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Sylvia's Cafe

248 State St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1850
+1 207-667-7014
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“home fries” (23 reviews)
“pancakes” (15 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
248 State St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1850
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was an excellent café that is bustling with activity but yet has a personal touch. The food was better than expected when sited from the road in a strip center.

Thank TheGoBird
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I hadn’t seen a Monte Cristo on a menu in 100 years or so making it a necessity to try. It arrived piping hot and quite tasty. The accompanying home fries were also hot and reasonably flavorful if not inspired. Excellent service from an obviously...More

Thank nd2trvmore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here leaving Bar Harbor. The diner is located in a strip mall, but don't let that dissuade you. The service is attentive, but not rushed. The breakfast was fantastic and the coffee was perfect. (Some meals include coffee with the price.) They have...More

Thank travelcat67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hubby didn't feel like breakfast and they let him order the crab meat roll which he said was delicious. I had the two egg breakfast with toast, homefries and bacon. Certain breakfasts come with coffee. I don't drink coffee. She left me have hot chocolate...More

Thank Tammy Jo L
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Solid, basic diner chow for breakfast and lunch, and priced accordingly. The cream pies are really good.

Thank MaineTumbleweed
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Family of 6 ate breakfast here and everyone was glad we stopped. Omelette, poached, fried and scrambled eggs were all cooked to perfection with delicious sides. Efficient and friendly waitress nade the visit very pleasant.

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

SO good! The waitress was very friendly and We didn’t feel rushed at all and our waitress was always somewhere close just in case we needed something. We ordered the bacon cheeseburger home fries and some haddock chowder on the side... DELICIOUS. Perfectly priced and...More

Thank Yesenia V
Reviewed 25 November 2017

My friends and I enjoyed our first breakfast at Sylvia's so much that we had to eat there again. we loved all the food we ordered but the highlight for all us was the corned beef hash. Just really awesome, tasty, fresh meat

Thank Ruby D
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Stopped off here whilst on our self-drive tour around New England. We were just aching for a stop-off, a comfort break and a coffee. Very quaint place, loved the jukebox (which was playing!), the coffee was a bit dodgy, but it was hot and quite...More

Thank platpeeps
Reviewed 12 November 2017

On our way to Mount Desert Island, we made a last stop on the mainland at Sylvia's for some lunch. My wife and I split a bowl of Haddock Chowder and a Reuben Sandwich. Great food and fast service.

Thank LordThomMohr
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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, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
04:30 - 14:00
04:30 - 14:00
04:30 - 14:00
04:30 - 14:00
04:30 - 14:00
04:30 - 14:00
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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