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Wayside Restaurant & Bakery

1873 US Route 302, Barre-Montpelier Road, Montpelier, VT 05602-8325
+1 802-223-6611
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tripe” (6 reviews)
“turkey dinner” (3 reviews)
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6:30 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
American, Diner, Gluten Free Options
1873 US Route 302, Barre-Montpelier Road, Montpelier, VT 05602-8325
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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Open faced hot turkey sandwich is always good. Good diner food. Always good service. Great for family dining, couples, or solo’

Thank Katrina O
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Stopped in last month for a birthday lunch for my brother. I am always amazed that no matter how many cars are in the parking lot there is a table available with very little waiting. My brother had the petite sirloin which looked delicious. My...More

Thank Dona R
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We stopped in here for dinner. The menu is pretty vast and prices are very fair. Serving sizes are abundant. Staff was very friendly.

Thank mfontenot27
Reviewed 24 October 2017

The Wayside is always friendly, serving great specials and a fun place to get a great meal. The home style cooked meals taste like your Mom made them.

Thank priscillaw777
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Great spot!! We got there a bit late so missed out on a couple of the specials, but still found fantastic value for money!! We had drinksss, dinner & desert for under $50!! Where do you get that?! Great service, lovely staff & nice ‘homey’...More

Thank jamyvr
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Went there twice, once for breakfast and once for dinner. Breakfast was wonderful. Baked goods done in house. Hash was good. Dinner not so much. We both had the McKenzie ham. Very salty. Beets must have been in the steam table all day...no flavor and...More

Thank jank1414
Reviewed 19 October 2017

The restaurant was crowded, the parking lot full. We were ready for a great home-cooked meal. But it was a disappointment. Would not recommend if you can find something better nearby.

Thank jcmorden
Reviewed 8 October 2017

This was a great family owned restaurant. The prices are unreal, and the food is just so darn good. One of the best burgers I've had for $3.95!!! Ham and pea soup so good, as was dessert. Glad I live far away or would be...More

1  Thank Kaye333
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Looking for authentic home cooking meal after a long road trip. Welcomed you, friendly staff, and menu had lots of variety to choose from. Very good!

Thank Maric M
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We went here based on the reviews. This was not home cooking. There were four of us, so we got 4 different meals. The best being a blt! We couldn't wait to try the desserts, but again so disappointed. The pie crust was hard, the...More

1  Thank msellietn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1873 US Route 302, Barre-Montpelier Road, Montpelier, VT 05602-8325
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Montpelier
  • Phone Number: +1 802-223-6611
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