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Downtown Diner


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Was formerly the Bond Brook Pancake House, Mt Vernon Ave, Augusta, ME. Owners had an opportunity to move into a restored, historic building in the heart of the downtown business district. Even managed to preserve a stained-glass storefront-wide window advertising a shoe store which occupied the site in the original building. Specializes in breakfast and lunch, opening at 5:30 or 6:00 most mornings and closing at 2:00. Numerous breakfast combination plates available whenever they're open. Soup-and-sandwich specials daily featuring their home-made soups and chowders. Simple, straight-forward seating, reasonablle prices, and a staff that can be as fun or formal as you like. Real favorite with "the
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
American, Cafe, Diner
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve been commuting through Augusta for years but never needed to stop. Had an errand at the state house and decided to get some breakfast while here. Wow, great place, friendly staff AND customers, best traditional breakfast I’ve had in a long time. Looking forward...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank RickB81
Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

We were passing through Augusta right before Christmas and had lunch here. Our server was perfect (can't recall her name) and I had the best fish sandwich in awhile. My hubs has a gluten allergy and he was able to get an awesome sandwich on...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jessiNB77
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Stopped in on our way to catch the bus to Boston. Cute little diner that has yummy, simple fair for a good price. Very inviting and friendly staff.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank wanderingcuriousness
Reviewed November 27, 2018

Very casual, steady breakfast place on maine street of augusta. We come in somewhat regularly and really the only place in the area (other than house of pancakes) to sit and relax with a good breakfast.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank bjjja97
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by on our way back to Boston from Belfast. What a gorgeous town! Diner was quaint, cute, clean & friendly! Fast easy service & the breakfast delicious! Thank you!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JanellD69
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Stopped based upon Trip Advisor for lunch. A home run!!! Clean, friendly and very good food with quick service. Easy street parking.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank pritchm
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Needed a nice breakfast for a roadtrip stop and this was perfect! Very cute little diner with some outside seating and inside seating, the service was very good with giving detailed descriptions of food and answering all our questions. They also had a great selection...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Elise V
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Our family of 5 stopped in for breakfast on our way from Bar Harbor to Philadelphia, Pa. We found the Downtown Diner on Trip Advisor. Our breakfasts were very tasty. The meals are plentiful. We sat at the counter and had the pleasure of meeting...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MamaMoose72
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Great diner! Very clean and friendly. A diverse menu to satisfy everyone in our crowd. I had the fish sandwich and it was amazing. I know it sounds odd to say that about a fish sandwich but truly.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AllisonKim4
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Great breakfast spot! We were pleasantly surprised ;) Found it on Trip Advisor and decided to give it a try... so glad we did! We will be back!

Date of visit: February 2018
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