Support Orono's Restaurants
The Common Loon Public House ¦ 207-866-1159 ¦ 36 Main St
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, The Common Loon has altered its usual dine-in practices and will now be offering curbside take out options only from 4:00 pm to 7:30 pm every day. You can call in your order and pay over the phone or at their pick-up window, and they will run your food out to you. They are also offering "to go" gift cards - buy one now and come back and have a drink at your favorite pub when they reopen. Because what makes the Loon special is the people who work there, the owners have also created a "Virtual Tip Jar" Venmo account - @CommonLoonStaff - that people can pay their tips into and which will be divided equally between the staff every week.
Harvest Moon Deli ¦ 207-866-3354 ¦ 18 Mill Street
Harvest Moon has always offered delivery and take out for their delicious sandwiches, taking orders online and over the phone. Delivery is available from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm, Monday through Sunday, and take out is available from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. Due to the spread of Covid-19, Harvest moon is not currently admitting people to their facilities or accepting cash payments, but they are happy to accept your card information either over the phone or online and meet you at the door with your order. Or to deliver your sandwiches right to you at work or at home! If you prefer to dine in you can also purchase gift cards on their website and come visit them when they open again, and they have added a gift card promo where for every $50 purchased you’ll recieve a $10 reward card! Don’t forget to sign up for the Harvest Moon Deli Rewards Program!
The Store Ampersand ¦ 207-866-4110 ¦ 22 Mill St
The Store Ampersand is open for business! They’ve got your coffee, lattes, tea, and pastries still ready to go, and are still receiving regular deliveries of bread, wine, groceries, milk, frozen blueberries, etc. Please call ahead if you are looking for something specific, they are happy to help. You can pick up whatever you need between 8:00 am and 6:00 pm Monday through Friday, or between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday.
Orono House of Pizza ¦ 207-866-5505 ¦ 154 Park St
Orono House of Pizza has all your favorite pizzas, pastas, sandwiches, and more. Their website allows you to order online, or you can call at the number above. Due to the spread of Covid-19 OHOP is not opening their bar/lounge area for the time being, but you can still place orders for delivery or pick up. If you’d like to reduce your chances of physical contact with your delivery driver you can even prepay and ask for your delivery to be left at the door! For now they’re open for their spring break hours, 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm, and will return to their regular hours on March 23rd
Pat’s Pizza ¦ 207-866-2111 ¦ 11 Mill St
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Pat’s Pizza has closed their dining room and reduced their hours to 11:00 am to 9:00 pm. But they’re still open for take out and delivery! For the time being they will be accepting only orders for pizza and breadsticks, and they have also expanded their delivery route to any location within a 4 mile radius in Orono.
Thai Kitchen ¦ 207-866-0000 ¦ 14 Park St
Thai Kitchen doesn’t have a dining area so their specialty has always been delivery and takeout Thai food in generous portions. You can place an order by calling the number above between 11:00 am and 9:00 pm Monday through Saturday (4:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Sundays). Because they use Square software to take payments you can pay with a card, which is safer for both you and your delivery person than cash (and easier to sterilize afterward). At this time they have not announced any changes to their hours or practices due to Covid-19.
Thai Orchid ¦ 207-866-4200 ¦ 28 Mill St
Thai Orchid offers both delivery and take out of their location on Mill St, and you can place your order right online with access to their entire menu of appetizers, soups, salads and entrées. Open for dinner everyday between 4:00 and 8:30 pm they also deliver almost anywhere in Orono, from downtown to Park St, and out as far as where Stillwater meets Forest Ave. They even deliver to Veazie and Old Town.
Tacorita ¦ 207-866-5504 ¦ 2 Mill St
Tacorita, like their sibling company Harvest Moon, is fully equipped to take your order over the phone or online for either by delivery or take out. They are open 11:30 am to 7:00 pm for take out, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm for delivery, and boast a full menu of Mexican food, from signature tacos to burritos and chimichangas. Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Tacorita has instituted the same policies as Harvest Moon: They won’t be letting people into the establishment, or accepting cash transactions, but people can pay online or over the phone, and the staff with either meet you at the door with your order for takeout, or bring your delivery right to your door! They also have gift cards available on their website and are running a gift card promo where for every $50 you spend you will receive a $10 reward card!
China Garden ¦ 207-827-8228 ¦ 6 Stillwater Ave
China Garden is now taking orders for delivery and take out at the Stillwater location. Customers can pick their orders up in person, or place orders through DoorDash and have dinner brought right to their door. They will be open Tuesday to Sunday, from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm, and are also offering a number of bottled beers that can be added on to your order!
