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The Novelty

Horn's Hill Road, The Monhegan House, Monhegan Island, ME
+1 207-594-7983
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good44%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
2 weeks ago
“good place to buy lunch, picnic”
11 Oct 2016
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Horn's Hill Road, The Monhegan House, Monhegan Island, ME
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Novelty has good food--sandwiches, pizza, and other casual foodstuff. Ideal for buying your lunch or snack and taking it on your hike to eat with a view. Beer and wine also available as package carryout.

Thank Nancy2005
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the Novelty's BBQ chicken pizza, though it seems a bit pricey. The have a selection of beer, wine and an awesome blueberry soda.

Thank TRJ1963
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was amazed by the variety offered by this tiny place. Eat inside or out or take it to go hiking. Staff was very friendly, and save room for the homemade ice cream!

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Who knew that on the tiny island of Monhegan you could get some of the best pizza ever!! By the slice or order one of the many combinations - top-notch! Also, great salads and sandwiches!

Thank Diane C
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

The island has limited restaurant facilities. The Novelty makes sandwiches, salads, and pizzas. There are slices prepared and ready to purchase, or you can order a specialty pizza. I enjoyed both selections. There is a nice selection of wines and regional beers for purchase. Kept...More

Thank TravelForDummies
Reviewed 7 September 2016

The Novelty is basically a deli with good well-priced food and wine. We were able to find homemade gluten-free items as well. The store is small with some tables inside and more outside. Try the salads, pizza, and especially the cookies! The items also work...More

Thank Mitz50
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We stopped for ice cream after our hike. They have some interesting flavors. We got the lemon sorbet and the ginger ice cream. Both very good. Service was pretty quick and we ate at the picnic tables outside. Casual, friendly atmosphere. Lots of people seemed...More

Thank dewildlions
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The store has drinks, ice cream and more. People were nice to us there, had a nice selection of wines as well.

Thank danfras
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Too pricey for what you get. And be prepared to wait....forever. There are other places on island to eat that have a more professional staff and much friendlier owners.

Thank Dustin D
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

A nice place with take out or eat on picnic tables. Pizza made fresh, friendly service. Pizza crust was thin and excellent, sauce sweet and applied in right amount. Also sell Maine soda and beer/wine.

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Takeout, Seating
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  • Address: Horn's Hill Road, The Monhegan House, Monhegan Island, ME
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Monhegan Island
  • Phone Number: +1 207-594-7983
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