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Firebird Cafe

163 Pearl St, Essex, VT 05452-3022
+1 802-316-4265
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“burrito” (15 reviews)
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08:00 - 15:00All hours
American, Cafe, Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
163 Pearl St, Essex, VT 05452-3022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OK. So thought we'd give this a try. I like a good breakfast. It was 4 miles away and worth the short car ride. The coffee was bottomless, serve yourself and I had 3 cups. Great stuff! My coworker had a chai tea that she...More

Thank X1643IXjoes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spider webs and black marks greet you at the front door. It reminded me of some of my college apartments that were never cleaned. The food was ok, but I'm glad I didn't watch them cook. Has the health inspector been here recently? I would...More

Thank mstuewe1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I LOVE the food at Firebird, being a local, I eat there when ever I want, kind of lucky for me--the low key atmosphere and fair prices

Thank Tina C
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Great coffee bottomless cup! Very nicely presented food in a country atmosphere. Service with a genuine smile. Nice folks. Makes you feel good to support such a business. Gluten free options are happily accommodated and on the menu. Clean washroom!

Thank kleineeule
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Locally owned and run. Clean and neat. You order at the counter and seat yourself. They are very busy because they have Excellent food! Fresh, made to order. Nice seating area but it is small. Outdoor seating is available in warmer months. I LOVE the...More

Thank Angela E
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We were hooked. When I asked for both red and green salsa on my omlette, someone from the kitchen yelled, Christmas! They know what they are doing. Loved this place.

Thank Gina D
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Really good diner style Mexican American fusion. Not fancy and not full service. Definitely go again.

Thank 26MichaelF
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This would have been four stars, but the seating situation is such a mess, I had to take a star off. This is an order at the counter and seat yourself kind of place. There are only a handful of table inside and two picnic...More

Thank Karsy68
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Food is delicious and staff is always so pleasant! The portions are often enough for 2 servings so get a couple lunch entrées and share.

Thank Heather A
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Great breakfast spot! Traditional breakfast with a Mexican twist. It had a casual comfortable vibe. Had the huevos rancheros and home fries and it was delicious. Good burritos, pancakes and plenty of other options. Reasonably priced with friendly staff great homemade hot sauce!

Thank Nidal F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 163 Pearl St, Essex, VT 05452-3022
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: +1 802-316-4265
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