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Home Kitchen Cafe

650 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3338
207-596-2449
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Ranked #2 of 76 Restaurants in Rockland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout
Description: Now ALSO open for Dinner Wed - Sat 5-9pm
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English first
Lincolnville, Maine
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100 reviews 100 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Once a month we find ourselves in Rockland early in the morning. We ALWAYS try to have breakfast at Home Cafe but sometimes we can't because the place is so full. Whether standard fare or imaginative twists, the food is always perfectly cooked, carefully presented and served up by a friendly and attentive waitstaff. Rated "Best Breakfast in New England"... More

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Torrington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

good food, good service, music and background noise a little loud, but very accommodating for dairy allergic customer

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Alexandria, Virginia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

We visited on a Sunday afternoon for lunch. The food was excellent - omelette and Bahn Mi sandwich, but service was way too slow - we waited for a table for about 20 minutes and then waited another 45 minutes for the food. Also, they ran out of milk which we requested for our toddler. Who runs out of milk?

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Houston, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

My husband and I are mid-coast Maine summer residents, and we enjoyed several good meals last year at the Home Kitchen Cafe. This summer, however, both of our visits have been disappointing. Both times, we arrived around 10:45AM on a weekday and had to wait almost 45 minutes for a table. The first time, our server appeared fairly promptly, although... More

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Boston, MA
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56 reviews 56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I was really excited to try the Home Kitchen Cafe and my husband and I did so today. We had great seats out on the upstairs deck on a beautiful sunny day. My husband had poached eggs and home made corned beef hash which he really enjoyed. I had the chorizo frittata which may not have been the best choice,... More

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Serves breakfast till 3 p.m.--perfect for cool, foggy days when you want comfort food. The calories and fat are worth saving up for!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

A bit if a wait for lunch, but that's expected in Maine in August. Good food freshly made. Super nice staff, I'd definitely recommend.

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Hamburg, New York
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10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

When we saw a sign stating voted the Best Breakfast in New England my first reaction was "Sure". Well our first and second visits to this lovely spot while on vacation in Maine did not disappoint. On both days we arrived before 8:00 AM and by the time we left the line was out the door waiting to get in.... More

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Bayville, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Locals in the area suggested this place and they were spot on! Breakfast all day! We had to wait for about 15 minutes before being seated. The eggs were cooked spot on as requested ,bread was toasted just right & service was good.

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Mons, Belgium
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101 reviews 101 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I love a place that serves breakfast all day. Home Kitchen Cafe's menu is extensive and everything looked good. I enjoyed my eggs florentine served a la eggs Benedict style. It was good but not outstanding but it could have used some salt. I sat at the counter and enjoyed talking to other diners. The waitresses however, seemed a bit... More

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