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The Works Bakery Cafe

13 Riverside Heights, Rte 30/11, Manchester, VT 05255
+1 802-362-5082
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“sandwiches” (14 reviews)
“bread” (8 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
13 Riverside Heights, Rte 30/11, Manchester, VT 05255
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

We stopped here on our way out of town for a day of skiing, and we were pleasantly surprised by delicious breakfast sandwiches and good coffee. Panini-style sandwiches were made on hearty, freshly-cut bread.

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Good sandwiches, friendly staff. No table service, but service is pretty fast. Lots of hot drinks for winter months.

Thank HSR112
Reviewed 3 January 2018

friendly staff, good bagels and really good egg sandwiches will get you fueled up for a day on the mountain. if you want to spend half as much for food on the the way to the mountain than you will pay for food ON the...More

Thank Ron M
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We chose this location to meet up with family. At first it appears there is no available parking but if you go further down there are signs for additional parking to the right on the side street. My niece ordered the baby kale breakfast burrito...More

Thank Janice D
Reviewed 18 December 2017

We stop by regularly for specialty sandwiches. The avocado turkey bacon sandwich is a perennial favorite. The staff is very friendly.

Thank Charley S
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Stopped in for a quick coffee and for myself and my wife and found the place clean and welcoming. The staff was attentive and knowledgeable. We'll be c Back whenever we visit Manchester.

Thank Lou R
Reviewed 6 November 2017

wow delish bagels, smoothies and the salmon cream cheese sooo good we stopped on the way out and picked up some for home!

Thank oliviaebsary
Reviewed 12 October 2017

i keep coming back and having the super chicken on sour dough and it is consistently great. can resist as reasonably priced cookie to go. I recommend calling in the order and its always ready in 10-15 minutes. that way your clothes dont smell of...More

Thank sport5travel
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I love stopping by the works on my travels, but this one definitely did not impress me. I was 2nd in line and it took about 5 minutes for someone to take my order! They were all just behind the counter chatting away....all 4 of...More

Thank Mermaidstimesthree
Jen R, Marketing Manager at The Works Bakery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

So sorry about your experience -- and you're right, that's not our style. I'll forward your review onto our manager. We hope to do much better by you during your next visit to The Works. Please keep us posted! - Jen

Reviewed 13 August 2017

I was in the mood for something different, so I thought a Farmers Veggie sandwich on toasted multi grain bread would cure my craving for a vegetarian impulse I get once a year. And Boy, was I right ! Out of multi grain bread, my...More

Thank Clammerdave7728
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Riverside Heights, Rte 30/11, Manchester, VT 05255
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 802-362-5082
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The Works to you: humanely-raised, naturally-cured meats and poultry with no antibiotics or added hormones. Local eggs from cage-free chickens. Hormone- and antibiotic-free milk and cream cheese from Vermont family farms. Breakfast and lunch sandwiches and paninis on artisan bread, wraps or traditional boiled-and-baked bagels made with unbleached, unbromated flour. Fresh salads. Hearty, from scratch soups. Fresh-fruit smoothies. Rainforest Alliance Certified coffee. Thoughtfully sourced, local when possible.
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