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Shamrock Cafe

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2 Alice Ave, Houlton, ME 04730-1629
+1 207-532-4200
10:00 - 14:00
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Fredericton, Canada
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

Food was amazing, pick your own items they make your sub. I had a sub and my wife had a soup sandwich, all home made bread and fresh ingredients. WIll definately be returning.

Thank _scottsawyer555
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Quite possibly THE best soup I have ever had!!! I had the chowder and a ham and cheese panini my boyfriend had the Hungarian wild mushroom soup and the same sandwich-AMAZING is the only way to describe it-you MUST check this place out!!! Very well priced, clean,quaint and friendly staff :)

Thank Pattithomas
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We had lunch here on June 27 2016. My husband had a build your own sub and I had the chicken Texas panini. Very delicious! My husband loved his sandwich and said it was one of the best he's had. Very good prices. The place is very clean. Don't pass this by!

Thank Sue C
Fredericton, Canada
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

We went for lunch and our three kids bought one pizza to split and had leftovers. We had sandwiches... mine a Reuben and my partners a turkey breast. They were really good sandwiches for an amazingly low price. Everything tasted good from pizza sauce through to mushroom soup. Eat here.

Thank Brett A
New Brunswick, Canada
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155 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

We went here for lunch yesterday and loved it. The atmosphere was absolutely lovely. We felt so snug with all the wood around. The server was super friendly, patient and efficient. And the food was simply delicious. Our kids shared a homemade 10" pizza for $5.50 total! That is a steal. My husband and I each had a sub with... More 

Thank CndnFlagOnBckpck
Houlton, Maine
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Unique take on sandwiches and soups. Very good cuisine. They have recently added pizza to the menu for some nights and all day Saturday that is also excellent.

Thank Pamela N
Brunswick, Maine
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

The shamrock is under new ownership, but still has great sandwiches, soups and smoothies. I always stop there for lunch when I am in the area.

Thank mainegirl759
Houlton, Maine
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84 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014

I've had some pretty good subs from this place, but not without it costing me an arm and a leg. If you create your own sub, they won't see what's the closest to it on the menu but charge you for each and everything you put on. Ordering it the way I did, it was about $12 for one sub.... More 

1 Thank Mom24kats
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127 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2014 via mobile

This place is great. Very clean, friendly staff. Seating area is limited but we have not yet has to wait .. Sandwiches are fresh made and soups are very yummy. Hours are limited so check before you go.

Thank Josefresco
Chicago, Illinois
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2014

My wife and I stopped here today with our 15 and 12 year old boys. Terrific food. Wife had the chicken salad wrap. I had the corned beef/saurkraut on rye. Boys had arizona pannini and pizza pannini. All the food was great! And the owners are very friendly. Give this place a try. You will not be disappointed!

Thank tomchicago23

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Soups, Cafe
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
10:00 - 14:00
10:00 - 14:00
10:00 - 14:00
10:00 - 14:00
10:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Alice Ave, Houlton, ME 04730-1629
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Houlton
  • Phone Number: +1 207-532-4200
Small cozy cafe serving freshly made soups, salads, wraps and subs.

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