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40 Bridge St, Waitsfield, VT 05673-6033
+1 802-496-9199
08:00 - 16:00
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Sun 08:00 - 14:00
Mon - Thu 08:00 - 16:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 18:00
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Aurora, Colorado
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370 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We stopped in as we were looking in shops in Waitsfield. They had a good variety of baked goods and we had a raspberry tart which was good. They also had bread, muffins, pies, etc. A nice place with friendly staff and worth a stop for a treat!

Thank MT1
Ottawa, Canada
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Well worth a visit this simple little coffee shop offers sweet cakes and cookies but not to be missed the delicious flatbread sandwiches freshly made while you wait. The aroma of bacon cooking caused me to order a BLT. Definitely a good choice I can still taste it in my thoughts! My friend had the Brie and Green apple also... More 

1 Thank AEB2000
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Lovely little spot. Good coffee and a menu that makes it hard to decide. We had a Boston cream cupcake (yum) and one of the most intense lemon bars I've ever eaten. You must stop here.

Thank Bob W
Toronto, Canada
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58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Every coffee/espresso you could want, plus the most delicious sweets--including the words best ice cream sandwich. I also love their savory options and sandwiches!

1 Thank GrahamandLuis
Level Contributor
10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

My favorite lunch place! Excellent coffee and ice cream selection but that's not all. Organic juice pops, amazing bakery treats and a full lunch menu including salads, sandwiches and egg dishes. On a beautiful day you can sit outside on the patio overlooking the historic covered bridge.

Thank Sue D
Shelton, Connecticut
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Wasn't that crowded but because it's a small place, it felt really cramped and disorganized service wise. Service was fine though not very friendly...I felt like I was bothering them. And for the prices, somewhat high like everywhere else in the Mad River Valley, you should at least feel like your money is appreciated...didn't really get that feeling. Milkshakes were... More 

Thank Kpkelley
tonawanda, ny
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58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Had a milkshake which was just okay. All of the sweets looked yummy it was hard to choose. The apricot bar I did choose was good. Wish I had time to try more things!

Thank vintagejunge
Montgomery Village, Maryland
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322 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

The sandwiches from the kitchen are much better than the service from the order takers and cashiers. The BLT is almost a classic. Bacon is first class. Macaroons are dreams. Other pastries vary in style and quality. Some reviewers like the cupcakes, but I dislike them and the muffins too. In general I find that the sweets are too sweet... More 

Thank Hanschen
Reston, Virginia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Literally stumbled across this place and went back three times total during our 4 day stay. Awesome ice cream with the options of mixed drinks if you like. Over looks the river which offers a nice beach just upstream. This is a great spot to visit post-swim.

Thank gstullo
Saratoga Springs, New York
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

The sweet Spot has the best organic coffee, amazing pastries and beautiful location directly on Mad River. Seating inside or out...outside seating is like being in a secret garden on a river. We had the gluten free carrot muffins...they were out of this world! Friendly, fast service...they roast their coffee and sell it. We bought three each of the Big... More 

1 Thank Tina S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Bridge St, Waitsfield, VT 05673-6033
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Waitsfield
  • Phone Number: +1 802-496-9199
The Sweet Spot is the place for delectable pastries, fine coffee and a one-of-a-kind ice cream and riverside cocktail experience. Best espresso in the valley!

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