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Appalachian Trail Cafe

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210 Penobscot Ave, Millinocket, ME 04462-1445
12077236720
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Amherst, New Hampshire
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Loved how my daughter could sign the ceiling tile as a Thru-hiker and have her name amongst others in her trail family. Met the owner - she was so amazing. My daughter got thick milkshake - a real treat after months on the trail. What a wonderful spot!

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Thank MGriffith123
mdi
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have a family camp an hour away from Milliinocket and always include a stop at the Appalachian Trail Cafe several times a summer. The food is fresh and delicious. The French Onion Soup is one of the best I have had anywhere and I love their Kale Crunch Salad.. Their hash is homemade and wonderful and really, there is... More 

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Thank mdimom
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71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

All I had was chowder, and it was excellent. (And I'm a chowder lover who's not easy to please!). Atmosphere is unique and fun. Only down side, super slow service. Do not go here if you don't have time to linger.

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Stockton, New Jersey
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate lunch and dinner here a couple of times, but didn't do the banana split contest. The food was very good, loved the atmosphere and the people here. Would definitely return.

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Thank jancathip
Mattawamkeag, Maine
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a local - well, not originally, and I live 30 miles away. The Appalachian Trail Cafe is our go-to place in Millinocket. It is comfortable, friendly, and the food is delicious. We love the energy filled atmosphere with folks from all over, coming for a meal from Baxter State Park and the AT. The menu has enough variation... More 

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ATLodgeandCafe, Owner at Appalachian Trail Cafe, responded to this review

We love our customers!!!...thank you for being a local supporter! More 

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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I wasn't impressed with the food at all. I had blueberry pancakes that were dry and not very flavorful. I also had the homemade corned beef hash that was mostly potato and dry. Also I thought it was quite over priced considering this is a hole in the wall cafe.

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Thank David S
ATLodgeandCafe, Owner at Appalachian Trail Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping by. Sorry you were not happy with your food. Our corned beef hash is something we sell out of frequently, I guess everyone has different tastes. More 

Freeland, United States
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did lunch and breakfast here. What local gem! Our thru hikers got to sign the ceiling tile! Food was cheap and very good. Make sure you visit the gift store next store, the painting on the stairwell of the AT is worth the visit.Our thru hikers liked the walk down memory lane the morning after they summited Mt K.

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Thank Cindy T
ATLodgeandCafe, Manager at Appalachian Trail Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for coming in twice while you were in the Katahdin region. Our mural of the AT was painted by a local artist. More 

Dusseldorf, Germany
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious and price was very affordable for hikers. The bakery goods and breakfast sandwiches were homemade and fresh! A great atmosphere to get you ready for your hiking experience. The store upstairs is sweet and ladies are helpful! Paul(one owner) is a wonderful person I called one month before our trip to ask advice about trails on the AT in... More 

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Thank 98CindyUSA
ATLodgeandCafe, Manager at Appalachian Trail Cafe, responded to this review

You are more than welcome!! More 

Lisle, Illinois
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service was good, food was great. After hiking we had to help our friend up the stairs b/c his legs were so sore.:) Upstairs is an internet café and small shop for souvenirs.

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Thank DavidD841
ATLodgeandCafe, Manager at Appalachian Trail Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping by. More 

Billerica, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've only been here for breakfast. Exactly what you would expect from a diner breakfast. Quick & hot and plenty of it. You don't leave here hungry.

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Thank Jill B
ATLodgeandCafe, Owner at Appalachian Trail Cafe, responded to this review

I'm glad you didn't leave hungry. Thanks for stopping by. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
5:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
5:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
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: 12077236720
Description
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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