Where To Eat

With a nice mix of restaurants, cafes, coffee bars, champagne/wine bars and bakeries, all within easy walking distance of our screening venues, Middlebury offers Festival goers plenty of opportunities to grab and go or sit and schmooze.


51 Main at the Bridge

51 Main Street, Middlebury, VT 05753

(802) 388-1063 | Website

51 Main is open to all who want to experience the beautiful setting, great food with an international flair and music and art that changes in style and presentation regularly. Live music is available nearly every evening Thursday – Saturday.


American Flatbread

137 Maple Street, Middlebury, VT 05753

(802) 388-3300 | Website

Experience fire-side dining and good food fresh from the earthen oven. Along with salads & desserts, all natural beverages, wines, and microbrews, the restaurant offers all-natural flatbread pizzas featuring Addison County- and Vermont-raised ingredients.


Carol’s Hungry Mind Cafe

24 Merchants Row, Middlebury, VT 05753

802-388-0101 | Website

A convivial coffeehouse in downtown Middlebury, Carol’s offers coffee and tea as well as light food, cold drinks and many other fine products.


The Diner

66 Merchants Row, Middlebury, VT 05753

802-388-3297 | Website

A local landmark, The Diner has been dishing out quality breakfast and lunch classics since the mid 1930s! The restaurant also offers a variety of creative daily specials and the best milkshake in town.


Fire & Ice

26 Seymour Street, Middlebury, VT 05753

(802) 388-7166 | Website

A Middlebury landmark since 1974, Fire & Ice offers a wide variety of menu items in a distinctive decor.


Jessica’s at Swift House Inn

86 Main Street, Middlebury, VT 05753

(802) 388-9925 | Website

Jessica’s offers casual summer dining in a lovely setting, either inside or on the deck.  The menu features local products and is complemented by an award winning wine list.


The Lobby

7 Bakery Lane, Middlebury, VT 05753

(802) 989-7463 | Website

The Lobby is a fun, new restaurant & bar on Bakery Lane in downtown Middlebury. With an unusual and interesting decor, The Lobby serves eclectic local fare from Vermont artisans and many vegetarian options, too.


Middlebury Chocolates

7 Frog Hollow Alley, Middlebury, VT 05753

(802) 989-1610 | Website

Operating in a lovely space in Frog Hollow Alley, Middlebury Chocolates specializes in flavorful dark chocolates made straight from the cocoa bean.


Mister Up’s Restaurant

25 Bakery Lane, Middlebury, VT 05753

(802) 388-6724 | Website

Located on picturesque Otter Creek in Middlebury, Mr. Up’s offers casual dining in a great setting. The restaurant offers nightly specials as well as seasonal specials and a large salad bar.


Morgan’s Tavern

14 Court Square, Middlebury, VT 05753

(802) 388-4961 | Website

Whether dining inside or on the great wraparound porch at Morgan’s Tavern at the Middlebury Inn, enjoy the benefits of well prepared, locally sourced fresh food from dedicated small farmers, artisan cheese makers and specialty meat suppliers.


Noonie’s Deli

137 Maple Street, Middlebury, VT 05753

(802) 388-0014 | Website

Noonie’s offers sandwiches on fresh, homemade bread as well as delicious soups, salads, and baked goods. Conveniently located in the historic Marble Works District in Middlebury.


Otter Creek Bakery

14 College Street, Middlebury, VT 05753

802-388-3371 | Website

Downtown Middlebury’s Otter Creek Bakery offers a variety of fresh-baked sweets, delicious sandwiches, and drinks that can be grabbed to-go or enjoyed in their outdoor seating area.


Sabai Sabai Thai Cusine

22 Merchants Row, Middlebury, VT 05753

(802) 989-7376 | Website

Comfortable, relaxed, and easy going, Sabai Sabai offers authentic Thai cuisine in downtown Middlebury.


Sama’s Cafe

54 College Street, Middlebury, VT 05753

(802) 388-6408 | Website

A lively local gathering place, Sama’s Cafe offers a wide variety of items throughout the day, including omelets, wraps, paninis, salads and wood-fired brick oven pizza. Sama’s also features creemies and Hershey’s premium ice cream at a walk up window.



56 College Street, Middlebury, VT 05753

(802) 989-7020 | Website

Sparkling is a unique champagne and sparkling wine bar located in a historic building in the center of Middlebury. Offering an extensive selection of sparkling wines and champagnes, Sparkling pours several by the glass and all are available by the bottle.


Stone Leaf Tea House

111 Maple Street, Middlebury, VT 05753

(802) 458-0460 | Website

Stone Leaf Tea House offers hand-selected teas from China, Japan, Taiwan, India, and Nepal. Located in the historic Marble Works District of Middlebury.


The Storm Cafe

3 Mill Street, Middlebury, VT 05753

(802) 388-1063 | Website

The Storm Café offers an innovative American cuisine changing seasonally using fresh local ingredients. Peruse the lunch and dinner menus to pair with the Storm’s exquisite wine and beverage lists.


Taste of India

1 Bakery Lane, Middlebury, VT 05753

(802) 388-4856

Delicious, authentic Indian food located in downtown Middlebury.

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Two Brothers Tavern

86 Main Street, Middlebury, VT 05753

(802) 388-0002 | Website

Two Brothers Tavern is located in the heart of Middlebury. Enjoy upscale Vermont-inspired comfort fare in the charismatic tavern, cozy dining room or lower-level lounge.