Business & Service Updates during COVID-19

A message from Bristol town government: The response to the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States is a rapidly evolving, very fluid situation. 

The Bristol Selectboard and Town Administrator and Local Emergency Management Director Valerie Capels are monitoring information about COVID-19 on a daily basis as it is published by the Vermont Health Department, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and other federal agencies. The Town is actively assessing potential impacts from the virus on municipal operations and vital community services.

Watch this page for updates from local officials and state and federal authorities. Or visit the Vermont Department of Health’s website

Note that as of March 16th, per the State of Vermont, any restaurant that remains open is take-out only. 

Each business’s response to the coronavirus is different and evolving by day, sometimes by hour. We’ve provided emails and phone numbers (where available) so that you may contact them directly.

Town of Bristol

Bristol Town OfficesClosed to the public end of day Tuesday until April 6.(802) 453-2410

Office staff will be working behind closed doors during this time to ensure vital functions of the Town can occur.

 DOG LICENSES: You can leave your payments and an updated copy of your rabies certificate for each dog in the dropbox to the right of the door or send via USPS and we will mail back the new tags.

 TAX PAYMENTS: The tax due date has been extended to May 5, 2020. You can leave your payment in the dropbox to the right of the door or send via USPS and we will mail back receipts.

 TAX BILL COPIES: If you need a copy of your tax bill, please call or email us! We can email and fax copies to you or your tax preparer or mail them to you.

 LAND RECORDS RESEARCH: Our vault is available for research BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.

 RECREATION DEPARTMENT EVENTS: All Recreation Department Events and Classes have been canceled or postponed at this time. If you have further questions, please reach out via email or phone to the Recreation Department.

 PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT: Public Works operations will be limited to emergency services only.
The Bristol HubClosed


Art on MainClosed until 03/31/20(802) 453-4032
Closed until March 31 then re-evaluating. Available by email or message if folks need/want something from the gallery. Thanks!
Bristol Beverage and RedemptionOpen(802) 453-3990
Emeraldrose GiftsClosed with orders by phone/email(802) 453-7202
Pick up or free delivery if local.
Emeraldrose GrowsOpen(802) 453-4797I will be open regular hours 11ish to 5ish for now. I will also offer call in and curbside service as well as some local delivery options
Farmhouse Chocolates & Ice CreamOpen(802) 349-6228
We continue to have open hours at our production space and factory store, which are now Tuesday-Friday, 10am-5pm, and the two Saturdays before Easter, 10am-3pm.

We are also very happy to walk out to your car. No forms of payment, door handles, or shared air involved. We are at work on an online storefront for pickup orders only (to have chocolate shipped, please visit our Etsy store or Until our pickup-only storefront is ready, please check out our offerings online, or give us a call to find out what ice cream flavors we have, and we will process your payment over the phone.
Island Girl JewelryOnline orders and free local delivery(802) 825-4153
Ricky and I will continue our work in the studio but I encourage costumers to visit our online shop for purchasing as of now. I am happy to deliver locally free of charge and pick up any jewelry repairs.
Martin's Hardware & Building SupplyOpen for curbside delivery to your trunk or home delivery(802) 453-3617
(802) 989-2333 (text)
Please call ahead at (802) 453-3617 (or text (802) 989-2333) for curbside delivery, or come to the door and we will help you. The lumber shed is open for customers to go into still. Business hours are the same. M-S 7:30-5:30pm, Sunday 9:30-3pm.
Recycled Reading of VermontClosed with orders by phone/email(802) 771-8628
(802) 458-7686
The store is now closed until social distancing is no longer recommend. Need books, art supplies, guitar strings, or puzzles and games to help get through this time? You can still call to place an order and either pick up at my shop or I will deliver. Free Home Delivery for Bristol Village and locations within a 5-mile radius of the shop.
Scentsations Flowers & GiftsOpen, M-F 9-4(802) 453-6622
Due to our current situation we will not be open this Saturday and our hours Monday - Friday moving forward will be 9-4. Plenty of flowers available for pick-up or delivery. Call ahead (802)453-6622 and we can process payment by phone and have them ready when you arrive. Orders can also be placed on the website and we will receive them on our mobile device even when not at the shop. Thank you for your continued support.
ShawsOpen(802) 453-4865
Simon SaysClosed with orders by phone/email​(802) 453-6945
At the moment we are taking pictures of items in the store and will be adding them to our website ( If you need a Squishmallow, a fancy Easter dress, some dough, candy, a game, some Easter basket filler, email me ( We can take payment over the phone. I would be happy to deliver to you or you could pick up from our back door.
Vermont HoneyLightsClosed with orders by phone/email(802) 453 3952
We will always fulfill orders online, or call and leave us a message. Tomorrow we will be fulfilling orders and making sure the bills are paid so we can disappear for a bit. Be well customers. We appreciate every single one of you.
Vermont MarketplaceClosed(802) 453-4065We will be closed until further notice. Stay safe, stay healthy!
Vermont Tree GoodsClosed(802) 453-4544
WalgreensOpen(802) 453-2367
Yarn & YogaClosed with orders by phone/email(802) 453-7799
We’re closed but will be filling orders when people send us an email and we then talk on the phone. We can ship or arrange curb-side pick-up.
Your HomeClosed(802) 453-8534
The retail part of our business is closed. This is really, really, REALLY HARD! We miss you all so much already! 😭 😭 😭 Sheila is still working hard on all of your upholstery that’s been dropped off and if you’d also like to bring a piece by, let’s queue it up!

