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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
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Sun 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Boothbay, Maine
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Grab a cup get your coffee or tea find a table. Make sure you check out the specials. However, I tend to stick to my favorite a spanish omelet. Always good why change.The coffee cake is always a good start while you wait. Great wait staff

Thank Fran M
Suffern, New York, USA
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132 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quirky, friendly, great staff and wonderful breakfasts. Get your own coffee in a variety of old mugs and choose from a very creative breakfast menu

Thank fd20man
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114 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We tried this place based on recommendation. It's a limited menu but the food was very good. The blueberry cake was divine. The blueberry pancake was full of blueberries. Our waitress may have been new but seemed uninformed and informative as well as slow. But overall I would try this place again. It's a nice older home setting and was... More 

Thank Glenda P
Keene, New Hampshire
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90 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Expect it to be busy. Expect half of the clientele to know each other. We went there for Sunday brunch. Great coffee, atmosphere, and food. Ex

Thank martyr2
Suffern, New York
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been going to Mama D's for the last few years that we've visited Boothbay. We've had both breakfast and lunch there and were never disappointed. This last visit (for lunch) we had a "make your own sandwich" which included roast beef cheese of your choice, lettuce, tomato, and horseradish mayo - YUM! Also - the soup of the day... More 

Thank rala14
Dover, Delaware
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fresh made cakes and breakfast strudels. Coffee being freshly brewed constantly and service was efficient and polite. Setting and atmosphere exceed expectation for a great morning meal.

Thank ShirleyGirl2014
Cohoes, New York
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

If you want a great breakfast this is the place. All the food. Is cooked fresh staff are great. We were going to have breakfast just one day but the food was so good we had breakfast 3 days in a row. It just a fun place to start your day.

Thank stephenwhite421
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112 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

We visited this cafe on a Saturday morning during the peak of breakfast hours. No knowing the routine, we walked in, sat down and waited for someone to bring menu's. They did and when they asked what they could get for us, we said, coffee to begin with. They quickly invited us to the "coffee bar" where you have a... More 

Thank SandCadi
Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

We went because we heard it was very popular and it's in a great location. However, the hostess and waitress were not friendly and the food was not very good. I would not recommend going.

Thank mikenneally
Boston, MA
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Its so fun and different. Victorian house with many rooms and places to dine. I had the blueberry waffles and the BF had the peanut butter toast with apples, honey and bacon. great place.

Thank WonderTrekk

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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?