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Rose Garden Cafe & Design

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9 Dana Street, Eastport, ME
(207) 853-9598
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Good food, great bar

Haven't been to Rose Garden in a while, but the last visit was great. Ribs were wonderful and live music was good too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 30, 2015
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Eastport, Maine
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Columbus, Georgia
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

I knew I'd be headed to the Rose Garden; I didn't know it was closing two days later. Not closing- reinventing itself. I made it just in time! Lindsey and Al are amazing!

1 Thank Rebecca C
Eastport, Maine
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56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Haven't been to Rose Garden in a while, but the last visit was great. Ribs were wonderful and live music was good too.

1 Thank From A
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

Stopped in for few beers. Totally a bar with local flavour. What made the place was the people. Everyone friendly and just there to drink and have some fun.

1 Thank HPB3515
Northern Virginia
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We have visited this place for many summers, not yet this year. Great place to hear poetry read, interesting people and a fun funky feel. Great people

1 Thank Orca1111
Peoria, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I entered the Rose Garden to find friendly locals and friendly owners! the place was decent, but I was made to feel right at home with the locals. Excellent to visit in Eastport Maine!

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DownEast and Acadia Maine, Maine
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Was really looking forward to visiting after reading the reviews. HOWEVER, needs to be cleaned. First impression was seedy/dirty. Winter lunch was a very limited menu. Great art on display? Where? The owners produced some interesting "wall art" .... designs made up of wood and corks. Other than that, the space next door (which you had to walk through to... More 

2 Thank reginamarie17
Kerrville, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

This was the most unique restaurant with great steak. Cannot say enough about the hospitality of Ron and Linda. Felt like we were friends in their house.

1 Thank Becky C
Portland, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

The food and drink are great and the people very interesting and friendly. The place has some great art on display. We very much enjoy talking with the owners...Salt-of-the-Earth types---rare :)

1 Thank Kate K
Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

We recently spent three nights in downtown Eastport exploring much of what this hidden Maine treasure has to offer. While wandering around our first afternoon, we happened upon the Rose Garden Café, pulled up a bar stool and were greeted by Al and Linda. Within moments, we were chatting away. Our drinks became splitting one of the afternoon's specials, a... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

Popped in here after growing tired of the run of the mill tourist type places up and down the coast. This place is definitely unique- and perhaps not for everyone. It has a pool table and a dart board and an art gallery next door. The decor is certainly not upscale, but it fits the overall vibe of artsy improvisation.... More 

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  • Address: 9 Dana Street, Eastport, ME
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Eastport
  • Phone Number: (207) 853-9598

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  • Cuisine: American

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