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The White Elephant


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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible

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Reviewed August 13, 2019

Nicely appointed casual restaurant (beautiful tables) with an incredibly personable server, food was a nice surprise. The steak sandwich was full of flavor and had a nice balance of meat to peppers and cheese. The Chili was full of local meat, nicely done but had...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank wilfive
Reviewed January 6, 2019

Good home cooked food. Small store that has a meat counter with reasonable prices. A little out of the way, but well worth the trip.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank wrinkldogs
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We have stopped there for lunch several times-they have made us an incredible grilled cheese sandwich with tomatoes and onions-makes me hungry just to talk about it! They also have a beautiful rest room and all sorts of local foods and plants in the summer...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Emery G
Reviewed August 28, 2017

Was not impressed with service but prices are reasonable and food is good. would recommend if nothing else around.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank 158harleneb
Reviewed March 15, 2017

The White Elephant is a variety store, gas station and restaurant, all under one roof. They do a nice job with traditional breakfast items...nothing fancy, just good cooking. Their portion sizes are generous and the prices are very reasonable. Try a HALF portion of sausage...More

Date of visit: March 2017
1  Thank Stan W
Reviewed October 20, 2016

My wife and I have eaten at Strong's best restaurant several times in our visits to Maine over the past several years. The White Elephant has a good breakfast menu with very good food. You can choose from several kinds of coffee (self-serve), the waitresses...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank danfr44
Reviewed August 24, 2016

a nice enough general store with a large comfy place to sit and eat. Had a lobster roll - generous for 1/2 at $10 - decent fries, pretty good french onion soup, and a tasty enough chicken sandwich. good value / good food. We sampled...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank David L
Reviewed July 26, 2016

Great food in the restaurant, especially the beef which is raised by the owners. There is also a deli. The market has propane, a variety of food and drinks, travel and camp items, including some fresh produce from area farms in the summer. Local maple...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank StrongMEWoman
Reviewed July 3, 2016

It takes FOREVER to be waited on. My husband and I went for breakfast and it took us 45 minutes to FINALLY get breakfast. Food is just okay. They do not serve real maple syrup. I know it is more expensive, but we are in...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank AlyceK23
Karen T, Owner at The White Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2016

Hi Alyce, We are sorry that you had been less than impressed with The White Elephant during your dining experience with us. It is very important to us that our customers never leave our restaurant feeling dissatisfied, and for that reason we sincerely apologize for...More

Reviewed December 15, 2015

This place has fuel, food and sundries....It is used a lot by local loggers as the owner is a major timber man. The atmosphere is very informal and food quite good.

Date of visit: December 2015
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