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Carol’s Hungry Mind Cafe - CLOSED

24 Merchants Row, Middlebury, VT 05753-1436
+1 802-388-0101
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average23%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“scones” (5 reviews)
“coffee house” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
24 Merchants Row, Middlebury, VT 05753-1436
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

It was hot in Middlebury, and this place had only fans..... but the coffee was really good, (latte, and a coffee). We had ordered granola and fruit, but it proved that they did not know they did not have the ingredients..... so we settled for...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank mtngate
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Unmarked door in the back opens to a lovely restroom. Highly recommend. Free WiFi and good food, too.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank konradvonhochstaden
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Carol's is THE place to go in Middlebury for coffee. A great atmosphere with great staff. Plenty of seating, good food options as well. The story of the establishment is both heartbreaking and heartwarming. Be sure to give this place as much business as you...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Scott R
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

They have coffee tea light food and deserts. Coffee ok, tea. Meh. Not hot enough Lots of college kids. Ordering system needs improvement

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank michaelrR9604QU
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We enjoyed the variety of coffee choices, and had friendly service. Would be nice to see a pour-over option for some of the awesome varietals they offer.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank PoliticoJ
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Spent a couple of hours here off an on throughout my week long visit in Middlebury and everything was great. I had a latte, a couple of regular coffees, a pot of tea, a panini, and a scone throughout the visits and all were reasonably...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Nina S
Reviewed 24 July 2017

A true coffee house. If you can name it, they do it, lattes, mochas, all kinds of flavors and types. They always have fresh pastry on the counter and they're really good! They do paninis and they do a bean burrito that's delish. If the...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Kkce
Reviewed 15 July 2017

As a Middlebury student, Carol's was my go to spot when I had a lot of work to get done and just couldn't spend another minute in the library. The staff is super friendly, and their drinks are fabulous. If the orange chili chai is...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Callie B
Reviewed 19 June 2017

This is a super cute coffee shop tucked into the downtown Middlebury area! PLENTY of tables to sit at, and a good selection of not just coffee beverages but a handful of food choices as well. Make sure to get a Maple Latte - it's...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank HurricaneLuke88
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Stopped here on the way to Burlington for a quick breakfast and coffee. The coffee was very good, and the salt & pepper bagel was outstanding. I've never had that flavor of bagel before, and it was amazing.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank D6543RTscotts
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 AM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Merchants Row, Middlebury, VT 05753-1436
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Middlebury
  • Phone Number: +1 802-388-0101
  • E-mail
Carol's Hungry Mind Café's motto is "Coffee Conversation Community" You get great coffee, lattes, teas, smoothies, as well as sandwiches Panini scones, etc. You also get to meet people. The tables are mostly small and close together so starting up a conversation is easy and happens often. With Middlebury being both a college town and a tourist stop the people there could be local or from the other side of the world. You never know
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