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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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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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6:30 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
American, Diner, Gluten Free Options
1873 US Route 302, Barre-Montpelier Road, Montpelier, VT 05602-8325
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I were on a roadtrip and wanted an authentic diner experience. Although this place is quite large, they definitely have an authentic diner experience and home cooked food. My wife, who is an "expert" on pancakes said those were the best pancakes...More

1  Thank asg19
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stopped st the Wayside last night because I was really hungry and wanted something quick to eat, but better than McDonald's. The service was good enough. I had to wait longer tha expected for my food. But the food itself was the disappointment. The...More

Thank MontpelierGuy
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Open faced hot turkey sandwich is always good. Good diner food. Always good service. Great for family dining, couples, or solo’

Thank Katrina O
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Stopped in last month for a birthday lunch for my brother. I am always amazed that no matter how many cars are in the parking lot there is a table available with very little waiting. My brother had the petite sirloin which looked delicious. My...More

Thank Dona R
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We stopped in here for dinner. The menu is pretty vast and prices are very fair. Serving sizes are abundant. Staff was very friendly.

Thank mfontenot27
Reviewed 24 October 2017

The Wayside is always friendly, serving great specials and a fun place to get a great meal. The home style cooked meals taste like your Mom made them.

Thank priscillaw777
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Great spot!! We got there a bit late so missed out on a couple of the specials, but still found fantastic value for money!! We had drinksss, dinner & desert for under $50!! Where do you get that?! Great service, lovely staff & nice ‘homey’...More

Thank jamyvr
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Went there twice, once for breakfast and once for dinner. Breakfast was wonderful. Baked goods done in house. Hash was good. Dinner not so much. We both had the McKenzie ham. Very salty. Beets must have been in the steam table all day...no flavor and...More

Thank jank1414
Reviewed 19 October 2017

The restaurant was crowded, the parking lot full. We were ready for a great home-cooked meal. But it was a disappointment. Would not recommend if you can find something better nearby.

1  Thank jcmorden
Reviewed 7 October 2017

This was a great family owned restaurant. The prices are unreal, and the food is just so darn good. One of the best burgers I've had for $3.95!!! Ham and pea soup so good, as was dessert. Glad I live far away or would be...More

1  Thank Kaye333
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
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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