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The Works Bakery Cafe

118 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301-3032
+1 802-579-1851
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good43%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (25 reviews)
“sandwich” (21 reviews)
“bread” (13 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 6:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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118 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301-3032
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Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Back in Brattleboro for an all too infrequent visit. We stopped for lunch at The Works on the basis of good TA reviews, an inviting menu board and a comfortable feeling about the place. Turns out it was a good choice. The staff people were...More

Thank SHB05403
Becky K, Public Relations Manager at The Works Bakery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2016

Dear SHB05403, Thank you so much for giving us a try!! We work really hard to create a welcoming atmosphere and offer a great menu. Did you know that our bread is baked fresh with unbleached and unbromated flour? And we source our turkey from...More

Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Thought we would get fresh cooked breakfast but the eggs are only scrambled on sandwiches. Makes me think it's all micro waved. Very hard to find the granola and the yogurt was not real yogurt just your rubbish sweet stuff. Fresh fruit was nice. Fresh...More

Thank Joanne P
Becky K, Public Relations Manager at The Works Bakery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2016

Dear Joanne, Thank you for your review. We're really sorry to hear that your expectations weren't met. We appreciate the feedback—it helps us understand where we can improve—and wish you the best. Thank you, Becky K for The Works

Reviewed 7 September 2016

We went there for lunch. Food was good but not great. A quick easy lunch at a friendly place. The restaurant was clean and bright. I would recommend it.

Thank Judith H
Becky K, Public Relations Manager at The Works Bakery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2016

Thank you so much, Judith. We appreciate your review and hope to see you again!

Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We wish we could move this place to Florida. We eat here when visiting friends and family. The sandwiches and salads are delicious. Best bread ever. Bring your computer. No one rushes you, and the staff is friendly. Plus, you can walk around a REAL...More

Thank Valerie P
Becky K, Public Relations Manager at The Works Bakery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2016

Hi Valerie, Come February, we wish we could hop on down to Florida too! We're so glad to hear that our food is tasty and our space welcoming. We can't wait to see you again!

Reviewed 10 August 2016

This local chain is a great meeting and hangout spot in downtown Brattleboro for breakfast or lunch. A variety of offerings such as bagel & wrap sandwiches, smoothies and coffees, baked goods and soups should satisfy most patrons. Great for people watching, either from the...More

Thank selectorD
Becky K, Public Relations Manager at The Works Bakery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2016

Hi selectorD, Thank you so much for your review! We're really glad that our menu and space are to your liking. Hope to see you again soon! Thanks, Becky K for The Works

Reviewed 10 August 2016

I used to go to their restaurant in Keene. However, they changed their menu and decor. I was pleasantly surprised when we went to their Brattleboro location. Their old menu and decor style pleased me. Great bagels and service in a great atmosphere.More

Thank martyr2
Becky K, Public Relations Manager at The Works Bakery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2016

Hi martyr2, Thanks so much for your review. And that you like the bagels! In case you're wondering why they're so good, we make them from scratch in small batches. We use only un-bromated, unbleached flour, and our bagels are still made the old fashioned...More

Reviewed 31 July 2016

This little gem is poplar with visitors and residents. it is busy through out the day selling sandwiches, frozen beverages, smoothies and of course coffee.

Thank lindajbagshaw
Becky K, Public Relations Manager at The Works Bakery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2016

Hi Linda! Thank you so much for your wonderful review. Hope we see you again soon! Thanks again, Becky K for The Works

Reviewed 30 July 2016

We were just passing through this little town and happened upon an open parking spot. We decided on a whim to stop. We headed to Sam's Outfitters, which should be an attraction listing of its own, and then headed to the Works for lunch. We...More

Thank lotsawags
Becky K, Public Relations Manager at The Works Bakery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2016

Hi lotsawags! Thank you so much for your review. We're thrilled that that parking spot opened up for you!! And that the food hit the spot. We bake our bagels with only unbromated, unbleached flour, and we use the old-fashioned method--proofing, boiling and baking. No...More

Reviewed 25 July 2016

My wife and I stopped for a coffee break at the Works and found the place to be friendly and the cafe clean. We opted for ice coffee which was delicious and refreshing. The atmosphere was great. i would recommend this as a stop for...More

Thank joevala
Becky K, Public Relations Manager at The Works Bakery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2016

Dear joevala, Thank you so much for your review! We're so happy to hear that you found the cafe friendly, clean, and welcoming. Let us know when you pass through again--the bagel are pretty amazing!! Thanks again, and all the best, Becky K for The...More

Reviewed 18 July 2016

Stopped for breakfast, had eggs on sourdough with guacamole. Bread was fabulous, guan was good and everything was reasonably priced. Nice selection of teas.

Thank Kathy G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 9
Meals
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
Sunday
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301-3032
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Brattleboro
  • Phone Number: +1 802-579-1851
  • E-mail
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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