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Moody's Diner

US Route 1, Waldoboro, ME 04572
+1 207-832-7785
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pies” (95 reviews)
“cherry pie” (36 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
US Route 1, Waldoboro, ME 04572
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Reviewed 3 days ago

had the lobster stew, very thin and very little lobster in dish, disappointing. Not what I expected stew was ok but I would not go back to their restaurant.

Thank anne l
Reviewed 1 week ago

Used to stop in a lot in the early opening of Moody's so it was different and unique. The desserts are still quite good but menu is average. Always crowded, which is a good thing

Thank 844tamarad
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another reviewer wrote that having lunch at Moody's is a "once in a lifetime" thing to do. We agree -- "once." This restaurant, along Rte. 1 in Waldoboro enroute to Thomaston, is an icon that opened in 1927. The first thing one has to say...More

Thank Wyomite
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always enjoy eating breakfast here every year when we visit Maine. The giant cinnamon rolls are wonderful and covered with icing. This place is like stepping back in time and a great experience. We also enjoy the gIft shop that is across the parking...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are things that you should do once in your lifetime and this is one of them. Lunch at Moody's Diner will make you feel as if you have traveled back in time to the 40's and 50's. The menu features old fashion recipes of...More

Thank Barbara Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and service. Most of us had some form of Ruban, haddock, chicken and traditional all fantastic. Very busy place. Fast Highly recommended.

Thank John L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stop here and wow what a surprise! Best local food! Lobster Stew was to die for! Mostly local people which says it all! Pie, yes please!

Thank Tom F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For a restaurant to last 90 years it has to do something right. These folks do a lot right. The staff is friendly and helpful. The food is good and the portions are large with emphasis on traditional blue plate fare. Our group had a...More

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have used an old Moody's cook book I picked up at a yard sale for years and had to stop in. It is an iconic location and the 100 seat diner was nearly full when we stopped in. The crowd was probably 70 percent...More

Thank gcmass
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made it a point to stop here on our vacation, on a Tues evening at 5pm. We were seated quickly, server promptly took our order. Oh my gosh, the chowder was sooo good! Had shrimp rolls too. Our server packed some pie on ice...More

Thank SeeTheUSA70
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29 November 2016|
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Response from Fran M | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they do I also looked at the menu and didn't't see any or any notes on the menu they had GF items. Over the years I have used this place as a stop for coffee and pie. I really don't care for the quality of... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: US Route 1, Waldoboro, ME 04572
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Waldoboro
  • Phone Number: +1 207-832-7785
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