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Down Home Kitchen

100 Main St, Montpelier, VT 05602-2906
+1 802-225-6665
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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100 Main St, Montpelier, VT 05602-2906
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While in Montpelier, VT we found ourselves taking lots of hilly walks/hikes, including the huge and beautiful Hubbard Park that is the green backdrop just behind the Statehouse. One can get lost in the vast network of trails in Hubbard Park, see wildlife, hear unusual...More

Thank Josie O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been there twice now. The grits were spectacular with the very first bite. I asked the server. He said it is mixed with cream cheese!. Many more calories than I was expecting and that certainly explains the richness with every spoonful. The cornbread is...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in on our way south because of the good TripAdvisor reviews. We’re glad we did. The food was very tasty and the wait staff were really sweet and hard working. They also have a maple creemee (maple-flavored soft-serve) which is a great end to...More

Thank JE and JA D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I recently visited and loved everything about our lunch. We were seated right away, served quickly by a helpful and nice staff and the food was excellent. The cherry coke was a nice surprise! Would definitely go back if we're in the...More

Thank SJWanderers
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Excellent service, ambiance and breakfast was amazing. The music was too loud and made it a bit difficult to converse.

Thank carriegirly6
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful breakfast here with my love, food was great, service was easy on the eyes and super friendly. Prices were a little steep but servings were generous and I didn’t leave hungry. The surroundings are so weirdly overdone in a rustic/‘down home’ theme...More

Thank JHallow
Reviewed 16 August 2018

I ordered the bbq pork sandwich with plantain chips. The bbq pork was decent but the plantain chips had no flavor. I tried to come around to them but they were super underwhelming. However, the garlic dipping sauce served with them was amazing. The restaurant...More

1  Thank Lauren T
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Warm welcoming. We felt like they invited us in their own home. The service was fast. The waitresses were very smiling. The vintage decor is pretty and the food is good! We loved it!

Thank JessieT627
Reviewed 12 August 2018

When reviewing a place, easy to like it if you are in good company. Went in solo, got a stool at the bar by the end and loved it. Despite a crowded restaurant, was able to enjoy coffee and breakfast at my own pace with...More

Thank Sarjevane
downhomevt, Owner at Down Home Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Sarjevane, Thank you so much for this nice note. I am very blessed to have a wonderful staff at Down Home and proud of what a great job they do. Thank you for coming and I hope we have the pleasure of serving you soon....More

Reviewed 7 August 2018

I have to admit that I was taken back when I was charged a 2 % mandatory tip for the kitchen staff. The omelettes at best were okay and the home fries were four small roasted potatoes. This is the first restaurant that did NOT...More

1  Thank bdbd231
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26 September 2017|
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Response from downhomevt | Property representative |
Hi there, We are closed for the next couple of weeks to update our menu and will be posting it online with pricing by Valentine's Day. I hope that will help. You can order anything to-go by calling us at... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Main St, Montpelier, VT 05602-2906
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Montpelier
  • Phone Number: +1 802-225-6665
Down Home Kitchen was established by Mary Alice Proffitt in the fall of 2015 in beautiful and historic downtown Montpelier, Vermont, as a community-minded restaurant serving scratch-made, with love, homestyle cooking and baking like her mother, Sally, and grandmother, Miriam, made for her growing up in Atlanta, Georgia. Down Home's caring and talented staff work hard each and every day to create a warm and inviting atmosphere for you, baking and cooking to order each customer's meal with the best quality local, free-range and organic ingredients whenever possible while still maintaining a price point and menu that is accessible to all in our diverse community. The pleasure of having is in sharing. Please enjoy your food and fellowship and make yourself at home.
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