Excellent breakfast pastrys and the make your own waffles are great for the kids to do. Great homemade quiches and lots of nice different salads. Very nice eating area outside
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I preordered a birthday cake from Mark (the Mark in Markel). It was to be for my daughter in law's birthday dinner at our rental house in Castine. He suggested an 8" round lemon cake with lemon butter cream, lemon curd and blueberries. It was...More
Markel's has the potential to be so much better. Starting from a chaotic ordering experience (we're sorry we dont know "the process" for how you pick the food, get your coffee, etc), the coffee was actually fairly average. We had much better free coffee at...More
We stopped in here during a visit to Castine during our vacation on the Penobscot Peninsula. The help was cheerful, the baked goods excellent, and the coffee very good.
After an unpleasant experience at another local restaurant, we landed at Markel's for lunch on our way through Castine. They have an extensive menu of gourmet soups, sandwiches, and salads in addition to beer, wine, and a full bar. The service style is casual and...More
We've been here 2+ days of our 7day visit and we've gone back twice. The first time was simply a lobster roll snack, but we enjoyed it and the clientele enough we came back for breakfast this AM. Super good food, made there and the...More
I have had lunch at Markel's Bakehouse a couple of times while attending events at nearby Maine Maritime Academy. Yesterday I stopped by with a number of family members following MMA graduation. We enjoyed sandwiches on baguettes and some of the delicious desserts available for...More