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“Great quality, value in the heart of Rockland”

Main Street Markets
Ranked #25 of 91 Restaurants in Rockland
Price range: US$ 1 - US$ 12
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We came in for breakfast following the recommendation of several people who raved about the healthy fresh options at Main Street Markets. They were right. We had a couple smoothies, an avocado toast and a breakfast sandwich that could have been one of the best ones we've seen in our travels in the state: a perfect combination of sharp cheddar cheese, egg, tomato, with spicy mayo on a delicious baguette. Friendly and helpful staff who clearly take pride in serving the local community. It was so good, we decided to come back a few later for lunch for their hot lunch bar, prepared foods that rotate during the week all at affordable prices. They have a grocery happy hour during lunch hours with discounts on grocery items and with Gabe's guidance, we stocked up from their great variety of food products before our drive out of town. Highly recommend this place. We wish we had a local market and cafe in our town like Main Street Markets and we can't wait to come back!

Date of visit: November 2017
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mainstreetmarkets, Owner at Main Street Markets, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Thanks! What a nice review. We look forward to your next visit and thanks for noticing many of the things we take pride in.

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

I have gone into Maine Street Market several times when I worked down the street, as it was convenient. However, the prices are so high that you end up regretting your purchase soon after because the prices simply don't match the amount you get. I do have to say, the soups there are very well thought out and seem to match the price point, especially when they offer a slice of free bread to go with it. On the other hand, the other cafe items are not worth it. The avocado toast is much to expensive, for how simple it is, and the other salads and sandwiches are not up there either in quality and quantity when comparing to the price. Though the store is nicely done and beautiful, and I love your mission on providing a local place to get fresh food, I just think the prices are too high. Maybe you can get away with it in the summer with all the tourists and cruise boat passengers, but you'd think gaining the fan base of your locals (who might I add, are mainly middle or lower working class people) would be the first step, as we live and work here year round and will rely on our business to keep you afloat in the other 7 or so months of the year. That's just my opinion.

Date of visit: September 2017
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mainstreetmarkets, Owner at Main Street Markets, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Briana,

Thanks for frequenting Main Street Markets and for your kind words about our homemade soup. We were disappointed to read your review about your perception of our menu offerings and the downtown market which we strive to be a local resource in Rockland. We pride ourselves in sourcing the highest quality local ingredients and products from local farms and producers and have a wide variety of food options for any budget. We intentionally make lunch at the market accessible for the local year-round community with most of our options under $10 including our hot food menu which is $8.99/pound and toasts all under $6. We'd be happy to discuss your concerns in person and open to suggestions of products you'd like to see. Please ask for Jenn or Gabe next time you're in the market.

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Reviewed 4 November 2017

A very farm-to-table food experience with delicious homemade breads and soups and sausage and baked goods and so on. Hands down the best food we had in Rockland. One of the only places in Rockland to have an excellent lunch WITH a glass of wine or beer.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank AmyRuthBoston
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mainstreetmarkets, Owner at Main Street Markets, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

AmyRuth, thanks for your review and for coming into the market. We love our lunch crowd and look forward to seeing you soon.

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Eat in, take out...you can order sandwiches, salads, coffee, pastries, or just browse the market of select healthy products and grab your meal off the shelf! Very friendly women run the place and they make you feel right at home. I had a package of sharp cheddar and some chips and was very content. Companions ordered delicious sandwiches. Good coffee, too.

Date of visit: October 2017
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mainstreetmarkets, Owner at Main Street Markets, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Thanks for your kind review. We look forward to serving you soon.

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Reviewed 20 September 2017

The market is surprising in the wide range of items they have on hand. The quality of the food served is high and consistent. It became a favorite place for sandwiches and salads whenever we were in Rockland in the middle of the day. And then, my wife discovered their wonderful smoothies and had to stop by after workouts. The market is a terrific resource in downtown Rockland.

Date of visit: September 2017
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mainstreetmarkets, Owner at Main Street Markets, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Thanks! Your observations are exactly what we strive to bring to the community and downtown Rockland. Look forward to your next visit!

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