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Home Kitchen Cafe

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650 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3338
+1 207-596-2449
07:00 - 15:00
Closed now
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Sun 08:00 - 15:00
Mon 07:00 - 15:00
Wed - Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here for a change from our normal breakfast place when we come up to Maine. Let me say, I am not a breakfast person but oh my goodness! Soooooo good. French toast with Greek yogurt and blueberries was amazing! They actually did crispy bacon and crispy home fries for us. Most places say they will and don't. Coffee... More 

Thank Karyn G
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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515 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky to get a table for two for lunch on a Saturday in early March. It is a popular place. As we were leaving there were a dozen people waiting for a table or a place at the counter. With such good food it is no wonder the place is packed. We enjoyed an outstanding and perfectly cooked... More 

Thank waterandmore
Rockland, Maine
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Generous portions, delicious Menu , seating is close but great for conversation and gossip....lol....The folks that own the place are behind the stove and everything that leaves the kitchen is worthy of applause ....

Thank James L
Portland, Maine
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I have been a Home Kitchen patron for years and make it a point to stop there whenever I'm traveling through Rockland. My breakfasts and lunches have always been delicious and the wait staff has always been attentive and friendly (with great senses of humor). I've introduced this restaurant to many of my friends who visit Maine in the summer.... More 

Thank Henry N
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

When we vacation in Maine, the Home Kitchen Cafe is a must visit. We usually get the haddock sandwich, which is awesome, but everything we've ever tried there is simply top notch quality. I could almost move to Rockland because of this restaurant alone, to me it is that good! This place is a must stop if you're in the... More 

Thank Gary M
Rockland, Maine, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

The staff was great, the food was great, but you couldn't carry on a conversation across a small table because it is very loud in there. Sorry there is nothing to soak up any sound.

Thank Sherrie S
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I have been to the Home Kitchen Cafe a number of times, and it has consistently been a wonderful experience. Although it is often crowded, requiring a wait during peak season, it's worth the wait. I love their corned beef hash and poached eggs. The homemade bread is wonderful toasted. It may not be as cheap as your typical diner,... More 

Thank 786annev
Center Harbor, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

i am pretty fussy about my eggs but the electric stove at my timeshare was less than perfect so treated myself to breakfast here one morning. Arrived at a good time and got a nice seat at the counter. Coffee (iced) arrived immediately. I ordered eggs scrambled, on the wet side with crispy bacon and one piece of wheat toast.... More 

Thank Marksilverfox
Rockland, Maine
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Everything is homemade. Eaten here several times and have yet to have a bad meal. Try the fritata, its guaranteed to fill you up.

Thank B3776UKpatriciam
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Was expecting way more with all the good reviews I read. But the omelet i ordered wasn't a omelet. They only but the egg on top of the toppings I ordered. Very disappointing. Very little attention was given to us while we were eating. Wanted to ask for some ketchup but she never walked passed our table. I understand that... More 

Thank Thais M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 650 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3338
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Rockland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-596-2449
Now ALSO open for Dinner Wed - Sat 5-9pm

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