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“There's something about Morse's”
Review of Morse's Sauerkraut

Morse's Sauerkraut
Ranked #1 of 4 things to do in Waldoboro
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Reviewed 2 December 2008

The present owners Jacquelyn and David have taken a business that started generations ago, and have capitalized on the best of the brand. There is something about their fresh sauerkarut and other offerings that is hard to describe. I suspect an MFK Fisher-type essay might capture the essence of what this modest roadside building conveys, but a TripAdvisor review can only offer temporal appeal. And it has plenty of that. For those who believe in "Buy Local," and expect that effort to reward them, this is the place.

Thank NH_Guy
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Reviewed 7 October 2008

Based on previous reviews we sought out Morse's today, unfortunately our experience was not what others have had. We are not picky eaters and enjoy sauerkraut. We had high hopes of having a fantastic experience. We drove out the long country road and were delighted in seeing all of the cars. Most cars were not from Maine (should have been our first clue). We entered to find a great deal of items all from other countries and although they are hard to find in Maine they were common to markets in my city (Philadelphia). We saw the quaint tables which were all filled with tourists. The menus were tattered and sticky but having eaten in many greasy spoons this did not discourage me. The care in which our food was prepared was subpar. Despite only 6 tables our "hot" food was delivered cold (very cold on the inside and burt on the outside in some cases). The famed sauerkraut was more like a pickled cabbage salad and was very crunchy and not like anything we ever tasted or wanted to taste again. It was very cold and when we sent the food back they placed the whole plate in a microwave to heat it up. The items that were to be cold on the plate (beet salad, cole slaw) were hot.

We paid our bill and left to find a good lunch. I hope others have a better experience and that they do not waste the gas and time we did on finding this quaint store with terrrible food.

2  Thank KimbaPA
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Reviewed 3 September 2008

We have been buying at Morse's for about three years and visit once or twice each time we get to Maine. The selection is great, the food has never disappointed and the service is wonderful. They carry some things that you can't get anywhere else in the region. Their small restaurant is also very good. We highly recommend it and whenever we return home we always have things from Morse's with us.

1  Thank jtflyboat
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Reviewed 20 August 2008

We discoverd Morse's about 20 years ago, and it has been one of our regular vacation stops ever since. My children, now adults, would never try sauerkraut until they tasted Morse's. Now, they demand we bring home several pounds for them each year. The home-made pickles are wonderful, and the deli is better than most you would find in a city. If you have a sitdown meal, try the Reuben! If you try to find them, don't give up. They're in the middle of farmland, miles from anything.

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Reviewed 30 August 2006

I have ordered Morse's sauerkraut many times. It's made the way my mother made it in Europe. All natural, no vinegar. All our friends share when we get an order. I am on my way to order more. I just wish the Morses would finish their Web Site.

Tania D. Newton Massachusetts

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