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Moon Dog Cafe

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295 Main St, Chester, VT 05143-4459
+1 802-875-4966
Today
10:00 - 18:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

This cafe will be a regular stop for us when traveling to VT. The owner and her staff are down to earth and super friendly. But what really stands out is the quality of the food. Lentil soup, chicken salad, and meatloaf sandwiches were all amazing. Do yourself a favor and track this place down.

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1 Thank SteveR33
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

I really enjoy this place. The ingredients are fresh, the food is great and the staff is always pleasant!

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2 Thank DocShamrock
Berlin, CT
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We happened upon this wonderful store front cafe while visiting The Vermon Country Store. It turned out to be a great find. The food was very gourmet and we can't wait to visit again.

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2 Thank Kathleen A
Fair Haven, VT
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Today my wife, two friends and I experienced the joy of lunch at the Moon Dog. We loved it! The decor is eclectic, my wife calls it "shabby chic". The staff were persistently fun and friendly and the atmosphere was warm. Each day they have a vegan soup and another. A vegan eater myself, I loved their Moroccan Chic Pea... More 

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2 Thank IrishVermonter
RI
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67 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

After visiting Vermont Country Store we stopped in Chester at Moon Dog, a quaint cafe serving coffees, teas, pastries, soups, salads and probably more but we each chose a bowl of soup. I had carrot-ginger and hubby had pea-soup. The chunks of ham were large. Soup was so thick the spoon could stand up in it. He said it was... More 

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2 Thank Rosemary C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

After our 27 mile bike ride we needed to eat and came across the Mood Dog not far from where we originally parked the car. My wife had a mixed salad consisting of curry chicken, tuna and hummus and I had an absolutely wonderful mushroom barley soup. We each had smoothies that were fantastic.

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2 Thank Mordechai K
Vermont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We stopped here a couple of times when passing through on the long route to Rutland. The Mood Dog is pretty funky and casual with great sandwiches and salads, and baked goods to make it perfect. They also have a suite of nifty stuff to shop among from clothes to foods to souvenirs. You'll like it.

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2 Thank JMLVermont
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Loved the vibe and the food at this place. They offered a menu with great selection at lunch. My sandwich was great with local cheeses and very fresh ingredients. My friend's salad looked amazing. There was also selection of local produce and some lovely soaps and seasonal decorative items for sale as well.

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2 Thank lizren67
Rutland, Vermont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice menu. Cafe has somewhat limited indoor seating. Chicken burrito was excellent but it took a half hour for it to be served. Has a sixties flare and is a nice place to eat.

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2 Thank VermontStrong
Oak Park, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

The food is just so delicious! The ambience is both old and familiar. The restaurant is on Main Street in an old beautiful building. The food is prepared homemade on site. If you are vegetarian and or vegan this place is also for you. My wife and I were siteseeing the museums at Woodstock and Plymouth Notch and came here... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 17:00
Monday
10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 18:00
Thursday
10:00 - 18:00
Friday
10:00 - 18:00
Saturday
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 295 Main St, Chester, VT 05143-4459
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +1 802-875-4966

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?