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Capitol Grounds

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27 State St, Montpelier, VT 05602-3171
+1 802-223-7800
06:15 - 18:00
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Sun 08:00 - 18:00
Mon - Thu 06:15 - 18:00
Fri 06:15 - 19:00
Sat 07:00 - 19:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good prices, GREAT coffee and breakfast. Free wi-fi for 90 minutes and refills are $1, paid on the honor system. Bright and happy place.

Thank David D
Montpelier, Vermont
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We meet here regularly. The coffee is good although the decaf selection is poor. The pastries are great. Very comfortable and welcoming.

Thank Lyn D
North Attleboro, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

After being ignored at the North Branch Cafe, (see their review), we ate here. Delicious hot cider and sandwiches! A new favorite place in Montpelier!

Thank captainsmom2
Fuquay Varina, United States
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

My husband and I had just toured the state capitol and we were thirsty for something cold. I had an iced coffee and my husband had a flavored iced tea. Both were delicious.

Thank Barbara V
Bennington, Vermont
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Great coffee, great conversation, and lots of choices. I can't really speak for the food - I had an amazing croissant, though.

Thank TaraSchatz
Norwalk, Connecticut
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207 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This is a cool little coffee shop right in the downtown area of Montpellier. I always love grabbing a cup of there tasty coffee who I'm in Montpellier. Great place to chat with a friend, study or just chill out with a cup of joe!

Thank glennrr
Montpelier, Vermont
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is a small place but is cozy place to hang around specially in a wintery day. They have free Wi-Fi. In the summer, they have a couple of tables outside. Their coffee collection is excellent. Aside from coffee, you can order pastries, and sandwiches. I love this place. It is a hub for family and friends and nice to... More 

Thank rturner54
Alexandria, Virginia
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325 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

This coffee shop is located several blocks from the Vermont State Capitol and seems to be filled with legislator types. The coffee is good and the pastry is the best in the city. If you enjoy Bernie Sanders, bags of Bernie's Beans are for sale! Very nice and friendly atmosphere!

Thank 349Charles25
Montpelier, Vermont
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Capitol Grounds is a hub for folks who work in Montpelier at the state house, agencies and local businesses. It's a "Friends" kind of place. Comfortable cosy with out door seating and good bakery items. Lots of great and changing choices for coffee. Bring your own decaff though, we need Uncommon Grounds for that.

Thank Lyn D
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Their decaff coffee selection is poor and it's weak. Their bakery items are good. It has a good vibe and there are always interesting people to be met with.

Thank swallowsnestvt

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$8
Cafe, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
06:15 - 18:00
06:15 - 18:00
06:15 - 18:00
06:15 - 18:00
06:15 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 State St, Montpelier, VT 05602-3171
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Montpelier
  • Phone Number: +1 802-223-7800

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