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Owls Head General Store

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2 South Shore Drive, Owls Head, ME
+1 207-596-6038
Tue - Thu 07:00 - 15:00
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

The Seven Napkin Burger is off the chain! If you are visiting the lighthouse definitely stop in and try this. Hope they are back open when we visit this summer.

Thank Jeff Y
SherreeCraig, Owner at Owls Head General Store, responded to this review

Thanks so much, Jeff! Watch our Facebook page for the construction updates...should be open again very soon! More 

Johnson City, New York, United States
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622 reviews
378 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Refuelled here with coffee, water and juice and some savouries and pastries all of which were great ! Did not have enough room to have a burger as I recall they were generous and filling and of course oh so tasty - next time !

Thank Dennis P
Orlando, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We took a trip to Owls Head General Store for one of their famous juicy burgers. The store has a few tables inside- but we chose to enjoy the weather and eat our meal on one of their nice picnic tables. Yummy!!!!

Thank donandnoel
New York City, New York
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Heard about this place, that at one time it had the best burger in Maine. Is it a large burger?...Yes. Is it anything special?...No. I was expecting something different but I've had better burgers. I did like their grilled cheese with bacon though. One great thing was their whoopie pies! I thought it was a vanilla one but it turned... More 

Thank srodubs
Lynchburg, Virginia
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We heard the burgers were good so we had to try them out! They were FANTASTIC!! You cannot always get a good rare burger but we did here!!! Little general store with a few outside tables in bright colors. My husband had excellent blueberry pie. We will definitely go back next year.

Thank Elyse S
Brewer, Maine
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Owls Head General Store was voted to have the "Best Burgers in Maine" by The Food network. So of course I had to find out for myself. The fact that there was quite a number of vehicles' there lead me to believe that the food just might be good or that everyone was there for the first time. I ordered... More 

Thank yankeetraveler_53
Long Beach, California
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We stay right around the corner from this charming general store and love the quaintness of this little bend in the road. We're lucky to have discovered it along with thousands of others. So good and right in our back yard!

Thank Jodi S
Rockland, Maine
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Everything we got was awesome! The burgers are killer and the staff are amazing! If you are looking for the best burger on the midcoast, come here!!!

Thank Amy T
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

A great little knook and crannie spot in Owls Head not to be missed. Cheeseburger the best, a real honest to goodness cheeseburger like they use to be before all these fast food joints came around! A nice laid back spot to just sit and enjoy! I didn't get the 7 napkin cheeseburger but got the deluxe cheeseburger and used... More 

Thank Barbara B
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Best burger I have ever had. It is so delicious, we try to make the 6 hour trip from CT to ME once a year. It's messy but well worth it!

Thank Santina S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 South Shore Drive, Owls Head, ME
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Owls Head
  • Phone Number: +1 207-596-6038
Very small family run general store and restaurant serving the famous "best burger in the Midcoast area", chowder, crab melts, pizza and much more!

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