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Little Notch Bakery and Cafe

340 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4243
+1 207-244-3357
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“scones” (18 reviews)
“breads” (23 reviews)
“pizza” (59 reviews)
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340 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4243
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Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Visited this cafe twice we liked the scones so much. Light and fluffy scones with just the right amount of blueberries. Made a great snack on our hike.

Thank Igot2legs
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Lunch was good. Reasonably priced. Interesting take on pizza. Definitely not your typical take out fare

Thank Joe T
Reviewed 15 June 2016

The Little Notch Café is perfect place for morning coffee. The place opens at 8 am so if you need some coffee to start your day this is the place. The staff consisted of 3 foreign students (pretty much all shop in MDI employess foreign...More

Thank mariuszw
Reviewed 4 June 2016

We returned to SWH for Memorial Day weekend and, of course, stopped by the Little Notch for a lunch on their opening day. And I'm glad to report that their salad is still tops (it's the dressing!). For a change I tried their chicken Panini......More

Thank anova
Reviewed 2 October 2015

Great coffee but baked goods were less than tasty. Heavy dough for both sticky bun and apple pastry were really a disappointment.

1  Thank Deb1591
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Not only is this the business where you can also get great flatbread pizza but the other part of this delightful shop is their baked goods. No doubt about it, the cookies are "delish".

Thank Carol L
Reviewed 21 September 2015

We got sandwiches to-go here to take on our hikes and enjoyed their delicious pizza. Loved the thin crust and fresh ingredients

Thank Mary June J
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Always an interesting option available here. It sells bread, sandwiches, croissants and sweets, always delicious.

Thank Jim155023
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Went twice, once for coffee and scone. Scone was not a scone, not a muffin, not bread....something in between. Second try was lunch. Had a BLT wrap. Thick cut bacon, fatty and literally uncooked! Disgusting to see what I pulled out of ths wrap. I...More

1  Thank Helen M
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

Tried out this small but very crowded restaurant. The service was friendly (family owned) with lots of pictures on the wall. The sandwiches were excellent and the ice cream - well what can you say?

Thank Jim S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 340 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4243
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Southwest Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-244-3357
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