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Maine Diner

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2265 Post Road, Route 1, Wells, ME 04090
+1 207-646-4441
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07:00 - 20:00
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Olympia, Washington
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493 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

Just a classic on the old highway. We had Maine boiled dinner and roast turkey dinner. 4 star even with problems. The turkey was a bit dried up on the edges as if it were cooked as s breast fillet and let sit out for 8 hours. Still good. And the "boiled" dinner was as advertised, boiled. And just a... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2015

We stopped at the Maine Diner purely by accident. It was along our route to Portland, Maine and we were hungry. We discovered that it had been featured on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives, one of the shows I watch on the Food Channel. There was a pretty long line to get in for lunch and we decided that we didn't... More 

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Ithaca, New York
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91 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2015

the Maine Diner is an institution in the area. That's good and bad. Good because it has been recognized that the food is good and the service is efficient. Bad because it is almost always crowded and noisy. The menu is standard fare, the portions are generous, and the prices are reasonable. Many people go for breakfast and enjoy the... More 

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Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2015

Very noisy and crowded. If you can stand that, the servings are large and there are plenty of options to choose from on the menu.

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Red Hook, New York
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2015

Great comfort food, breakfast, lunch and diner. Seafood dishes are good, but the seafood chowder is the best tasting chowder I have had along the New England coastline. Though, I would have liked a little more lobster or clams in it. A friendly and courteous staff, too! Live the Maine diner experience here!

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Thank Robert S
North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2015

Had to try this place and it was exactly what everyone has said..very friendly and the food was excellent...I had the fried clams and my wife had the hot Lobster roll although she said she would prefer the regular way a cold lobster roll.. homemade potatoe salad was also excellent....we will go back.

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Peoria, Arizona
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185 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2015

Stumbled on this place during our wedding trip! I did not know it had been featured on TV but my oh my I understood why after. The food is so good and the downeast personality even more so. The wild blueberry pancakes are terrific as well as the omelets. It was good to see that TV did not go to... More 

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Winthrop, Maine
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234 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2015

We stopped here after attending a show at the Ogunquit Playhouse. We were traveling off season and there was still a waiting line outside to get in. The turn over of patrons is fast. My friends each got a side of mac n cheese for their meal, which was plentiful and more than they could eat. They have the most... More 

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Thank AnnieD39
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

Based on Guy Fieri and Triple D we went for the lobster pie. Big mistake. Overpriced, overcooked, miniscule pieces of lobster. Won't be back

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Cromwell, Connecticut
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2015

If you're looking for good food and great service this is the place. You might have a wait but the food is worth it. We sat at the counter and enjoyed our conversation with the "friendly" staff. A must if you're visiting the area - won't be disappointed. We'll be back next year!!

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$18
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Diner, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 20:00
Monday
07:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 20:00
Thursday
07:00 - 20:00
Friday
07:00 - 20:00
Saturday
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2265 Post Road, Route 1, Wells, ME 04090
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Wells
  • Phone Number: +1 207-646-4441

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?