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Clayton's Cafe

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Sandwiches, Delicatessen
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447 Route 1, Yarmouth, ME 04096-6730
207-846-1117
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7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A real cafe

We were looking for that baguette with ham and cheese, along with a real Ice tea, along with chicken salad on fresh bread. Of course we wanted a quaint atmosphere, friendly service and a fair price. BINGO! We stumbled upon Clayton's years ago, and a recent trip we were all talking in the car, on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Rick L
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Burlington, Vermont
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Burlington, Vermont
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We were looking for that baguette with ham and cheese, along with a real Ice tea, along with chicken salad on fresh bread. Of course we wanted a quaint atmosphere, friendly service and a fair price. BINGO! We stumbled upon Clayton's years ago, and a recent trip we were all talking in the car, on our way to Brunswick, about... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We just stopped in to eat. There were 8 workers and 3 customers not one employee greeted us nor said hello, while we were in there. So we left! Very Disappointing....Don't waste your time.

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NMski
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Just had lunch. It was the BEST turkey sandwich I have ever had. EVERYTHING in this place is delicious. It is worth driving to. Easy off 295. Clean Cheerful etc etc We'll be stopping here again on our way back from Canada. Can't wait!

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Portland, Maine
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

This place has the *best* butternut squash soup! I'd give anything for their recipe. I like their constantly rotating soup-of-the-day menu, and their sandwiches are hearty and delicious complements. Vegetarians & vegans have lots of choices here, and not just a "token" dish most places throw up on the menu board. They have desserts, too. Their cookies are quite good,... More 

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Yarmouth, ME
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We love Claytons. The sandwiches are fabulous. The soups are always a great bet, and there are many choices - both with meat, without meat and vegan. This is a great fall-back place to get dinner too when you don't want to cook. It's not fast-food, but it's sure food fast. Everything is made right there. Clayton's bakery is also... More 

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Port Hueneme, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This is a popular place. The line is always out the door for lunch (I've only been there at lunch). They have a variety of gourmet sandwiches (the have Udi's GF bread also) and they have a few salads. Pretty much EVERYTHING is good here. Casual atmosphere and yummy food. Highly recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

fresh, fast &FUN!!! GREAT stop for a healthy lunch break. Creative sandwiches, soups. Only bummer was the lack of any beer selection. . 90/100

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Plattsburgh, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Stopped by Clayton's for breakfast with a friend. I had the veggie sausage breakfast sandwich, which was very tasty. They add a lemon dill mayo to the sandwich, which may sound a little strange, but adds a really nice flavor to the sandwich. Coffee is delicious as well. Staff is very welcoming and personable.

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Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Clayton's is always a great stop on Route 1. Bustling, friendly service and comfortable seating. A few times in the pastry case we found things that were a little overpriced- however their soups and lunches are always on point and great for a mid-day meal!

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Bordentown, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

My friend and stopped in and picked up the Portuguese sausage soup, the Philly cheese steak soup, the butternut squash soup, and the garden salad with the "famous" chicken salad on top. Very tasty meal. Easy to see why Clayton's is a local favorite.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 447 Route 1, Yarmouth, ME 04096-6730
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Yarmouth
  • Phone Number: 207-846-1117

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Delicatessen
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?