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Sylvia's Cafe

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248 State St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1850
+1 207-667-7014
04:30 - 15:00
Closed now
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Sun 06:00 - 14:00
Mon 04:30 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 04:30 - 15:00
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2 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Sylvia's is always busy which is a great sign of a great restaurant. If there is a wait, don't leave, it's well worth the wait. The food is cooked to order, to perfection and served piping hot. Sylvia's offers a breakfast and lunch menu with a variety to suit everyone. The wait staff is friendly and efficient. The decor is... More 

Thank Becky G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing home cooked food! Reasonably priced. Fast service. Great variety. Clean and cozy! Tons of choices

Thank Eileen N
Winter Harbor, Maine
1 review
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Always a good meal! Reasonable prices! Good waitresses! Friendly environment! Lots of business! Great location!

Thank newgoovandoogle
Dedham, Maine
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4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

Everytime I have been for lunch I have gotten a meal that meets my expectations that represents good value in relations to what I am spending. The only issue is that sometimes it takes a while for a server to get to your table, which is alright sometimes but has been an issue for me once as we had a... More 

Thank cgagnon64
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

This is probably my favorite resterant in ellsworth. The food is amazing. The waiters/ waitresses are supper nice and the chefs make the food quick. If you ever don't know where to go for breakfast, lunch, or dinner I recommend going there.

Thank Colton H
Ellsworth, Maine
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

Great place for breakfast, local gathering place for family and friends for weekend breakfast. Lots of parking.

Thank Aileen Y
Syracuse, New York
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Sylvia's Cafe are located in a strip mall so was not the easiest place to find, but it was worth looking for it. The menu options are extensive for breakfast and lunch. (They may be open for dinner, but we were there for lunch.) It was very busy, but that did not impact our service. The food was served in... More 

Thank 123JP45678
Fredonia, New York
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

What a great local restaurant. We were driving in the Bar Harbor area and found this place from an internet search. We were not disappointed. A good crowd of local patrons is always a good sign that the food is good. Lots of menu choices and generous portions with a non-stop cup of hot coffee...what's not to like.

Thank SamJan1972
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

We ate at Sylvia's for the first time last week. It's great. Friendly, competent staff, and food prepared exactly as ordered. I had asked for hash browns to be crispy and they are cubed, not sliced, so it didn't look like they would be crispy when they arrived, but they were wonderful. My sausage and cheese omelette was perfect. I'm... More 

1 Thank Irene S
Yorktown Heights, New York
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

We ate here one morning. My husband had their French toast and I had an egg white omelette. The coffee was good and your mug never was empty.

Thank Maureen P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Fast food, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
04:30 - 14:00
04:30 - 15:00
04:30 - 15:00
04:30 - 15:00
04:30 - 15:00
04:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 248 State St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1850
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Ellsworth
  • Phone Number: +1 207-667-7014

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