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Carol’s Hungry Mind Cafe

24 Merchants Row, Middlebury, VT 05753-1436
+1 802-388-0101
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average21%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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24 Merchants Row, Middlebury, VT 05753-1436
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Nina S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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

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

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.

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for a quick cup of joe...very friendly and quick staff. Knowledgeable of their menu items too. Fair prices and the shop has great seating if you wanna sit awhile. My coffee was delicious...full of flavor. Glad we stopped.

Thank Michelle D
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Wonderful little coffee shop in Middlebury. Coffee is excellent and the scones were delicious especially the cherry scones. Lots of places to sit--comfortable atmosphere.

Thank Carrie D
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This little town has no Starbucks but definitely is not short of great coffee. Only concerning this was the fact that there restrooms weren't as clean as one would hope.

Thank Jenn2639
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Excellent coffee and tasty snacks in a convenient location. Good internet access and seating area. Located in downtown Middlebury. Friendly staff - strong coffee.

1  Thank Maureen B
Reviewed 9 September 2016

My family and I wanted to try this place out since we first got to Middlebury. We were not disappointed, great coffee and the scones were unbelievable. My husband who is pick about is Ice Coffee's loved this place. My daughter had a Jasmine Tea...More

Thank Disneymom88
John_fromCarols, Owner at Carol’s Hungry Mind Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2016

Thanks for your wonderful review! I have met many college students over the years and some I call close friends who wouldn't come to visit the college without also coming to Carol's. I'm glad you enjoyed yourself here and hope to meet you and your...More

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating
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Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 05:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Merchants Row, Middlebury, VT 05753-1436
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Middlebury
  • Phone Number: +1 802-388-0101
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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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