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Mama D's Cafe Mercantile

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50 Union St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1808
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Atlanta, Georgia
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61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I don't know when I've had a more delicious breakfast! Mama D's is top notch and we thoroughly enjoyed every bite of our meal. The restaurant itself is in a pretty old house so it has a comfortable, welcoming feeling as soon as you enter. You seat yourself and the coffee is self serve while you take time to look... More 

1 Thank PaulaR718
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Since discovering Mama D's in 2014, we come back almost weekly in the summer for dinner and to hear Noel Arrington and Gabe Tonin, two are superb guitarists--country/western w side of folk, and some original pieces. While not my favorite genre, I still go to admire and enjoy their talent regularly. Lori uses very fresh, colorful vegetables. Her salads are... More 

1 Thank bugdoc1
Winthrop, Maine
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful place for breakfast. We had our dog with us, so we sat on the back deck and also one morning on the front porch. All our servers were great. We ate there 3 days out of 4 during our stay in Boothbay Harbor. Would certainly visit again.

1 Thank firekeeper2015
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent breakfast! We agree with previous comments! But our server had an attitude from the moment we were directed to our table by another server and our server verbally accosted us as to did we have permission to sit there! Yikes! We are a happy bunch so we tried to turn her frown upside down but her grumpiness continued. Not... More 

1 Thank Judie G
Orlando, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was recommended to me by friends for some time now. I finally decided to give it a try. What a find! Place had great energy and good service. Really enjoyed Mama D's breakfast sandwich. Also, this place is open year round which is great in a seasonal town. The lunch menu looked great as well, I will go... More 

1 Thank Thomas M
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

If you're looking for a good solid breakfast place in the Harbor, I'd highly recommend this place. It's really cute inside and the food is excellent. Make sure you come prepared as it's cash only!

1 Thank matthew c
Alna, Maine
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for a snooty place where your every whim will be catered to - go elsewhere. This is a down home, quaint little place where you're expected to get your own coffee and eat what they have to offer. If you're willing to be flexible, they're friendly. If you're going to request things not on the menu, you're... More 

1 Thank notacharas
San Antonio, TX
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Great food and coffee. Very friendly service. Nice neighborhood ambiance. The french toast and the oatmeal were delicious.

Thank jherbold113
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely love this place. Nice welcoming staff, great food. Just feels like grandma's kitchen. Traveled over an hour just to come back. Worth the trip for sure.

Thank dsharka2010
Palm Beach, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Delicious food especially the breakfast in such a wonderful atmosphere. The restaurant is so cosy with a warm and welcoming ambience!!!! Definitely a must place to visit

Thank Lauren G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Union St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1808
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay Harbor
  • Phone Number: 207-633-3464

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?