty. I'm deducting one star because the prices are high for the portions you get. But otherwise, it's...More

Thank Donna W
Reviewed 7 January 2018

I eat here often. The menu boasts its environmental friendliness, but that's not why I go here. Unlike many, I love gluten, GMOs, and traditionally grown vegetables. You can probably get that here but they specialize in not. I understand they have several cafes around...More

Thank BrattArtistsUnion
Reviewed 8 December 2017

This is a very nice cafe in a very cute town. When we were traveling we specifically looked for cafes. This place has great sandwiches.

Thank 542bernadettew
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Variety of salads, sandwiches, bagels, coffee, etc. it’s all good in a relaxed cafe environment. Parking is behind it

Thank John B
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Good quality food, delicious, organic. fast service, affordable . Recommend for business meeting lunch in not formal atmosphere. Local Panera Bread :)

Thank Ekaterina I
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Expensive but high quality. Food looks great. The guy behind the counter with ponytail has zero personality

Thank ctwhisper
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Good sandwiches and soup. Brownies were good. Only bottled drinks available. Parking on the street with meters.

Thank Roger P
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Not a lot of good options in Brattleboro. This place had unique menu selections, which some people would welcome while others may not. My party had mixed reception to what was offered. The food was good but not great. The atmosphere was pleasant and friendly.

Thank Mike C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Street Parking, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
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06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301-3032
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Brattleboro
  • Phone Number: +1 802-579-1851
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The Works to you: humanely-raised, naturally-cured meats and poultry with no antibiotics or added hormones. Local eggs from cage-free chickens. Hormone- and antibiotic-free milk and cream cheese from Vermont family farms. Breakfast and lunch sandwiches and paninis on artisan bread, wraps or traditional boiled-and-baked bagels made with unbleached, unbromated flour. Fresh salads. Hearty, from scratch soups. Fresh-fruit smoothies. Rainforest Alliance Certified coffee. Thoughtfully sourced, local when possible.
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