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Mike's Clam Shack

1150 Post Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4502
+1 207-646-5999
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“clam chowder” (153 reviews)
“seafood” (230 reviews)
“scallops” (92 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1150 Post Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4502
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We came here on a recommendation by our hotel staff. The food was very good and so was our waitress. The clam chowder had lots of clams and was creamy, although I prefer really creamy chowders. The Jumbo Lobster Roll came with lettuce, tomato &...More

Thank TravelMom261
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First off,,....great bar.....and can't beat the fun popcorn sprinkles....(nacho cheese rocks)...great service too.....but what really puts Mke's over the top is perhaps the VERY BEST clam chowder I have had anywhere....perfect consistency.....depth of flavor....totally great!

Thank Bubs739
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our food has been very good. Every time we come to Wells Beach we eat at Mike's. It's also convenient.

Thank earrings3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to this restaurant during a recent visit to Wells, Maine. Excellent seafood chowder. Had a great time. Very relaxed atmosphere. Reasonable prices.

Thank Carol L
Reviewed 5 January 2018

The fish and chips were the best we have ever had. The portions were generous, the fish was very fresh, the fries were great. The atmosphere was casual, the wait staff was friendly and the food arrived quickly. We have been back several times in...More

Thank lavcpa
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Upon entering, I was told by a couple that was leaving, was to eat in the bar area. Point taken, I was not misled. Our server Mike was outstanding, and had a very good personality to boot. The area had a very happy vibe going,...More

Thank Joseph E
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Staff is great and the lobsters are always fresh. Never had the Clams here but I'm sure they are good as well. Prices are "market" so don't bother shopping around for price elsewhere

1  Thank happyjak_13
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

We have had clams in Nantucket Connecticut, Massachusetts. Nowhere did we ever have clams as good as this place -we can’t wait to go back again! Very friendly wait staff, casual, not a fancy place don’t let that fool you. Excellent, down-home food! Nancy Usich

1  Thank Nancy U
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Waitress was great!! Had haddock and scallop combo and seafood chowder. Food was cooked PERFECT! Best thing is you could choose the size. Down side was we took two pcs of coconut cream pie to the hotel room and the topping tasted greasy. Would come...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

The stuffed sole, which was a special that evening was drowning in butter. The stuffing was crab and shrimp. The fish and stuffing were very plain. Both needed salt, pepper and seasoning. It was very disappointing.

Thank CapeCodder203
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21 October 2016|
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Response from WestSide19 | Reviewed this property |
I believe they have two sizes of lobster rolls.
keith p
8 August 2016|
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Response from eeldredg | Reviewed this property |
We close in January to February for renovations and through cleaning
7 July 2016|
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Response from Greta R | Reviewed this property |
Never had breakfast there. Have no idea if they serve that meal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1150 Post Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4502
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Wells
  • Phone Number: +1 207-646-5999
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