We all have a favorite restaurant. And some that no matter how far away it is, you're going to get in your car and make the trip. It's just that good.

And of course, we all know the big restaurants in Maine or the chain places that are in basically every town and city in the state.

Portland is nationally considered a foodie town, too, but Maine is such a big state, and there are tiny little restaurants that don't get the love they deserve.

There are tiny cafes or even fancy places that you have to look for. But once you do, you will be so glad you did.

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You know, places like Chick-A-Dee in Lewiston (family-owned for over 40 years) or Rose's Italian Restaurant in Windham (thin crust, brick oven pizza!), or Quiero Cafe in Saco (bring on the fresh smoothies and tropical drinks).

And maybe there are some places you've never been to but never knew you needed to go to!

Get your GPS warmed up and go find these places below. There are a lot of good ones on there.

Did your favorite make the list? What's the place that you make sure that when you are driving to that tiny corner of Maine you always make sure to stop?

Now I want to go and check them out myself. I'm hungry. Want to go with me?

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