At 649 Congress St. Portland, Maine
Tues-Sat: 8am-10pm, Sun 9am-3pm, Mon 8am-3pm
Creative Local and Organic Food
Community and Family Environment
Learning Programs and Community Events
Art and Performances
Local Sprouts Cafe is a community gathering place that offers delicious local food at affordable prices in a comfortableenvironment. Our menu features local and organic breakfast, soup, salads, baked goods and entrees. We also offer fair-trade coffee, local herbal teas, local kombucha, local beer, organic & local wines and meads. We are open from morning to night and host performances and events at night.
Local Sprouts Cafe is Portland’s first Community Supported Cafe, where people can become members of the cafe through putting down money up front that gives them a credit and a discount to purchase food at the cafe
Our food comes from local farms in Maine. Our goal is to grow sustainability through connecting our urban community with the food they eat and with the farmers who grow their food.
Local Sprouts Cafe’s menu features seasonal local food year-round. For breakfast we offer egg sandwiches, buckwheat pancakes, local meats, homefry potatoes & tofu scramble. At lunchtime we add soups, salads, sides and sandwic
hes to our menu. At night we offer our lunch menu and add on dinner specials. Our menu features foods that are influences by home-cooking, cultural cooking and our creativity. We offer food for meat-eaters, vegans, vegetarians, and people with allergy.
Local Sprouts Cafe has a comfortable family-friendly atmosphere. We
offer counter-service for all orders, and our counter staff brings food out to you or you can pick-up food from the counter. We have a mixture of tables, a cob booth, a couch, chairs and outdoor seating for people eating, drinking coffee or beer, working on projects or meeting. We have a bar for people to eat and drink at. We offer free wi-fi so that people can work on laptops at the cafe. There are rotating art shows on the wall. There is a stage for performances where we have a variety of local music and performances.
Local Sprouts focuses on using local and organic ingredients to build connections to our community, to grow sustainability, to support Maine farmers, to protect our environment, and to build our local economy. We are a worker-owned cooperative that believes in creating a democratic and equitable business to serve our workers and our community.