Food, Drink & Lodging

Almost Home MarketOpen for take out(802) 453-57758-4 Monday-Friday and 9-3 Saturday and Sunday for take out.
Bobcat Cafe and BreweryOpen for take out and delivery 3-7 pm(802) 453-3311See the latest menu at:
Bristol Cliffs CaféOpen for take out and delivery(802) 453-3280As of Monday, March 16th, we will be offering our full menu curb-side and also we will have available dinner entrees for pick up or delivery. Call the café, 802-453-3280, place your order for food, coffee, drinks. Using your credit or debit card, let us know when you want your order to be ready, and give us a description of your vehicle or your license plate number.

We will also deliver food within a 5 mile radius, between 10am and 2pm, whatever you want off the menu. Just call, place your order, pay of the phone and give us your address.
Bristol SuitesOpen(802) 453-4065We are open for guests who may want to visit Bristol to check on elderly family members or vacate crowded cities or to self-quarantine. We are exercising enhanced sanitation cleaning practices of our suites and rooms between guests and are providing disinfectant spray and wipes to our guests to use as they see fit.
CubbersOpen for take out and delivery(802) 453-2400
Hatch 31Closed(802) 453-2774
Hogback Mountain Brewery and TaproomHours: Fri 4-8 & Sat 2-8(802) 643-2304
We are currently offering to-go beer in cans as well as new glass growler fills. We are unable to re-fill outside growlers at this time, however, if you bring in your glass Hogback one, we will exchange it for you.

Food from Lucky Star Catering will be available for take-out with a new menu weekly. Visit for full menu and prices. Please call 643-2304 for orders and we are asking that anyone who is able to pay by phone.
Mary's RestaurantOpen for take out and delivery(802) 453-2432
We are open for take out and delivery for food and beverages (beer/wine/cocktails). Menu is on our website and Facebook and Instagram. Pick up is Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 4:00-7:00. Order ahead anytime online at
Snap's RestaurantTake out beginning April 1st(802) 453-2525
Wokky’s ChineseOpen for take out(802) 453-4888

Home, Personal & Business Services

Bristol COWORKINGOpen to membersPlease exercise caution when using the coworking space.
Bristol FitnessClosed
Bristol LaundryOpenPlease use caution when using the laundry space.
Community BankDrive-thru window only(802) 453-2371
HarmoniaClosed(802) 453-7777
Kimball Office ServicesOpen(802) 453-3105
Currently open, and taking it day by day. It’s a good idea to call ahead to check our hours and product availability. As always you can email your print requests to us and have them waiting for pickup when you arrive. We will gladly meet you on the curb if you prefer. Please excuse our reddish hands and gloves from all the extra sanitizing and handwashing.
Lisa’s SalonOpen(802) 453-5464The Salon will remain open.🤞I am a small one-person salon that can easily manage to sanitize before and after every client. Wiping down shampoo bowl, shampoo chair, hair cutting chair, desk, all doorknobs etc… All toys and magazines have been put away. (One less thing to clean) I use square for debit/credit and have turned off having to sign on the phone with your finger. Sanitizer is available on desk to use before/after
National Bank of MiddleburyDrive-thru window only(802) 388-4982
The Real Estate Company of Vermontunknown(802) 453-6161
Soaring Wealth, LLC
Steuern & Taxes, LLC
100% virtual services. Certified Financial Planner providing fee-only financial planning and investment management services.
The Village ShalaClosed(802) 349-2320Hi everyone! I've decided that in the interest of everyone's safety, I will be closing the shala for the time being. Stay tuned for more details! Stay safe, keep practicing, and love each other!
Wells Mountain LLC and Wells Mountain Initiative officesOpen(802) 453-4065We are open but lightly staffed as most staff are working remotely. If you need to drop something off and no one is there, please leave it in the mailbox.
Yoga GraceOnline sessions(802) 881-9121
Stopping in-person sessions as of March 24 and have boosted my online yoga options. People can visit my website to sign up for classes and virtual private sessions. I'm still selling gift certificates and packages for in-person sessions that are good for a full year.

Community Services

American Legion Bristol Vermont Post 19Closed(802) 453-2951
Lawrence Memorial LibraryClosed(802) 453-2366
Staff will be at the library every day so you will be able to:

- Pick up items you have on hold. These will be on the small bookshelf outside of the back door, near the book return
- Take books from our free boxes on the front porch
- Leave phone messages and we will call you back
- Use our online ebooks, audiobooks, and streaming video at call us for your login information
- We are waiving all overdue fines and will be disinfecting all returns. - Our wi-fi is on 24/7 and can be used outside some distance from the building.

Faith Resources

Bristol Christian FellowshipNo services(802) 453-2660 Bristol Christian Fellowship will not be having worship services for the next two Sundays and will be making decisions for the future as we watch developments. We may set up some type of online service if things don’t change starting in April.
Bristol Federated Church
Bristol Seventh Day Adventist ChurchNo servicesThe Bristol Seventh Day Adventist Church has closed and is meeting online for now. Thank you.
First Baptist ChurchNo services
St. Ambrose Catholic Church