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The Courtyard Cafe

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61 Main St, Suite 2, Houlton, ME 04730-2133
+1 207-532-0787
15:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 15:00 - 21:00
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Fredericton, Canada
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513 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We found the Courtyard Cafe while searching for a non chain restaurant for lunch on our way back from Florida. There was a snowstorm outside so we were the only people there had the bonus of a very pleasant visit with the owner and her husband while enjoying a delicious meal. I had the quiche of the day and my... More 

Thank CFofLL
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223 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Stopped for lunch on our way back to Maine from CN Wife had kale soup which she stated was the best she ever had ( asked for receipe) My homemade tomato soup was just as good and warm toasted bread too! A great find and a sweet young lady as our waitress

Thank bonesConnecticut
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Totally amazing food and service!! Highly recommended. Food was excellent and healthy. We will be back all the way from New Jersey.

Thank Joe T
Presque Isle, Maine
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

We ate here while on a break from jury duty and WE ABSOLUTELY thought this little place was great. The food cam quickly and was better than we had expected. We had the Alistar (turkey, bacon, lettuce, tomato, mayo) and Tiger Lilly (turkey, lettuce, provolone, tomato, mayo) sandwiches. They serve a variety of breads to choose from including a 12... More 

Thank mlc52113
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

I visited Courtyard with friends on a recent return visit to Houlton. The atmosphere was great We received warm welcomes from both staff and customers. The food was excellent the waiter attentive.

Thank Peggy O
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Our dinner plans fell through and we ended up here last minute with 8 adults and 3 infants. They immediately accommodated us in the back room. It was like private dining! They had some excellent special. I had the seafood chowder that had a nice spice to it (possibly chorizo?) and the Thai scallops. Both were specials. Everyone's plate was... More 

Thank Kaitlyn O
caribou maine
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

I eat here quite a bit. Great atmosphere in a classic old building. ALL the menu items are prepared with a focus on quality, rather than quantity. And you can always ask about items that aren't on the menu; they are very accomodating. For the type of food served, prices are very reasonable (not much more than you would pay... More 

Thank jimcyr
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

Love this place and the people that work there. Be warned it can be a little slow when it gets busy so make sure your not in a rush. The menu for dinner changes often and is prepared well, the lunch menu is based on sandwiches, pasta, and quiche.

Thank Barry Q
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Went with a group of friends.We all had steak I was the only one.to order rare it came well done. All the other steaks were cooked to order and looked great . I sent mine back and it was returned to the table waiter stated they were out of steak so I could eat that well done or change my... More 

Thank Julie B
Burnet, United States
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134 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

When I look at a menu, and a steak price is not listed and Market Value is beside it, I immediately start to question if I have come to the right place. I can see fresh seafood having "Market Value" where the price should be but not a steak. Especially when a hamburger made up of the same meat does... More 

Thank Bryan B

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
American, Italian, International
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Main St, Suite 2, Houlton, ME 04730-2133
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Houlton
  • Phone Number: +1 207-532-0787
Welcome To The Courtyard Café! We are an intimate, yet casual restaurant offering a delightful dining experience. Whether relaxing in our full-service bar area or or main dining room, you are sure to have a wonderful experience. Take out and catering also available.

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