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Sylvia's Cafe

248 State St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1850
+1 207-667-7014
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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04:30 - 14:00All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
248 State St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1850
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You know it's good when the locals hang out here! Food was great and our waitress very friendly. Glad we stopped.

Thank JLS092013
Reviewed 2 days ago

A full house of hungry customers kept the wait-staff hopping, but no one seemed disappointed. I was surprised how quickly my order arrived. Must have some experienced cooks. One of those places where everyone seem to know everyone. Good food and great prices.

Thank 4bird1
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very rude servers greeted us. Food was so so okay but not cooked the way I asked even though they advertise that they will do it your way. I'll never go backMore

Thank Elwood C
codiem, Owner at Sylvia's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

So sorry to hear you felt a member of the staff was rude. I would like to hear more details about that. call the restaurant any time after 4am and ask for Taylor(owner). I would certainly like to listen to what you have to share....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This place doesn't look like much from the outside hallway, but it is homey inside, and the food is both a good value, and quite fresh and tasty. In fact, the haddock sandwich I had here was better than one I had had elsewhere at...More

Thank Aibutiej
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sylvia's is the kind of honest and unpretentious place that tells it like it is, but what it is really is fresh, thoughtfully prepared, done with local ingredients and with the skill that has the customer in mind, not the speed, efficiency or cost of...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went the other day. It's been awhile but still an excellent breakfast. We had the loaded omelet with home fries and homemade bread. The price isn't bad and the servers are very nice. Nice relaxing atmosphere. I hear the have a great lunch as...More

Thank sbopie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Based on Trip Advisor recommendations we stopped in for lunch. My wife and I each had a grilled sandwich, her's a grilled cheese with tomato and mine a Rueben sandwich. We weren't disappointed, will stop again for sure!

Thank xraydeltatango
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A real cafe with great food, a good wait staff and excellent prices. Serving Breakfast and lunch, with a big clientele of locals. A happy bargain.

1  Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tucked away in a nondescript strip mall in Ellsworth, Sylvia's doesn't look too distinguished in any way--but it is AMAZING! Their haddock chowder is perhaps the best we have ever had anywhere, and their lobster rolls are perfect: chock full of fresh, tender, flavorful lobster...More

Thank v0yageur22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have gone to Sylvias multiple times. I usually get the oatmeal with fresh raspberries. its deliscious and helps me stay on my weight watchers diet. I love to pop in on occasion for lunch when I'm able. They serve some of the regular meals...More

1  Thank Alison C
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4 October 2016|
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Response from codiem | Property representative |
I apologize for the untimely response to your question. I just noticed it today. while we do not have a vegan specific portion to our menu I am still confident we could be creative in coming up with a dish that would meet... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
04:30 - 14:00
04:30 - 15:00
04:30 - 15:00
04:30 - 15:00
04:30 - 15:00
04:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 248 State St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1850
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Ellsworth
  • Phone Number: +1 207-667-7014
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