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Review of Turtle Cafe

Turtle Cafe
Ranked #2 of 39 Restaurants in Westbrook
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 5 - US$ 15
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Dining options: Breakfast
Description: Operated by Culinary Chefs offering traditional American, gourmet, and international breakfast and lunch.
Reviewed 13 April 2018

This is a small place, tucked away comfortably on the corner. Thought I'd stop in for some coffee and was greeted at the door by a friendly waitress. After looking at the menu and specials board I decided to try the Salmon Frittata. Why not, coffee was good. Food came out shortly, along with a refill of fresh hot coffee. AMAZING...I am thoroughly pleased but disappointed that the diner in my town doesn't serve this good of a breakfast. Another reason to visit the shoreline!

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Quick, yummy breakfast before we got on our way for the day. It's very small and was full of locals when we were there.

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Everyone who was having their breakfast/lunch/brunch was so content. I have never heard so many complements thrown at two short-order cooks in their tiny space behind the counter, in this small, narrow restaurant, (probably the width of a train car, and no longer) with one row of tables, opposite and parallel to a lunch counter, with a sunny entrance and the frenetic bustle of 3 waitresses running around meeting everyone's needs.

A little gem on this Sunday around noon, when they close at one.

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Thank differentname
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Hard to choose between 4 or 5 stars. The food was excellent. I even enjoyed the coffee. The menu and specials offered so many unique combinations- which I love in a restaurant, and it's especially tricky in a breakfast place.
My husband created his own omelette, which he loved. I opted for salmon crepes...stuffed with scrambled eggs, salmon, and just the right amount of lightly sauteed onions. I did not realize it came with greens..nice...but they were doused in Italian dressing...which was a bummer.
I am not a "diner snob", but the decor and menu and prices are upscale...with a visible grill, including trays of hash, hand scooped onto the grill. Fine if I chose a diner...less okay at $10/ plate for an eclectic menu.
So food- terrific! Dining experience...4 stars.

Thank Robin N
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

A wide variety of foods here, from crepes to frittatas to omelets. The food is excellent, though a bit pricey. It's a tiny place with little seating, but if you get a table, you'll have a chance to eat some fine food. The ingredients are fresh, and the cook does a great job with them, though they are diced up a little more finely than I like them. Although the restaurant has traditional breakfast foods, like scrambled eggs, waffles, and pancakes, this little treasure will give you some creative options as well. It's a little expensive, but it's worth it.

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Thank Mark F
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