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Ellen's Coffee Shop & Family Restaurant

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205 Spring Ave, Chestertown, MD 21620-1359
+1 410-810-1992
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Chestertown, Maryland
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

live here - but only have gone to this little breakfast and lunch spot a few times. I thought the prices a little high and not that great an atmosphere.

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Thank David R
Rochester, MI
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Went for breakfast...it took almost an hour for six of us to get eggs and toast. No refills on water or coffee. Food was mediocre. Would not return.

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Thank Trishcrna
Grasonville, Maryland, United States
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58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

If your looking for good down home cooking this is the place. The service was great and the people were friendly.

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Thank Ingrid L
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best examples of an American family diner with great food, ambience and prices. Celebrating a birthday with daughter aged 21 and friends. Great eggs waffles coffee bacon. The works. Located in a low key strip mall but the best food and friendliest atmosphere. Highly recommended.

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Thank JojoW6
Chestertown, Maryland
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

The service is friendly and prompt. The food is delicious, and the food always comes out of the kitchen within a reasonable amount of time. At this restaurant, I can always count on receiving "a bang for my buck." I also enjoy chatting with the owner, Buzzy, who is very outgoing and extroverted.

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Thank iceman325
Chestertown, Maryland
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

My idea of a hometown cafe. Best in town for local friendly service with all the standards at good prices. A treat during hunting season with early openings for breakfast.

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Thank moseman73
Parkton, MD
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

Coming through chesterstown on the way back from a delightful visit to Rock Hall we saw this listing on Trip Advisor. since we like to try local diners, we stopped in. We were so happy with the tasty food. The coffee was fresh and hot, and the sevice was great. And even though it wasn't listed on the menu, the... More 

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Thank GrammyJoyce_10
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015

This is the place to get breakfast in Chestertown. Before heading to the amazing farmer's market, stop in and get great food that feels classic and hearty. Specials are on the wall and the service is impeccable. The food is wonderful at a reasonable price. Don't go anywhere else if you want a real breakfast.

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Thank David P
Washington DC
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94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2015

So what that the daily special is exactly like the menu, except for being ,25 cents cheaper? Its diner food but except for the specials, every thing is customizable and a la carte. so if you want 2 kinds of meat with your scrambled eggs-done. If you want grits + (southern) Scrapple (northern) and Biscuit (southern)- done,

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Thank Paoball
Perry, Florida
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86 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2014

I've been here probably 20+ times always for breakfast or lunch and everything is always good, responably priced & usually pretty quick. This is a coffee shop...no frills. Just good sandwiches & home cooking speical at a good price with great company!!

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Thank hllangford

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Diner, American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 Spring Ave, Chestertown, MD 21620-1359
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Chestertown
  • Phone Number: +1 410-810-1992

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