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The Hatchery

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164 Main St, Ludlow, VT 05149-1040
+1 802-228-2311
07:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 14:00
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New Jersey
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came for a basic breakfast. Was pleasantly surprised with a new menu. I had the build your own omelette. My son had the home made pop tart. Worth another look for the new menu! Thank you to the owners for changing it up

Thank KodaBeaufort
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fabulous breakfast spot. We are early risers so we got there when it opened. I had the cinnamon bun french toast and my husband had the eggs benedict . Both were delicious and portions were substantial . In fact, the french toast could have easily been shared and still would have made a most satisfying breakfast. We will definitely return... More 

Thank Rita D
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are staying in Ludlow you have to eat here. What you want to do is go on a weekend and get the Crab-cake Benedict. It was a huge portion but was so good I wolfed it all down. I'm still kind of full and its been a couple of days. Very friendly wait staff. Nice place for breakfast... More 

Thank Ruben F
Altamont, New York
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had breakfast here as we'd already tried Cafe at Delight. The food was very good, service was good and the place was bright, airy and warm. Restrooms were clean and it was a nice experience overall. They do take plastic, which is nice but I will say the prices were a bit on the higher side.... More 

Thank Mseinber
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We visited this place twice, two days in a row. Fresh avocado and tofu, and cilantro added to the flavor. Our servers were nice even though they could have used more helps. We had to wait longer to get a coffee refill. Overall, definitely the best breakfast in town!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Level Contributor
88 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Met a distant relative for lunch at his recommendation. The service was good but beyond that "average" was the operative word. The food was average. The coffee was average. The portions were average. The price, however, was a bit on the high side. But one must remember that Ludlow is a tourist (ski) town and the main street location does... More 

Thank RevBillAlaska
Norwalk, Connecticut
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

My husband and I had the walnut pancakes with bacon. The pancakes were okay. I mean, it was pancakes with walnuts in the batter. They were good sized pancakes, and good eating, but a pancake is a pancake is a pancake.

Thank carla-ct-2015
Long Island City, New York
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Had breakfast here after scouring through many Trip Advisor reviews and seeing that this got some of the best. It wasn't anything special to me, and don't know why it got so many rave reviews. If you're looking for a cheap, basic breakfast you've come to the right place.

Thank sunnyskies88
Vineland, NJ
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I had fresh eggs with homemade bread toast, and the home fries with cheese. Everything was cooked perfectly, and it was so fresh. The coffee was also really good. The only thing that would have made it better was homemade jelly.

Thank gingerbread5
Stafford Springs, Connecticut
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

A weekend in Ludlow should include breakfast at The Hatchery. Huge 3 egg omelets, pancakes and the ultimate Cinnamon Bun French toast. The coffee cup was never empty and the fresh squeezed OJ was a perfect morning pick up. The prices are reasonable and the wait staff is fun to interact with. Budget some time to wait in line but... More 

Thank WaltMary57

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 164 Main St, Ludlow, VT 05149-1040
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Ludlow
  • Phone Number: +1 802-228-2311

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