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Bell the Cat

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Coffee Shop, Sandwiches, Ice Cream, Soups
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15G Starrett Drive, Belfast Marketplace, Belfast, ME 04915
207 338-2084
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7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Delivery, Takeout

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Home of My Favorite Sandwich!

I come here often, they have great soups and sandwiches, as well as a wide assortment of baked goods. My favorite sandwich is the #30, a basil pesto lined panini with mozzarella, tomato, and spinach. They have a large selection of flavorings for flavored drinks (for me, a vanilla milkshake with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
Maggie G
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Belfast, Maine
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Belfast, Maine
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I come here often, they have great soups and sandwiches, as well as a wide assortment of baked goods. My favorite sandwich is the #30, a basil pesto lined panini with mozzarella, tomato, and spinach. They have a large selection of flavorings for flavored drinks (for me, a vanilla milkshake with orange), and their tiramisu is perfect.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We stopped into this eclectic deli in Belfast looking for better than average sandwiches and we found it. My wife had the chicken caesar wrap and loved it, I had the pulled pork and slaw with chipotle mayo on ciabatta. This sandwich was delicious and could easily feed two people. Highly recommend the ducktrap smoked salmon bagel as well. Priced... More 

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Portland, Maine
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79 reviews 79 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Pluses? Our sandwiches were good. Big, airy dining room. Minuses? Cold soup. And not a soup that's supposed to be cold. Given that the place wasn't crowded, one has to ask "how hard is it to make sure the soup is hot?" The answer is that it's not hard, the staff just didn't bother. Service was fast but unenthusiastic. Not... More 

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Belfast, Maine, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Fresh, fast and fabulous! A variety of seating options, from the comfy, overstuffed sofa to the cozy, semi-private booths to tables that seat four. A local favorite. Lots of options, including customization of many favorites. This is GOOD FOR YOU fast food! And YES, they have a take-out window!! Just call ahead.

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Houlton, Maine
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

My family and I were on a long drive and we stopped here. It was my second time coming. I had a bagel sandwich. I was the best bagel sandwich I had ever had in my 12 years of living. The food is very good for the cheap price. The atmosphere is really great. They have different places to sit... More 

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Ellsworth, Maine
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91 reviews 91 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Stopped in for lunch with my girlfriend. Ordered prosciutto mozzarella tomato and spinach panini sandwiches. The flavor of the panini was good but the cheese and inside was cold. Need to keep these on for a little longer. Place must be good as there were many people here. Service was very good and quick.

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Belfast, Maine
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Bell the cat is a good choice if your looking for a quick bit, but it wouldn't be my first choice for a "restaurant" Sandwich are good but consistency of flavor can be off, soups are also lacking some are great others are just yuck. The lobster bisque for example taste very much like imitation crab, was not a fan.... More 

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Houlton, Maine
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57 reviews 57 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The interior of the restaraunt is a very strange setup, but functional and interesting. It's almost like a bunch of decor that doesn't go together, but it definitely makes the restaraunt eclectic. My mom and sister and I went in for lunch and I ordered the mozzarella foccaccia panini. It was pretty good, but not mind-blowing or anything. I also... More 

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Lincolnville, Maine
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128 reviews 128 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This is a no frills place which is a good place for lunch. They offer a wide selection of sandwiches, several kinds of salads, good soups, yummy-looking desserts (we've never tried any) and a wide variety of drinks. Off the beaten track, it's a place where locals meet to eat

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Bangor, Maine
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Great place for sandwiches. I had the curry chicken salad and friend had Ruben. Also they have great soups ( chipotle sweet potato)

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15G Starrett Drive, Belfast Marketplace, Belfast, ME 04915
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: 207 338-2084

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Sandwiches, Ice Cream, Soups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm

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