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Maine Coast Book Shop and Cafe

158 Main St, Damariscotta, ME 04543-4670
+1 207-563-3207
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Very happy

The cafe is cute and has a quirky menu full of sandwiches and bagels and smoothies the staff is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sara P
via mobile
Not the same as before

Purchased last year and is now Sherman's Bookstore. It is definitely not the same as our beloved... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Kathleen H
Bremen, Maine
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  • Very good18%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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158 Main St, Damariscotta, ME 04543-4670
+1 207-563-3207
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The cafe is cute and has a quirky menu full of sandwiches and bagels and smoothies the staff is nice and efficient. They put wayyyyyy too much cream cheese over their bagels. It was disgusting...

Thank Sara P
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Purchased last year and is now Sherman's Bookstore. It is definitely not the same as our beloved Maine Coast Book Shop. The service and feeling of the place is totally different.

Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This is a great bookstore. They have a wonderful selection of books for all ages. The staff is very helpful. We were looking for a book and after searching their inventory they discovered their store in a nearby town had it. They had it to...More

Thank Wil012014
Reviewed 4 June 2017

After looking in the shops on the main street, my friend and I had a very pleasant visit and Latte's in the Cafe of the bookstore. All ages were enjoying a variety of drinks, sandwiches and sweets in the comfortable cafe. We had also shopped...More

Thank janenbill2016
Reviewed 2 June 2017

I am a writer so there is not a bookstore I can pass without going in to see what's up. The Maine Coast Book Shop made me feel at home and welcome without being too friendly. The atmosphere is nice and the set up for...More

Thank StephanieF673
Reviewed 23 May 2017

great place to hang, a board with paid forward drinks, soup, etc in case you are short on cash, good bargains

Thank Diana B
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The book store is fun and very diverse but the cafe' was dirty. the garbage can was overflowing and most of the staff was kind of in their own world. I was one of three people in the cafe at the time and no staff...More

Thank rikhart
Reviewed 9 April 2017

When I came up to Maine, I used to go to the bookstore in Brunswick at Cook's Corners. That one sadly closed some time ago. I was happy to find Maine Coast Book Shop in Damariscotta and drove on over there today. Interesting books, lots...More

1  Thank abovethetreeline
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I stop in each time I visit Damariscotta. I go for the Mocha Latte. While in line I usually spot some baked item that is screaming to be eaten. I'd rather not attempt to eat and drink while walking the sidewalks, especially during tourist season....More

2  Thank astro005
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I am a lover of books and coffee and was visiting a new area of Maine. After passing through Damariscotta I knew I had to stop. The village is beautiful alone but the bookstore is phenomenal. I found so many new authors and series I...More

1  Thank Glori H
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6 February 2016|
Response from NYfolkgirl | Reviewed this property |
If you mean a gift card- I think you can just call them up and it could be arranged- they are very helpful!