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The Works Bakery Cafe

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42 N Main St, Concord, NH 03301-4912
+1 603-226-1827
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06:00 - 17:00
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

The Works is a nice little cafe with an amazing choice of breakfast options (especially bagels and wraps) on the beautiful main street of Concord. The staff was very friendly and quick, and the food very good and reasonably priced. I would certainly go back!

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Thank Hala14
Becky K, Public Relations Manager at The Works Bakery Cafe, responded to this review

Hello Hala14, Thank you so much for your review! We're really happy that your visit to our cafe went so well. We're especially proud of the bagels—they're made the old-fashioned way, just 5 ingredients (unbleached & unbromated flour, water, salt, yeast, and pure male syrup) boiled and baked like the bagel masters of yore! In fact, we let them rise... More 

Wendover, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely selection of sandwiches, wraps, soup, cookies, etc. All sandwiches freshly made Very friendly staff and good prices Free WiFi Worth a visit whilst in Concord

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1 Thank MarkWendover2013
Becky K, Public Relations Manager at The Works Bakery Cafe, responded to this review

Dear MarkWendover2013, Thank you so much for your great review! We are really proud of our menu and are always working to make it the best it can be. Hope to see you again!! Thanks, Becky K for The Works More 

Davis, CA
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362 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Breads were really good especially the whole grains. Breakfast is served all day but the downside is that eggs are cooked in a microwave. Coffee is excellent.

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1 Thank Chiili
Becky K, Public Relations Manager at The Works Bakery Cafe, responded to this review

Hello Chili! Thank you so much for your review. We're really happy that the breads and coffee hit the spot (all our bakery products are made from unbleached and unbromated flour and our coffee comes from a sustainable plantation that uses no herbicides or pesticides and provides for its worker's well-being). And thank you for your note on the eggs.... More 

Concord, New Hampshire
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

great coffee, great bagels, and decent sandwiches... Friendly little cafe, hopping in the early morning rush. Nice customer appreciation cards ( buy ten, get next free...)

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Thank dsol2014
Becky K, Public Relations Manager at The Works Bakery Cafe, responded to this review

Dear dsol2014, Thank you SO MUCH for your review!! We source our coffee beans from a single plantation that's First Rainforest Alliance Certified, where the beans are hand-picked, hand-weeded, and shade-grown without pesticides or herbicides. And our bagels are made from scratch in small batches. We use only unbromated, unbleached flour, and our bagels are still made the old fashioned... More 

Columbia, Maryland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for some breakfast. Had the bagel, sausage, and egg with a cup of coffee, while my wife had egg and spinach toast sandwich and coffee. Also got a cinnamon scone to split. The bagels are made in house. I didn't even need mine toasted since it came out fresh from the oven. You have to get a bagel... More 

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Thank msudeno83
Becky K, Public Relations Manager at The Works Bakery Cafe, responded to this review

Dear msudeno83, Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We're thrilled that everything satisfied! In case you're wondering why the bagels are so tasty, it's because they're made from scratch in small batches. We use only unbromated, unbleached flour, and our bagels are still made the old fashioned way: proofed, boiled and baked. No shortcuts! But it's even better... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

I stopped in while in Concord for the day just to grab coffee and a bagel. I ordered a plain bagel (best way to see how they taste imho) toasted with veggie cream cheese and a nonfat vanilla latte. The guy behind the counter told me the bagel was hot from the oven and asked if I still wanted it... More 

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Thank Beth D
Becky K, Public Relations Manager at The Works Bakery Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Beth D, Thank you very much for your great review!! We're thrilled that the bagel satisfied. (We make them in small batches with unbleached and unbromated flour the old-fashioned way--proofing, boiling, baking--to make sure they taste great.) And that the veggie cream cheese and latte fit the bill—that's fantastic!! We're sorry to hear that the job didn't come through.... More 

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90 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

The Works has great sandwiches and bagels. My favorite sandwich is the Farmer's Veggie and Cheese made with local Cabot cheese and tons of fresh veggies. It's so delicious and clean. Their selection of great bagels is awesome! My favorite bagel is the Everything. It's got a touch of salt and is perfect with their homemade veggie cream cheese! Their... More 

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Thank Tricia L
Medina, OH
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72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Great place to eat in charming downtown Concord! They have a nice variety of breakfast and lunch items. The coffee was great. It's not a sit down restaurant -- you place your order following a line. There are tables inside or you can sit outside as well. Our only complaint -- all the trash receptacles were over flowing so it... More 

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1 Thank Carol M
Fort Myers, Florida
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

This place is amazing and Concord residents know it! Busy and upbeat. They move everyone along very quickly with great efficiency. The veggie rice soup was fresh and cooked perfectly and the bagels are fresh. We ate lunch and breakfast here and both were above average.

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Thank Emily M
Schellsburg, Pennsylvania
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276 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

This was a nice stop on our visit to Concord. Friendly staff that are very helpful. Everything is fresh and tasty. Nice open atmosphere. Looks like a very popular meeting place for the locals.

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Thank Paris0813

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Healthy
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 17:00
Monday
06:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 18:00
Thursday
06:00 - 18:00
Friday
06:00 - 18:00
Saturday
06:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 N Main St, Concord, NH 03301-4912
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Concord
  • Phone Number: +1 603-226-1827
Description
The Works to you: humanely-raised, naturally-cured meats and poultry with no antibiotics or added hormones. Local eggs from cage-free chickens. Hormone- and antibiotic-free milk and cream cheese from Vermont family farms. Breakfast and lunch sandwiches and paninis on artisan bread, wraps or traditional boiled-and-baked bagels made with unbleached, unbromated flour. Fresh salads. Hearty, from scratch soups. Fresh-fruit smoothies. Rainforest Alliance Certified coffee. Thoughtfully sourced, local when possible.

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