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Firebird Cafe

163 Pearl St, Essex, VT 05452-3022
+1 802-316-4265
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
163 Pearl St, Essex, VT 05452-3022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with my daughter and thought the food was good, but cost more than expected. You order food at counter and they bring it to you. You have to get your own beverages and napkin and utensils. No waitresses, but that was ok, it's...More

Thank Jade S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

....homemade chorizo! If you like spicier stuff for breakfast this is your place. Lots of options on the menu as well. The place doesn't look like much inside and out but the food is worth the trip. Kinda of small inside, so seating could be...More

Thank Franklin22
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Had a nice breakfast here on a Sunday morning with friends and enjoyed it very much .Nice thick bacon and crispy homefries along with tasty eggs and good coffee.Not very big inside ,cozy and an outside deck also.What you do here is place your order...More

Thank mrchips545
Reviewed 9 August 2017

OK. So thought we'd give this a try. I like a good breakfast. It was 4 miles away and worth the short car ride. The coffee was bottomless, serve yourself and I had 3 cups. Great stuff! My coworker had a chai tea that she...More

Thank X1643IXjoes
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Spider webs and black marks greet you at the front door. It reminded me of some of my college apartments that were never cleaned. The food was ok, but I'm glad I didn't watch them cook. Has the health inspector been here recently? I would...More

Thank mstuewe1
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I LOVE the food at Firebird, being a local, I eat there when ever I want, kind of lucky for me--the low key atmosphere and fair prices

Thank Tina C
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Great coffee bottomless cup! Very nicely presented food in a country atmosphere. Service with a genuine smile. Nice folks. Makes you feel good to support such a business. Gluten free options are happily accommodated and on the menu. Clean washroom!

Thank kleineeule
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Locally owned and run. Clean and neat. You order at the counter and seat yourself. They are very busy because they have Excellent food! Fresh, made to order. Nice seating area but it is small. Outdoor seating is available in warmer months. I LOVE the...More

Thank Angela E
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We were hooked. When I asked for both red and green salsa on my omlette, someone from the kitchen yelled, Christmas! They know what they are doing. Loved this place.

Thank Gina D
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Really good diner style Mexican American fusion. Not fancy and not full service. Definitely go again.

Thank 26MichaelF
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 163 Pearl St, Essex, VT 05452-3022
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: +1 802-316-4265
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