COVID-19 Updates

Thank you for your interest in continuing to support our Montpelier businesses during this difficult period! 

While this page is updated regularly, we encourage you to check in with businesses directly to confirm. 

If you are a business owner and wish to add to or update this list, please contact us at

Please note that businesses may have varying guidance around mask wearing, capacity limits, etc. Please respect the choices of business owners and help us keep our community healthy! 

Latest update: June 17, 2021, 10 a.m. 

Restaurants/Bars Open for Indoor/Outdoor Dining

  • Alla Vita  (Web|Online Shopping | Gift Certificates Facebook | 802-225-6526) Open for in-person ordering with indoor seating Monday-Friday 7am-2pm. Serving breakfast and lunch. For door side pickup call 225-6526 to order. Store open for in-person shopping Monday-Friday 7am-4pm and Saturday 10am-4:00pm.
  • Barr Hill (Web | Reservations | Order To-Go CocktailsBar is closed Mondays and Tuesdays for new staff trainings.  Open Wednesdays and Thursdays 2-9pm, Fri - Sun 12-9pm. (except Their retail shop will be open 12-close everyday.) The patio features a new food menu curated by Kismet! Please make a reservation, and if no reservation is available, feel free to visit and see if there is space.  The retail store and to-go cocktails are still available even when we are at full capacity. Thank you and please email us at if you have any questions about these changes
  • Bear Naked Growler (Web | Online Ordering | Facebook | 802-522-9018) Open for curbside, takeout and limited indoor dining Sunday-Wednesday 9am-7pm and Thursday-Saturday 9am-8pm. Preorder required. Order online or by calling 802-522-9018.
  • Birchgrove Baking (Web | Online Shopping | Gift Cards | Facebook | 802-223-0200) Open for in-person ordering Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 7:30am-12:30pm and Saturday-Sunday 8am-12pm. Their river-view back deck is now open for socially distanced munching. Online ordering is still available. Order HERE
  • Buddy’s Famous: (Web | Online Ordering | Facebook | 802-225-6400) Open for indoor dining Monday-Saturday 11am-8pm. Takeout with call in or online ordering still available. Order online or call 225-6400.
  • Capitol Grounds: (Web | Online Ordering | Gift Cards | Facebook | 802-223-7800) Open for indoor dining, takeout and curbside pickup 6:15-315 M-F, 7-3pm on Sat and 830-2pm on Sunday. Online ordering is available, but they would prefer you call 223-7800.
  • Charlie-O's World Famous: (Facebook | 802-223-6820) Now open 2pm-10pm daily. 
  • Indian-Nepali Kitchen: (Facebook | Order Takeout | Order Delivery | 802-613-3605) Open for indoor dining, takeout, and delivery (via DoorDash) Tuesday-Sunday 10am-9pm.
  • J. Morgans Steakhouse: (Web | Online Ordering | Facebook | 802-223-5222) Open for takeout, dine-in, and patio dining Tuesday-Saturday 11am-8pm. Call 223-5222 or order online.
  • Joe’s Kitchen: (Web | Online Ordering | Facebook | 802-461-5371) is open Thursday -noon to 6pm. BBQ and Lobster rolls, Friday and Saturday--noon to 8pm for BBQ, Clams, Mussels, and Lobster Rolls. Order online for pickup or BYOB and enjoy food at their picnic tables.
  • Julio’s Cantina: (WebOnline Ordering | Facebook | 802-229-9348) Open Tuesday-Thursday 4 to 8:30, Fri/Sat 12 to 8:30 and Sunday 12 to 8 for indoor and outdoor dining and ToGo.
  • Langdon Street Tavern: ( Facebook | 802-223-2721) Open Monday 4-close, Tuesday-Saturday 12-close, Sunday 10am-close. Call 802-223-2721 to order takeout.
  • North Branch Cafe: (Web | Gift Cards | Online Shopping | Facebook | 802-552-8105) The North Branch is now open for indoor dining!  Outdoor dining and takeout is still available. We have extended our hours from 11 AM to 6 PM, Tuesday through Friday.
  • Oakes & Evelyn: (Web | Gift Card | Online Ordering | Facebook | 802-347-9100) Oakes & Evelyn is now open for indoor dining and takeout, Wednesday - Saturday 5:00pm - 9pm. Brunch is offered Saturday and Sunday from 10am-2pm. 
  • Positive Pie: (Web | Gift Card | Online OrderingFacebook | 802-229-0453) Indoor dining available for lunch on Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting at 11:30am. Indoor dining for dinner starts at 4:00pm 7 days a week. Please call to make a reservation, as seating is limited. Delivery is available 11:45am-2pm for lunch and 4:30-7:45pm for dinner 7 days a week. Contactless delivery is available upon request. Takeout is available for back door pickup. Call 802-229-0453 to order.
  • Pho Capital: (Web | 802-225-6183) Open for takeout and indoor dining 7 days a week. Call 225-6183 to order.
  • Rabble-Rouser:  (Web | Online Shopping | Gift Cards | Facebook | 802-225-6847) Open with indoor dining and shopping and takeout Monday 8am-6pm, Wednesday-Saturday 8am-6pm and Sunday 9am-5pm. Online or call in ordering is still available.
  • Sarducci’s: (Web | Facebook | 802-223-0229) Hours for in-person dining and takeout are 12-8pm M-Th and Sunday and 12-8:30pm on Friday and Saturday. 
  • The Skinny Pancake: (Web | Order Online | Gift Cards | Facebook | 802-262-2253) Open for pickup, indoor, and outdoor dining Monday- Saturday 8am-7pm and Sunday 8am-2pm. 
  • The Social: (Web) Now open Wednesday through Sunday: Breakfast: 7am to 11am, Lunch: 11am to 2pm, Afternoon Tea: 2pm to 5pm, Dinner: 5pm to 10pm. Closed Monday & Tuesday. Located at the Inn at Montpelier, The Social offers breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner on their large veranda and in dining rooms. Expect modern and "best-of" takes on American dishes. 
  • Three Penny Taproom: (Web | Facebook Gift Cards | Online Ordering | 802-223-8277) Open for indoor and outdoor dining and curbside pickup Tuesday through Thursday 11-8, Friday - Saturday 11-9, and Sunday for brunch from 9-3. Order at 
  • Wayside: (WebFacebook | 802-223-6611) Open for indoor dining 7 days a week 7:00am-8:30pm. Curbside takeout available for lunch and dinner. Call 802-223-6611 x3 to order. Menu available HERE. Daily $10 Takeout Meal included an entree, soup, 2 sides and a roll.
  • Woodbelly Pizza (Web Facebook | 802-552-3476) Woodbelly Pizza is now offering indoor dining by reservation in addition to outdoor seating and takeout at their new space at 79 Barre Street. Slices and pies available Thursday and Friday 3-8pm, and  Saturday 12-8pm. Call 802-552-3476, or place your order online.

