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Common Good Kitchen Cafe

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19 Clark Point Rd, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4415
+1 207-244-3007
07:30 - 11:30
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East Walpole, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Popovers...coffee... and music in the open morning air, Southwest Harbor's Common Good asks you to give what you think! And man, woman, child... are dem popovers wonderful! Don't expect a lot of variety... but this is simplicity with love. If you're a fan of popovers, don't miss this place. It will become part of your Acadia tradition.

Thank Frank B
Bass Harbor, Maine
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This breakfast, popover, oatmeal breakfast place with a local band sometimes is a funplace to eat, speak with people and sing along with the local music groups. . PAy by donation to support the winter social program for local families.

Thank Helene T
Seattle, Washington
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2 reviews
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We had absolutely delicious popovers and loved the music and ambiance. It is very family friendly and we will be going back!

Thank DianaVinh
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Locals eat here daily and donate generously to help feed those in need all year. Oatmeal, juice and hot drinks for summer breakfast, but the popovers are the treat!

Thank Angela S
Detroit, Michigan
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96 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Good local soup kitchen with warm popovers in the morning. Popovers are served with flavored butter and preserves. Staff was very friendly and hard working.

Thank jrbray89
Arlington, Virginia
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102 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This spot is amazing on a nice day (out door / patio seating). The popovers and berry jams are amazing, and the cause is a good one.

Thank Blaine_McLaughlin
Greenwich, Connecticut
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Common Good Cafe serves nothing but the finest breakfast food! From hearty oatmeal..Organic coffee..and BEST for last.....THE POPOVERS..with an assortment of Jams and flavored butters....Maple Butter...but the Bluberry jam is out of this world!...This is a self serve restaurant...relying on the HONOR system...all the proceeds go back to the community and restaurant ...Great Food..and ..a experience you'll never forget!!!

Thank Ronnie B
Metuchen, New Jersey
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107 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Breakfast was excellent the popovers and oatmeal were great. We went on Sunday and they had a local volunteer band playing. The volunteers do a great job. If I didn't eat I would still leave a donation.

Thank fishermen66
Peachtree City, Georgia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

You go for the great popovers but quickly realize there's more to this unassuming little gem than the breakfast. The people are kind and know no strangers. All kinds of folks were gathered in this cozy spot to eat breakfast. You pay by putting your money, a donation, into a box by the door. When we realized we were about... More 

Thank AllisonCaudle
Sandpoint, Idaho
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 October 2016

volunteers staff this place and bake delicious popovers in what look like cast iron muffin tins. we were out walking and just had one, with maple walnut butter. but there are other butters and jams. and oatmeal with assorted fixings . and wonderful smelling coffee. all by donation to fund their charitable cooking off season. be generous, please.

Thank susan d

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$6
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
07:30 - 11:30
07:30 - 11:30
07:30 - 11:30
07:30 - 11:30
07:30 - 11:30
07:30 - 11:30
07:30 - 11:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Clark Point Rd, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4415
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Southwest Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-244-3007

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