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Bell the Cat

Coffee Shop, Sandwiches, Ice Cream, Soups
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15G Starrett Drive, Belfast Marketplace, Belfast, ME 04915
207 338-2084
Today
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

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Choose the "Californian"! No, wait, the "Earl"....

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Kim D
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Belfast, Maine, United States
Good for:
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
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37 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Belfast, Maine, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
9 helpful votes 9 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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89 reviews 89 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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42 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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126 reviews 126 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 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
8 helpful votes 8 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

If you didn't know about Bell the Cat, you'd probably miss it altogether. What a pity that would be! It's a great place, the food (I can only speak for the sandwiches and cookies) is fresh and delicious. I love being handed a checkoff list and ordering exactly what I want on a sandwich!! (You don't have to do this,... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Stopped in due to a local's recommendation. Great subs and scratch made cookies. Local bread and veggies plus Tevazza coffee. Great place for the family to eat.

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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

stopped into bells on a recommendation and was wonderfully surprised. fresh bread, inspired menu and pleasant staff. i treated myself to the turkey artichoke panini and it was delicious while my colleague enjoyed their italian sandwich. our lunch was fresh and much enjoyed. everyone else's food around us looked wonderful as well. although the space is a little awkward?- I... More 

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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?