Middlebury and our neighboring communities offer a wide variety of eating opportunities. Note that restaurant hours may be seasonal and all restaurant hours are subject to change at any time, so we recommend that you call before planning a visit to any of these great local choices.
Right here in Middlebury …
All natural pizza in the Marble Works. Features local ingredients, baked in a wood-fired earth oven.
Tues-Sat 5:00 PM-9:00 PM
Carol’s Hungry Mind Café
Coffee, conversation, community on Merchant’s Row. Offers coffee and other beverages, sweets, and light meals in a friendly environment.
Mon-Fri 7:00 AM-5:00 PM, Sat-Sun 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Flavorful farm-to-table American fusion just around the corner at 1 Washington St.
Winter hours. Sat.-Sun. 11:00AM-9:00PM
Takeout Italian and seafood dishes in the Marble Works. Offers sandwiches, salads, soups, as well as seafood and pasta dishes.
Tues-Fri 10:00 AM-6:00 PM, Sat 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
Delicious, freshly-made breakfast and lunch on Merchant’s Row.
7:00 AM-2:00 PM, daily.
Fire & Ice
Fine dining in a museum quality ambiance, plus a fun pub out back on Seymour St. Features steak and seafood, seasonal specials, and the fabulous Salad Ballroom.
Mon-Thurs dinner 5:00-9:00PM, Fri-Sat 12:00PM-, Sun 1:00 PM to close.
Comfortable family restaurant offering pizza, pasta, sandwiches on Washington St.
Lunch from 10:30 AM, dinner until 9:00 PM or later.
Jessica’s at Swift House Inn
Classic American favorites featuring local seasonal ingredients on Stewart Lane.
Serving dinner Wednesday-Sunday.
Eclectic local fare in Bakery Lane from Vermont artisans, featuring burgers and many vegetarian options.
Winter hours: Dinner every night from 5:00PM. Bar opens at 4:30. Saturday and Sunday brunch, 11:00AM-2:30PM.
Middlebury Bagel & Delicatessan
Great bagels, donuts, coffee, and light lunches on Washington St.
Mon.-Fri. 6:00 AM-2:00 PM; Sat.-Sun. 6:00 AM-1:00 PM.
Casual dining on Otter Creek in Bakery Lane. Long a favorite of Middlebury College students, offers patio dining when weather permits.
Lunch and dinner until late every night, Sun brunch from 11:00 AM.
Upscale American cuisine with a fresh Vermont flair in the Middlebury Inn.
Mon-Fri lunch 11:00 AM-2:00 PM, Wed-Sun dinner 5:30 PM-8:30PM
Nino’s (formerly Ramunto’s)
New York and Sicilian pizza on Seymour St.
Mon-Thurs 11:00 AM-8:00 PM, Fri-Sat until 9:00 AM, Sun 3:00-8:00 PM
Generous sandwiches and soups in the Marble Works.
Mon.-Fri. 8:00 AM-7:00 PM; Sat.-Sun. 11:00 AM-7:00 PM.
Notte (at Two Brother’s Tavern)
Neopolitan style pizza bar in the former Lounge, featuring Neapolitan-style thin-crust pizza, antipasti, insalate and Italian-inspired craft cocktails.
Tuesday – Saturday, 5:00PM – 1:00AM.
Otter Creek Bakery
Delicious baked good plus coffee, sandwiches, soups on Main St. (Also the source for the delicious baked goods served each morning at The Inn on the Green!)
Open from 7:00 AM until 5:30 PM, Sun closes at 3:00 PM.
Otter Creek Brewing
Now serving delicious casual lunches, as well as Otter Creek, Wolavers, and Shedd brews on tap.
Open daily from 11:00 AM until 6:00 PM.
Hearty family breakfasts, lunches and dinners in a friendly atmosphere on Rt. 7.
Open daily 6:00 AM-9:00 PM.
The best of different barbecue regions and soulful southern food at 51 Main St.
Wednesday – Sunday, 4PM to 9PM.
Delicious, fresh Thai food and sushi at 22 Merchants Row.
Open for lunch and dinner every day. Takeout available.
Shafer’s Market and Deli
Everyday essentials and casual dining and takout on College Street. Offering a wide variety of House-made options, from a full breakfast menu served daily, to wood-fired pizza, deli sandwiches, lunch & dinner specials and as always creemees and scoop ice cream, sundaes, milkshakes & more.
Sun.-Wed. 7:00AM-10:00PM, Thurs.-Sat. 7:00AM-11:00PM
Innovative American cuisine featuring local, seasonal ingredients, in Mill St. on Otter Creek at the footbridge. Lovely patio dining in season.
Winter hours, breakfast and lunch only. Tuesday-Saturday, 9:00AM-2:30PM; Sunday 9:00AM-2:00PM.
Taste of India
Delicious Indian food on Otter Creek in Bakery Lane.
Daily, 4:30 PM-9:30 PM.
Two Brothers Tavern
Local foods and micro-brews in a warm tavern atmosphere on Main St. Live entertainment many evenings.
Lunch from 11:30 AM, dinner, late night dining until 2:00 AM, weekend brunch.
Vermont Coffee Cafe
Casual cafe featuring excellent Vermont coffee products, also serving simple breakfast and lunch items (try the soup of the day!).
… in neighboring communities
Black Sheep Bistro
Fun foods from France and Spain in Vergennes.
Dinner only, Tues-Sat from 5:30 PM.
Bobcat Café and Brewery
Pub fare and house-brewed beer in Bristol.
Dinner nightly from 5:00 PM.
Cuisine inspired by the South of France in Brandon.
Mon-Fri Lunch, Bistro, Dinner, Sat-Sun Brunch from 9:00 AM, Bistro, Dinner.
Mary’s at Baldwin Creek
Seasonal, creative menu in Bristol
Dinner Wed-Sun from 5:30, Sunday brunch 8:30-10:30 AM.
Great casual fare at 161 Main Street in Vergennes.
Serving from 4:00PM every day.
Starry Night Cafe
Wholesome, classic menu featuring local, seasonal ingredients in Ferrisburgh.
Dinner Wed.-Sun, 5:30-9:00 PM.
Classic French dishes with local Vermont products, 5 miles north on Rt. 7, New Haven.
Dinner Wed-Sat 5:30 PM-10:00 PM, Sunday brunch 10:00 AM-2:00 PM.
Offers both elegant dinner service and exceptional pub fare in E. Middlebury. Features fresh Vermont products. Dine al fresco on the porch or terrace in season.
Lunch, dinner, Sunday brunch.