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37 Main St, Oakland, ME 04963-4948
+1 207-465-9608
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place. Homey, packed with people of all ages. Folks come in for pie and coffee or a full meal. We had breakfast on a Sunday late morning. Line was out the door but moves quickly. Had my usual, two eggs over medium, hash browns and bacon. The eggs were perfect. I just love a good breakfast out. Our... More 

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Thank Martha D
Augusta, Maine
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 January 2017

I usually only get breakfast, but they also serve lunch. Very quick service, good portion sizes and prices are very reasonable! Awesome place to go out to eat if you are in the area!

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Thank aworcester
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

This is a great breakfast place with sizable portions of real home style cooking. The restaurant is very clean and simple. It has a real hometown look and feel. They do open early too which is convenient! I have been there primarily for breakfast but have had a good lunch there too! Enjoy!

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Thank RuClav
Augusta, Maine
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100 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Stopped again for lunch. This restaurant is always busy. The reason clearly is the food is good, excellent value for what you order. The service has always been quick. Not fancy but clean for a home cooked meal.

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Thank Zipride
Nashville, Tennessee
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648 reviews
361 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The name says it all! Early Bird. They open at 4:45 (I didn't even now there was a 4:45 in the morning!) The cashier and servers were all amazingly friendly when I went in for the first time this morning (9:45) and they all wore smiles along with their "Good morning." As a person "from away" as Mainers call us... More 

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Thank Tim O
Waterville, Maine
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82 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

My friends and I meet here on an average of twice a week during the Spring and Summer months. Service is generally good and the quickest service I have ever seen in a restaurant. I am often amazed as are my friends who come here, on how can they possibly produce quality food so quickly. Some of the servers are... More 

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Thank 959clintonh
Coatesville, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

My husbands grandparents were locals and went here all the time. We come when we visit and wouldn't miss coming here. Not great for your arteries but sooooo good for your soul. Breakfast is the best. Amazing hash browns, pancakes the size of a large skillet, biscuits that melt in your mouth and the best thing? Muffins or CINNAMON ROLLS... More 

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Thank KRG1120
Salem, New Hampshire
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87 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

For approximately a year, I had a meeting every Wednesday in Oakland, and the people who accompanied me always wanted to eat at the Early Bird. I'd never heard of the place (I lived in Waterville, just a hop, skip and a jump away) but was willing to give it a try. Right away, I noticed that this was a... More 

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Thank Rod L
United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 September 2016

The staff is wonderful and the food is great! Severing portions are well above what is expected. You definitely get your money's worth. Down home cooking with a family atmosphere. Love this place!

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Thank Shelly L
Northborough, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

This favorite of locals & tourist is our " go to " choice every time we are in Maine. We have always opted for breakfast fare,but did return later in the day on one day because my husband spotted the " homemade meatloaf " being written on the menu board. What a treat for him. Apparently it was exactly as... More 

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Restaurant Details

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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Main St, Oakland, ME 04963-4948
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-465-9608

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