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The Potting Shed

Route 109, Acton, ME 04001
+1 207-636-3369
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible9%
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Route 109, Acton, ME 04001
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

We live down the street- thought we'd try The Shed for the new brunch. Very limited menu. I asked for a particular omelet but was told that was not "the omelet of the day". $12.00 for your standard eggs with meat and toast. We won't...More

Thank 616ruthie
Reviewed 24 May 2017

My wife & I have been to Willy's Ale Room many times over the past couple of years. We decided to go to The Shed which is next to Willy's and shares the same menu & kitchen. It's smaller with high top tables around the...More

Thank PAUL C
Reviewed 16 March 2016

closed many years ago. It was a wonderful family restaurant. Started out a just breakfast and grew to lunch and some dinner evenings. We went there every Sunday morning for breakfast with our kids.

2  Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 9 January 2015 via mobile

One known as The Potting Shed, now the SHED LOUNGE at Willy's Pub in Acton, Maine, the locals have really learned you do not have to drive an hour or two for great food... It is right here. Had a great Veal Chop two weeks...More

Thank LakeRealtor
Reviewed 28 August 2014

We go to the Potting shed often and on Friday and Saturday nights they have a special menu that is always creative and tasty, cost is a little more that regular menu but really upscale eating. Willys Ale house is at one end of the...More

3  Thank MEShapleigh
Reviewed 22 May 2014

...But still not quite 'there'. Have been going back, as the new owners have made a lot of improvements- definitely cleaner, better menu, nice atmosphere. The meals are better, but are very average- can be hit or miss as far as quality. Not a restaurant...More

1  Thank Papabear0276
Reviewed 1 June 2013

On Route 109 in Acton the Potting Shed sets across the street from Acton apple orchards. The food is good, reasonable and it is a nice drive out when you want to explore the little town and rural Maine.

Thank bucketlistend
Reviewed 27 September 2012

We eat at THE SHED at least two times each week and there is never a disappointment with the food. The staff is friendly and knows your drink order even before you get to your table. Chris Palladino is a very talented chef and the...More

2  Thank LakeRealtor
Reviewed 26 June 2012

The Shed is a fun place to visit, and by far a hidden gem. The food is fantastic, the atmosphere is great, and the staff are very friendly and efficent.

1  Thank Sqpond
Reviewed 15 February 2007

Gave this Restaurant 3 tries last summer (2006). Twice for breakfast and once for dinner. Each time there were one or more problems. Both visits for Breakfast had similar problems, service slow, food late in coming, the food was just this side of warm, and...More

3  Thank Papabear0276
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Response from LakeRealtor | Reviewed this property |
With respect to The SHED Lounge - the ambiance is wonderful and has taken on the complexion of CHEERS - where everybody knows your name - at least if you are a local. The food is great - the chef, Chris Palladino, studied... More
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Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 109, Acton, ME 04001
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Acton
  • Phone Number: +1 207-636-3369
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