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Sylvia's Cafe

248 State St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1850
+1 207-667-7014
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
248 State St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1850
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Reviewed August 28, 2016

I am a breakfast girl..it is my favorite meal, so I love to find a place that I can add to my "go to" list! Very clean, nothing fancy and located in a low key row of stores, but don't let that deter you. The...More

Thank LTT63
Reviewed August 27, 2016

As I said in the title the wait staff was incredibly friendly and welcoming but the breakfast food we had (pancakes) were very disappointing. I guess they used some sort of boxed mix. The taste of baking soda or baking powder would linger for a...More

Thank Aeneken
codiem, Owner at Sylvia's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2016

Glad you enjoyed the service. Sorry the pancakes were not right. I can,t explain why they would be offering a lingering taste of baking powder or soda. I am not saying they did not. I just don't know why they would. Its not a response...More

Reviewed August 24, 2016

We came here on the recommndation of our cabin's owner. The waitstaff was friendly and attentive and quite quick given how busy it was when we were there. All five of our meals were tasty, only our children couldn't finish their portions.

Thank AmericaExPatMomOfTwo
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

A local anchor. Food and prices are good. Clean dining room. Not much variety, but a stable menu. Fast and friendly service.More

Thank Joyce G
codiem, Owner at Sylvia's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2016

Thanks for the review. Thanks for pointing out that our food and prices are good as well. We are the ONLY breakfast restaurant in Ellsworth to offer homemade toast at no additional charge. Or substitute the free homemade toast with a fresh baked muffin or...More

Reviewed August 22, 2016

Had a crab roll PACKED with delicious meat; the Sylvia's slam was mouth-watering savory, a big haddock filet crispy and well seasoned but not over breaded with Swiss and bacon. Fries were big and well done. Waitress was friendly, crowd was local, the check was...More

Thank Beverly S
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Stopped into Sylvia's recently during a trip to Ellsworth. The place was packed but we were seated quickly. My wife and I had a great breakfast that arrived fast even though they were so busy. We will definitely stop by again.

Thank Lobstermobster240
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Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Sylvia's is a wonderful place to eat! Good basic American breakfast lunch fare. Waitress was friendly and responsive but the place was packed and the cook got backed up. It was worth the wait pancakes cooked to perfection, wonderful coffee and eggs to die for....More

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Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Went for breakfast this morning before going to hike in Acadia. Probably wouldn't have found this place if it weren't for the great reviews and let me tell you it did not disappoint! I had blueberry pancakes and a veggie omelette (FANTASTIC) and my boyfriend...More

Thank Kayley M
Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Our two families always hit a breakfast place on the way home from Acadia. We hit it right with this one. Glad we didn't fall for the Denny's and other corp. type places. Cozy place with a lot of appeal. Great homestyle breakfast that everyone...More

1  Thank David N
Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

The best breakfast! We eat here once a year on our way home from our visit to Acadia. Consistently yummy, generous portions, terrific service. I wish we could find a breakfast joint like this closer to home!

Thank EasternShoreTraveler
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October 4, 2016|
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Response from codiem | Property representative |
I apologize for the untimely response to your question. I just noticed it today. while we do not have a vegan specific portion to our menu I am still confident we could be creative in coming up with a dish that would meet... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 248 State St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1850
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Ellsworth
  • Phone Number: +1 207-667-7014
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