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Rock City Cafe

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316 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3349
+1 207-594-4123
07:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Thu 07:00 - 19:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Fort Lauderdale, FL
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120 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped at Rock City Cafe on our way north up the coast from Boston. We just wanted a cup of coffee, and my daughter searched online and found this great place.She had her favorite, a latte, and I had mine, black coffee. It was the best. Since it was St. Patrick's Day, they were offering a special lamb stew... More 

Thank PDPR
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

I had never gotten past the fantastic cake/cookie/pie/scone options at Rock City - even though I've been going there for at least 4 summers. During a stay for the Fishermen's Forum in March, I took a coworker there for lunch. We both really enjoyed our sandwiches. In fact, he stated it was the best grilled cheese he'd ever had. He... More 

Thank Joy S
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Love the town of Rockland, the Rock City Café is a good stop over to rest and take in the people and sites. Nice book store in back.

Thank danfras
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Cool atmosphere, great food, Maine Craft Beers ! Friendly staff- a true destination when in the area. They have a great used books section and offer occasional live music. Great mix of people.

Thank David M
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

So delicious. So glad we found this place open on New year's day :) The sandwich was amazing. Really recommend it.

Thank Thais M
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101 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

The best blueberry muffin, amazing coffee, reasonable prices, even the egg and cheese (with or without bacon) burrito's were insane. Great service, smiles abound.

Thank Timmullenmorse
Portland, Connecticut
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The Rock City Café is just about a mandatory stop for us whenever we hit the Thomaston/Rockland area several times per year. This café takes a ton of pride in their brewing capabilities, and it shows. Rarely will you see, at least away from a major city, a menu board with so many different beverage options from which to choose.... More 

1 Thank bosigns
West Midlands
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

This is a "come back to" place. Have called here on every visit to Maine. People who care serving people who appreciate it. Superb blueberry muffin (what better in Maine). Great coffee too.

Thank GreyPound_9
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

I was told to come and try this little cafe if I wanted to have some yummy coffee. In so very glad that I did. They had lots of different kinds of coffee types (all locally roasted down the street at their own roastery) and any number of coffee drinks. We had some muffins and got some scones to take... More 

Thank Foodislife222
Honolulu, Hawaii
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172 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Only had lattes, good thing was: they had almond milk for my wife. Vibe was good, fairly quiet for the number of people inside. We would come back.

Thank bdwood2000

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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$9 - US$15
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 316 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3349
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Rockland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-594-4123

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