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August First

149 S Champlain St, At the Corner of Main St, Burlington, VT 05401-5092
+1 802-540-0060
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“baguette” (19 reviews)
“scones” (24 reviews)
“soups” (14 reviews)
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7:30 AM - 5:00 PMAll hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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149 S Champlain St, At the Corner of Main St, Burlington, VT 05401-5092
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were looking for a quick lunch without the hassle of having to wait for our food from either a waitress or a long line of sorts. We stopped by here based on other Trip Advisor reviews (which I use religiously). What a great find!...More

Thank swimmergirl61
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for breakfast. Coffee was good. Had the maple biscuit to eat. Enjoyed it. Service was good.

Thank PTycz
Reviewed 7 January 2018

This is the sort of casual, granola-y bakery cafe that you find in Burlington, Portland (Maine), Portland (Oregon), and Seattle. It is inexpensive (plates range from 9 to 12 dollars), and the sandwiched and salads freshly made. They use bread made on the premises. There...More

Thank dc888traveller
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Excellent coffee, great bread and pastries make this a terrific place to stop. Like probably everybody else in town, I absolutely love the maple biscuits. Only complaint (and some would probably consider it a benefit) is that no computers are allowed. I suppose it is...More

Thank valtraveler10
Reviewed 22 December 2017

August First is a really casual, breakfast and lunch spot. They have some incredible freshly baked pastries and breads. Their Hungarian Rolls are my absolute favorite thing they make. They also have a nice selection of salads and sandwiches. Highly recommended!

Thank Mybina
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Great breakfast and delicious coffee. Great little place out of the way worth a visit. Close to Church Street.

Thank WombatBen
Reviewed 10 November 2017

How novel, a breakfast spot that serves food that looks and tastes like food. Everything was local and delicious. Great spot to hang out, too, and sip your coffee.

1  Thank DaveFromChicago2017
Reviewed 20 October 2017

My family and I visited this place last week, my husband had a veggie burger, they put it in a baguette , it was hard to eat and Flavorless, same with my sandwich, the only good thing was the grill cheese. Maybe I have to...More

Thank Iby B
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Fresh breads, beautiful baked goods and generous portions of everything. Breakfast sandwiches, home fries and smoothie bowls were all delicious and generous in size. The restaurant is housed in an old building with garage doors and has a great comfortable, local feel to it.

2  Thank Bethany H
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Great selection with local food and freshly made bread you will not soon forget. I had the curried chicken salad sandwich and it was excellent. It is a lively place with fast and friendly counter service and seating inside and out.

1  Thank LG6137
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 12
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 149 S Champlain St, At the Corner of Main St, Burlington, VT 05401-5092
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-540-0060
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August First Bakery and Cafe is locally owned and has been serving great pastries, coffee, breakfast and lunch since 2009. A true local favorite, located in a bright and open renovated industrial garage. A very Vermont experience with fresh and delicious food served by a friendly staff. Everything is made from scratch! Croissants, scones, muffins, Koiugn Amann, healthy soups and salads.
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