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Dorset Rising

3239 VT-30, Dorset, VT 05251, Dorset, VT 05251
+1 802-867-7021
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (13 reviews)
“scones” (5 reviews)
“bread” (19 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
3239 VT-30, Dorset, VT 05251, Dorset, VT 05251
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Whatever time of day, there are pastries, breads, sandwiches and/or breakfast to tempt you. A friendly,local stop.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Sheila M
Reviewed October 16, 2018

This little bistro is excellent. We split a fancy salad and Reuben Sandwich. I've never had a better Reuben anywhere. In fact, everything was great. I just wish this restaurant was near where I live. It was hard to find with GPS for some reason....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Hedthree G
Global819473, Guest Relations Manager at Dorset Rising, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

Thank you so much for visiting, and we hope you come back soon!

Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

I’ve no complaints regarding the quality of the food. Home baked breads, decent portions, tasty sandwiches. However, the prices are some of the highest I’ve encountered in Vermont. And Dorset isn’t new to me. My lunch partners assured me that their croissants were first class...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 225hald
Global819473, Guest Relations Manager at Dorset Rising, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

Thank you so much for your insightful feedback. We at Dorset Rising are proud to offer all freshly made food and pastries using the highest quality, local products. All of our breads and pastries are made by hand. These ingredients often cost a little more...More

Reviewed October 12, 2018

We needed to order some cakes for a party so we stopped in to talk to Chloe the (extraordinary) baker and had some pastries while we waited. Just fabulous! We went back for lunch and guess what?? Just fabulous! We tried some different pastries and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mommak201
Global819473, Guest Relations Manager at Dorset Rising, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

Thank you so much for your glowing review! We are so happy you have enjoyed our offerings and hope that you will be back often to see us!

Reviewed September 22, 2018

There were10 of us and they accommodated us promptly. We sat outside under the covered area. Great baked goods, sandwiches and salads. Very fresh with what seemed to be locally sourced ingredients. Good espressos and coffee drinks. Their homemade pastries are fabulous and it would...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 3october
Betsy V, Guest Relations Manager at Dorset Rising, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018

Thank you so much for your feedback! We're glad you enjoyed your experience and hope that you'll visit us again soon!

Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Had coffees and 4 different pastries. Coffee was a good standard and well prepared. Pastries looked better than they tasted. Good quality chocolate on the chocolate croissant but dough was not flaky as expected, but was more bread-like. Other pastry items were average in my...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank deut2
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

Great birthday cake design based only on a suggested Beetles theme for the song When I’m 64. Tasted great as well

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Joy H
Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

Great place to pick up some bread or have a relaxing lunch on the patio. Pleasant service. Quality/price appropriate

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank DrPapo
Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

We visited Dorset Rising while staying at The Barrows House. They had a wonderful selection of food & novelty items. We did try some cookies & took home a delicious fruit pie! It is a unique store, worth the visit!

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Meehanlane
Reviewed October 9, 2017

Good soups and breads, served by enthusiastic staff - didn't try the other bakery goodies, as we were saving ourselves for dinner!

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Ron_Koyich
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3239 VT-30, Dorset, VT 05251, Dorset, VT 05251
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Dorset
  • Phone Number: +1 802-867-7021
  • E-mail
Dorset Rising is an exceptional bakery and café showcasing the talents of our chefs in made to order lunches, fresh pastries, celebration cakes, and a wide variety of specialty coffee drinks. Relax on our patio, enjoy the ambiance inside, or take your order to go. Serving both beer and wine, Dorset Rising truly is the perfect place for lunch.
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