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Cafe Sora
Ranked #34 of 60 Restaurants in Manchester
Description: Japanese café at Southern Vermont Arts Center. Café sora emphasizes homestyle cooking such as ginger pork and Japanese potato salad as well as certain sushi dishes.
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Description: Japanese café at Southern Vermont Arts Center. Café sora emphasizes homestyle cooking such as ginger pork and Japanese potato salad as well as certain sushi dishes.
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The ride up to Cafe Sora through the grounds of the Art Center is stunning. So I could easily say the scenery alone is worth a visit. But it gets even better. This small but
delightfully fresh cafe was a wonderful choice for a friend and me on a summer Saturday
afternooon. I had passed the sign for the cafe dozens of times...finally we decided to
try it out. No doubt it will become a favorite 'go to' spot for us. The owners, chef, and staff
are delightful. All from Japan and they prepare family recipes that are just deliciously
different. The decor is simple, clean and welcoming. The food was delicious. There are a few tables outside under a bright awning overlooking the greenery and lush surroundings. Our meals were tasty, so fresh, and delivered with a joy and pride that we could instantly feel! I had a sushi roll and ginger pork that came with miso soup and a small eggplant salad. My friend had the special gyoza appetizer and the ginger pork as well. We loved it all! Can't wait till next time!

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Thank Kathye M
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

Cafe Sora is located on the property of The Southern Vermont Arts Center in Manchester, Vermont. The location is spectacular. They are only open on the evenings of performances and reservations are required. They are also open for lunch Thursday thru Sunday. If you are lucky enough to get reservations, prepare yourself to be "wowed". The food is fresh, authentic Japanese. A true gem.
The night of performances only a buffet is served, but, what a buffet it is.

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1  Thank jmt0279
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Wonderful cuisine, beautifully presented at the Cafe on the grounds of the Southern Vermont Arts Center

Thank Carol D
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Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

While visiting the Southern Vermont art museum, stopped into the cafe for lunch. Sat outside with a beautiful view of the country side. Menu had a Japanese theme. I had the sashimi plate, my husband had the teriyaki salmon. Both the presentation and quality was excellent. Even a cup of tea is served in a nice cup. The service was without fault - a gentle quality.

Thank luv2traveln0w
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

The food is delicious, and the view and the magic of the museum setting is impossible to resist. There is something for everyone, regardless of the kind of Japanese food you like or don't like you will find something delicious. They are only open limited days, lunch usually, so make sure you plan ahead and get a reservation and treat yourself to a lovely lunch away from the ordinary and the commercial.

Thank Waverlywaver2
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