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“Good food, good service”
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Backside Cafe
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed 2 January 2014

I'm surprised at the negative reviews, we've eaten at the Backside several times and have not been disappointed for either breakfast or lunch.

We were there Dec. 31 and the grilled cheese was one of the best we ever had--gourmet comfort food. The service was also first-rate.

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Thank mszymcik
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Reviewed 2 November 2013

This place is not the Best.. Slow service, expensive! Food isn't horrible but the rest I wouldn't rave about. Don't go with kids.

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Thank jeanie41
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Reviewed 25 October 2013

During our third attempt to find reasonable breakfast in Brattleboro, and approaching starvation, we stumbled into the "Backside" Cafe. We wondered why the place was empty at 8:15 on a Friday morning. The drafty windows and lack of heating on a cool October morning led me to dine with my winter coat on. To be fair, our waitperson was low-key but cheery and attentive. The pancakes had too much baking powder in them - dusty and dense, the egg on the breakfast sandwich was mostly "plastic-y", the bacon side was an unusual pre-cooked type - thin, tasteless, flat, and the homefries were institutional. Perhaps their lunches are all the rage, but really... I would recommend passing this one by if you're in need of a sit-down breakfast.

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2  Thank RQP
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Reviewed 13 August 2013

The food here is really good, but it can take you years to get it. Do not go here if you're in a hurry or very hungry.

1  Thank countrygirl128
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Reviewed 29 July 2013

One of our boards regularly chooses this restaurant for its meetings. Parking is easy in the Harmony Parking Lot behind it, and the food is always solidly good.

Thank JSTVT
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