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Big Picture Theater and Cafe

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48 Carroll Rd, Waitsfield, VT 05673-4408
+1 802-496-8994
08:00 - 21:00
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Burlington, Vermont
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Might be only movie theater you ever go to with dirt parking lot, back row of velvet love seats with pull up tables so you can eat a meal or have a beer that you can order from the attached cafe that has great menu, full bar, espresso machine, soda fountain, etc. while watching a movie. Great setting and cool... More 

Thank eric s
Exeter, New Hampshire
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91 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived early and had drinks in the lounge area, which is rather quaint. Then we ordered dinner and ate it in the theater. The burgers were large and great tasting. The side salad with the burgers was also very tasty. We saw a first run movie. The theater is nothing fancy. It is nice to be able to enjoy... More 

Thank L9393NIrobertm
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You've never had a breakfast sandwich like this before - roll was soft, eggs perfectly cooked, cheddar, and sausage - I've had plenty such sandwiches before but this is the best ever!! We live in NJ otherwise I would get this sandwich all the time.

Thank foodie197144
Knoxville, Tennessee
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We weren't sure what to expect, but were very pleased with the meals we had at this cafe. The crabcakes were some of the best I have ever had. For being in a small town it was very busy on a Saturday afternoon, but we still received great service!

Thank JHMC2015
Fleet, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We have just returned from an excellent evening at the Big Picture Theatre. I ate the mushroom ravioli and my husband ate the steak. We agreed that this was the best food we've had so far on our trip to New England. Don't expect luxury surroundings but be assured of friendly service and the best food at reasonable prices.

Thank JETR10
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We were recommended the Big Picture cafe by a local and despite our skepticism driving in, we were delighted by the food! I cleaned my plate of a Turkey Melt that was one of the best sandwiches I've had in a long time. My fiance enjoyed the BLT with avocado. The sandwiches were served on perfectly toasted honey wheat bread.... More 

Thank Scott_Ankerson
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Extremely friendly staff and great food! Got free donuts for dessert and they were great! Tacos and sandwiches were very tasty.

Thank FRSchr
Tallahassee, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Great service. Excellent food. I had the fajitas with vegetables, outstanding. I had Shrimp with Lo Main noodles as an appetizer, It was my dinner. very tasty. Both of this dishes are appetizers, but is adequate for a meal.

Thank Paquita814
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We went here to the show and were delighted by our dinner unexpectedly. Fresh, local ingredients built a delicious plate. We had the ravioli, homemade mozzarella and heirloom tomatoes Dallas, and a burger. Excellent! We will definitely be back during this vacation.

Thank Jennifer U
Montgomery Village, Maryland
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330 reviews
281 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Lunch is good any day of the week, but visit on Sunday when they have waffles and Egg Benedict. I have lived and have eaten Huevos Rancheros in Arizona, Texas, Nuevo Mexico, and Viejo Mexico but the one at the Big Picture is unique and I have never ever encountered one like it before. It is different but try it.... More 

Thank Hanschen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Carroll Rd, Waitsfield, VT 05673-4408
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Waitsfield
  • Phone Number: +1 802-496-8994

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?