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Island Rise & Shine Restaurant

American, Diner
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1 Maple St, Verona Island, ME 04416-3023
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Kansas City, Missouri
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31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love the Island Rise and Shine. By far our favorite breakfast spot in the area. We travel extensively and have yet to find a better omlet anywhere. Attentive and friendly service. Fun small New England diner atmosphere.

Thank Vinalhaven65
Houston, Texas
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Good place to stop by for a big breakfast! Quite and Very pleased with the service and food. The omelets are awesome!

Thank CWBravo
Melbourne, Florida
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This place was recommended by our motel at Bucksport inn. Price is reasonable and very good food. Waffles and french toast were a couple of our favorites.

Thank bristolroad88
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Looking for breakfast on our way to Acadia National Park and on a Wednesday morning this appeared to be the only breakfast place open in or around Bucksport. The waitstaff was very friendly and saw to our every need. It was nice to have some Maine Blueberry pancakes. The biscuits and gravy were enjoyable. The omelet was so totally stuffed... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We came across this restaurant by chance on a day trip to the Penobscot Narrows Bridge. It had a small town feel, the staff was friendly, the food was good and their Wi-Fi was strong.

Thank sgtbobo105
Orrs Island, Maine
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Everything we had for breakfast was cooked to perfection and the place was very busy. The home fries were my husband's all time favorite!. The baked goods were amazing!!! And the prices were very reasonable. Service was excellent. Loved the place. Wish it was closer to where we live.

Thank Timothy B
Monmouth, Maine
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41 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

My husband and I walked in for lunch on Memorial Day...there was not much of a crowd. I started out by using the ladies room, and was blown away by the utter filth. It stank. there were spiders and dirt in the corners. The tile floor was cracked and broken with grime smeared in every crevice. The wallboard was stained... More 

Thank wendy w
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 May 2016

I love this place and go for breakfast almost every weekend, and sometimes for lunch too!! The prices are excellent and the food is as well. I have tried many other breakfast places but always come back to the Island Rise & Shine Restaurant. It has that hometown feel which I really like.

Thank Carol C
Bucksport, Maine
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2015

A family favorite for breakfast. Lunch and dinner are great too. Nice people. Small with home town charm.

Thank Port1fun
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100 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2015

The service is consistently good here. The food is typical diner food and pretty good. The portions are large. It's nothing fancy but is a sweet stop on route one.

Thank ericacloser

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Maple St, Verona Island, ME 04416-3023
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Verona Island

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