Margaritas Orono ¦ 207-886-4863 ¦ 15 Mill St
Due to the spread of Covid-19, Margarita’s is moving things out the door! While they are currently closed for dine in services, you can order online for either take out or delivery via GrubHub. They will be open for orders between 4:00 pm and 9:00 pm, Tuesday through Sunday. They are even selling 32 ounce containers of their signature Squeeze so that you can make your own margaritas at home. Now available in original, strawberry, raspberry, ginger, peach, mango, and black cherry flavors!
Nest ¦ 207-866-1172 ¦ 24 Main St
Nest will be staying open during the partial shut down, but for take out orders only. Customers can place orders by phone between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm, or swing by the shop to order in person, but there will be no dining in allowed. Be sure to call ahead to shorten the waiting time for your favorite coffees and smoothie bowls!
Orono Brewing Company ¦ 207-866-1272 ¦ 61 Margin St
Orono Brewing Company is coming to your doorstep with beer on delivery delivered by their Northern rep/tasting room Bartender Calan Lucas, Wednesdays through Saturday, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Orders must be placed and paid for online through the OBC website by customers 21 and over only, and at the time of delivery the customer must present both the card and their ID for verification. There is a 4 pack minimum for delivery but no maximum, and for same day delivery orders need to be placed between 12:00 am and 3:00 pm. There is no delivery fee but remember to tip your driver! OBC also has gift cards available for purchase that can be mailed or held at the brewery. Not int the 10 mile delivery radius? No problem! You can also order online for curbside pick up at the 61 Margin St for Saturdays between 2:00 to 3:00 pm.
Marsh Island Brewing ¦ 207-866-1277 ¦ 2 Main St
Marsh Island Brewing has opened up a store front where customers can place Beer To-Go orders, which can be picked up between 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm (the exact schedule varies so keep an eye on their Facebook page!). from the taproom once ID has been provided. Customers can also visit the taproom between those hours to buy beer and support the brewery if they prefer. For anyone who does not want to come inside, curb side is available by calling ahead to the brewery, and Marsh Island is working out the details of instituting home delivery for a 5 mile radius starting Friday, March 20th. Aside from beer, they are also selling Marsh Island Merchandise (taproom) and gift cards (taproom and online).
Black Bear Brewing ¦ 207-889-9123 ¦ 19 Mill St
Black Bear Brewing will be opening for curbside pick-up Wednesday through Saturday, 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. They will be selling Growlers, coffee (whole bean and ground), gift cards, and other beverages like ME Root sodas and Poland seltzers. Please call ahead and your order will be delivered to your car when you arrive, and be sure to have your ID and the card used to pay for the order ready to hand for pick up!
Aroma Joe’s ¦ 207-866-1109 ¦ 99 Park St
Aroma Joe’s is closed for dining in, but they are open for drive thru and pick up. Their park street location will be open from 5:00 am to 10:00 pm, Sunday-Saturday, and will still be offering all your favorite drinks iced and hot! You can also support Aroma Joe’s by heading over to their online shop and order bags coffee and espresso to enjoy at home, pick up a fuel card for later, or shop all kinds of AJ’s merchandise, from clothing to mugs, hats, and koozies.
Dunkin’ ¦ 207-866-3297 ¦ 103 Park St or 207-827-0400 ¦ 4 Stillwater Ave
Dunkin’ is still serving up the coffee and donuts! Both the Stillwater Ave and Park St locations have removed the option for dining in, but the drive thru is open at both and on Park St. the lobby is open for pick up. You can also place your order ahead of time on the Dunkin’ app, and it will be waiting for you when you get there, or place your order through DoorDash and have your coffee brought right to you!
Burger King ¦ 207-827-7248 ¦ 12 Stillwater Ave
Burger King has closed their dining room entirely, even to pick up orders, but their drive thru is still open! They will be taking drive-up orders from 6:00 am to 11:00 pm most days.
Wendy’s ¦ 207-827-1637 ¦ 4 Stillwater Ave
Wendy’s on Stillwater is open for drive thru and take out orders still! They have closed their dining room, but the door is still unlocked so you can order and pick up at the counter. They’re open from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm most days, and you can even place your order online so it will be ready when you get there. You can also have your Wendy’s delivered to you using DoorDash if you prefer. Gift Cards are available on their website.
Both of Orono’s Subway locations, and Mama Deluca’s on Stillwater, have left their lobbies open for pick up. Dining in is no longer permitted, but customers can call ahead or walk in and place orders for carry out. To place Subway sandwich orders, customers can also use the Subway app, but orders for Mama DeLuca’s must be called in. Or you can have your sandwiches delivered to you by placing your order at the Stillwater Location using DoorDash. The subway on Stillwater is open everyday from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, and the Subway on Main St will be open 9:00 am to 7:00 pm Monday through Friday, from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm Satuday and Sunday. Gift cards are available at check out!