WHERE TO EAT
With a diverse mix of restaurants, cafes, coffee and tea havens, and bakeries, all within easy walking distance of our screening venues, Middlebury offers MNFF attendees plenty of opportunities to grab and go or sit and schmooze.
Marquis Theater Cafe
(802) 388-4841 | Website
Enjoy amazing Southwestern food and hand crafted cocktails in our cafe, or take our food & drink into the theater while you enjoy a movie! The Marquis Cafe is proud to offer festival pass holders 15% off during MNFF. Open daily at 12pm each day of the Festival.
(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. Be sure to come down to Marble Works for the MNFF SATURDAY NIGHT PARTY 8/26 @ 9:15! Free for Passholders. All others welcome $20 at the door.
(802) 989-7026 | Website
Middlebury’s latest dining addition, The Arcadian is an Italian restaurant celebrating homemade pasta and fresh seafood through the bounty of Vermont. The restaurant is also home to the Haymaker Bun Company, offering morning buns and other pastries, espresso, drip coffee, and a Sunday family meal.
68 South Pleasant Street
Next to Town Hall Theater
(703) 819-7891 | Website
Evolution Kitchen is a food bus featuring a rotating series of Vermont chefs and cuisines, located next to Town Hall Theater. The bus will offer four delicious and distinctly different lunch offerings each day of MNFF5.
THU 8/22 | 11:30am-2pm | Mediterranean
FRI 8/23 | 11:30am-2pm | Mexican
SAT 8/24 | 11:30am-2pm | Ethiopian
SUN 8/25 | 9am-2pm | Pastries & British Gastropub
(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.
(802) 458-8134 | Website
Coriander is a quintessential bistro with food that makes diners feel good. Organic and locally-sourced whenever possible, the seasonal menu is a collaboration of incredible local farms, farmers, artisans and community members. The restaurant capitalizes upon nourishing ingredients to create intelligent local fare. There’s something for everyone.
Middlebury Natural Food Co-op
(802) 388-7166 | Website
The Middlebury Natural Foods Cooperative is a democratic, member-owned cooperative committed to providing healthy, competitively priced foods. Soups, sandwiches, prepared food, baked goods, beverages and much more is available to on-the-go Festival attendees.
Shafer’s Market & Deli
(802) 388-6408 | Website
A lively local gathering place, Shafer’s Market & Deli offers a wide variety of items throughout the day, including omelets, wraps, paninis, salads and wood-fired brick oven pizza. Shafer’s also features creemies and Hershey’s premium ice cream at a walk up window.