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Little Notch Bakery and Cafe

340 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4243
+1 207-244-3357
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (21 reviews)
“breads” (24 reviews)
“pizza” (65 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Cafe, Pizza
$$ - $$$
340 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4243
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

They have tables and chairs too eat in if needed, but while the food portions are ample the ambiance is nothing. This is a deli bakery which serves pizza too. Sandwiches do not even come with chips. But food is tasty.

Thank svYonder
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We've come to Southwest Harbor several times and somehow never ate here before. What a treat. The pizza is thin crust with high quality toppings. Since they are also a bakery their sandwiches are really, really good! We were leaving the Island near the Trenton...More

Thank andyterry
Reviewed 27 June 2016

we had coffee ,blueberrry tarts, and lunch wraps. great liitle nook next to eat a pita and cafe 2 in Southwest harbor

Thank sjhumphrey
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Visited this cafe twice we liked the scones so much. Light and fluffy scones with just the right amount of blueberries. Made a great snack on our hike.

Thank Igot2legs
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Lunch was good. Reasonably priced. Interesting take on pizza. Definitely not your typical take out fare

Thank Joe T
Reviewed 15 June 2016

The Little Notch Café is perfect place for morning coffee. The place opens at 8 am so if you need some coffee to start your day this is the place. The staff consisted of 3 foreign students (pretty much all shop in MDI employess foreign...More

Thank mariuszw
Reviewed 4 June 2016

We returned to SWH for Memorial Day weekend and, of course, stopped by the Little Notch for a lunch on their opening day. And I'm glad to report that their salad is still tops (it's the dressing!). For a change I tried their chicken Panini......More

Thank anova
Reviewed 2 October 2015

Great coffee but baked goods were less than tasty. Heavy dough for both sticky bun and apple pastry were really a disappointment.

1  Thank Deb1591
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Not only is this the business where you can also get great flatbread pizza but the other part of this delightful shop is their baked goods. No doubt about it, the cookies are "delish".

Thank Carol L
Reviewed 21 September 2015

We got sandwiches to-go here to take on our hikes and enjoyed their delicious pizza. Loved the thin crust and fresh ingredients

Thank Mary June J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 340 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4243
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Southwest Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-244-3357
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