Shopping in Brattleboro

Restaurants and Dining in Brattleboro and Southern Vermont

Dining in Brattleboro provides some of the best restaurants, cafes, coffee shops and bakeries in Vermont. There are more than 35 fine restaurants in and within 20 minutes of downtown! (Below are 25 of them.) Italian, Japanese, Thai, Indian, Korean, Mexican and good ol' American food are all in easy reach of I-91. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are all a treat in our little town with the big city flavor.

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Amy's Bakery Arts Cafe
113 Main Street, Brattleboro, (802) 251-1071
(Open 7 Days) Fine pastries, Artisan breads, Coffees and a wonderful lunch menu with daily specials and weekend breakfast. What could be better than our fine food with a picture window view of the Connecticut River and beautiful displays of fine art - in the heart of downtown. Come in and be our guest!
backside cafe The Backside Cafe     
located in downtown Brattleboro in the Harmony Lot
(802) 257-5056

(Open 7 Days) Breakfast & Lunch Monday - Saturday. Breakfast, Burger & Grilled Cheese "Late Night Menu" every Friday & Saturday night from 9PM - 3AM and the best brunch in town every Sunday. All homemade, all delicious for the past 28 years. All major credit cards accepted.
Brattleboro Cheese Shop Brattleboro Cheese Shop     
39 Main Street, Brattleboro, (802) 258-9909
(Tues-Thurs 11-7; Fri & Sat 11-8; Sun 12-5) VT's ONLY full-service cheese shop. Fine VT and imported cheeses; specialty grocery items; casual dining; the best grilled cheese sandwiches in town; organic hot and iced tea; house-made pickles; 30+ small-batch regional sodas and more. Friendly, knowledgeable staff. All major credit cards accepted. We ship cheese! Order online!
Brattleboro Food Coop Brattleboro Food Coop     
2 Main Street, Brattleboro, (802) 257-0236
(Open Mon-Sat 7-9, Sun 9-9) Brattleboro's community-owned natural market, in a brand new downtown store! Come sample delicious fare from our rotisserie, pizza oven, salad bar, and more, while shopping our full line of groceries and wellness items featuring many local products.
Chesterfield Inn Chesterfield Inn
20 Cross Road, Chesterfield, NH, (603) 256-3211 or 1-800-365-5515
Elegant country inn just across the river from Brattleboro. Enjoy fine dining in our candlelit dining room. Creative new American menu. Reservations requested. Dinner served Monday through Saturday 5:30 until 9:00. DISC, VISA, MC, AMEX E-mail us at:
Curtis' Barbecue
Exit 4, I-91, Route 5 Putney, (802) 387-5474
(Open April through October, Wed.-Sun. 10:00 AM - Dusk) Curtis' Barbecue, Route 5 in Putney has BBQ Chicken and Ribs cooked over a wood pit. Curtis' Famous Barbeque sauce available in hot or mild. Voted #1 spicey sauce in the country by Rachel Ray Magazine! Take-Out or dine under our pavilion.

Elliot Street Fish & Chips and More     
50 Elliot Street, Brattleboro (802) 451-0074
(Open Tues.-Thurs., 12-3 and 5-8, Friday & Saturday 12-3 and 5-9. Some Sundays) Organic Falafel & Tahini, Fried Chicken, Wraps and Salads, Fish & Chips, Raw Pickle Tartar, Baja Fish Tacos, Coconut Macaroons, & MORE. Everything made in-house with the freshest and mostly organic ingredients. Creative community atmosphere, local art on display, live music. Vegan and gluten-free/grain-free options.

73 Main Street, Brattleboro (802) 254-2073
(Open 7 days at 4 PM) Yankee Magazine "Best of New England." Great for a date and family friendly. Brick oven pizza, pasta, salads, hearth roasted meats and seafood in a relaxed atmosphere. Watch the brick oven fire work its magic inside or in summer, head for the cool shade of the back patio. Full Bar. VISA, MC, AMEX

