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Common Good Kitchen Cafe

19 Clark Point Rd, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4415
+1 207-244-3007
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  • Excellent93%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“popovers” (106 reviews)
“oatmeal” (50 reviews)
“apple butter” (9 reviews)
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19 Clark Point Rd, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4415
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great spot to eat outside with delicious popovers, great coffee, even oatmeal with the fixings. And you're helping the local soup kitchen. Perfect!

Thank MSM498
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

How can it get better? You go for breakfast. Nothing but great stuff, with popovers, of course. AND you pay what you want with proceeds going to feed those in need. Probably my most expensive and rewarding breakfast ever. Why wouldn't you over contribute?

Thank mbl5283
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious popovers, convivial atmosphere, fun music...and your donation supports a wonderful cause. You'll go back!

Thank judyindisguise29
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been getting the popovers from them every year I visit Acadia. They open early for breakfast. It's all self serve. There is no price, but suggested $10 for a cup of coffee and two popovers. All the money goes to charity. Volunteers work...More

Thank Min C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Forget The Jordan House if you're on the "quiet side of the island. This is the place. Unbelievable poppers, coffee, juice, oatmeal, milk for the kids. But the most important, it's a pay what u can situation. All the money goes back to the local...More

1  Thank zoezemaz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived here late and they were just closing up. Staff was so nice, they invited us into the kitchen and gave us the last four popovers they had. Our kid was thrilled to get a quick tour of a commercial kitchen and they invited us...More

Thank LucyGio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

warm popovers, coffee and a relaxing environment. Love the idea of donate what you can to pay for the meal.

1  Thank RNS0921
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This place may not have the views that Jordan Pond House has, but their pop-overs do not take a back seat. This is a donations type of payment place. The money they raise goes to help local people in need of food and services. We...More

2  Thank pmartinagejr
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We went for the daily morning popovers, which were delicious. You pay what you can, and the money goes to support their soup kitchen and all sorts of wonderful social services. There was a folk duo performing for extra enjoyment. Then we happened to notice...More

4  Thank pzdj
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Donation based, this lovely cafe only offers MDI famous popovers, oatmeal with all the add ones and coffee. This is a self serve all you can eat, pay what you think appropriate and help feed the elderly and less fortunate in the area all year...More

Thank Peg I
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 6
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 11:30
07:30 - 11:30
07:30 - 11:30
07:30 - 11:30
07:30 - 11:30
07:30 - 11:30
07:30 - 11:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Clark Point Rd, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4415
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Southwest Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-244-3007
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