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Community Cafes

Enjoy delicious lunches in social settings across York and Cumberland counties.

Update as of 6/25 – We have begun to re-open some of our café’s. The re-open process will continue over the next several months so please check back periodically for the most up to date information. You can also call the location directly for more information.

Community Cafes are available in communities throughout Cumberland and York counties and provide participants an opportunity to socialize with other attendees while enjoying a delicious and nutritious lunch. Some Community Cafes also offer entertainment (such as bingo, games, and musical acts) or educational opportunities (such as speakers and resource tables).

Community Cafe Details

  • Cafes are open to Maine residents age 60 and older.
  • You may initially register for our community cafes by showing your license or proof of age.
  • Lunch is served at noon unless noted otherwise.
  • Days of service vary by location. See specific cafe for details.
  • Reservations are required. Please call the individual cafe 48 hours in advance. If you are unable to attend, please call to cancel your reservations.
  • The standard suggested donation per meal is $8.  It can vary in the event of specialty meals so please contact the location directly for more information.
  • Meals are for on-site consumption only.
  • For participants under 60, individuals who do not want to register, or for out of state diners, you may enjoy the meal with us for full price.

What's for Lunch?

Community Cafes offer both standard and catered meals depending on cafe location and the day the cafe is being offered on. Below are sample menus served at a cafe. All meals come with a choice of coffee, tea, or milk and dessert is included.

Sample Standard Meals

  • Chicken with a red wine sauce, Lyonnaise potatoes, and sliced zucchini
  • Sweet and sour meatballs with sesame vegetable fried rice and green beans
  • Pork with an apple an onion sauce, cranberry and lentil rice, and mixed vegetables
  • Fish Newberg with red skin mashed potatoes
  • Ham and pineapple with mashed sweet potatoes, corn, and green beans

Sample Catered Meals

  • Haddock with mashed potatoes and cole slaw
  • Lasagna with tossed salad, fruit, and garlic bread
  • BBQ hamburger, hot dog, or grilled chicken with pasta salad and
    cole slaw
  • Sausage and peppers, ziti with sauce, tossed salad, and garlic bread
  • Brunch - eggs, bacon or sausage, pancakes with syrup or hash browns, a muffin, and fruit

Community Cafe Locations

Cafes are available throughout Cumberland and York counties. Please contact the individual cafe to make a reservation. Choose a cafe from the list below to learn more:

J. Richard Martin Community Center
189 Alfred Street, Biddeford - DIRECTIONS
283-2477

Catered Meals: First Monday of the month, serve time noon

Eliot United Methodist Church
238 Dow Hwy (Route 236), Eliot - DIRECTIONS
475-7399

Catered Meals: Second Monday of the month, serve time 11:30am

First Baptist Church
429 Main Street, Springvale - DIRECTIONS
324-5181

Catered Meals: Third Wednesday of the month, serve time noon

Blue Point Congregational Church
236 Pine Point Road, Scarborough - DIRECTIONS
510-4974

Catered Meals: Third Monday of the month, serve time noon

418 Payne Road Scarborough - DIRECTIONS
730-4150

This cafe is offered through a town recreation department. Please inquire with the individual cafe for details.

Catered Meals: Every Wednesday, serve time 11:30am.

Standish Seniors
175 Northeast Road, Standish - DIRECTIONS
675-3302
This cafe is offered through a town recreation department and may also charge yearly membership dues and/or have a different suggested donation for the meal. Please inquire with the individual cafe for details.

Catered Meals: 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month, serve time noon

Westbrook Community Center
426 Bridge Street, Westbrook - DIRECTIONS
878-3285

Catered Meals: Fourth Tuesday of the month, serve time noon

Westbrook Seniors
426 Bridge Street, Westbrook - DIRECTIONS
615-8831
This cafe is offered through a town recreation department and may also charge yearly membership dues and/or have a different suggested donation for the meal. Please inquire with the individual cafe for details.

Catered Meals: 3rd Monday of the month, serve time at noon

Unity Gardens
124 Tandberg Trail (Route 115), Windham- DIRECTIONS
892-3891

Catered Meals: Second Thursday of the month, serve time noon

Casco Lodge
20 Mill Street, Yarmouth - DIRECTIONS
846-6693

Catered Meals: First Tuesday of the month, serve time noon
Standard Meals: Every Tuesday, serve time noon