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Island Rise & Shine Restaurant

1 Maple St, Verona Island, ME 04416-3023
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible12%
23 May 2017
“great little breakfast joint”
11 Oct 2017
“So much better with the new owners”
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American, Diner
1 Maple St, Verona Island, ME 04416-3023
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

This is now a must. The last lady that owned it destroyed it, The bathrooms were disgusting and her nasty fish chowder was awful. Now that it has a new husband and wife team, it is simply amazing. They have cleaned everything top to bottom,...More

Thank holy350
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped for lunch on our way to Bar Harbor Maine and were very pleasantly surprised. It is the quintessential Maine diner. Clean with excellent food, great service, and a friendly staff. There is a nice mix of customers from all walks...More

Thank gumdoc2017
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This was a regular stop for us on weekends as the food & service was great but ownership has apparently changed. Our first encounter with the new ownership was: We stopped and on the door closing time was posted as 2pm. We arrived about 10:55am...More

Thank wanderingstar2017
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We were so impressed with the staff and the food. We stopped to get take out because we had our dog in the car. We had a terrific sandwich and also an omelette. We came just about it closing time but we were treated very...More

Thank 4Satisfaction
Reviewed 12 July 2017

It is open for breakfast and lunch, serving mostly the local clientele. They are in a position to cater to many visitors. A review of their menue might be in order. In summer I would definitely try to add items for our out of State...More

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We stayed nearby on Verona Island, and made sure to get breakfast at the Island Rise & Shine--I'm so glad we did! I got a meal with pancakes, bacon, sausage, home fries, and eggs, and my boyfriend got eggs, pancakes, homemade bread, and corned beef...More

1  Thank Caitlin G
Reviewed 23 May 2017

this is the place we prefer to go for weekend breakfasts, good service, good food, good prices. Cinnamon rolls are the size of a plate!

Thank Sarah N
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We love the Island Rise and Shine. By far our favorite breakfast spot in the area. We travel extensively and have yet to find a better omlet anywhere. Attentive and friendly service. Fun small New England diner atmosphere.

Thank Vinalhaven65
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Good place to stop by for a big breakfast! Quite and Very pleased with the service and food. The omelets are awesome!

Thank CWBravo
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This place was recommended by our motel at Bucksport inn. Price is reasonable and very good food. Waffles and french toast were a couple of our favorites.

Thank bristolroad88
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Maple St, Verona Island, ME 04416-3023
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Verona Island
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