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The Works Bakery Cafe

118 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301-3032
+1 802-579-1851
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“bagels” (34 reviews)
“sandwich” (21 reviews)
“paninis” (7 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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118 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301-3032
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for lunch. I was surprised by the large menu. My wife and I chose sandwiches which were good. I am always concerned when a restaurant has a big menu--will they always succeed at so many item??

Thank Ron W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for a place to eat that catered to diet restrictions and this was the place. The gluten free quinoa power bowl was delicious. They served gluten free meals and had almond milk for lattes and other drinks. The smoothies were delicious as...More

Thank slchiker40
Becky K, Public Relations Manager at The Works Bakery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi slchiker40, We are thrilled that you had a great experience at The Works! Strolling is one of THE craziest days of the year, to be sure. We've been striving to up our game in serving our customers no matter their dietary needs, and it's...More

Reviewed 8 April 2017

Best breakfast sandwiches. I usually have the spinach, egg, & cheese on a spinach wrap and my husband the ham egg, & cheese on a spinach wrap. It is topped off with soooo good coffee.More

Thank yankee92
Becky K, Public Relations Manager at The Works Bakery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thank you so much for this fantastic review! Did our staff share that the coffee comes from a Rainforest Alliance-certified farm that has high standards for how it treats the earth and its workers. We can't wait to see you again! Thank you, Becky for...More

Reviewed 26 March 2017

this was just what we needed to start the day! Excellent coffee, egg sandwich on sourdough, muffin, and a cinnamon roll. It was all so good, the baked goods were out of this world! the setting is exactly what you imagine for a busy Vermont...More

Thank Veronica M
Becky K, Public Relations Manager at The Works Bakery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

How fantastic! We are so happy you had a great experience. We can't wait to serve amazing baked goods and coffee again! Thank you, Becky for The Works

Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

On our way home from vacation and we needed a quick breakfast stop. Great service, in and out in no time.Food was delicious. Cute place. Next time through, I hope we have more time to enjoy the setting.More

Thank Lisa P
Becky K, Public Relations Manager at The Works Bakery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

Thank you, Lisa P! We're so happy you stopped in at our Brattleboro restaurant. We recently revamped the decor and the menu and we're so proud and happy to share it with the world. Yes, do come back, and soon. We can't wait to serve...More

Reviewed 5 February 2017

On a family winter weekend, we visited The Works on our way north and again on our way south. Both times we appreciated freshly-prepared innovative food. Going up we had coffee, tea, delicious fat bagels, and a maple brownie, all excellent. Service was great, and...More

Thank Molly S
Becky K, Public Relations Manager at The Works Bakery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

Thank you so much for this review. We recently debuted a new menu (and a revamped decor) with as many delicious items as we could! We're so sorry for the "Hey Mac" — we will make sure it doesn't happen again! Do stop by on...More

Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Awesome coffee and bagels with great, fast service. "The Works" bagel with everything and cream cheese was our favorite!

Thank Ashley S
Becky K, Public Relations Manager at The Works Bakery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

Thank you so much! We can't wait to serve you again. Becky K for The Works

Reviewed 6 January 2017

First time in Brattleboro in a while and needed a quick lunch. Not a lot of parking on Main St., but parked around the corner. Nice place, wide open, order and pick up and bus your own. Had a 1/2 Thai chicken panini with a...More

Thank rnmteach
Becky K, Public Relations Manager at The Works Bakery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2017

Thank you so much! We're so happy to read your review. We're rolling out our new mac & cheese menu and breakfast burritos in Brattleboro soon. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 12 November 2016

The works is rather expensive, but very good food, and they have a large selection of sandwiches, bagels, soups, and salads that are good for breakfast of lunch.

Thank zoetheturtle
Becky K, Public Relations Manager at The Works Bakery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2016

We're so glad to hear that the food satisfied!! We work really hard to craft a menu that can work for many meals (and many palettes!). We can't wait to serve you again!!

Reviewed 10 November 2016

What a nice place to hang out for an hour or two and enjoy some great coffee. Good wifi and comfortable seating. Much nicer than a Starbucks and much more authentic.

Thank Perudemisamores
Becky K, Public Relations Manager at The Works Bakery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2016

Oh, thank you so much for this! We really do put our heart and soul into making our place great. Our coffee beans from from a single plantation that's rainforest-certified (and has excellent standards for worker treatment). We can't wait to serve you again!

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$9
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Street Parking, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 18:00
Monday
06:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 18:00
Thursday
06:00 - 18:00
Friday
06:00 - 18:00
Saturday
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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Description
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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