A Guide to the Best Maine Coffee Roasters for a Caffeine Kick

The flavors of Downeast Maine aren’t confined to lobster rolls and chowder, though those are some wonderful flavors! When you stay at Pilgrim’s Inn, you also have the ability to explore the delicious, fresh flavors of local Maine coffee roasters. If you look forward to a morning cup of fresh coffee, then you’ll love these great shops just a quick trip away from the inn. Whether you’re searching for a morning boost or some afternoon caffeine, try one of these favorite coffee stops to improve your day. Discover more tastes of Maine near Pilgrim’s Inn when you download our free Vacation Guide full of the best recommendations for restaurants, shopping, and outdoor adventures.

Everything You Need to Know About the Best Maine Coffee Roasters

44 North Coffee

Deer Isle, Maine

Just around the corner from Pilgrim’s Inn, 44 North is one of our favorite Maine coffee roasters! Enjoy a variety of responsibly sourced, artisan-roasted blends from around the globe. Some unique, delicious flavors arrive in 100% Arabica coffee beans, which are custom-roasted upstairs in the historic Deer Isle Schoolhouse. In an effort to give back to the local community, these seasonal, organic beans are used to support farms like Four Season Farm throughout the year. Visit the cafe and roastery Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Carrabassett Coffee

Kingfield, Maine

Here at Pilgrim’s Inn, we serve the backdraft roast of Carrabassett Coffee. This signature dark roast provides a great kick-start to your vacation in Maine. Enjoy as the enticing flavors rise with swirls of steam when we pour you a mug at morning breakfast. To further immerse yourself in the local coffee culture, take a visit to Carrabassett Coffee, located just down the road from the Sugarloaf ski resort. The store offers a wide variety of single-source coffees from Africa, Central and South America, and Indonesia. Using only the highest grade coffee beans to develop custom blends, Carrabassett features decafs and organics in a wide range of delicious flavors. We hope you enjoy our favorite coffee locations during your stay at the Pilgrim’s Inn!

Rooster Brother Coffee

Ellsworth, Maine

About 45 minutes away from Pilgrim’s Inn sits Rooster Brother, a coffee roasting production that also doubles as a cookware store. As soon as you step through the door, the aroma of freshly roasted coffee invites you to explore all that this Maine coffee roaster has to offer. Browse a selection of home goods, kitchen items, and specialty food. Peruse wines and cheeses, all while sipping on the freshest cup of coffee you’ve ever tasted. Take a trip to the store from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday to experience great local flavors. You can even pick up some gifts and goodies along the way!

Unrest Roasting Co.

Blue Hill, Maine

At Unrest Roasting Co., you will discover some truly local flavors! The Blue Hill Blend is a medium roast ground with Chaga that’s sourced from Blue Hill, Maine, making it the ultimate local favorite. The Chaga is hand-ground and turned into the delicious blend in your mug! If you enjoy a more intense flavor, the smoky, dark roast Allagash blend is another great option, fire roasted with maple wood from the Clayton Lake region of Maine. For a lighter blend, the smooth yet sweet blonde roast is the Mount Desert Blend, fire roasted with applewood collected from the Mt. Desert region. This localization is just one of the factors that make Unrest Roasting Co. one of the best coffee spots around.

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With gorgeous water and forest views right from your room, Pilgrim’s Inn is one of the most beautiful locations in Downeast Maine,

 with gorgeous water and forest views right outside your window. We pride ourselves in providing exquisite service in the hopes of making your vacation the best it can possibly be! From our luxury robes and bath products to our top-rated restaurant, we offer an experience that you will remember long after you are back home! Book your getaway today!