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Owls Head General Store

2 South Shore Drive, Owls Head, ME
+1 207-596-6038
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (54 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (8 reviews)
“crab rolls” (3 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 7:00 PMAll hours
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2 South Shore Drive, Owls Head, ME
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Three years ago, I happened to stop by for their exceptional Burger and agree it was not only the best burger in Maine, it’s one of the best burgers I’ve ever had. On the way out, I bought a Pumpkin Whoopie Pie and a coffee...More

Thank f8nbt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoyed a hamburger at the General Store. I had the cheeseburger with fried onions. Very Good. It was cooked as I ordered it, medium rare, and the onions were nice a crisp. Nice roll as well, not just a hamburger roll....More

Thank Ed C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Charming old General Store in the original building. Very small, but, quaint. The hand written menu is on the chalkboard on the wall. The service was very friendly and accomodating. My husband ordered the Seven Napkin Burger and was not disappointed. The food quality was...More

Thank CtYankee51
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're visiting Owl's Head Lighthouse, you MUST stop here. Voted best burger in Maine by the Food Network, the "Seven Napkin Burger" will not disappoint! My idea of a great burger is, "If it ain't running down your arm, then it ain't good", and...More

Thank Wayho
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our initial goal was to get some directions to another lighthouse but when we saw the handwritten menu on the wall, we had to sample the wares. the gentleman who owns and greeted us at the front door could not have been more accommodating. He...More

Thank PeteZeria
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate both breakfast and lunch here. Not disappointed either time! Breakfast was very good with plenty of hot coffee. If you never had toasted sour dough bread break give it a try you will not disappointed! Lunch was awesome. Some of the best burgers...More

Thank Don W
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

I've been here many times and always had a good experience. The 7 napkin burger lives up to its name and the breakfast sandwiches are worth a stop. All this week I've been walking up for my morning coffee and it's been hot and delicious.

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We have been visiting this place for years and we really love this place. The food is amazing, especially the 7 napkin burger. I am somewhat surprised, though, reading through these reviews. I agree with the comments about the great food, but almost every time...More

Thank bushsam33
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Owls Head is not really a general store, but instead is a small cafe featuring outstanding hamburgers. They are big and juicy. It is located next to the post office on the way to the lighthouse. Parking can be a challenge. Note: go early for...More

Thank waterandmore
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Unless you're staying in Owls Head or on your way to the Owls Head Lighthouse it's a bit off the beaten path. It fills up quickly. We got there around 12:30 and the orders were already backed up. I had to wait almost a half-hour...More

Thank pappyford
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 South Shore Drive, Owls Head, ME
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Owls Head
  • Phone Number: +1 207-596-6038
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Description
Very small family run general store and restaurant serving the famous "best burger in the Midcoast area", chowder, crab melts, pizza and much more!
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