Restaurants/Bars Open for Takeout/Delivery ONLY

  • Bohemian Bakery: (Web | FacebookOnline Ordering | 802-461-8119)  Walk up window open Wednesday - Sunday 10am-1pm with made to order coffee and a small selection of pastries. Need something else or in larger quantities? Preorder through their website.  See ordering details HERE
  • Chill Vermont Gelato: (Facebook | 802-223-2445) Open for the season! In-person ordering Saturday-Sunday 12-8pm.
  • China Star: (Web | 802-223-0808) Open for takeout Monday-Saturday 10:30am-9pm, Sunday 11:30-9pm. Call 223-0808 to order.
  • Dairy Creme (Web): Open for takeout only, daily from 11am-7pm. 
  • The Hippie Chickpea (Web | Facebook | 802-613-3543) Open for takeout only on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 4-8pm. Call (802) 613-3543 to place your order. 
  • Hunger Mountain Co-op: (Web | Gift Card | Curbside Pickup | Facebook | 802-223-8000). Now open 9 am to 8 pm. Deli counter service will be available 9 am - 7 pm. Grab & Go will be available until 8 pm.
  • Mad Taco: (Web | Facebook | 802-225-6038) is open for takeout 7 days a week 12-8pm. The menu is available at Call 802-225-6038 to order. Phone orders only. 
  • Pho Thai Express: (Facebook | 802-225-6010) Open for curbside pickup 11:30am-2:30pm and 4pm-7pm Monday-Saturday. Preorder required. Call 225-6010 to order.
  • Royal Orchid: (Web | 802-223-0436) Open for curbside pickup Wednesday-Sunday 11:30am-2pm and 4pm-8pm. Preorder required. Call 223-0436 to order.
  • Sweet Sarah Bakery: (Web | Order Online | Facebook | 802-223-8129) Accepting orders for pick up, deliveries by request and shipping in the USA.
  • The Uncommon Market: (Web | Facebook | 802-223-7051) Reopen as of January 15! Open 7am-6pm Tuesday through Saturday. 
  • Wilaiwans: (Web | Facebook) Open 11am-2pm Monday-Saturday. 

Restaurants/Bars Closed

  • Food for Thought (Facebook | 802-585-0223) Permanently closed.
  • Grub Sandwich Lab (Web | Facebook | 802-223-1300) Formerly Pinky's on State. Permanently closed
  • Kismet (Web | Facebook | 802-225-6489) Stay tuned for more pop-up events. 
  • Kool Runninz (Facebook | 802-793-2364) Closed for the season. 
  • La Brioche: Permanently closed. 
  • NECI on Main: Permanently closed.
  • Subway: (Web | Facebook | 802-223-3825) Closed until further notice.
  • Sweet Melissa's: Permanently closed. 

