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The Works Bakery Cafe

42 N Main St, Concord, NH 03301-4912
+1 603-226-1827
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“bagels” (34 reviews)
“sandwiches” (10 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 18:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
42 N Main St, Concord, NH 03301-4912
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1 - 10 of 65 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a great, casual place for coffee, smoothies, pastry and sandwiches. Oh, those sandwiches. Try the BLT or the mozzarella/spinach/roasted peppers on French bread. Absolutely fresh and delicious. Smoothies were refreshing and wonderful too. As was the service. Stroll down to downtown Concord and...More

Thank ParkerSturbridge
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Delightful cafe on the main street of downtown Concord- good coffee and bagels and much more with outdoor seating

1  Thank KARENSK_12
Jen R, Public Relations Manager at The Works Bakery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thanks for taking the time to share your review -- we're a fan of outdoor seating,too!

Reviewed 7 May 2017

I'd forgotten that bagels were supposed to be light and crispy when toasted--most places outside of NYC they are just doughy lumps that are difficult to tear with your teeth. These were wonderful! We stopped in one morning for a quick bite while deciding where...More

Thank CL M
Becky K, Public Relations Manager at The Works Bakery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Oh, this is the best review ever! We make our bagels the old-fashioned way--just 5 pure ingredients mixed, proofed, boiled and baked to perfection. It really makes an enormous difference, yes? Please come back and try out the rest of the menu. There is good...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Very nice, attractive restaurant. Service was friendly and fast. We ordered the Parisian chicken and the turkey guacamole. Both were delicious, and the bread was outstanding. While eating the turkey sandwich, I found myself saying, "Wow! This bread is really good!" I always like to...More

Thank CrazyAboutAcadia
Becky K, Public Relations Manager at The Works Bakery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Yes!!! We are so proud of making great food and serving it with care. And, honestly, our customers are incredibly inspiring, so we're motivated to do our best by you. We take care to bake bread with pure ingredients -- the flour is never bleached,...More

Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for a quick bite to eat before heading to the capital building. It was around 1:45 so there were no lines but they had a steady stream of customers. We went for the 1/2 sandwich and chowder . Sourdough Bread was amazing...More

Thank Arlene M
Becky K, Public Relations Manager at The Works Bakery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Holy moly, you just wrote the most amazing logo in your title!! May we always live up to it. We're so happy you had a great experience with us. We make our breads with pure ingredients and a lot of care: we're glad it translates...More

Reviewed 18 April 2017

This is a wonderful place for a bagel and coffee. The exposed brick walls make you feel like you are in an old tavern - in a good way. Read the mission statement on the wall. You will be impressed. Love it!More

Thank Laura H
Becky K, Public Relations Manager at The Works Bakery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Oh my goodness, we are so happy that the mission statement resonated with you!! Our founder, Richard French, and all our stores work incredible hard to live that mission in every part of our food, service, location... the whole kaboodle. We can't wait to serve...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Upon arrival in Concord we searched for a lunch spot offering vegetarian options. The Works Bakery Cafe was at the top of our recommended list. We enjoyed our sandwiches and a smoothie. Everything was delicious. The sandwiches were prepared with noticeably fresh ingredients. I hope...More

Thank Dave D
Becky K, Public Relations Manager at The Works Bakery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

We're so glad you had a great experience! One of our guiding values is to be a strong partner in the local food economy, and providing our customers with the freshest food possible is a big part of that. We're thrilled that you noticed!!! We...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Not much to say. Good bagels. Good coffee and their lunches are good. I like their soups too. Not home made but still quite tasty. No complaints. The place is extremely clean and the owner has good public spirit. If you want more from a...More

Thank stewart l
Becky K, Public Relations Manager at The Works Bakery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thanks so much! Our bagels are made the old-fashioned way, just 5 pure ingredients mixed, proofed, boiled and baked. It's pretty rare to find places that use the traditional methods, but the difference is remarkable! We look forward to serving you again! Becky for The...More

Reviewed 11 March 2017

One of my fav places. Love the sliced smoke salmon on a toasted "Works" bagel. Wash it down with a double Mocha Latte and you are good for the day.More

Thank 603CandM
Becky K, Public Relations Manager at The Works Bakery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Yay! This review makes us so happy? Did you know our salmon comes from Spence & Co in Brockton, MA? They naturally cold-smoke Fresh Atlantic salmon with oak. It's all free from artificial coloring or flavoring, nitrites, or chemical preservatives. And it's kosher! Can't wait...More

Reviewed 27 February 2017

Very tasty bagels with egg and cheese, or cream cheese. Muffins are a win with my grandson. Great coffee, have had mochas, lattes and the reg. coffee, all great! The staff are very helpful and friendly.

Thank Christine K
Becky K, Public Relations Manager at The Works Bakery Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

Yay for muffins and the grandsons who love them! We look forward to serving you again--Becky K for The Works

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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
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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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