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1181 Portland Rd, Route 1, Arundel, Arundel, ME 04005
(207) 985-7391
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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    Very good
  • 4
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
good chow!

This was the first place we ate at when we got to our campground. It's nothing fancy, just good down home cooking. Service was friendly and efficient. The food was good to very good. Look for the specials!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
Mary R
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Poughkeepsie, New York
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
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Poughkeepsie, New York
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

This was the first place we ate at when we got to our campground. It's nothing fancy, just good down home cooking. Service was friendly and efficient. The food was good to very good. Look for the specials!!

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Southern Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Fried clams in crumbs were excellent. We ordered a large onion ring but when served, was on the clam dinner with no French fries. A bit disappointing for that. My lobster roll was stuffed, but some of the lobster very wet, which turned the roll soggy in places.

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Poquoson, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Excellent clam strip platter, plentiful serving. Simple, traditional, casual setting, excellent traditional seafood. Weekday lunch visit, not crowded. Steady pick up service. Great quality and serving size.

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Arundel, Maine
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We've lived in Maine long enough now to remember when hitting the Seafood Center was a great, quick meal out. The portions and the quality were excellent. Since the new owners have taken over, we no longer partake. Smaller portions, lower quality, shorter hours, and not open all winter. The owners need to take stock and reinvent themselves if even... More 

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Westford, Massachusetts
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We decided to give it another try as we really liked it before So we took our family there and was even more disappointed. The kids hotdog plate was so bad that my granddaughter only took one bite, an it was suppose to come with applesauce but never did and the fries were awful. We also had a couple of... More 

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Wayland, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We had dinner there recently and the fried shrimp and clams were awful. The shrimp were all batter and hardly visible shrimp. The shrimp were so tiny, there was not even the flavor of shrimp! There were maybe two good big clams in the whole batch of fried stuff--which cost almost $20.. The portions were smaller than they used to... More 

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Portland, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

These are the best fried clams you will find in New England, and I have had them in RI, Mass, and around Maine, my home state. A small side order will serve two normal appetites. Onion rings are excellent. This is where Mainers go. I love the fact they give you your own bottle of tartar sauce with your pickup... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We travel here from NY just for The Seafood Centers lobster stew! YUMMY! The fried clams are huge and sweep, the lobster roll is packed with lobster. I can't say enough about this place except I wish they would open up closer to me. I order enough to take some home and freeze for another day!

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Scarborough, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Seafood Center is a real Maine experience. Most of the customers are locals who frequent the establishment. The menu offers a variety of fried local catch and a few other things for the non-seafood eaters in your party. My favorite are handmade clam cakes and are the best I've ever had! Their clam chowder is thick and creamy and full... More 

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Newtown
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This small restaurant has terrific seafood. Order food at counter and take it to your seat. Very casual eating. Had a lobster roll filled with lots of lobster, and not overdone with mayo. Service was fast on the day we went.

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Additional Information about Seafood Center of Maine Incorporated

Address: 1181 Portland Rd, Route 1, Arundel, Arundel, ME 04005
Phone Number: (207) 985-7391
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Arundel
Open Hours:
Sunday 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
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1181 Portland Rd, Route 1, Arundel, Arundel, ME 04005
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Arundel
  • Phone Number: (207) 985-7391

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
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

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