Retail Stores

  • Althea's Attic: (Web | Facebook | 802-223-4300) Open Tuesday-Saturday 10-6 & Sunday’s 12-4. Now taking appointments for consignment Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays call 802-223-4300 to schedule.
  • Artisans' Hand: (Web | Online Shopping | Gift Cards | Facebook | 802-229-9492): Tuesday - Friday, 11 - 5:30, Saturday, 10 -  5   &  Sunday, 12 - 3.
  • Bailey Road (Web | Online Shopping | Gift Cards | Facebook |802-223-2798): Bailey Road is now open expanded summer hours: M- F 10-6, Sat 10-4, and Sun 11-4. 
  • Botanica Florals: (Web | 802-229-9885) Open Monday-Friday 10am - 2pm
  • Bear Pond Books: (Web | Online Shopping | Gift Cards | Facebook | 802-229-0774)  Bear Pond Books is now open Sundays! Their current hours are Mon-Fri 10-6, Sat 10-5, and Sun 11-4. 
  • Bragg Farm Sugarhouse and Gift Shop (Web | Facebook | Online Shopping | (802) 223-5757): Bragg Farm is now open 8:30am to 6:00pm daily. They now offer online shopping for nationwide delivery!
  • Capitol Stationers: (Web | Facebook | 802-223-2394) Capitol Stationers is now open Mon-Wed 9:00-5:00, Thur/Fri 9:00-5:30, Sat 9:00-5:00, and Sun 11:00-3:00. 
  • Capital Kitchen (Web | Online Shopping | Gift Cards Facebook | 802-229-2305) Open Tuesday-Friday, 10am-4pm, Saturday, 9am-2pm. Closed Sundays and Mondays. Online shopping for shipping or curbside pickup still available.
  • The Cheshire Cat: (Web | Online Shopping | Gift Cards |Facebook | 802-223-1981)  The Cheshire Cat will be open Monday through Saturday, 10am-5pm starting Monday, June 7th.
  • Hunger Mountain Co-op: (Web | Gift Card | Curbside Pickup | Facebook | 802-223-8000). Now open 9 am – 7 pm. Please reserve the 9 am – 10 am hour for high-risk shoppers. 
  • J. Langdon: (Web | Instagram | 802-498-3905) Open 11-5, Every Day. 
  • Katie's Jewels: (Web | Facebook | 802-229-4353) Open Tuesday-Friday from 10-5:30 and Saturday from 10-2. Closed Sunday and Monday
  • The Manghi's Bread: (Web | 802-223-3676) The Manghi's Bread is reopening on April 19 for curbside service. Pre-orders only. Call the bakery at 223-3676 to order. Cash or check only.
  • Minikin (Web | Instagram): Open Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm and Sunday 10am-4pm
  • Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks: (Web | Online Shopping | Facebook | 800-242-2740) Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks is open 7 days a week, with summer hours (10 am - 7 pm) starting on 6/12/21.  We offer maple syrup, candy, cream, and more - as well as a selection of Vermont-themed foods and gifts.  Come by and have one of our famous maple creemees - described as "an exceptional maple creemee" by New England Traveler Today.  
  • Notion Fabric & Craft (Web | Online Shopping | Facebook | 802.225.6200): Starting on Monday, June 21, hours will be Monday-Friday 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Saturday 10:00 to 4:00, Closed Sunday.
  •  Onion River Outdoors (Web |  Online Shopping |  Gift Card | Facebook | 802-225-6736):  Open Monday-Friday, 10am-5:30pm, Saturdays, 10am-5pm, Sundays, 11am-4pm
  • Splash (Web | Online Shopping | Gift Cards | Facebook | 802-223-7752) is open Monday-Friday 10-6, Saturday 10-5, and Sunday 11-5. 
  • The Uncommon Market: (Web | Facebook | 802-223-7051) is open 7am-7pm Tuesday-Saturday.
  • Woodbury Mountain Toys: (Web | Facebook | 802-223-4272) is open 10-5 Monday-Saturday and 11-4 Sunday.
  • Zutano Outlet (Facebook | 802-223-2229) is now open extended spring hours Tuesday-Saturday, 10:30-5pm.

For all full directory of retail stores, click here


  • Capital City Band: Concerts will NOT take place in summer 2021. 
  • Capital City Farmer's Market: Winter market will operate outdoors at the 133 State Street parking lot on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month from 11am-1pm, starting Saturday, January 9, 2021.
  • Capitol Showplace: Reopens on June 4th with showtimes Friday-Sunday. 
  • The Center for Arts and Learning on Barre Street: (Web | Facebook | 802-595-5252) Closed to the general public, but open to studio tenants and Monteverdi Music School Faculty.
  • The Front: (Web | Facebook | 802-552-0877) The Front is open Saturdays and Sundays 11-2 or by appointment. Join us for Ned’s artist talk via Zoom on Tuesday, January 19th at 7 PM: email for the link.
  • T.W. Wood Gallery: (Web | FacebookDonate | 802-262-6035) Open by appointment only. Call to make an appointment.
  • Vermont History Museum: (Web | Facebook | 802-479-8500) Open to visitors Wednesdays-Saturdays 10am-5pm. The Howard and Alba Leahy Library is open by appointment only. Online content available HERE
  • Vermont State House: (WebClosed until further notice. For more information email the Sergeant at Arms at