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The Center Street Cafe

945 Center St, Ste 3, Auburn, ME 04210-6549
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Ranked #28 of 90 Restaurants in Auburn
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Sep 7, 2014
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English first
Lewiston, Maine
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

About a year ago my husband and I stopped by the Center Street Cafe for breakfast. Initially it looked promising: busy and a nice buzz about the place. However, after waiting, along with several others who entered ahead of us, for over ten minutes and not being acknowledged by any of the staff we opted to go elsewhere. Today we... More

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Pomfret Center, Connecticut
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

It's too bad we had to wait almost an hour for the food, because once we got it, it was excellent. Eggs Benedict was tasty, hash home made and delicious. The cinnamon toast and buns were also great. Lots I locals come here for the large portions and good prices. Unfortunately, it took an hour for the food to come... More

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Corpus Christi, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

My husband and I travel to Auburn/Lewiston to visit family almost yearly from Texas. Last year it was recommended that I try breakfast at Center Street Café. We will never go anywhere but there now! Their corned beef hash was the best I've ever tasted as was the homemade breads, muffins, etc. Very friendly and courteous waitstaff. It appears that... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

First time to the Cafe.Started really nice. Our Waitress was freindly and had a personally. This review is basicly about what happend in the kitchen. After a fair wait our Waitress comes out with a partial order. Mixed Berry Waffle and a side of ham for myself. She also had a side plate of bacon for my wife, but without... More

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Turner, Maine
4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

This place has an amazing selection of pancakes and egg scrambles, pesto scramble is my favorite. The apple toast is wonderful, as is their flavored coffee. My four year old son begs me to go here every weekend.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Small place, food is decent but a abit overpriced and small portions. Friendly Waitstaff. Overall it's average.

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Durham, Maine
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

We live near Auburn and come up several times a week for grocery shopping, automotive, doctor visits, and all manner of errands. Until our car repair guy told us about the Center Street Cafe, we'd drag ourselves to Denny's when we needed to be in Auburn early in the day. Now we get wholesome, delicious food in manageable portions, served... More

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Peterborough, New Hampshire
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

If by "down-home" you mean cold bacon that was fried to a crisp yesterday and just okay coffee, then this might be for you. Yes, the staff is friendly, the service is good, and it is clearly a place where friends and neighbors gather, but the food is not very good. Compared to other cafes we have eaten in in... More

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

If you're looking for a typical down-home breakfast, this is the place. Ate here for the 2nd or 3rd time last week while passing through town. We had pancakes, coffee, etc. - really hit the spot. Friendly service. Crowded with regulars (and a few non-regulars like us). Testament to its popularity. If you're looking for the chain (Denny's, etc.) experience,... More

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Lewiston, Maine
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Breakfast, Brunch, or Lunch . . . I'll meet you there! Pesto scramble is my favorite with their tasty freshly baked apple bread. A steady regular, I enjoy sharing with family, friends, and business-related meal-times. Really enjoy the atmosphere, being greeted by Sally, owner and daughter Dawn each taking such care in serving us yummily well.

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