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India Palace
69 Elliot Street, Brattleboro, (802) 254-6143
(Open for Lunch Mon-Sat, 11:30-3; Sun lunch 12-2:30; Dinner Mon-Thur 5-9:30; Fri & Sat 4:30-10; Sun 4:30-9) More than 20 years offering the finest in Indian cuisine. Tandoori, vegetarian, excellent sauces, delicious and creative entrees. Luncheon specials that can't be beat! MC, VISA
J. D. McCliments Pub
26 Bellows Falls Rd. (Rte 5), Putney, (802) 387-4499
Just one half mile north of Putney village. A local pub with true Scottish flare ~ this stop is sure to please. The relaxed and friendly atmosphere lets one enjoy a quiet, intimate dinner, or a gathering of family and friends for an evening of music and fun. Outdoor dining in season. Check out our website for upcoming music, menu and other offerings.
Kiplings Pub Kiplings Restaurant and Pub     
78 Elliot Street, Brattleboro (802) 257-4848
(Open 11:30AM Mon-Fri, 3PM on Saturdays. Closed Sundays) This unique downtown English style pub as been a Brattleboro icon since it opened in 1926. Offers fresh pub food, homemade fries, soups and sandwiches. Excellent choices of wines, beers, scotch, boubons and more. Large flat screen TV, free wi-fi, and TouchTunes Jukebox. No strangers here, just friends you haven't yet met. Come enjoy.
The Marina Restaurant, on the Waterfront
28 Spring Tree Road, Brattleboro (802) 257-7563
(Open every day) Located where the Connecticut and West Rivers meet on Route 5 in Brattleboro. Everyone's destination - the Marina Restaurant in Brattleboro sits on the water and offers great views all year round - sunsets a specialty. Seafood, burgers and steaks, pasta, kid's menu, homemade desserts - the best! Join Us On FaceBook! MC, VISA, AMEX, DISC
McNeill's Brewery and Pub
90 Elliot Street, Brattleboro, (802) 254-2553
McNeill's is in Brattleboro's original Victorian firehouse. House beers are unfiltered, including lagers, traditional cask-conditioned, real ales and barley wine. Our beer is distributed throughout Vermont and Massachusetts. The family pub atmosphere is casual and welcoming. We've won so many awards that we can't even list them all! Join us for a pint and see why McNeill's is a Vermont favorite.
The New England House
254 Marlboro Rd., West Brattleboro (802) 254-6886
(Open lunch & dinner Wed-Sun) Rustic New England atmosphere with our roaring fireplaces in winter & outside dining on our deck in summer with our special summer menu. Local cuisine, modestly priced with drafts on tap. Family owned & operated. Rated #1 overall in dining experience since opening in 2003. MC, VISA, DISC
The Putney Inn
at Exit 4, I-91, Putney (802) 387-5517 or toll free 800-653-5517
Simply Affordable, Simply Good soups, sandwiches, casual and light to memorable fine dining. A New England landmark featuring the best from our farming neighbors. Come in your favorite pair of jeans. Children's menu. Three meals daily. Offering gracious lodging. MC, VISA, DISC, AMEX
The Putney Food Coop
8 Carol Brown Way, Putney (802) 387-5866
(Open 7AM-9PM, Memorial Day thru Columbus Day, 7AM-8PM after Columbus Day) Full service grocery store with a focus on Local and Natural. Organic Produce featuring many of our farming neighbors. Our Deli cafe serves fabulous sandwiches, salad and hot bar, fresh made soups.
Sharon Myers Fine Catering
Brattleboro (802) 254-2480
Since 1985 Sharon Myers is renowned for mouthwatering food exquisitely presented. Functions, parties or your wedding - done with taste and panache. A wide variety of food choices with accoutrements to match your décor - an entire experience with wonderful memories. Voted the Best of the Best Award in the Catering category every year since 2004.
Shin-La Restaurant and Sushi Bar
57 Main Street, Brattleboro, (802) 257-5226
(Open 11-9 Mon.-Sat., 11-9:30 Fri.) Authentic, all natural Korean and Japanese food plus sushi bar. We've been in town for 28 years with quality and consistent food service. We are family owned and operated. VISA, MC
Thai Bamboo     
7 High Street, Brattleboro, (802) 251-1010
(Open lunch and dinner, 7 Days) Now under new management! The Finest Thai Cuisine This Side Of Bankok! Convenient downtown location at the corner of Main and High Streets. Exotic Thai cuisine prepared from select ingredients. Take Out and Delivery Available. Beer and Wine served. Reservations Accepted. VISA, MC, AMEX, DISC
Top of the Hill Grill in Brattleboro Top of the Hill Grill     
632 Putney Road, Brattleboro (802) 258-9178
(Open April through October) Enjoy hickory-smoked pulled pork, beef brisket, ribs, grilled chicken and burgers - along with our homemade corn bread, slaw, beans, vegetarian fare and more. Protected, outdoor, picnic table dining and heated indoor deckhouse dining with a view over the West River. Fodors Choice "Highest Rating", Yankee Magazine's "Editors' Pick"! Trip Advisor's Top-rated Brattleboro Restaurant!
Twilight Tea Lounge in Brattleboro

Twilight Tea Lounge     
41 Main Street, Brattleboro, (802) 254-8887
(Now Open 7 Days: 12-6 PM Sun & Mon 12-8 PM Tues-Thurs, 12-10 PM Fri & Sat) Your place to relax in downtown Brattleboro. Serving over 180 kinds of teas, hot or iced. Organic, vegan, and gluten-free treats available. Laid-back, cheerful atmosphere. Teapots and bulk teas & herbs for sale. Wifi free with purchase.

Vermont Country Deli Vermont Country Deli     
436 Western Ave., Brattleboro (802) 257-9254
(Open 7 days) Just off Exit 2, I-91, West on Route 9. The area's best for gourmet-to-go. Over-stuffed sandwiches, daily soup specials, hot and cold side dishes and entrees, decadent pastries, cookies and more. Specialty Vermont products in a charming old country store atmosphere. DISC, VISA, MC, AMEX Order gift baskets and more online.
Vermont Country Deli Whetstone Station Restaurant and Brewery     
36 Bridge Street, Brattleboro (802) 490-2354
(Open 7 Days for Lunch, Dinner and Drinks) Introducing the Whetstone Station Restaurant and Brewery! Conveniently located on the water in Downtown Brattleboro and serving inspired, farm fresh apps, the best burgers, a full bar with a wide variety of regional craft beers and our own unique craft brews. Relax on the deck, in our bier garten, or inside by the fire, all with the quintessential Vermont view of the river and mountains. Local Food. Local Beer. Local Flavor.
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