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Little Notch Bakery and Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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340 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4243
+1 207-244-3357
08:00 - 21:00
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2015

This was one of the best and cheapest meals that I had all week. I stopped here for lunch. The pizza and sandwiches are excellent and the prices are very reasonable - It is approx $20 for a large pizza, which isn't necessarily cheap, but it is the same price that you will pay for the garbage they serve at... More 

Thank J B
Dallas, Texas
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Stopped in for an afternoon snack and purchased 2 cookies, a glass of tea and a bottle of water for around $10. Tea was weak and cookies were stale. My guess is the cookies were baked more than a week ago from the taste.

Thank George L
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Stopped here for some snacks. Bought a sticky bun, cookie, and croissant and they were okay, but did not taste as good as they looked. Disappointed.

Thank libladym@gmail.com
Pecos, New Mexico
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

The counter staff were super sweet & struck up a conversation with my daughter (who talks non-stop) it was so nice to check out the menu & order without a million questions from her! The pastries were ahhhmazing!!! If we hadn't been staying on the north side of the island we would have been back every morning for sure!! We... More 

Thank NMBuckaroo
Annapolis, Maryland
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2015

Great for breakfast, lunch or dinner. We had some great croissants, scones and sticky buns one morning for breakfast. We also had a good pizza. We were shocked by how good the pizza was. It was a great thin crust pizza.

Thank Andrew and Erin B
Farmington, Connecticut
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382 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015

I only sampled 2 treats, a cookie and a turnover. They were OK but definitely not worth the 6.75 I paid for them Disappointing.

Thank Betty L
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 July 2015

I've been here a couple of times for lunch and each time is just as amazing as the last. The sandwiches are amazing. A little pricy but you get a gourmet sandwich that will leave you wanting seconds. Their desserts are fantastic as well. The service is very friendly and there are plenty of options on the menu to choose... More 

Thank FrostArc
New York City, New York
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180 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2015

This Cafe is always packed and it's because of the great quality and craftsmanship that goes into every loaf of bread they make. You can also get soup, sandwiches, salads, pizza, coffee, other beverages, and other delectable treats such as pies, cookies, scones and their amazing sticky buns. All of their breads and treats are organics. So if you're on... More 

Thank waxlady
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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83 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2015

We stopped here because it was within walking distance to the lodge. We were exhausted from being tourists all day. So we ordered a quick pizza. This pizza was fabulous!. We sat outside, the wait staff was friendly, personable and the food came out quick. As we were just finishing our dinner, one of the staff came out to enjoy... More 

Thank 1LGM1
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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Enjoyed this gem of a bakery/restaurant three times during our one week stay in nearby Bass Harbor. The sandwiches are delicious and the pizza inventive with the freshest crust. Got blueberry tarts to go and enjoyed on our wonderland trail hike. Friendly staff- wrapped up my blueberry jam to bring home as a gift. Fresh brewed iced tea. Sourdough bread... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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: 340 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4243
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Southwest Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-244-3357

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