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Appalachian Trail Cafe

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210 Penobscot Ave, Millinocket, ME 04462-1445
5:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Rockland, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I ate breakfast at the AT Cafe on two separate mornings. Food was excellent, waitress was very friendly and attentive and the atmosphere was a lot of fun. Highly recommend the AT Cafe

Thank jrl261
Fredericton, Canada
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, great service. Got a souvenier from the thrift shop upstairs. The omelets are devine and the haddock slides slide right down.

Thank Lysa W
Portland, Maine
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Quirky little cafe in town where we had lunch. Interesting mementos on the ceiling from thru-hikers which makes this restaurant feel connected to Katahdin. Good eats, quicky.

Thank Geri Lynn S
Newmarket, New Hampshire
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was here for lunch in August 2016 with my boyfriend. The first thing we noticed was that the restaurant was full of people (locals, hikers & tourists) so we knew it had to be good! It's a quirky little place that offers breakfast, lunch & baked goods. Upstairs there's a little store that sells knick knacks, supplies for through... More 

Thank EllieRose603
Bridgman, MI
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a late lunch. We were greeted with friendly service and found a nice menu with lots of options. Our food was tasty and we especially enjoyed the homemade raspberry pie!

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

Thanks for stopping by. Pie is one of our specialty's. More 

Annapolis, Maryland
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They open at 5am and this is a hiker and local favorite for breakfast and lunch (close at 4pm)! Ate most of our breakfasts here and they were fast to make up 2 sandwiches so I could drive back and get an injured hiker coming out on Jo-Mary Rd. He loved his ham and cheese on whole week as it... More 

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

We definitely are a breakfast place! Hope your injured is doing better. More 

Portland, Maine
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined for breakfast at the Appalachian Trail Cafe and were very pleased with out meal. I had french toast and tater tots, and I admit I was a little disappointed with the tots as they tasted like when I cook them frozen from home. The french toast was excellent, made with their homemade bread. It was a nice little... More 

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

I'm glad you liked the French Toast! We do dress up our "chopped tots" on several of our other menu items but they all start out as basic tater tots. Sorry your were disappointed. More 

Amherst, New Hampshire
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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!

Thank MGriffith123
ATLodgeandCafe, Owner at Appalachian Trail Cafe, responded to this review

We are happy to have your daughter's name on the ceiling tile of the AT class of 2016. You must be one proud trail mom! More 

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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

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

Thank you so much for the great review. And thanks for being a a loyal customer! More 

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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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.

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

I'm glad you enjoyed our chowder and that says a lot from a chowder lover! Sorry we were a little slow the day you visited. I always say, " We are not a fast food restaurant...we are a good food restaurant...good food takes time." More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
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
Dining on a budget, 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: 12077236720
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?