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Owls Head General Store

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2 South Shore Drive, Owls Head, ME
+1 207-596-6038
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07:00 - 15:00
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Tue - Thu 07:00 - 15:00
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Johnson City, New York, United States
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612 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Refuelled here with coffee, water and juice and some savouries and pastries all of which were great ! Did not have enough room to have a burger as I recall they were generous and filling and of course oh so tasty - next time !

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Thank Dennis P
Orlando, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We took a trip to Owls Head General Store for one of their famous juicy burgers. The store has a few tables inside- but we chose to enjoy the weather and eat our meal on one of their nice picnic tables. Yummy!!!!

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Thank donandnoel
New York City, New York
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Heard about this place, that at one time it had the best burger in Maine. Is it a large burger?...Yes. Is it anything special?...No. I was expecting something different but I've had better burgers. I did like their grilled cheese with bacon though. One great thing was their whoopie pies! I thought it was a vanilla one but it turned... More 

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Thank srodubs
Lynchburg, Virginia
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We heard the burgers were good so we had to try them out! They were FANTASTIC!! You cannot always get a good rare burger but we did here!!! Little general store with a few outside tables in bright colors. My husband had excellent blueberry pie. We will definitely go back next year.

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Thank Elyse S
Brewer, Maine
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64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Owls Head General Store was voted to have the "Best Burgers in Maine" by The Food network. So of course I had to find out for myself. The fact that there was quite a number of vehicles' there lead me to believe that the food just might be good or that everyone was there for the first time. I ordered... More 

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Thank yankeetraveler_53
Long Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

We stay right around the corner from this charming general store and love the quaintness of this little bend in the road. We're lucky to have discovered it along with thousands of others. So good and right in our back yard!

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Thank Jodi S
Rockland, Maine
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Everything we got was awesome! The burgers are killer and the staff are amazing! If you are looking for the best burger on the midcoast, come here!!!

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Thank Amy T
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

A great little knook and crannie spot in Owls Head not to be missed. Cheeseburger the best, a real honest to goodness cheeseburger like they use to be before all these fast food joints came around! A nice laid back spot to just sit and enjoy! I didn't get the 7 napkin cheeseburger but got the deluxe cheeseburger and used... More 

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Thank Barbara B
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Best burger I have ever had. It is so delicious, we try to make the 6 hour trip from CT to ME once a year. It's messy but well worth it!

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Thank Santina S
Marion ,Mass.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

We were driving back from the OWL'S HEAD lighthouse and happened to see the OWLS HEAD general store. We noted that the name can be misleading as it is now more of a small scale restaurant. A day later we called in an order for the FAMOUS seven napkin burger and we were not disappointed. ( We could have eaten... More 

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Thank Barbara M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:00
Thursday
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 South Shore Drive, Owls Head, ME
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Owls Head
  • Phone Number: +1 207-596-6038
Description
Very small family run general store and restaurant serving the famous "best burger in the Midcoast area", chowder, crab melts, pizza and much more!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?