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Moody's Diner

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American, Diner
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US Route 1, Waldoboro, ME 04572
+1 207-832-7785
05:00 - 22:00
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Sun 06:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 05:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 05:00 - 22:00
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western NY state
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90 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went here twice in 2 days. Seated immediately and water brought. Menu is extensive, and portions are huge. The seafood platter can barely be lifted. Enough for 2 for sure! 3 kinds of soup, 15 kinds of pie. Start with dessert! Biscuits are excellent, and bought some to bring home. Sweet potato fries that are the best I have ever... More 

Thank 3ess
Johnson City, New York, United States
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359 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We always come here for breakfast when we stay in Brunswick - it is a drive of about 40 minutes but it is well worth it. Bacon, sausage, 2 eggs overeasy, white toast and coffee while my wife had the blueberry pancakes. Treated her to a special Moody's diner go mug which she unfortunately dropped the next day while walking... More 

Thank Dennis P
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79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located on Route 1 (the classic north – south route on the east coast), Moody’s Diner captures the historical greatness of “diner eating in America”. Simply stated, this is an awesome place to dine. It is home cooking away from home. The menu choices are outstanding and the food served is food the way it is supposed to be, home... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped for dinner and had the Seafood Platter - the food portion was satisfied and quick service! Seems to have a lot of locals eating here too so that's always a good sign.

Thank Thom W
Downeast Maine
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118 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is an institution in Maine and extremely popular - especially with tourists - I know I am very picky when it comes to dining out, having been a restaurant owner myself, but their food is nothing special, other than being large portions. Their Pies are the big attraction and are very good. So if you want to experience... More 

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309 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 436 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Moody's was supposed to be just a bathroom stop on our long morning drive. Customers must have cringed when they saw 50 of us lining up to use the washrooms but with our group, this short stop quickly turned into orders for mid-morning hot drinks and snacks. We then spent more time in their lively little gift shop at the... More 

Thank The_Concierge_8
Brunswick, Maine
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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had lunch at Moody's Diner recently. Moody's is a favorite of ours. Their special that day was their homemade lasagna with a house salad, and grilled garlic bread as sides. Delicious! Portions are generous. My husband had homemade blueberry pie for dessert. I highly recommend Moody's.

Thank Beth H
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't dined here in three years, so we went out of our way to have lunch. We always had great meals. The staff is courteous, service good. This time, our lunch was "just ok". I had the turkey dinner special & my husband had the chicken croquettes. The turkey should've been a slam dunk. Instead it was dry, on the... More 

Thank Lat70
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife grew up in Maine and I've been a resident of Maine going on ten years now and we've heard so much about the famous 'Moody's Diner' that we had to give it a try. We arrived for a late lunch and were surprised to see that every table in the place was occupied. After about a ten minute... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Everybody knows, or should know, Moody's. Been around almost forever. Good American family food. Eat at the counter with the locals. Or sit at the tables with other tourists during the summer for locals during the winter. Always maple syrup on the table as locals use it as sweetener for coffee. That's the kind of place it is. Good food,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?