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Appalachian Trail Cafe

210 Penobscot Ave, Millinocket, ME 04462-1445
+1 207-723-6720
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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5:00 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
210 Penobscot Ave, Millinocket, ME 04462-1445
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Friendly staff. Oat mealserving was HUGE - others enjoyed the pancakes and eggs. Coffee ... not exciting

Thank dsch
Reviewed 6 days ago

It's tradition for Appalachian Trail hikers to eat here and you should too! It's fun, friendly and the food is great. It's definitely a local landmark.

Thank davidtC3037HY
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sandwiches, burger, salads - all good comfort food, diner atmosphere, great service. Ceiling panels are signed by AT through hikers by trail names - Fun to read.

Thank andives
Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

The Appalachian Trail Cafe is located on Penobscot street in downtown Millinockett. Opens at 5am with piping hot coffee and fresh food. All I had were some scrambled eggs, potatoes and toast which was delicious and more than enough for me. The menu is pretty...More

Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

This is a great rest place for breakfast. Food hearty and well prepared - nothing fancy. No nonsense package for a hearty start to the day

Thank TravelBoy53
Reviewed September 22, 2017

We breakfast here 3 times while we were hiking the AT and other trails in Baxter Park. They were consistently good. Service was friendly and it was clean. The homemade English muffins were the best. We ordered egg type breakfasts, but the pancakes and other...More

Thank Machelle B
Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

Great little place, perhaps somewhat quaint but filled with backpackers and trail blazers. The food was good the coffee mediocre.

Thank beforeyouaccuseme
Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

Great place for pre hike breakfast. Opens at 5:00 AM. They also serve lunch and prepare hikers lunch to go. A great find and a Millinocket must.

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed September 8, 2017

We ate breakfast here nearly everyday while hiking Baxter State Park. All I can say is don't miss this place. The staff are very friendly and efficient, the food is outstanding. We were always met with smiles and never ending coffee. They have a great...More

Thank psutraveler08
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Down home cooking, VERY adequate portions, AT tshirts available. Knowledgeable residents. Convenient hours.

Thank Betsy L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 Penobscot Ave, Millinocket, ME 04462-1445
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Millinocket
  • Phone Number: +1 207-723-6720
A local favorite with a unique Appalachian Trail atmosphere and friendly staff. All your favorite breakfast foods and a few specialty dishes like the Millinocket Special. Home-made doughnuts, muffins and English muffins made daily. Our lunch menu has many options for all diets. We offer a local Maine farm grass-fed burger, all natural chicken, salads, specialty sandwiches, and everyone loves our Black Bean Burrito. Stop by and see why our motto is "Friends Gather Here...where the Trail meets the town".
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