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Sylvia's Cafe

248 State St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1850
+1 207-667-7014
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“home fries” (24 reviews)
“pancakes” (17 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
248 State St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1850
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the grand kids to Sylvia's for breakfast. We had a great breakfast. Kids had pancakes (banana for one choc chip for the other) we had eggs. Everything was delicious. Prices are reasonable. There is plenty of parking both in front and in back.

Thank Jo D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had french toast, eggs, bacon, and home fries. All excellent!! My husband had corned beef hash and loved it. One of the boys had pancakes and eggs. The pancakes were as big as his plate. Our other son had biscuits and gravy. Everyone loved...More

Thank Hoosier1975
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Odd location, interesting menu, not fancy, but straightforward food done well. That is a rare thing in this part of the world.

Thank Timothy F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an excellent café that is bustling with activity but yet has a personal touch. The food was better than expected when sited from the road in a strip center.

Thank TheGoBird
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

I hadn’t seen a Monte Cristo on a menu in 100 years or so making it a necessity to try. It arrived piping hot and quite tasty. The accompanying home fries were also hot and reasonably flavorful if not inspired. Excellent service from an obviously...More

Thank nd2trvmore
Reviewed 29 May 2018

We stopped here leaving Bar Harbor. The diner is located in a strip mall, but don't let that dissuade you. The service is attentive, but not rushed. The breakfast was fantastic and the coffee was perfect. (Some meals include coffee with the price.) They have...More

Thank travelcat67
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Hubby didn't feel like breakfast and they let him order the crab meat roll which he said was delicious. I had the two egg breakfast with toast, homefries and bacon. Certain breakfasts come with coffee. I don't drink coffee. She left me have hot chocolate...More

Thank Tammy Jo L
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Solid, basic diner chow for breakfast and lunch, and priced accordingly. The cream pies are really good.

Thank MaineTumbleweed
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Family of 6 ate breakfast here and everyone was glad we stopped. Omelette, poached, fried and scrambled eggs were all cooked to perfection with delicious sides. Efficient and friendly waitress nade the visit very pleasant.

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

SO good! The waitress was very friendly and We didn’t feel rushed at all and our waitress was always somewhere close just in case we needed something. We ordered the bacon cheeseburger home fries and some haddock chowder on the side... DELICIOUS. Perfectly priced and...More

Thank Yesenia V
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5 October 2016|
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Response from codiem | Property representative |
I apologize for the untimely response to your question. I just noticed it today. while we do not have a vegan specific portion to our menu I am still confident we could be creative in coming up with a dish that would meet... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 AM - 2:00 PM
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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