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Roost Cafe and Bistro

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262 Shore Rd, Ogunquit, ME 03907-3900 (Formerly Ninety Eight Provence) (Ledge Road)
+1 207-646-9898
08:00 - 21:00
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Shelton, Connecticut, United States
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51 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had to stay in Ogunquit during the offseason so finding our favorite restaurants was a problem. Fortunately for us The Roost was open. We were greeted at the door by both owners who were very welcoming. They informed us that they had hired a pastry chef and would be re-opening the on-site bakery. We were shown to our table... More 

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AldoandRob, Owner at Roost Cafe and Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you Vincent for your kind words and taking the time to write the review. Hopefully we have become another of your Ogunquit favorites. We look forward to seeing you again. Best, Rob and Aldo More 

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3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I had a very good breakfast at the Roost Cafe. It was plentiful and very good, but the service was very slow and was not offered a refill on my coffee. The waiter took our order, someone else delivered the order. Then saw the waiter again when we were done. No coffee or tea refills in between.

Thank liquor343
AldoandRob, Owner at Roost Cafe and Bistro, responded to this review

Hi Liquor 343, we are glad the you enjoyed the meal, but we are also disappointed that the service was poor. The waiter was actually an owner who had to fill in because our regular, professional waiter had sliced his finger at home and had several stitches and has not been able to work for many day. We do apologize... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of our favorite rides on our motorcycle is to the coast of Maine. Easter Sunday we met up with relatives for brunch at the Roost. Hosts Rob and Aldo were busy greeting a steady flow of customers, but always have time to chat for a moment. I had my favorite Maine Lobster Florentine Benedict and it was perfect, as... More 

Thank Dawn & Mich... L
AldoandRob, Owner at Roost Cafe and Bistro, responded to this review

Good Morning Dawn and Michael, Thank you so very much for your wonderful comments. As always, it was nice to see you as well as your bringing greetings from others in our old stomping ground. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit at Roost and glad that you were able to 'roost' with relatives over tea. Best for the... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can't say enough about this lovely establishment. My husband and I were staying at Cliff House to celebrate our anniversary. We decided to take a break from the hotel and I am sure glad we did. The moment we entered, we were greeted by friendly, professional staff and were seated at a quiet table with rustic decor. I was... More 

Thank Linda C
AldoandRob, Owner at Roost Cafe and Bistro, responded to this review

Hi Linda, WOW, you really spent a lot of time on writing about us. Thank you very much for your kind words. We do appreciate it very much. We are very happy that you and your husband had a nice experience with us at Roost. I did enjoy chatting with you both and look forward to seeing you again soon.... More 

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58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came to Maine by myself for a birthday adventure, and ended up having dinner here. They were having German night, and were not serving their regular menu, but they kindly made an exception for me thanks to my waitress, Paula. I ordered a burger and fries and they were delicious. The restaurant interior was beautiful, and relaxing. They even... More 

Thank Laura H
AldoandRob, Owner at Roost Cafe and Bistro, responded to this review

Hi Laura, Thank you for your kind words. We are glad that Paula was able to accommodate you on your birthday, and that you enjoyed your visit with us. Best for the upcoming summer season, Rob and Aldo and of course, Paula More 

Houlton, Maine
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94 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Roost was suggested to us by management at the inn where we were staying. We're glad. The wood decor in the dining room and the real wood-burning fire place made for perfect ambiance, especially since the weather was snow. Service was fast and the food was wonderful. We had a leisurely breakfast and didn't feel rushed. We will definitely... More 

Thank Wayne B
AldoandRob, Owner at Roost Cafe and Bistro, responded to this review

Hi Waybe B, thanks so much for a great review and taking the time to write it. And we also want to say thank you to the Inn owners who recommended Roost. We are very excited when our dining guests are happy and write such nice things. It gives us more reason to keep on "truckin'". Thanks rob and Aldo More 

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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This is a delightful place -- charming with fire blazing on a frigid morning, and equally warm wait staff. They serve breakfast and lunch, and it was delicious!

Thank kirbyjr
AldoandRob, Owner at Roost Cafe and Bistro, responded to this review

Good Morning this Sunday, We are very glad that you enjoyed you 2 visits with us at Roost. Your willingness to take time out of your busy schedule is also appreciated. As you know,"Word of Mouth" is the best advertizing and your review make our business growth. And we love what we do. Thanks for recognizing us. Best, Rob and... More 

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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Great Choice for lunch or brunch. We have eaten at Roost several times. The owners and staff are very warm and welcoming. Bloody Mary's are fantastic- they also offer a nice selection of wine, cocktails and craft beers too. I love the tree that grows "through" the bar. Every menu offering we have tried was amazing. My personal favorite is... More 

Thank Maocr27
AldoandRob, Owner at Roost Cafe and Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you. What a great review. We try hard and it is wonderful to get this kind of confirmation. And thanks for taking the time put of your busy schedule to write it. Cheers, Rob and Aldo More 

Kittery Point, Maine
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

It was a late winter evening with light snow swirls from the cold wind. Inside in the bar area it was warm and cozy . We had an Open Table reservation for a high table there. We started with a glass of Chardonnay. Aldo, one of the proprietors came by our table to say hello to welcome us. We started... More 

Thank Alan_Kittery
AldoandRob, Owner at Roost Cafe and Bistro, responded to this review

Good Morning Alan, Thank you so much for your kind review. We appreciate it very much and are glad you enjoyed your experience at Roost. We hope to see you again soon. Regards, Rob and Aldo More 

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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Very pleasant atmosphere, with homey touches. We were very surprised by the interior from the appearance of the outside - it looked much bigger inside! The deco was tasteful and not overdone. We both had Eggs Benedict, one gluten free, and they were delicious. Hand sliced ham, eggs were perfect, and the hollandaise was great. The tomato chutney tastes more... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$35
American, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 262 Shore Rd, Ogunquit, ME 03907-3900 (Formerly Ninety Eight Provence)
    (Ledge Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Ogunquit
  • Phone Number: +1 207-646-9898
A warm and welcoming Cafe and Bistro where our philosophy is hand-crafted, a la minute entrees and appetizers that are exquisite, yet affordable. We pride ourselves on classical cooking techniques with contemporary flavors and creations that are perfect for a bistro. Our Summer hours are as follows: Breakfast/Lunch/Brunch: 8 am - 2 pm Pub Fare: 2 pm - 9 pm Dinner: 5 pm - 9pm

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