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Captains Fresh Idea Restaurant

3515 Atlantic Hwy, Waldoboro, ME 04572-6026
+1 207-832-4880
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Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cucumber salad” (11 reviews)
“fried clams” (16 reviews)
“seafood” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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3515 Atlantic Hwy, Waldoboro, ME 04572-6026
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

A must. If you travel through this part of Maine, you HAVE to try this lobster roll. The location is that of tipical American old style fast food, with very friendly staff. Excellent!

Thank Nicola C
Rebecca H, Owner at Captains Fresh Idea Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Thanks for coming to Maine, thanks for the nice review. Becky ☺☺☺

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 6 June 2017

One of the highlights of our most recent trip to Maine. Enjoyed the best fried clams we've ever had, delicious lobster rolls, blueberry cobbler to die for, all served by the friendliest restaurant owner we've ever had the pleasure to meet. There are lots of...More

Thank cadreaminCt
Rebecca H, Owner at Captains Fresh Idea Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Thanks so much for the great review. We really appreciate it. Thanks Becky

Reviewed 14 September 2017

We stopped in for a lobster roll on our way up to Bar Harbor, ME not knowing anything about the place. When we got up to Bar Harbor we were directed to be certain to go to Thurston's in Bernard, ME. It is something akin...More

Thank danthepoet
Rebecca H, Owner at Captains Fresh Idea Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

WoW! thanks for the Very nice review, it is nice to know we are doing something right. Thanks for coming to Maine!! The Mid Coast is very nice. Thanks Becky☺☺☺

Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Based upon my brothers advice from a previous visit, we frequented Captains Fresh idea restaurant. The owners are so nice and helpful. Lobster rolls are a speciality and really well done. Lemonade is so flavorful. The owner took my grand niece into the kitchen to...More

Thank sadler8613
Rebecca H, Owner at Captains Fresh Idea Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a nice review! Becky

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We love Captain Fresh! Every trip to Maine always includes at least two meals here! The owners are so kind and friendly. The food is wonderful and fresh. A must is the clam chowder and a lobster BLT with a double order of fries. Located...More

Thank amulcock
Rebecca H, Owner at Captains Fresh Idea Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Thanks for the nice review! Thanks for coming to Maine☺

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Went for a late weekday lunch with my family. I got the classic lobster roll with lobster chowder which was fantastic. My daughter got the shrimp kids meal which she said was awesome. Overall everyone loved their meals. We also ordered desserts which were all...More

Thank LD2007
Rebecca H, Owner at Captains Fresh Idea Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Thanks for taking the time to write a nice review. thanks Becky

Reviewed 2 August 2017

There are lots of places along this area of Maine to get lobster rolls and we are glad we decided to check this place out. The staff was super friendly and attentive. The menu was diverse. Good lobster rolls and other food as well. I...More

Thank Jeremy W
Rebecca H, Owner at Captains Fresh Idea Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Thanks for taking the time to write a nice review. see you Becky!

Reviewed 28 July 2017

This is where we take friends and family for the best lobster roll in the area. Friendly folks and great food. You won't be disappointed.

Thank pamvose1
Rebecca H, Owner at Captains Fresh Idea Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

Thanks for taking the time to write a nice review. Becky

Reviewed 25 July 2017

Very good food. Lobster roll was cooked perfectly, not overdone. Waitress was very polite and had very good service.

Thank 123Kandi
Rebecca H, Owner at Captains Fresh Idea Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Thanks for the nice review! Becky☺

Reviewed 23 July 2017

We intended to go to Moody's but I think it was more the hype than anything. Far too many cars in Moody's lot so we continued on the highway and discovered Captains Fresh Idea Restaurant. Very good food and service at reasonable prices. No "Moody's...More

Thank Gary997
Rebecca H, Owner at Captains Fresh Idea Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Thank for stopping, and coming to Maine! Becky

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Yes, several sides and nice salad. And ice cream and desserts. Last year I think they had quesadillas with cheese & or veg.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3515 Atlantic Hwy, Waldoboro, ME 04572-6026
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Waldoboro
  • Phone Number: +1 207-832-4880
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Description
Experience where the locals eat! Captain's Fresh Idea Restaurant was founded in 1987 with the goal in mind to serve fresh food good enough to be called "Wicked Good." Customers are welcome to come in and be seated in our comfortable dining room or our new screened-in deck. We also have a speedy take-out window if you would like to take your meal to go, or would like to sit outside on one of our picnic tables. Our takeout window also has a stocked ice cream/dairy bar where you can be sure to find something sweet. We offer a wide selection of food. From juicy burgers and fries to fresh steamed lobsters and clams. We also have a wide selection of specialty salads and scrumptious fried starters. But our lobster rolls are our area of expertise! If you are in the mood for some fresh seafood consider this the place to eat! You can have clams, scallops, haddock, or shrimp. We pride ourselves in hand breading all our seafood and serving it crispy hot to our customers. If you still have the room after eating our generous portions of food you may want to consider polishing off the meal with a homemade dessert. Choose from the homemade blueberry crumb cake, gingerbread, strawberry shortcake, or fruit pies. Captain's Fresh Idea is a family restaurant so kids are welcome to come and eat from our children's menu. So come on in, stop by, and say hi! We're easy to find on Route 1, Waldoboro ME. Look for the Red Roof!
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