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Little Rooster Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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Route 7A South, Manchester, VT 05255
+1 802-362-3496
07:00 - 14:30
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Branford, Connecticut
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great service; cozy cafe with wonderful selection. I had the corned beef hash made to order which was wonderful with a hint of rosemary. Buddy had eggs Benedict which was also exceptional. Place to go for relaxing and filling breakfast.

Thank jws18
Albany, New York
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53 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's more of a diner than a cafe. The typical generic American fare - eggs every way and potatoes that look like frozen hashbrowns with melted slice of American cheese on top...that type of thing. Nothing to complain about, just wouldn't break my neck waiting in line to get in. Go next door, it's much better food.

Thank abstractmuse
New York City, New York
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Very personable service and awesome corned beef hash and waffles. Great place to fuel up before skiing or a day outside.

Thank nymw
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

This is a small unpretentious pleasant eatery, with very good sandwiches, soup and salads. Great cole slaw. It is a very nice place to have lunch in between shopping at the Manchester outlets. One complaint is they do not take credit cards, but food and service wise you can't go wrong. Prices are quite reasonable.

Thank Paul H
Albany, NY
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The second time we stopped by this little cafe. Again we stopped by after a Killington weekend and stopping by the world's best book store. My wife and I decided to have a couple of "burgers". Best damn burger we EVER had. Seriously. And what made them truly great.....the garlic aioli. We thought that we could kinda wipe it off... More 

1 Thank shamalamadingdong
Wading River, New York
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We visit Manchester every couple of years and the Rooster cafe is out first stop for lunch. The food is fresh, well prepared and the service prompt. They only take checks or cash, not credit cards.

Thank John H
Boston, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

this place is great good breakfast and lunch. Chef owned. same staff for years hard working will go again

Thank rgmcq
Middletown, New Jersey
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We LOVE ending our ski weekends with breakfast at the Little Rooster Cafe. It is a small place, with fabulous food. The service is wonderful..if you follow the rules. The wait staff has been there as long as we have been going there. Don't get in their way as the place is quite small, but if you stay out of... More 

Thank LRosen8007_123
Cazenovia, New York
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful small restaurant so go early or late. All entries are extremely good with generous portions, service is good and will be cheerful if you will engage the staff. The prices are fair but remember your cash. Adjust your schedule this restaurant is worth the effort

Thank Peter H
Albany, New York
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

This is a terrific stop for lunch. We have been coming here for years and years. The food is always perfect and the service couldn't be better.

Thank roadtripvisitor

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 7A South, Manchester, VT 05255
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 802-362-3496

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?