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Early Bird

37 Main St, Oakland, ME 04963-4948
+1 207-465-9608
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good40%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“breakfast” (32 reviews)
“lunch” (16 reviews)
“eggs” (7 reviews)
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37 Main St, Oakland, ME 04963-4948
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been here numerous times over the years, mostly for breakfast but occasionally for lunch. Breakfast is the real standout and they are busiest on Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings in the summer and fall. There is often a line, but it moves pretty...More

Thank Cathrine S
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Love this place. Homey, packed with people of all ages. Folks come in for pie and coffee or a full meal. We had breakfast on a Sunday late morning. Line was out the door but moves quickly. Had my usual, two eggs over medium, hash...More

Thank Martha D
Reviewed 23 January 2017

I usually only get breakfast, but they also serve lunch. Very quick service, good portion sizes and prices are very reasonable! Awesome place to go out to eat if you are in the area!

Thank aworcester
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

This is a great breakfast place with sizable portions of real home style cooking. The restaurant is very clean and simple. It has a real hometown look and feel. They do open early too which is convenient! I have been there primarily for breakfast but...More

Thank RuClav
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Stopped again for lunch. This restaurant is always busy. The reason clearly is the food is good, excellent value for what you order. The service has always been quick. Not fancy but clean for a home cooked meal.

Thank Zipride
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The name says it all! Early Bird. They open at 4:45 (I didn't even now there was a 4:45 in the morning!) The cashier and servers were all amazingly friendly when I went in for the first time this morning (9:45) and they all wore...More

Thank Tim O
Reviewed 28 September 2016

My friends and I meet here on an average of twice a week during the Spring and Summer months. Service is generally good and the quickest service I have ever seen in a restaurant. I am often amazed as are my friends who come here,...More

Thank 959clintonh
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

My husbands grandparents were locals and went here all the time. We come when we visit and wouldn't miss coming here. Not great for your arteries but sooooo good for your soul. Breakfast is the best. Amazing hash browns, pancakes the size of a large...More

Thank KRG1120
Reviewed 18 September 2016

For approximately a year, I had a meeting every Wednesday in Oakland, and the people who accompanied me always wanted to eat at the Early Bird. I'd never heard of the place (I lived in Waterville, just a hop, skip and a jump away) but...More

Thank Rod L
Reviewed 14 September 2016

The staff is wonderful and the food is great! Severing portions are well above what is expected. You definitely get your money's worth. Down home cooking with a family atmosphere. Love this place!

Thank Shelly L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Main St, Oakland, ME 04963-4948
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-465-9608
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