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Elm Tree Diner

146 Bangor St, Houlton, ME 04730
207-532-3777
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Ranked #5 of 25 restaurants in Houlton
Cuisines: Diner
Most recent review
- Jul 8, 2014
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Cape Canaveral, Florida
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51 reviews 51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

They have a convenient location and the food is good. They have great home style meals and the portions are generous. great value for your money

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Calgary, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

Really good home cooked food! Huge portions! Extremely attentive to my needs as I am Celiac, although they were not serving breakfast any more they were more than happy to make me an omelet and took the time to assure me that it would be cooked in a separate skillet on not on their grill, waitress was well informed and... More

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Germantown, Tennessee
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55 reviews 55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

My wife and I enjoyed a Tuesday evening dinner here. The daily specials were great (I enjoyed grilled swordfish), the vegetables were well prepared, and the desserts were delicious and huge. Both of us saved half of our desserts to enjoy later in the week. We enjoyed dining here.

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Willington
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

This restaurant is a landmark in the Houlton area, It has been here since I was a kid. We eat here three or four times a year when we are in town. sometimes it is excellent and you couldn't ask for anything more and other times it is horrible. The last time we were there we got burgers that were... More

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Houlton, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

I am a retired veteran and when my wife & I visited your place and asked about a military discount I was told that you do not offer it. I have heard that you do offer it to law enforcement thou. I have my military ID to prove my service. We do enjoy coming to eat there.

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

I like the Elm Tree Diner and I make a point of dropping in for lunch most every time I'm in Houlton. Even if I don't have lunch, I'll pick up their Whoopie Pies to take home. The food is always good and very consistent in quality. Staff are great and give good service. My favourites are BLT, Western or... More

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Sydney, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

tiny lil cafe or bistro if you will at back of their great shop!!!!...Excellent fresh food...quiche is top notch...great salads!...looking for a great lunch...this is the place to go!!!

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Brownville, Maine
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

The servings are huge! The food is delicious! The service is excellent! Prices are reasonable. Lots of homemade entrees and desserts. We will eat there again when we are in the area. We didn't have to wait long for our food. It was served hot off the "grill."

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Brasd'or
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Nothing much offered in restaurants in Houlton....The courtyard cafe is excellent....much to our disappointment....it is now closed until 3pm!....What....no one eats lunch in Houlton??....Go figure!....We were advised to go outside town 10 minutes to The Elm Tree Cafe!....It was very busy...very clean, and the food very good! We took a bit to finally get served....but ok because the staff were... More

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Bangor
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

This restaurant has been in Houlton for as long as I can remember. I've had great meals and some not so great meals. It is a traditional diner. Recent updates to the inside make it look nice. Last time I was there the service was really lacking unfortunately. They had a lot of teenagers working with seemingly no management watching... More

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