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4 Colonial Way, Machias, ME 04654-2015
+1 207-255-8855
09:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
Sat 09:00 - 16:00
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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Incredibly refined selection of healthy, organic food and materials such as gluten free flour. I have heard from the local people that the resturant is also good. Thus, my review.

Thank eileenbwhite
Mike P, Owner at Whole Life Natural Market and Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting. Please stop in again and try our wonderful café. Special made daily with organic ingredients. More 

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29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

My wife is particular about excellent local healthy food. Each visit the food has been exceptional, staff friendly and experience wonderful. We can't visit Machias without stopping in.

Thank RideMaine
Live Oak, Florida
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166 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

This place offers a variety of items: groceries, natural remedies, a coffee and soup bar with sweets and sandwiches. We had their delicious coffee and muffins.

Thank Jay N
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

My wife and I enjoy coming here for lunch when we are in the Machias area. They offer gluten free items or can make gluten free from the menu. The gluten free muffins are wonderful. They offer free Wifi which is convenient. They are also a health food store so they sell organic vegetables, frozen items, specialty foods, vitamins, gifts,... More 

Thank Edward N
Highland, Maryland
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

The whole life Natural Market is a great find in Machias. Fantastic organic fare from local farms in the area as well as a great selection of natural and healthy product. The even have local wines and beers!

Thank Freddie121853
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Always find a good soup and more ethnic foods than anywhere else in town. Free reading material and wifi.Thank goodness no TVs!

Thank Lisa S
Newport, Maine
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

just recently tried it here after getting vitiams..small and limited chioces that day...but the food melted in my mouth...coming back on my next time thru for sure

1 Thank michealmillet630
Small Town Minnesota
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

The daily lunch options were very tasty and not the regular lunch menu options. The gluten free muffins were light and tasty. The daily soups were very good. I definitely would stop here again if I was in the area.

Thank Monicamn_46
Mike P, Owner at Whole Life Natural Market and Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for stopping in an visiting our café. We have improved our gluten free choices over the past year due to our customer requests. We are continually adding new G/F choices. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to your next visit. More 

Pelham, Tennessee
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59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

Cafe is a small part of the market. They have a daily menu with different entrees, sandwiches, and soups. They also have fresh baked goods including gluten free options! Order at the counter and bus your own table. Tad on the expensive side for portion size. Great option for those with dietary restrictions. We ate lunch here twice on our... More 

Thank TNTravelinCouple
Roque Bluffs, Maine
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

This little cafe is a great place to stop for lunch. The have organic food and sandwiches. The cookies are the best, but their muffins are not far behind. It is right next to the Burnham Tavern so you can get great local history and great food all close by.

Thank Joyce G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$7
Mexican, American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Colonial Way, Machias, ME 04654-2015
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Machias
  • Phone Number: +1 207-255-8855
Local established cafe serving only the freshest and natural organic ingredients. Wraps, salads, daily specials, specialty foods, panini sandwiches, desserts, and espresso. Seating available for 25+. Catering and take out available.

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