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Main Street Cafe

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110 Main St, Berea, KY 40403-1763
+1 859-986-0703
10:30 - 19:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:30 - 15:00
Mon 10:30 - 19:00
Tue 10:30 - 15:00
Wed 10:30 - 19:00
Thu - Sat 10:30 - 20:30
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Worst & unfriendly service, gnats everywhere, food horrible. Soup was uncooked and cold. When we finally got silverware it was a plastic fork.

Thank Joe B
Level Contributor
46 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We have been here many times in past years while visiting Berea, and we were a bit hesitant about coming again with the recent bad reviews here, but the food really was very good. Everyone in our party of 6 was happy. We had fried green tomatoes for appetizers, and they were excellent. A few of us had the BBQ... More 

Thank remyo
Waynesburg, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We had lunch here. We should have been tipped off that it was Friday at noon and there were about three people eating there. The menu looked okay; i ordered the Falafel and the waitress came back later and asked me to order something else, because the cook was having trouble making them. So I ordered a regular sandwich and... More 

Thank mrmcgs
Tilghman, Maryland
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437 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

This is the first time I have ever given a terrible. But it truly was. The atmosphere is okay, the server was nice, but it went downhill from there. We were there at 11:35 on Sunday, there were a couple of tables with people besides us but as we waited and waited for our food the place started filling up.... More 

Thank Born_to_go61
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

The first menu selection I wanted was not available. It took forever to get our food. Once we did, our order was wrong, however the food was good. I felt sorry for them, seemed like they were really short staffed.

Thank Michelle D
Boston, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Stopped in for light lunch, had appetizer hummus which was great, with real oven toasted tortilla wedges. Appetizer Falafel was ok - tasty, but a smooth texture I'm not as used to. These were great options for my vegan dining companion, and it looked like a portobello sandwich and entree could have easily been adapted to vegan as well. Very... More 

Thank turi_dd
Geneva, Illinois
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

When we were there 4 weeks ago, we knew they were having staffing issues. It didn't stop us from enjoying the great food. We look forward to visiting again.

Thank Shamrock53
Deer Isle, Maine
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71 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Was not crowded. Took them 15 minutes just to come to take the order and an hour to bring a salad and sandwich. Worst service ever, badly understaffed in kitchen and wait staff. Food was decent but will never eat there again. Avoid.

Thank Ciderwinemaker
Danville, Kentucky
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

This was a recommendation from the visitors centre. The food is all locally sourced and freshly cooked. We had split pea and ham soup and fish and chips. Although the service is very slow it was worth the wait. Soup was amazing. Apparently the chef is renowned for his soup. Staff very friendly

1 Thank Celia B
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

We have ate here before no problem. Today for lunch it took them 10 min to bring our drinks after we ordered. She had to go back and get the straws, back again for tablet to take order. It took 50 min for burgers. We heard " order up" knowingness it's our food, no one else here, it took a... More 

1 Thank Shayla E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:30 - 15:00
10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 15:00
10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Main St, Berea, KY 40403-1763
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Berea
  • Phone Number: +1 859-986-0703

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