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Bobcat Cafe & Brewery

$$ - $$$American, ,
5 Main St, Bristol, VT 05443-1317
+1 802-453-3311
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“meatloaf” (20 reviews)
“wings” (11 reviews)
“chorizo” (5 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
5 Main St, Bristol, VT 05443-1317
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1 - 10 of 166 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I were staying in Lincoln, a nearby town, for a long weekend. We drove through Bristol on our way to our destination and commented on how cute it was. We went to the Bobcat Café for dinner and drink on our first...More

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a waiter was a bit rude to us from the beginning, and service didnt improve a whole lot. it also took a long time... which may be the industry standard in places where the real money is made on serving you drinks. the food wasnt...More

Thank Gabrandall
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Heading south after a long day of exploring Vermont, we decided to stop in Bristol at the Bobcat Cafe. We were glad we did! We just managed to beat the rush and snag a table in the corner, and enjoy a very creative meal. We...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 14 October 2017

It was a pleasant surprise to find such a good restaurant in such a quaint town. The food was prepared well with appropriate seasoning and the wings were great. I had the fried trout which was a whole fish with lemon caper butter and it...More

Thank gugenschreiber
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We went for dinner on a Friday night and they were slammed. The noise level is about ten decibels above comfortable, which isn’t my favorite thing. The food, however, is first-rate. We shared the Artisan salad, which they kindly split without an extra charge. It...More

Thank PhoenixRobin
Reviewed 7 August 2017

First, this place is LOUD. If you come in during the dinner rush you will hardly be able to hear someone sitting across the table from you. Burgers are excellent - fries are good - fish tacos are good. They brew their own beer and...More

Thank 329jennifer
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Being from Wisconsin, this reminded me a lot of some of the foodie brewpubs in the Madison area. I had the maple syrup porter aged in a Whistle Pig Rye barrel, OK - I had two. I also had the chicken, gouda, tomato and pesto...More

Thank WiscRNTraveler
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Been traveling through Bristol for years en route to hiking adventures in Lincoln Gap etc. and have been wanting to stop to eat in the cute little town center. My husband, 4 year old daughter, and I finally had our opportunity and we chose the...More

Thank InspectorFox
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This little place was not only very cool inside regarding the décor but most importantly the food was great. Service great, and the prices were just where we hoped. Stop to eat in this cute little town surrounded by the Green's!!!

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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

The Twin Maple Red ale was actually a hoppy blonde, drinkable with good floral notes but not a red ale. The venison/chorizo meatloaf had spicy cheap processed sausage instead of chorizo, and was too spicy to determine if it actually had venison. The tofu tikki...More

Thank Jim C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Main St, Bristol, VT 05443-1317
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +1 802-453-3311
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