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Sylvia's Cafe

248 State St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1850
+1 207-667-7014
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
248 State St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1850
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Reviewed 5 days 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
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I have been eating at Sylvia's for years and they never disappoint!! Had an awesome breakfast and lunch. Waitress kept our coffee hot and filled. Being a local, it will always be a go to place for me and my family. See you again soon!

1  Thank Sanborel
Reviewed 6 days ago

Sylvia's Cafe is our favorite place to eat in Ellsworth, Maine! The food is always fresh and cooked to perfection. The staff is friendly, efficient and quick, always asking if you need anything else, coffee refill, etc.The owners and staff always go out of their...More

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Have been eating here for years and its delicious and inexpensive. Dont come here if youre expecting multiple Michelin stars...just as you wouldnt go to the Gobi desert to find water. Come here if you like good diner food in a good diner environment and...More

1  Thank Matt H
Reviewed 6 days ago

My family recently went thru a tragic loss. I needed to eat, having been to Sylvia's for many years in, it was a wonderful comfort to go there. The staff were great to us, the food as always was soooo good!! And family paid for...More

1  Thank Jay C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was on the taste panel for Best Foods for several years, and I understand food. Trip Advisor - please visit this restaurant. You listed it as #1, and it was such a disappointment. A family member said the lobster was old (large) and stringy...More

2  Thank Diane034
codiem, Owner at Sylvia's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Wow. The lobster is not old. I am sorry if the fries were undercooked. should not be served that way but an easy fix. the special board states that lobster rolls come with chips and a pickle. when you ordered fries is you server supposed...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tried to stop in for lunch. We checked the website which said they were open until 3. We got there at 2:15 and they said they had closed at 2. We told them the website said 3 and they still didn't serve us. Change your...More

Thank Melissa D
codiem, Owner at Sylvia's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Our website has been updated with our current hours of operation for about a year now. I don't know how or why the information you viewed was out of date. its unfortunate but by no means due to negligence on our part. Thank you.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Homemade hssh, homemade sausage gravy and delicious biscuits...best breakfast ever...great service and quick turnaround.

1  Thank Martha K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food! Home fries were like my Granny used to make. French toast & pancakes, ham & eggs, & hamburgers were VERY good.

1  Thank Debbie G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Passing through the area on our way to Acadia and happened to stop here for some lunch. The burgers and my son and I had were very good and my wife had a crab roll that she really enjoyed as well. Service speed was pretty...More

1  Thank AQMike
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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
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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