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Red Hen Baking Co.

961B US Route 2, Middlesex, VT 05602-8874
+1 802-223-5200
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (57 reviews)
“soup” (11 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 18:00 Hours
American, Cafe, Soups
££ - £££
961B US Route 2, Middlesex, VT 05602-8874
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the lentil soup with their amazing crusty bread - they always have delicious soups and sandwiches. Try the Johnny Appleseed - a grilled cheese with apple slices and kicked up with apple butter! I finished my light lunch with their sesame anise palmier -...More

Thank Erica W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I spend a lot of time in VT and would have never discovered the Red Hen if we had not been told by some folks we were chatting with. What a gem! Great breakfast and lunch sandwiches and pastries as well as...More

Thank Craig S
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Great place to stop for coffee and other goodies. The food is consistently good and fresh. Staff are friendly and hard working. Love stopping by whenever I get a chance.

Thank maw42vt
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Two minutes off 89 you can find a fantastic bakery and lunch spot. They sell delicious local products and it is such a great place it is hard to leave.

Thank eo959
Reviewed 10 December 2017

... but I was too full to try any. A friend and I shared a yellow beet salad (yummy) and split our sandwiches - some version of Vermonter panini (yummy) and a ginger beef with Thai peanut sauce (OK). I love peanut sauce on shrimp...More

Thank Irishlazz
Reviewed 19 November 2017

We were so impressed by their bread when we had it at Allium restaurant that we purposely made the trip to try their baked goods for dessert. While my husband loved the chocolate croissant he ate, I was disappointed that their case was almost empty...More

Thank CurrerE
Reviewed 9 October 2017

A visiting friend and I stopped in at Red Hen for coffee and some sweet snacks. Things were hopping, which was nice-- a good vibe with patrons eating and chatting. I have a couple of thoughts about our visit. First, as usual, I thought pricing...More

1  Thank MontpelierGuy
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

This place is awesome. It has a little market that has wine, beer, drinks, syrup , snacks, jelly, and etc. Deli has breakfast and lunch options. Full coffee and cafe options.glad we stopped

Thank link1328
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Sunday morning so quite crowded but the sandwiches were delicious and the coffee excellent, we had the kermit and the rachael on toasted bread- great texture and taste

1  Thank Cleo W
Reviewed 4 August 2017

This bakery & cafe is our go-to stop on our way back and forth to Burlington - it's less than a mile off the highway. Their bread is unbelievably good, and they make awesome sandwiches. Breakfast is also great - their croissants are to die...More

1  Thank LizAnne37
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 961B US Route 2, Middlesex, VT 05602-8874
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Middlesex
  • Phone Number: +1 802-223-5200
  • E-mail
Meticulously crafted bread and pastries, some of the best Espresso drinks in Vermont, plus sandwiches packed with local ingredients... Perfect for the morning commute, mid-morning meeting or cafe lunch, Red Hen Baking Company has something for everyone. Pair our home-made soups with a grilled sandwich for a true taste of Vermont's local food selection.
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