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Captains Fresh Idea Restaurant

3515 Atlantic Hwy, Waldoboro, ME 04572-6026
+1 207-832-4880
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Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cucumber salad” (16 reviews)
“fried clams” (17 reviews)
“seafood” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Fast food, Soups
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
3515 Atlantic Hwy, Waldoboro, ME 04572-6026
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21 - 30 of 155 reviews

Reviewed September 20, 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!

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

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

Reviewed September 14, 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

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank danthepoet
Rebecca H, Owner at Captains Fresh Idea Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 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 August 25, 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

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

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

Reviewed August 19, 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

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank amulcock
Rebecca H, Owner at Captains Fresh Idea Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2017

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

Reviewed August 17, 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

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

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

Reviewed August 2, 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

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

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

Reviewed July 28, 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.

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

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

Reviewed July 25, 2017

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

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

Thanks for the nice review! Becky☺

Reviewed July 23, 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

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

Thank for stopping, and coming to Maine! Becky

Reviewed July 16, 2017

This was our first visit to this restaurant, and although a little pricey, the food was worth the wait. I understand that seasonal hostelries have to make their profits where they can, so I don't begrudge paying a little extra. The restaurant itself is showing...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank TravelingGirl973
Rebecca H, Owner at Captains Fresh Idea Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2017

Thank for coming to Maine! Thanks for the nice review. Becky

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Response from umyumyum | Reviewed this property |
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
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 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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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