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Carol’s Hungry Mind Cafe

24 Merchants Row, Middlebury, VT 05753-1436
+1 802-388-0101
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good38%
  • Average23%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (5 reviews)
“panini” (2 reviews)
“great coffee” (7 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 5:00 PMAll hours
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24 Merchants Row, Middlebury, VT 05753-1436
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

They have coffee tea light food and deserts. Coffee ok, tea. Meh. Not hot enough Lots of college kids. Ordering system needs improvement

Thank 98999Mike
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We enjoyed the variety of coffee choices, and had friendly service. Would be nice to see a pour-over option for some of the awesome varietals they offer.

Thank PoliticoJ
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Spent a couple of hours here off an on throughout my week long visit in Middlebury and everything was great. I had a latte, a couple of regular coffees, a pot of tea, a panini, and a scone throughout the visits and all were reasonably...More

Thank Nina S
Reviewed 24 July 2017

A true coffee house. If you can name it, they do it, lattes, mochas, all kinds of flavors and types. They always have fresh pastry on the counter and they're really good! They do paninis and they do a bean burrito that's delish. If the...More

Thank Kkce
Reviewed 15 July 2017

As a Middlebury student, Carol's was my go to spot when I had a lot of work to get done and just couldn't spend another minute in the library. The staff is super friendly, and their drinks are fabulous. If the orange chili chai is...More

Thank Callie B
Reviewed 19 June 2017

This is a super cute coffee shop tucked into the downtown Middlebury area! PLENTY of tables to sit at, and a good selection of not just coffee beverages but a handful of food choices as well. Make sure to get a Maple Latte - it's...More

Thank HurricaneLuke88
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Stopped here on the way to Burlington for a quick breakfast and coffee. The coffee was very good, and the salt & pepper bagel was outstanding. I've never had that flavor of bagel before, and it was amazing.

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for a quick cup of joe...very friendly and quick staff. Knowledgeable of their menu items too. Fair prices and the shop has great seating if you wanna sit awhile. My coffee was delicious...full of flavor. Glad we stopped.

Thank Michelle D
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Wonderful little coffee shop in Middlebury. Coffee is excellent and the scones were delicious especially the cherry scones. Lots of places to sit--comfortable atmosphere.

Thank Carrie D
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This little town has no Starbucks but definitely is not short of great coffee. Only concerning this was the fact that there restrooms weren't as clean as one would hope.

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Seating, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 AM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Merchants Row, Middlebury, VT 05753-1436
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Middlebury
  • Phone Number: +1 802-388-0101
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Carol's Hungry Mind Café's motto is "Coffee Conversation Community" You get great coffee, lattes, teas, smoothies, as well as sandwiches Panini scones, etc. You also get to meet people. The tables are mostly small and close together so starting up a conversation is easy and happens often. With Middlebury being both a college town and a tourist stop the people there could be local or from the other side of the world. You never know
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