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Clayton's Cafe

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447 Route 1, Yarmouth, ME 04096-6730
+1 207-846-1117
08:30 - 17:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 19:00
Sat 08:30 - 17:00
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Freeport, Maine
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42 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The curried chicken salad sandwich is to die for, seriously. For any foodie traveling through the area this is a "Must Stop" to get their menu and sample various sandwiches all freshly prepared while you watch it being made. Even the breads are over the top good and the old fashioned candy counter behind the sandwich counter is like a... More 

Thank 144robert
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I always stop by at Clayton's when I am near Portland, Maine. They are generous with their toppings. Everything is fresh. The food is so good that I usually get extra to take back home to NH. Staff is very friendly and amazingly fast. They also have a wonderful bakery and space to sit down and enjoy listening to the... More 

Thank Ellen K
Cumberland Center, Maine
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

I had eaten lunch here a number of times and have always been delighted with the sandwiches (the curry chicken salad being my favorite), soups, and delicious desserts. Last night my husband brought home dinner: pea soup, a portobello mushroom topped with stuffing, and chicken covered in blue cheese mashed potatoes. The entire meal was scrumptious. It will certainly not... More 

Thank Cynthia W
Freeport, Maine
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42 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We stumbled upon Clayton's through a friend that had recommended it for the Curry Chicken Salad sandwich and this one one recommendation that had to pass along. Not only was it the most delicious sandwich but the atmosphere was sooooooo Maine. Even if you have to go out of your way I would most highly recommend Clayton's and the entire... More 

Thank 144robert
Yarmouth, Maine
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great place to grab a healthy lunch! Soup, sandwiches, drinks and even an impressive selection of nice wines. Bakery is awesome and they even have my favorite European sweets: Dutch licorice. Must visit for a memorable lunch!

Thank hansromer
Dallas, Texas
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78 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped in here after having lunch at Dockside in Falmouth. (great lunch by the way). Got the basic vanilla cupcake wiry chocolate frosting. How could you go wrong. Try baking a tasty cupcake, spooning a glob of grocery store canned icing on the top, freezing it over night and then serving it up. Exactly

Thank traveljuggernaut
Cumberland Center, Maine
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Great sandwiches, staff and sweets. I had famous chix salad on white. Really good. All white meat, grapes and blue cheese built in. Fantastic bread. Hubby had a fantastic crab meat roll up. Added pluses was a cute little candy shop which kids of all ages will dig. Saw a nice wine selection too but didn't peruse sufficiently to give... More 

1 Thank gigisan01
Downeast Maine
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118 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

A reliable sandwich shop with interesting menu and fresh ingredients. Order at a counter and then sit down - the food comes out quickly and the prices are reasonable. It is always a good sign when the parking lot is busy with local people - people don't go back if the food is not good - especially when there are... More 

1 Thank Downeastme
Brunswick, Maine
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93 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Easily the best lunch in Yarmouth. If you are looking for a great lunch in Yarmouth, this is the place. They are also a great bakery with awesome treats.

1 Thank Jeff P
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

The seating is strange but who cares..you can always take your delicious food outside to picnic tables (in nice weather that is!). A little pricey but substantial, not chintzy. Kids menu could be expanded a bit but at least there insane. Great bakery stuff as well.

1 Thank Islandbluetraveler

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
08:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 447 Route 1, Yarmouth, ME 04096-6730
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Yarmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 207-846-1117

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