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Fairgrounds Cafe

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49 Topsham Fair Mall Rd, Topsham, ME 04086-1734
+1 207-729-5366
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Topsham, Maine, United States
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

Pros: Overall, the food is excellent. Portions are reasonably large and properly prepared. Pleasant staff. Cons: Dated decor could use a deep cleaning...the tables always feel sticky, I know, they're coated with polyurethane, but they still feel sticky. Also, if they look really busy, turn around and leave. When they get busy, the quality of meal preparation and attentiveness of... More 

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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85 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

I order eggs over medium for breakfast often but usually get over easy. Two days in a row I got eggs over medium. Good service good food and eggs the wya I ordered them I wish I lived near by there.

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Thank farcpr
Lewiston, Maine
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Have eaten here several times with my husband and this past weekend with another couple. We've always had great service with a friendly wait staff and the owner is usually in making his rounds. A very homey place. They had live music on Saturday evening while we were there. This is a place where you get big portions for little... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

4 of us visiting. Hungry. All 4 wanted something different from each other. Took a chance on the Fairgrounds Cafe. About 6:30 pm. Grilled cheese, BLT, and Club Sandwiches done perfect. Shepherds pie a little dry, but it was the last one they had of the special. A little butter solved that. Went back for breakfast 2 days later. Good... More 

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Thank Cheryl S
Springfield, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Excellent location and wonderful food, very inexpensive and large portions. Offers comfort foods that most restaurants don't serve.

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Thank Larry H
Midcoast Maine
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152 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

In a half-full restaurant at 8:20 AM, we waited 1/2 hour for any attention. Coffee came 10 minutes later, and 15 minutes after that we were able to order. The food was fine, but no one should have to wait an hour for breakfast. This restaurant has over-expanded and under-hired. I know there is a dearth of help in the... More 

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Thank sacrebleu62
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in this morning for a bite to eat with a friend. A live band was playing, which was a pleasant surprise. The food came out shortly after we ordered, and was very delicious. The Greek omelet was a great way to start the day. The waitress was very courteous and welcoming. Nice little place to have breakfast.

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Thank Ryan M
Topsham, Maine, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016

Make you feel right at home. Breakfast all day. Home cooking. Very good Specials and Full Bar too! Very nice staff and owner always on site.

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Thank MWC63
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

So I'm sitting here waiting for my breakfast. Thinking this place is beautiful. And sweet. And man, i would like to come back. And when they brought the food out, and my boyfriends food looked great. He liked it. Mine however, home fries were burnt to the crisp. The English muffin was over toasted and was a little chewy. Not... More 

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Thank Cortnie B
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

This is a great little restaurant in the middle of a busy plaza. They have excellent service, great prices, and good food. It's definitely worth checking out.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Topsham Fair Mall Rd, Topsham, ME 04086-1734
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Topsham
  • Phone Number: +1 207-729-5366

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?