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Clan MacLaren's

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395 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3305
+1 207-593-7778
10:30 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 16:00
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New Orleans
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

I was walking in Rockland with a large group of 10 people (including ME locals as well as tourists from CT, LA, and NY in the group), who could not seem to agree on which of the many places in Rockland to grab lunch. Getting hungry and cranky we committed to stop in Clan MacLaren's- a cafe that serves mostly... More 

Thank nolajane
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

The food is really, really good: fresh, simple and flavorful. The service was painfully disorganized. If you are impatient, like me, prepare to suffer just little bit. But you'll love your meal.

Thank BeBe M
Atlanta, GA
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We had lunch at Maclarens recently. It's right across from the Farnsworth Museum. Great food. Our group had salads and soup. Chicken salad was excellent, homemade, not too much mayo. My husband had the clam chowder which was really good. The restaurant is casual, a little noisy, no view but a great, fresh lunch.

1 Thank JPL623
Show Low, Arizona
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Friendly staff, great choices in sandwiches. I got the Red Hen and had to take half home. My better half got the Reuben and said it was the best he's ever had. Definitely be back!!!

1 Thank Patti S
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

After a long drive from Connecticut we were hungry and this lunch spot did not disappoint. Superb butternut squash soup, stuffed-to-the-gills sandwiches, and seemed to have something for everyone. A real treat.

Thank newfound721
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in on Saturday afternoon around 230. The decor and the atmosphere in this little sandwich shop is very warm. There was only 3 tables that had people on them. We both order very simple sandwiches. The ingredients were very fresh and well thought out. Though they were very tasty they took over 25 minutes too... More 

Thank Bert F
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

The Sandwhich selection is wonderful. All types of bread to select from. The help is friendly and helpful. Order first and then find a table. Good gauge to let you know the wait time. We found seating right away. Put you coat on the chair and the table is yours.

Thank Ronald S
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

You'll love the variety of sandwiches, my favorite is their Reuben. Eat in or take out, food is always great and while the eating area does get busy, it turns over quickly. It's our favorite place to go for lunch!

1 Thank Patricia S
Trumbull, Connecticut
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119 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Just finished a delightful lunch here, driving through town and stopped based on TripAdvisor reviews. I had a fabulous Victoria salad, my husband called his Reuben sandwich one of the best he's had. Great location in downtown Rockland, helpful staff and very clean bathroom. Well done!

1 Thank Tracie S
Burlington, Vermont, United States
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Conveniently located close to the Farnsworth. A great lunch and memorable chocolate chip toffee cookies too!

1 Thank Robert R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Soups, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 395 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3305
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Rockland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-593-7778
A Yelp review: http://www.yelp.com/biz/clan-maclarens-rockland

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