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The Novelty

Horn's Hill Road, The Monhegan House, Monhegan Island, ME
+1 207-594-7983
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (8 reviews)
“pizza” (35 reviews)
“ice cream” (16 reviews)
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Horn's Hill Road, The Monhegan House, Monhegan Island, ME
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Pizza and ice cream. Pizza and ice cream. After a long hike or long nap what’s better than pizza and/or ice cream. Sometimes the wait for pizza is a bit long but it’s worth it. Sometimes I wish it was open at 10pm when the...More

Thank BuBmv1
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Really cute coffee shop with souvenirs and shirts. They also own 3 restrooms for public use (ask for small donation to offset upkeep costs), which was really handy to have. Def stop by when you're on the island

Thank WWanderlingBetsy
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We ate lunch at the Novelty and also bought ice cream and wine. They only take cash or check but do have an ATM. The wine is reasonably priced. The sandwiches were very good. They have vegetarian options. Highly recommend.

Thank carmenandmike
Reviewed 20 August 2017

This little nook of a food store serves the best pizza on the island...ok, maybe the only pizza, but it was delicious! Homemade - no processed, pre-frozen stuff - honest to goodness delicious! And ice cream - BIG cones for you buck, and lots of...More

Thank DenneKV
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Just a standard independent pizza and sandwich shop. The only thing special is the location -- next to the Island's only bathing beach.

Thank Forrest C
Reviewed 10 July 2017

It was very warm the day we were there and their ice cream hit the spot. A little more expensive than the main land but the scoops were very generous.

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

After a warm day of hiking my wife and I were looking for ice cream. After a thorough search we ended up at the Novelty. While they also have a wide variety of food items, we were only there for the ice cream. They have...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 10 June 2017

The Novelty has good food--sandwiches, pizza, and other casual foodstuff. Ideal for buying your lunch or snack and taking it on your hike to eat with a view. Beer and wine also available as package carryout.

Thank Nancy2005
Reviewed 10 June 2017

I love the Novelty's BBQ chicken pizza, though it seems a bit pricey. The have a selection of beer, wine and an awesome blueberry soda.

Thank TRJ1963
Reviewed 31 May 2017

I was amazed by the variety offered by this tiny place. Eat inside or out or take it to go hiking. Staff was very friendly, and save room for the homemade ice cream!

Thank Elizabeth B
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  • Value
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Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
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Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Horn's Hill Road, The Monhegan House, Monhegan Island, ME
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Monhegan Island
  • Phone Number: +1 207-594-7983
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