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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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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“meatloaf” (7 reviews)
“turkey dinner” (3 reviews)
Closes in 20 min
06:30 - 21:30All hours
American, Diner, Gluten Free Options
1873 US Route 302, Barre-Montpelier Road, Montpelier, VT 05602-8325
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Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Breakfast was very good. The amount of food for the money is good. Only con is only receiving a cup of coffee and waiting for a refill after asking twice. I recommend giving it a try. It's good food atmosphere and good price.

Thank globetrekkinurse
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Had lunch at this well located restaurant just off US. route 302 in Berlin, Vermont. The very large parking lot is very full indicating it's local popularity. Menu prices are very competitive if not on the low side. I ordered a strip steak lunch with...More

Thank BERT S
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I love the Wayside.The food is home cook style!Specials Today Roast Beef, two sides fresh rolls.I chose mash potato,coleslaw!Brought home grape nut pudding!

Thank Diana G
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Great home made food, comfort food. Nothing over the top crazy but solid meal choices of family style dishes. Great service, great prices and just a good all around meal

Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

Local made food favorites, specials most days. Local Baker desserts. Take out available except during lunch rush. Good family restaurant with counter stools when visiting solo. Friendly and helpful staff.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

I've always described The Wayside as the food my Mom would have made on a normal day when I was growing up. There's nothing special about it, but it's good. Prices are great and theres a lot if seating. If you want straightforward food at...More

Thank Jeremy L
Reviewed 20 February 2016

The restaurant's reputation exceeds its actual quality. The food is inexpensive, but just ok as far as quality. The atmosphere is dated diner (think of some roadside diner from the 1970s). It is popular and waits are not unusual, especially for breakfast, which is really...More

Thank POSHtravelier
Reviewed 15 February 2016

My sister was in town so I figure we hit this place for food mid afternoon. The line was somewhat long but it moved quickly. I order the pancakes, french toast, and bacon. I was happy with the french toast and pancakes. The bacon was...More

Thank JBonn659
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Good variety of dishes available, with specials every day. Excellent service, very fgood food (although the portions are less generous than others).

Thank Jerrynu26
Reviewed 16 January 2016

Had breakfast since there are not many options in the area. I do like the baked oatmeal but other things are just average.

Thank Lynn W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 21:30
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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