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The Kel-Mat Cafe

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147 Madison Ave, Skowhegan, ME 04976-1345
+1 207-474-0200
11:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Wed 11:00 - 15:00
Thu 11:00 - 18:00
Fri 11:00 - 15:00
Sat 11:00 - 14:00
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Portland, Maine
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best GF bread and their Chicken salad -the way they make the sandwich - is two meals to die for. My whole family looks forward to this as meal once or twice a month. My wife and daughter are not GF, and they have about 6-10 different breads for those who eat wheat. If your not in a hurry, the... More 

Thank mojoman818
Eilat, Israel
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I work at an office in Madison. Every Friday they order from Kel-Mat. I get a #1 - Roast Beef with a bunch of other stuff on this great bread!! Try one! it is great!

Thank reubenandthejets
Skowhegan, Maine
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This place has the best in sandwiches and soup. The price is right one and the service is great. Can not wait to go back.

Thank 3dmardiv
Skowhegan, Maine
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Kel-Mat offers a great selection of sandwiches with fresh bake bread, and soups that are homemade daily. It is located in an old beautiful decorated home which offers a unique dining atmosphere. My kids love the buffalo chicken selections and ask to go back time and time again. So it's not just parent approved, but kid approved as well. If... More 

Thank bsbolduc
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We called in for a quick bite as we passed through this small town. We were pleased to see a good selection of sandwiches, wraps etc and we enjoyed a lovely avocado and mozzarella sandwich. A lucky find.

Thank ferdymagellan
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

The food is delicious, the atmosphere is very casual. Located in a remodeled old Victorian, it has several cozy dining areas. You order at the counter and they bring your order to the table you choose. Kid friendly and fast. I had the taco wrap, it was tasty and not soggy. Also the cream of broccoli soup, hot and delicious.... More 

Thank maeganc2001
Waterville, Maine
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125 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

When I ordered my Reuben panini, there was a line of people picking up their lunch orders. When my panini arrived at my table it was piled high with thin sliced corned beef.The sandwich was delicious. I chose the dining room with the fireplace.Each had its own charm. There is plenty of parking. Also a ramp to enter the restaurant.

Thank foodie1945
Wiscasset, Maine
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Quickly left our order at the counter then you have a choice of seating, leaving your assigned metal number card on your table. The cafe is in an older house, nicely maintained, with several tables in each room of the first floor. Food was delicious, service was timely. Pick up after yourself on the way out. Definitely recommended!

Thank A W
New York City, New York
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

You're really hungry, but you just can't eat another fried clam (or another fried anything). Go straight to the Kel-Mat Cafe, where delicious sandwiches and other good things are waiting to be made for you. The place itself is charming and comfortable, and the people taking orders at the counter are friendly and gracious. Wouldn't you rather wait a few... More 

Thank phylliseg
Skowhegan, Maine
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

...slow service at the counter. Called in for take out. Arrived to pick up and there was a line at the cash register with people ordering and asking questions etc. I could see my take out order sitting there on the shelf. They have two different cash registers but only one person taking orders and money, and that young person... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 147 Madison Ave, Skowhegan, ME 04976-1345
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Skowhegan
  • Phone Number: +1 207-474-0200
The Kel-Mat Café offers unique deli-style sandwiches, wraps and salads. Gluten free and vegetarian sandwiches are available as well. Our location is easy to find at 147 Madison Avenue in Skowhegan, Maine. There is plenty of parking and our entrance is handicapped accessible.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?