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Fat Boy Drive In

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111 Bath Rd, Brunswick, ME 04011-2603
(207) 729-9431
Today
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Delivery

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Visitor rating
  • 43
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fun and Good

Drive -in just like "Happy Day's" Turn your headlights on for service and they put the tray right on your car window! The fried scallops and fries were awesome, too!

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 31, 2015
Robert R
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English first
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Drive -in just like "Happy Day's" Turn your headlights on for service and they put the tray right on your car window! The fried scallops and fries were awesome, too!

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Maine
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Don't just drive by. Step back into the 50s, and have a milkshake or some pink lemonade and a fresh crabmeat or lobster roll, and perhaps the best onion rings you've ever tasted. Don't be in a hurry, though: it's usually crowded, and things are prepared to order. Midafternoon is best time to score a parking place. Sock hop mid-season.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Read about this place online and had to give it a try while we were in the area. Great fun to drive right up, under the canopy and turn your lights on for service. Never experienced anything like this in my life! Wait staff are friendly and although order took a little while to arrive, I was pleased that it... More 

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Johnson City, New York, United States
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141 reviews 141 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I love lobster rolls and this place just fulfilled my expectations. Lovely toasted bun with a succulent lobster filling with some gorgeous onion rings as a side. Washed down with a vanilla milkshake. Heavenly ! Waitresses were very helpful and friendly and look forward to going back there on our next Maine visit.

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Denver, Colorado
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My goal in Maine was to eat as much lobster as humanly possible. We googled best lobster roll in Brunswick and Fat Boy popped up. It did not disappoint. Perfectly toasted bun, not a lot of extra stuffing in the lobster salad. I wish I had room to eat two. Kinda fun to be served in the car; makes you... More 

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Brunswick, Maine, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My Dad was; career U.S. Navel Air. "Fat Boys" was the place he usually always hit; when he left the Navy Base; accross the street. Me; on the other hand; could'nt get past their name!! "Fat Boys; till just this past summer!! Haha!! but true. Fat Boys is a seasonal place. You drive into their parking lot; park as close... More 

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Portland, ME
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This drive in is a Brunswick institution, and it's opening and closing, which roughly coincide with the beginning of winter and spring, respectively, signal the changing of seasons. The food is great - we really love the burgers and the seafood. The car service is a nice nostalgic touch. If you are in the area, i would highly recommend a... More 

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washington dc
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200 reviews 200 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

A local clued me in. Excellent lobster rolls, fried clams, onion rings, frappes, etc., in a genuine drive in from the fifties. Eat there or carry out. Not a chain. I don't miss this when in the area.

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Windham, Maine
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Old fashioned Drive In. Waitresses come out to your car. Food tray on your car window. Good fast food. Old fashioned frappes, shakes and hamburgers. Prices good

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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312 reviews 312 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We stopped here on a brief visit to Brunswick, and read about the Drive In that has remained the same for many years....very interesting!! It is across from the old airfield at the Naval Air Station Brunswick, and you can miss it if you are not looking. The establishment has a few seats inside, but most are served from their... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 111 Bath Rd, Brunswick, ME 04011-2603
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Brunswick
  • Phone Number: (207) 729-9431
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm

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