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Firebird Cafe

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163 Pearl St, Essex, VT 05452-3022
+1 802-316-4265
08:00 - 15:00
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Good brunch, but crowded, noisy and not an easy place to have a quiet breakfast. The food is good, nice array of offerings, but we felt jammed in with little space and no comfort. We would go back but definitely not on the weekend!

Thank Sarah S
Freehold, New Jersey
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81 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Small seat yourself place. You order, pay, find a seat and they will bring the meal to you. The place was packed when we got there Sunday at about 1:50. Line moved fast and we found a seat. I had french toast and sausage. My daughter had the beef burrito. Both were good. Cafe au last was very good. We... More 

Thank cv529
Berwick, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Our second time for breakfast. A great menu of creative breakfast dishes and sides. Very friendly. Find a table, order at the kitchen and the kitchen staff will bring your food to your table-very efficient. Excellent coffee and cappuccino.

Thank SandN855
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

When out of town we like to stop at the local restaurants, The Firebird Cafe was recommended by locals. We stopped for lunch and it was delicious. My husband said it was the best sandwich he ever had, the sauces and spreads used for the sandwiches are amazing. The food was fresh, the staff very friendly and if we are... More 

Thank Tina S
London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We loved this little local cafe; the breakfast was delicious and filling, the owner is a very friendly guy who explained the dishes well to us and the prices are really low. The coffee was lovely too.

Thank Eddy P
Moretown, Vermont, United States
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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I've been here dozens of times. Food is always great, and even when it's busy wait time is fair. Lots of healthier options and high quality food.

Thank Jeremy L
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Was the only restaurant that seemed to have the big breakfast we like, and my wifes favorite, eggs benedicts. The place is very small, there's about 5 tables inside, and 2 picnic tables outside. However, you can take everything, even breakfast, to go. My wife chose the Chorizo eggs benedict and I got the Carnita omelet. There's a mexican flair... More 

Thank Martin G
Boston, Massachusetts
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49 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We stopped at the Firebird Cafe for lunch. We all had a burrito (6 of us). Everyone loved their food - we tried pork and chicken. You order at a counter and your food is brought to you. The counter staff was very friendly and helpful. I have no complaints at all about the food - it was one of... More 

Thank travel43_11
Norwich, Connecticut
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388 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

We stopped by for a hearty breakfast to get us started for the day, and we were not disappointed. They have a great selection of burritos, eggs, pancakes, and everything in between. Just a great little place, that isn't overly big, kind of that hole in the wall vibe, but that's not a bad thing, as the food is excellent.... More 

Thank nutsgoalie
Shelburne, Vermont
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Had a great lunch experience with my son. I was looking for a good place to take him out in the area and saw that they had Burritos. I had the pork burrito and my son had the chicken burrito. They were both delicious. It was a nice place to eat and I will definitely eat there again!

Thank AmyBVT

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Mexican, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 163 Pearl St, Essex, VT 05452-3022
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: +1 802-316-4265

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