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The Center Street Cafe

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945 Center St, Ste 3, Auburn, ME 04210-6548
+1 207-795-7777
07:00 - 14:00
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Auburn, Maine
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47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2014 via mobile

Great breakfast diner. The staff is friendly and the food is really good. Very pleased with the portions that are given as well. Awesome place for a home cooked breakfast!

Thank Kaylove4410
Lewiston, Maine
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2014 via mobile

About a year ago my husband and I stopped by the Center Street Cafe for breakfast. Initially it looked promising: busy and a nice buzz about the place. However, after waiting, along with several others who entered ahead of us, for over ten minutes and not being acknowledged by any of the staff we opted to go elsewhere. Today we... More 

Thank Emmi M
Pomfret, Connecticut
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2014 via mobile

It's too bad we had to wait almost an hour for the food, because once we got it, it was excellent. Eggs Benedict was tasty, hash home made and delicious. The cinnamon toast and buns were also great. Lots I locals come here for the large portions and good prices. Unfortunately, it took an hour for the food to come... More 

1 Thank ctbulldog90
Corpus Christi, Texas
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2014

My husband and I travel to Auburn/Lewiston to visit family almost yearly from Texas. Last year it was recommended that I try breakfast at Center Street Café. We will never go anywhere but there now! Their corned beef hash was the best I've ever tasted as was the homemade breads, muffins, etc. Very friendly and courteous waitstaff. It appears that... More 

1 Thank lydia t
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2014

First time to the Cafe.Started really nice. Our Waitress was freindly and had a personally. This review is basicly about what happend in the kitchen. After a fair wait our Waitress comes out with a partial order. Mixed Berry Waffle and a side of ham for myself. She also had a side plate of bacon for my wife, but without... More 

Thank Jon C
Turner, Maine
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2014 via mobile

This place has an amazing selection of pancakes and egg scrambles, pesto scramble is my favorite. The apple toast is wonderful, as is their flavored coffee. My four year old son begs me to go here every weekend.

Thank Stacey L
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2014 via mobile

Small place, food is decent but a abit overpriced and small portions. Friendly Waitstaff. Overall it's average.

Thank smackallica
Durham, Maine
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2013

We live near Auburn and come up several times a week for grocery shopping, automotive, doctor visits, and all manner of errands. Until our car repair guy told us about the Center Street Cafe, we'd drag ourselves to Denny's when we needed to be in Auburn early in the day. Now we get wholesome, delicious food in manageable portions, served... More 

1 Thank Laura U
Peterborough, New Hampshire
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2013

If by "down-home" you mean cold bacon that was fried to a crisp yesterday and just okay coffee, then this might be for you. Yes, the staff is friendly, the service is good, and it is clearly a place where friends and neighbors gather, but the food is not very good. Compared to other cafes we have eaten in in... More 

3 Thank David R
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58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2013

If you're looking for a typical down-home breakfast, this is the place. Ate here for the 2nd or 3rd time last week while passing through town. We had pancakes, coffee, etc. - really hit the spot. Friendly service. Crowded with regulars (and a few non-regulars like us). Testament to its popularity. If you're looking for the chain (Denny's, etc.) experience,... More 

1 Thank schulzwh

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 945 Center St, Ste 3, Auburn, ME 04210-6548
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Auburn
  • Phone Number: +1 207-795-7777

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?