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Martha's Diner

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151 High St, Ste 7, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1728
+1 207-664-2495
06:00 - 13:00
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Sun 07:00 - 13:00
Tue - Fri 06:00 - 14:00
Sat 06:00 - 13:00
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Bar Harbor, Maine
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

You can't beat this friendly down home diner for breakfast and lunch. We always go for breakfast, but lunch entrees look good as well. No burgers or french fries here. Sandwiches with chips and other things. No fried food. One could faint for the crab benie as they call it. that's eggs benedict topped with fresh Maine crabmeat---Yikes. We are... More 

Thank 122lindylou
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I'm not fond of the politics of the owner and clientele, but that doesn't get in the way of enjoying the friendly atmosphere, great coffee, and diner fare. I give it five stars for being what is: a first rate owner operated greasy spoon. Skip Denny's, go to Martha's.

Thank Pablo M
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Chicken soup on a day when I didn't feel well. Just what the Doctor ordered. Fun wait staff. Cute retro celebrity decor. A great switch from typical fast food. Good choice for roadside stop on the way to Acadia National Park.

Thank rhankey
Lansdowne, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Anything on the menu is solid. This is where the locals go - SO GO!! Staff was helpful, place was spotless - enjoyed it three times and we were visiting for a only a week.

Thank Mike D
Hermon, Maine
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

So much more than what I thought it was - for being located in a side/strip mall, the diner was actually quite homey. The owners and staff are real people too - loved the interaction with everybody. Had my usual eggs over easy on rye, sausage and home fries with lots of coffee. Meal was so good, I read the... More 

Thank nali_kawi
Saco, Maine
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

I was not super impressed with the breakfast. It was crowded ( seemed to be locals) ( not a lot of choices in Ellsworth Maine in the winter) I had chipped beef with toast and it came with biscuits, even though I specifically requested toast. It was good, biscuits were tasty. Home fries were a mix of hot and cold... More 

Thank Triumphs4Breakfast
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262 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Even though we may only go here once a year, we always feel like long time regulars when we're there. The wait staff greet us warmly, and Martha, herself, often does too. The food is reasonably priced. The food is delicious. The service is great - efficient, fast and friendly. It's the epitome of a great roadside diner! Be sure... More 

Thank NieSam
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

I love a good omelette, and Martha's certainly makes them. We have had breakfast there twice, and both experiences were great. Food prepared quickly and perfectly (pancakes and bacon for my husband, omelette for me). Very competent and friendly servers that respond immediately to requests for refills, etc. We will definitely go back!

Thank Irene S
Yorktown Heights, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We had breakfast here for several days. The coffee was very good. My husband had French toast which he said was delicious. I have an egg white omelette with spinach and cheese. They make their own bread which was outstanding.

Thank Maureen P
Orland, Maine
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Excellent breakfast place. Have gone there for 20+ years, never a bad meal. Service fast & good humored; food superior. Sometime a long line - try to get there before 9:00 on the weekend. Once you are seated coffee is in front of you and your order is taken. Martha & Peter (her son?) always on duty - running register,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 13:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 High St, Ste 7, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1728
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Ellsworth
  • Phone Number: +1 207-664-2495

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