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819 Portland Rd, Saco, ME 04072-9663
207-284-0200
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Small, but Very Good

We met friends here for breakfast...once again, it was recommended to us by other friends. I am pleased to report that it is very good. My understanding is that Chef George (I believe that is his name)...takes great pride in his culinary talents and eat he serves to his guests...we were not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
BeeMelissa
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Portland, Maine
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Portland, Maine
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485 reviews 485 reviews
373 restaurant reviews
257 helpful votes 257 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

We met friends here for breakfast...once again, it was recommended to us by other friends. I am pleased to report that it is very good. My understanding is that Chef George (I believe that is his name)...takes great pride in his culinary talents and eat he serves to his guests...we were not disappointed. Great scrambled eggs...perfect bacon...delicious pancakes. Our friends... More 

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Gorham, Maine
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I stoped by this morning and had breakfest and 3 cups of coffee. The cook was wearing a red chefs hat and welcomed me to the diner. I ordered 2 over easy, home fries, toast (dark rye) and a ham steak. When my meal arrived (very fast service)I was some surprised with the ham steak, it was the biggest piece... More 

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Saco, Maine
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This diner is right on Route one but can easily be missed. I brought my grandson here for breakfast on a Saturday morning around ten am. Be warned, this place is very small. There is not much room between the tables. If you plan on bringing a crowd it will definately be tight. I ordered the french toast and my... More 

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Groveland, Massachusetts
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86 reviews 86 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Hidden away amongst the dozen or so auto dealerships on Route 1 in Saco is the Auto Mile Diner. This is a great place to eat breakfast or lunch. The locals know about it and so do the people in the auto business. Everything is incredibly home made and very fresh. The menu is very large and breakfast features rarities... More 

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Wells, Maine
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We arrived to the Chef singing out a tune in key & quite good. He greeted us himself and asked us to sit wherever we wanted. Interesting wall art everywhere along with breakfast and lunch menus, also menus at the table. Coffee served immediately in large oversized cups with the diner logo. Our waitress suggested a few wonderful sounding meals,... More 

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Fun little diner close to Hampton Inn. Good food and good prices. Entertaining just to be there and read the paper menus on the walls...

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Kennebunkport, Maine
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

George makes his own corn beef hash, and I love it. We stop in this place every time we head towards Portland from Kennebunk. My friend is not a fan of hash, and he is also crazy about this unassuming little place.

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Manchester
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Chief George made us feel at home. And I can't tell you in words how good the good was. You would be a fool if you pas by the restaurant with out stopping

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Aberdeen, Maryland
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59 reviews 59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Yes, the handwritten menu is really on the wall which is better than handling bulky folding cardboards that will get in the way until someone fetches them. This place is small so the wall is easy to see. See photo. If you are vacationing in OOB, you will need a bargain, so this is the place to go. Eggs any... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

No wait to get a table. Rushed staff and angry cook who yelled through our whole breakfast. Decent cheap food though. Worth it if you are looking for a quick cheap breakfast

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 819 Portland Rd, Saco, ME 04072-9663
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Saco
  • Phone Number: 207-284-0200

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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