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Wayside Restaurant & Bakery

1873 US Route 302, Barre-Montpelier Road, Montpelier, VT 05602-8325
+1 802-223-6611
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1873 US Route 302, Barre-Montpelier Road, Montpelier, VT 05602-8325
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for a quick meal, with real food, at an incredible price - this place is for you. It is my fallback for all of the above for any meal. Simple, real, affordable - by no means fancy or pretentious.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great portion and not expensive Great service. For us perfect location half way between Boston and Montreal!

Thank PatPilees
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While visiting Grandson who is attending Norwich University in Northfield, we explored Montplier area but did not want Fast Food, local police officer we saw, we asked him for recommendation for a place to eat and he directed us to Wayside, great choice, friendly staff,...More

Thank tannerhillnice
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had breakfast the other day. $29.00 for two. Seems quite expensive for what we had. A long wait for the food after ordering. It's the kitchen not the waitress. Disappointed.

Thank dal500
Reviewed 8 March 2018

My daughter and I enjoyed two very filling breakfasts with coffee. Also shared a doughnut. Amazing old fashioned sugar coated donut. Corned beef hash was a bit salty, but other than that it was a solid breakfast. Our check was under $20.

Thank Wendy W
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

A landmark. Good food, never fancy but often fresh. Great for a cup of coffee and a piece of pie. Always there when you want homemade food.

Thank bogeybogey
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

I love the Wayside. Nothing fancy here. Just good solid food prepared consistently. No surprises when the check comes. This is the way a small town diner should be!!!

Thank maw42vt
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

First time to the Vermont, so friends took me to one of their favorite places for lunch, family style home cooked meals ... 👍😀 Great! Friendly smile & welcoming chat w/ Evelyn who greeted me when we arrived. Friendly Staff, home cooked meals @ a...More

4  Thank Hans J
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

I got the corned beef hash which was excellent, my son got the French toast and sausage links. He ate his and then part of mine. We also got rolls which I highly recommend. We were fighting over them. He has never done this before...More

1  Thank j3ffr3y111
Reviewed 14 February 2018

If you are craving nice plain comfort food, you are in the right spot. Affordable and filling, this traditional diner offers good quality American fare. Caring service, with lots of patience and smiles

1  Thank 3heidid
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1873 US Route 302, Barre-Montpelier Road, Montpelier, VT 05602-8325
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Montpelier
  • Phone Number: +1 802-223-6611
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