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East Boothbay General Store

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$$ - $$$
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255 Ocean Point Rd, East Boothbay, Boothbay, ME 04544-6006
08:00 - 14:00
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Sun 08:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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Madison, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We had heard that there could be a long wait for your lunch to be prepared, so we checked the menu online and called in our order. This was my first visit to the East Boothbay General Store, but others I was with had been there before. I had the Spicy Thai Peanut Wrap which was wonderful. The problem here... More 

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Bowral, Australia
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517 reviews
309 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

What a great find. We looked for espresso coffee all over BoothBay and everything was closed for the season so we were delighted to drive to East BoothBay and discover the General Store. Food options looked very good with house made muffins and cakes looked delicious. Sat on the veranda in the sun and thoroughly enjoyed our coffee. We will... More 

Thank Joanne P
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69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This little store in the village of East Boothbay offers fresh baked goods, hot and iced coffee, souvenirs, an adventurous menu of soups and sandwiches. Imagine finding a Vietnamese banh mi sandwich here. If I lived nearby, I'd stop in every day.

Thank rizadorojo
center harbor
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175 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Staying in East Boothbay and not finding any breakfast places led us to this charming general store that had great breakfast wraps, breakfast pizza, coffee, tea and yummy treats. We ordered and had a small window side table enjoying this find. I had the Apple Brie Bacon Wrap, which was just the BEST! My BF had the breakfast pizza and... More 

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Monroe, New Jersey
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108 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

The East Boothbay General Store is an authentic old time general store with everything you'll need for a great Maine visit. But, don't miss the food! The freshly-made muffins were awesome! Such a great place!!!

Thank Capebum
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51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped for a cup of chicken corn chowder with a sandwich. It was really good. The soup was full of white chicken, potatoes, & corn. The cold club sandwich on wheat was good. Great place to stop & pick up sandwiches & take to one of the beautiful vistas in the area.

Thank Katie N
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202 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

The food here is very good! They have wonderful lobster rolls, sandwiches and pizza. We have gone here a number of times and always love the food. The only problem is the the service at the front counter. The young people who have taken our orders are not very friendly. We always feel we are putting them out when we... More 

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Boothbay Harbor, Maine
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is our go-to place for sandwiches and pizza. Wonderful fresh food and good ambience. Down home feeling and very pleasant friendly people. Gift shop is part of the restaurant with all Maine items.

Thank qartet
Kiawah Island, South Carolina
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261 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Just stopped in to ask directions, but bought a cap. Two young ladies at cashier desk were very sweet and nice. Love my hat! Looks like a nice to get a quick snack and buy some items. Quaint store .

1 Thank sadler8613
New York City, New York
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We've been coming here for years. It's conveniently located near a bed-and-breakfast that we come to every Fall and the food is good and quick. We enjoy their hummus sandwiches pizzas and lobster rolls, taken back to our bed-and-breakfast to enjoy in peace and with beautiful views. Both last year and even more so this year, the staffs been unfriendly.... More 

Thank randonneur03
Liz E, Owner at East Boothbay General Store, responded to this review

Dear Randonneur03, First of all, I am horrified. I'm also grateful for your feedback. Our store has always prided it's self on being a welcoming familiar place for people locally and visitors. Its been a hallmark of what has always mattered most in running EBGS and your recent experience shows that we are certainly not meeting my expectations. If there... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 15
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 Ocean Point Rd, East Boothbay, Boothbay, ME 04544-6006
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay  >  East Boothbay
  • Phone Number: 12076337800
Great house made sandwiches, pizza, selection of beers and wine; eat in on small porch or take away for a picnic.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?