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Home Kitchen Cafe

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650 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3338
207-596-2449
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Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Takeout
Description: Now ALSO open for Dinner Wed - Sat 5-9pm

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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
Fabulous food!!

Home kitchen cafe is worth any wait you may have. The service and food are excellent from pancakes and home style potatoes to their Benny's special lobster with eggs and hollandaise sauce!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
July152010
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Southlake, Texas
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Southlake, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Home kitchen cafe is worth any wait you may have. The service and food are excellent from pancakes and home style potatoes to their Benny's special lobster with eggs and hollandaise sauce!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Popular and lively but crowded, but that's only because of the great food. Terrific waitstaff. Delicious coffee and homemade bread. All good.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Possibly the best restaurant in Rockland! This is one of the few places in Mid Coast Maine who dares make food with flavor. The Banh Home is so good, I daydream about it sometimes. last time I went there I actually ordered something different, a Poblano Burger (although I substituted cheddar cheese for the pepper jack) and it was just... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

One of the hottest days in Maine and no air conditioning anywhere, but our meal here was still great value, service and quality. A wide range of choices on the menu, fast and friendly service, and very accommodating of kids. The fish sandwich was a treat.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Huge range to choose from, fast and friendly service. No espresso unfortunately, but the good is great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Had the best lobster sandwich ever just delicious. We also had wonderful blueberry pie the best I have had in Maine. Just the best

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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Breakfast all day until closing. Great blueberry pancakes and superb home fries. There's always a line waiting for a table. That just tells you how good this restaurant is for a delicious breakfast or lunch.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

How can one restaurant do everything so well? Coffee - delicious. Sticky Buns - Perfection. Omelets - Best we've ever had. Home Fries - wonderful. Don't miss this place - it's worth the wait!

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Centereach, New York, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Gluten free friendly, family friendly and the food and service is amazing. Our party had some lunch and some breakfast items and they were all delish!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Lobster taco's,Lobster fritata, delicious pancakes and great service-can't ask for much more. Restaurant gets very busy around peak hours 8 is and after 11:30am To avoid crowds try 9:30-11:00am. The Lobster taco's were write up in the Boston Globe but think all food here is great.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 650 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3338
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Rockland
  • Phone Number: 207-596-2449

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine

Description

Now ALSO open for Dinner Wed - Sat 5-9pm

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