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Martha's Diner

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151 High St, Ste 7, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1728
207-664-2495
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tue - Fri 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 6:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 85
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
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
Reminicent of the 50's Diner Complete With Outstanding Service

Not only did I have a great breakfast here, I enjoyed the company of the owner, wait staff as well as the cooks as I was able to sit at the counter, in front of the kitchen. It is obvious that this group of individuals enjoy their jobs as well as each other. Each customer received a lively... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
JSS8888
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Bar Harbor, Maine
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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Bar Harbor, Maine
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Not only did I have a great breakfast here, I enjoyed the company of the owner, wait staff as well as the cooks as I was able to sit at the counter, in front of the kitchen. It is obvious that this group of individuals enjoy their jobs as well as each other. Each customer received a lively, family style... More 

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St. Joseph, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This is a hidden treasure! The locals certainly know about it, but travelers have a hard time locating it. We were told about it from a local and once we found it we ate breakfast there every day! The food is home-cooked and amazing! Martha herself is there every single day. The diner has a 50s feel to it, with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Small ole fashion dinner Sweet waitresses Very good pancakes an eggs Benedict with a huge Chuck of ham on each one

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Bangor, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Good down home diner. Breakfast all day. Prepare to wait during peak times. Seasoned servers know what they are doing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

My wife and I stopped for breakfast 8/19/15. The place was full but seating was fast. Seasoned waitresses were fast, friendly and kept water and coffee flowing. My corned beef hash and eggs were great and my wife's bacon and eggs was served with great biscuits. Martha doesn't take credit cards and folks line up to eat here. Recommended!

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Petitcodiac, New Brunswick
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

A great little diner, breakfast was excellent! Our server was very friendly, even though they were very busy our meal arrived quickly. Eggs were cooked perfectly!

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Portland, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

As an aside, take cash since Martha's doesn't accept credit cards. Overall, from the welcoming greeting to the thank you when we left, this was a fun experience. The waitstaff are friendly, helpful and efficient. They also do a fair amount of answering travelers' questions. We went in for breakfast and weren't disappointed. My eggs and bacon came with home... More 

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North Andover, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Martha's Diner hides in a drab strip mall situated in a larger shopping center. One would never guess at the varied and inviting choices for breakfast. My husband loved the crab omelette, while my eggs Benedict and home fries provided what I consider one of the best breakfasts I've had out anywhere in the world. On top of that, our... More 

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Hancock, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I think this place is the closed you could every get to a fun family run rest. Good food , always homemade and the service is par none, Coffee always to the ready. One of the best small town rest. Always looking out for their customers. If your from away I know you should try Martha's and Peters Place. Its... More 

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Shelbyville, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We enjoy trying Mom and Pop restaurants and this one fit the bill. Crab Quiche was very good and they also have all the standard breakfast items. Quick and Friendly service.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 151 High St, Ste 7, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1728
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Ellsworth
  • Phone Number: 207-664-2495

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 1:00 pm

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