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Brown Cow Cafe

139 Main St, Bennington, VT 05201-2935
+1 802-681-7489
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“quiche” (5 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
139 Main St, Bennington, VT 05201-2935
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

Nice coffee (This is VT!) Good tea selection. Great Steel Cut oatmeal with all the trimmings. Breakfast sandwiches. Baked goods, made on site soups.

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 2 March 2017

While staying at the Paradise Restaurant I've eaten breakfast here several times. EVERYTHING was delicious and cooked to order.

Thank susanj329
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We stopped here for a quick lunch after the Bennington Museum and before traveling back down the Hudson Valley. It was moderately full but our service was quick. The BEST EVER butternut squash soup! It alone would be worth a daily trip all fall. We...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This cafe should be good but it isn't. The fact that there is no table service and waitresses--who look oppressed--can't earn tips should have clued me into the MO of the ownership. I ordered a pumpkin spice latte, which tasted vile, but the manager (I...More

1  Thank JudithR325NYC
Alleycat751, Owner at Brown Cow Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2016

One of those people who gets free food everywhere she goes, and threatened the staff with bad reviews if they didn't accommodate her. Sorry lady, bad behaviour does not get rewarded.

Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Coffee was amazing, I had a pumpkin spice latte. My daughter is gluten free and they had several choices for her to choose from. It was very clean and a nice atmosphere.

Thank Joy4Missions
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great for breakfast or lunch, this easy going spot uses all fresh and local ingredients and makes yummy, refreshing salads and quiches. Great spot for eating and chatting. Highly regarded by the locals. I always stop there when I get together with my Vermont friends,...More

Thank Martine A
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We pulled in the parking lot to find a place to eat on TA after driving around all day. We found this place and then mapped it AND we were in the parking lot!!! WE went in and there were mostly local folks which meant...More

2  Thank 2013TravelinFool
Reviewed 10 September 2016

We had delicious spicy breakfast burritos which started our day out just right. Also cappuccinos and ice coffee. Great art on the wall, nice atmosphere.

Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 22 August 2016

My wife and I had lunch today at the Brown Cow Cafe and thoroughly enjoyed it. She had the turkey club sandwich and I had the ham with Brie and apples sandwich. Both were delicious but I am partial to the ham/Brie combo. By the...More

Thank irawine
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I had the best chai tea here and yummy homemade banana bread. I highly recommend the Brown Cow Cafe.

Thank kitkatbanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 Main St, Bennington, VT 05201-2935
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Bennington
  • Phone Number: +1 802-681-7489
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Brown Cow Cafe is the healthy alternative for fresh made to order breakfast and lunch in Bennington. Always have vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free soup, sandwiches, salads, and sweets available as part of our regular menu. Full menu of espresso drinks using Vermont roasted fair trade organic Mocha Joe's coffee.
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