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Southgate Family Restaurant

American, Diner
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510 Washington St, Bath, ME 04530-1819
+1 207-442-8185
06:00 - 14:00
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Sun 07:00 - 13:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 14:00
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Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The menu is full of interesting omelets and eggs Benedict of several kinds. We also had a special called "mom's good kinda eggs" which was delicious. Friendly service too. We will be back next visit to Bath. Great breakfast!

Thank margaret7s2lockwood
Clearwater, Florida
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168 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We were here for a business training session and this was near the facility we were getting the training. We came in for lunch, and we were immediately seated. We were able to get our meals two of us got Cheeseburgers made to order, and the third in our party got a very large bowl of chilli. We all enjoyed... More 

Thank Michael D
Chicago, Illinois
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89 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Right outside the South Gate of Bath Ironworks. Breakfast early and open the day. Short order breakfast and lunch. Soups, especially Chili, and Tuna sandwiches are great. Servers very good and friendly. Enjoy a bite with the folks who build the fleet that protects us!

Thank Peter E
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130 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We found Southgate 4 years ago and just returned again! Still open, which was great to see and still delicious. Immediately upon arriving our server was asking if we wanted coffee... Moments later we had our coffee. We ordered the homemade hash with poached eggs and raisin toast. Hot and delicious. Coffee kept coming just at the right time. Unpretentious,... More 

1 Thank parmalat
Bath, Maine
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I've been going here once a week for five years. A great breakfast joint hard on the south gate of BIW --hence the name I suppose. Great breakfast chow, excellent service, and always full of congenial locals as well as visitors to the city and the ship builders from across the street.

1 Thank pwm02176
West Bath, Maine
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a great place that feels like home. Try to get there between 7 and 8 in the morning to have your pick of tables. The food is truly home cooking with portions big enough to satisfy a hungry shipbuilder coming off the light shift. Everything is well prepared and service is quick and polite.

1 Thank jgknees
Vermont, USA
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400 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

This is a popular spot with the locals and is open for breakfast and lunch. Typical diner food, good, but nothing special.

Thank VermontTeacher44
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65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Food was average and service was good. The restaurant's decor was a bit run down. Could benefit to freshen up furniture. I think that's why there aren't any pictures of inside except for sign.

Thank Jennifer O
Topsham, Maine
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Love the chicken nuggets and chicken salad! Yummy food, not a big place but you get good food, so it doesn't matter!

Thank Tina M
Portland, Maine
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

I'm a big fan of the tuna melt and fries here I have had that almost every time I visit this place. Very home town feel to it quick service and a great price.

1 Thank den4rius

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$11
American, Diner
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 13:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 510 Washington St, Bath, ME 04530-1819
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +1 207-442-8185
"The Best Breakfast In Town" We serve breakfast and lunch all day at affordable prices. Daily specials and gluten-free options. Family friendly environment and food. Come Join Us!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?