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945 Center St, Ste 3, Auburn, ME 04210-6548
207-795-7777
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7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Massachusetts
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

This is a small family run restaurant serving breakfast and lunch. We stop there for breakfast on each trip to Rangeley during the summer. Home made breads are great including the raisin bread and cinnamon apple. Nothing fancy, but tasty and filling. Sure, service can be slow when they're busy, but what can you expect? During school season, the college... More 

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Thank Merl13
Lewiston, Maine
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156 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

A very good place for breakfast and the wait staff is always friendly however the service is sometimes slow. Still worth a try and we will certainly be back.

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Thank Paul S
Portland, Maine
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

The breakfast at The Center Street Cafe was a good value. We enjoyed the "Classic Benny," (eggs Benedict), and a garden omelette, both of which were competent, but not outstanding. The hash browns were a bit under-cooked, but the homemade bread was excellent, although we did had to ask for it a second time. The only complaint is that the... More 

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Thank Steve S
Turner, Maine
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65 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

there were five adults and 3 kids in my party, and we could barely fit in the place. its very small but the food is good. my sister in law ordered a breakfast sandwich and they brought it out to us burnt. they made her a new one, but come on now. I had corned beef, which was amazing. the... More 

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Kingfield, Maine
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

First we had to wait about 1/2 and hour just to get seated not bad for a fathers day. This is when the problem came in. Waitress took our order and told us to get comfortable? 40 minutes later it came out. The other bad news was when the bill came now none of us had steak or anything like... More 

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Thank Tom W
Portland, Maine
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71 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

Went for breakfast on a Sunday morning around 10 AM, line out the door. We were served coffee quickly by our personable waitress. The food took much longer. However, we were brought a warm gooey fresh cinnamon bun gratis, for the wait. Mmmmmmm, nom, nom, nom. The omelettes were well balanced, toast was from fresh made bread, and the home... More 

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Thank beverlyjoy
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

My eggs were cooked perfectly and the homemade corned beef hash was superb! My wife said her omelet was one of the tastiest she had ever had. The most amazing thing was how fast we were waited on and served! And it was a busy morning with only one waitress on duty. It was the owners' daughter. I forget her... More 

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Thank Southwinde
Auburn, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Huge menu, home cooked style food. Perfect for a hearty breakfast. Corned beef hash is made on site, all kinds of creative pancakes (like apple crisp and almond joy), and several variations of eggs Benedict. This place is not fancy but the food is great!

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Thank llm013
Bennington, New Hampshire
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Saw it was busy and decided to try it. Pricey for low quality, small portion and not great food. Staff is nice ( on some days; stopped by on another occasion but had to leave for other reasons) but the restaurant itself is tired and it reflects( Perfect job for Robert Irvine). Will not go there again and wouldn't recommend... More 

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Thank Lady-Tastebud
Auburn, Maine
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47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

Great breakfast diner. The staff is friendly and the food is really good. Very pleased with the portions that are given as well. Awesome place for a home cooked breakfast!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 945 Center St, Ste 3, Auburn, ME 04210-6548
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Auburn
  • Phone Number: 207-795-7777

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?