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Mary Ellen's Portuguese Bakery

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829 Main St, Falmouth, MA 02540-3657
5:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Teaticket, Massachusetts
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is the place the local tradesmen go for an early breakfast, Cheap fast service. Lunch selections are excellent too. The worker guys usually order some to go after breakfast. Friendly service especially from the boss Mary Ellen Great Portuguese style breads baked fresh by he dad every morning.

Thank Maurice T
Staten Island
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a small place, but had a great breakfast. The breads were outrageous! We went on a Friday morning and we were seated immediately. Appears to be a destination on Sunday morning lol

Thank AnnesgStatenIsland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised and loved our brunch at Mary Ellen's! It's a small diner with delicious brunch options. The linguica and the Portuguese bread is delicious.

Thank Poonam S
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210 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good breakfast place and lunch place for locals and visitors alike. No frills decor reminiscent of old time cafes. Basic foods for breakfast or lunch are the way to go, including a pastry selection from the display case. My favorite lunch selection is the Caciola with rice and beans. A buttered fresh Portuguese roll accompanies this dish. Yummy! Your wallet... More 

Thank Bob C
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great breakfast place , fresh pastries, awesome Eggs Benedict on a Portuguese muffin. Prices are reasonable, service is great. Enjoy!

Thank cma274747
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58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jammed for Sunday breakfast but well worth any wait. Portuguese omelette is very good. The pastry is wonderful.

Thank 7034lithopolis
Poughkeepsie, New York
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110 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

I was expecting so much more when we stopped in for breakfast. They have a breakfast special that is a good price, however there is another place just down the road that offers just the same and better ambience.

Thank Mary R
Medway, Massachusetts
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Customer service on the other hand is not. They are slow and not overly freindly. I have been a few times because the food is good, so as long as you dont mind unfreindly service give this place a try

Thank danpdoherty
South Kingstown, Rhode Island
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Great little place to have either sit and eat or grab a sandwich on the way to the ferry. Food was delicious and the wait staff worked together like a fine oiled machine. I would highly recommend this hidden gem.

1 Thank Ncoogan
Rhode Island
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

We've been vacationing in Falmouth for 16 years and didn't know about this place. It's tucked behind Dairy Queen. What a find, great service and delicious breakfast! It is small and only takes cash but it is so worth it.

Thank LJW12

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Portuguese
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 829 Main St, Falmouth, MA 02540-3657
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Falmouth
  • Phone Number: 508-540-9696

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