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Red's Eats

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41 Water St, Wiscasset, ME 04578-4134
+1 207-882-6128
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11:30 - 22:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are looking for a place with the most authentic, fresh and pure lobster roll, Red's is it. We were visiting Portland and drove 45 minutes to Red's based upon the recommendations of locals. We have had lobster rolls in the past. They are usually chunks of lobster mixed in with mayo on a toasted bun. Red's on the... More 

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Thank Ted K
Deborah G, Owner at Red's Eats, responded to this review

Dear Ted, Thank you so much!! We appreciate your visit!! Thanks for this great review too! Best wishes More 

Miami, Florida
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I have visited Red's Eats on many occasions. We are no strangers to lobster rolls, having had them from Rhode Island to Maine, and in 3 provinces in Canada. Without a doubt, in our experience Red's is in a whole category by itself. The lobster rolls come out piled so high with sweet, succulent lobster and fresh... More 

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Thank drewmyriam
Deborah G, Owner at Red's Eats, responded to this review

This is wonderful!! Thank you so much!! It really has me going to work smiling!! We're so happy to have your repeat visits....that's the finest compliment and we appreciate you! Best Always! More 

New York City, New York
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55 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Red's never disappoints. I recommend a rainy weekday in May, only then is the line less than an hour. Otherwise, chat with your neighbors in line, relax and meditate. The best Lobster roll awaits. The hot dog is great too. And the Frappes. Lobster is expensive this spring, be warned.

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Thank AJAX6965
Deborah G, Owner at Red's Eats, responded to this review

Thanks so much!! We really appreciate you taking the time to write your review! It makes our day to know that you've been happy at all your visits! This is just a great review and we thank you!! Best wishes More 

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178 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Really good, but overrated for the price. $23 for a lobster roll. Plus they charge for iced tea refills despite serving it in a small cup. I've had lobster rolls that were just as good for half the price.

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Thank Konrad V
Deborah G, Owner at Red's Eats, responded to this review

Dear Konrad, Thank you for visiting Red's Eats. I am sorry that we do not do free refills on Iced Tea, etc. but offer them in 16 or 32 ounce sizes. It's homemade and we pride ourselves on many homemade items. I appreciate you supporting the local businesses that offer free refills and rolls that are 1/2 the price. That... More 

Sioux Falls
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place rocks!! Has everything going for it including atmosphere which is 'outside'. Get ready to stand in line cause I've never stopped in here no matter what time and there's a line going down the sidewalk. Part of the charm and history of the place I guess! Figure about two full lobsters meat per roll so not cheap but... More 

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Thank Jeff B
Deborah G, Owner at Red's Eats, responded to this review

Dear Jeff, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this wonderful review!! We truly appreciate your visits and enthusiasm!!! Love it!! Hope to see you again soon! Best Always More 

Houston, Texas
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very friendly place to have a fantastic lobster roll. We arrived at 11:30 on a weekday when they opened. We were 10th in line. The line moved quickly and we sat down on the umbrella covered deck to wait for our order. We ordered our lobster rolls plain with butter on the side. They brought around samples of their fried... More 

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Thank sugarland5
Deborah G, Owner at Red's Eats, responded to this review

Thank you so much!! Thank you for your visit and for your wonderful review!! So happy that you enjoyed Red's Eats!! Best wishes! More 

Wiscasset, Maine
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Three things you should know about Red's Eats in Wiscasset, Maine: If you are driving north you can't miss seeing their big red sign. What you could miss is the long line of customers waiting to order their lobster roll. Just thinking about it made me forget the third thing! Oh, just remembered, be sure to have cash. Best news... More 

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Thank lexdee
Deborah G, Owner at Red's Eats, responded to this review

Dear Lexdee, Thank you!! This means so much to us and we truly appreciate you!! Hoping to see you again soon! Best Always! More 

Worcester, Massachusetts
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227 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This will be the one and only time I will ever experience Red's. Not because the food wasn't good but because I live so far away. Was traveling through town and saw a hugh line. Had no idea why. On the way home we thought let's see what all the fuss is about. Well I can tell you that my... More 

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Thank kellygirl63
Deborah G, Owner at Red's Eats, responded to this review

Dear Kellygirl, Thank you so much!! We appreciate you taking the time to write your review and we're so happy that you and your wife enjoyed Red's Eats!! That makes it all worthwhile to us....we appreciate you! Best Always More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered way too much food but it was delicious! It was worth the wait. The staff was helpful and efficient. We would recommend to all. Go when you are hungry!

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Thank Jeff C
Deborah G, Owner at Red's Eats, responded to this review

Dear Jeff, Thank you so much!! We appreciate your review and your visit! Thank you also for mentioning the staff....they work so hard and we're so proud of all of them. It means a lot to hear that. Again, thank you!! Best wishes More 

Belmont, California, United States
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52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the third time that my family and I have been visiting some friends up in Maine. Every time we go, we have to go to Wiscasset and eat at Red's. I've had many "so called" lobster rolls at many places, from San Francisco to Long Island, but nothing (and I mean nothing) compares to Red's. They put a... More 

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Thank Allan H
Deborah G, Owner at Red's Eats, responded to this review

Dear Allan, Thank you so much! We really appreciate your wonderful review and the fact that you and your family have visited us 3 times!! That's the finest compliment of all.....your repeat visits to Red's!! I am going to work smiling, thanks to you taking the time to write this review. Best Always and safe travels! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Water St, Wiscasset, ME 04578-4134
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Wiscasset
  • Phone Number: +1 207-882-6128

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