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Thomaston Cafe

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154 Main St, Thomaston, ME 04861-3810
+1 207-354-8589
08:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
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Sun 08:00 - 13:00
Wed - Sat 08:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed dinner here and all thought food was great. Surf and Turf..beef tenderloin was excellent and liked choice of scallops or shrimp. Scallops large but tender. Chef obviously takes pride in preparing creative tasty dishes. Full bar. Small place but nice atmosphere. On my favorites list our trips to Maine!

Thank Linda G
Rockland, Maine
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Prime Rib here is awesome! My husband can't stop talking about it! I have tried many items on the menu and it is all great. We love the fact that it's all local. Everyone there is super nice!

Thank SeagullCottage
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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523 reviews
292 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We stopped here on our way to the airport in Portland. We had good breakfast and lunches here before and good service so we figured a short stop would work. We ordered omelettes and waited. Almost 20 minutes after we ordered the omelets appeared and the restaurant was almost empty. The omelettes were tasteless and neither the sparse mushrooms or... More 

Thank waterandmore
Branford, Connecticut
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58 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

My husband & I are new to Maine. We decided to try the Thomaston Cafe on our way to Rockland. This is not a fast food joint. The food quality, and the fact that there were no I-Phones, I-Pads. People were actually having a conversation. The coffee was good. The waitress was adorable and even though we waited a bit,... More 

Thank Barbara1369
Thomaston, Maine
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent farm to table restaurant waitstaff is friendly and professional . Locally sourced produce, meats and fish. Also an excellent bakery

Thank mjwappl
Belfast, Maine
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Yes, Thomaston's roads are a mess due to complete renovation of the main thoroughfare. Yes, there is not a lot of charm in our downtown right now. However, there is an outstanding little restaurant right Main St. on the corner by the traffic light that is worth the trip. The Thomaston Cafe boasts an owner/chef who creates sensational main courses... More 

3 Thank Susan S
Seattle, Washington
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Our friends that live in Maine recommended this place and we were by today for lunch. I had the Lobster chowder which was amazing, and Lobster is my favorite. Ordered with a veggie wrap also very tasty, with French fries, yum. This was a lot of food but so worth consuming. My sweetie had the Patty melt and the Haddock... More 

2 Thank jackie s
Boston, Massachusetts
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650 reviews
359 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 615 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

The lobster and corn bisque was outstanding, much better than expected in this little bistro in Thomaston. The meal could have been in the big city -- Boston, Portland, Providence -- except the service was too friendly (too friendly for a big city, that is!). Crab cakes on greens were pretty good, although I prefer Maryland blue crab. The prices... More 

2 Thank EagleEyeBoston
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 September 2016

MINIs of Maine, a MINI Cooper Club, trekked into Thomaston on our September Rally. Ryan and his staff were ready for our group of 28 people and had us taken care of swiftly and efficiently. We had provided notice and Ryan even added a special for our group, MINI Cooper Sliders! The food offerings were fresh, creative and varied providing... More 

Thank Matt B
Piscataway, New Jersey
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Ate here twice - once in the summer and once in the fall. Both times the food was great! This is not your typical pile on a big serving of slop and you are on your way. This restaurant cooks a work of art. You can tell there is great care in both the making of the meal and the... More 

2 Thank BrienSz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 26
American, Cafe
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 13:00
08:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 154 Main St, Thomaston, ME 04861-3810
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Thomaston
  • Phone Number: +1 207-354-8589
Farm to table. Locally sourced foods with fresh baked goods. Specializing in local beef, lamb, and pork.

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