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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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Sun - Sat 5:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sonoma, California
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopping at the Appalachian Trail Cafe was a real treat. We met and spoke to some of the hikers, young and older, and heard great stories. This is a very welcoming spot for the AT hikers and all who come to share a bit of the experience. I had the best salad I'd had in days on the road.

Thank Rover T
Camden, Maine
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here for a late lunch after a short hike in Baxter. Was a little crowded, but there were some open tables. However, after we ordered and got our drinks, our server basically ignored us. We were sitting for over an hour before we had to ask about our food. We were told 'oh it's coming, we're just really busy'.... More 

Thank alexwinn1998
Cleveland, Tennessee, Usa
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to grab breakfast before heading out to hike Mt Katahdin. We were able to get breakfast by 5:30am so we could make it to occupy our reserved parking at the trailhead by 7am. The eggs were cooked perfect. They have REAL fresh brewed tea (even sweetened). I've found fresh, brewed tea to be a rarity in Maine; mostly... More 

Thank Robin B
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a breakfast before hiking katahdin at 5 am. Great omelets and blueberry pancakes. It can get crowded on weekend, but service is great and friendly a definite place to stop in the area.

Thank Kara H
Boston, Massachusetts
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really a must stop if you have been hiking in Baxter State Park. Good food... good atmosphere. Lot of hikers go here. Not the fastest service but worth the wait.

Thank lucky2324
Rockland, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

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 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
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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