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Cafe on Main

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1 Depot Building, 38 Main Street, Stowe, VT 05672 (Formerly Jamie's on Main)
+1 802-253-0077
08:00 - 15:00
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160 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Enjoyed breakfast with our son at this cafe. It was within walking distance from The Green Mountain Inn where we stayed. Tim, the owner, was friendly and quick with our meal. Food was hot and delicious.

Thank DiscriminatingDiva08
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87 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the soups are fantastic - and i worked for a world-class chef who made nearly 80 different kinds. (he would like this place). the people were friendly and the B-L-T was the best i didn't make :)

Thank spaceis411
Halifax, United Kingdom
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140 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called in for soup and a sandwich. Fab clam chowder and sandwiches, lovely wheat bread. The tuna sandwich was delicious. Great coffee, just the perfect thing we needed!

Thank CupcakeCandyQueen
Gainesville, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

This is everything you want in breakfast fare. The manager, Tim, remembers you - even if you're only in town every few months. He remembers what you ordered too! All of the people who work there are wonderful. And the breakfasts, bagels and pastries are to die for. Next up...lunch...Real Vermont - where the locals go...

Thank Debbie T
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Counter service with some great menu items and all pretty customizable. Thing is, I wouldn't change them because they're all really good! The turkey sandwich itself is a thing of beauty and one I hope to get again. It's not a big space so there aren't many tables and I bet on busy weekend it's tough to find seating but... More 

Thank A G
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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143 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Right in the heart of downtown stowe, this is convenient if you want lunch on the go vs a full sit down service. The prepared salads and soups are very good (in addition to the sandwiches). They carry a loaf of gluten-free bread and have a few gluten-free pastries too. Note that seating is limited though.

Thank BeforeSunrise
Alexandria, Virginia
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312 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Although the atmosphere is like a general store, the food is delicious and the coffee even better. The sandwiches and pastry are home made with care and the Richard Allen coffee is from Rhode Island - and is the best in town. Love it!

1 Thank 349Charles25
Sparks, Maryland
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Felt like i went back in time to a small dept store style cafe! Sat at bar stools in a storefront window looking at Main street and enjoyed a hot cup of very tasty chicken noodle soup and deliciously moist turkey cranberry mayo sandwich. If you're looking for a hometown, comfortable lunch break, this is it!

Thank Terrygbmd
Key Biscayne, Florida
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46 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Had been to VT many years ago, so I knew this place..., is still the best place for a sandwich and hot cocoa! everything is done with love and it shows. We'll be back...

Thank AstroBoy2012
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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We had a nice lunch of soup and sandwiches, plus a giant cookie here. About a dozen sandwich choices, and they were accommodating of substitutions. The dining area is very small, just as an FYI. Order and pay at the counter type operation. We'll be back.

Thank Shelley K

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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, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, 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: 1 Depot Building, 38 Main Street, Stowe, VT 05672 (Formerly Jamie's on Main)
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Stowe
  • Phone Number: +1 802-253-0077

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?