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47 water street, Eastport, ME 04631
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  • 14
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
In desperate need of a makeover!

This restaurant is only at best fair. The food is average diner food, the wait staff is usually okay, but the building is not very clean. I think a makeover is in need. I used to come here all the time just for the lobster rolls, but they are just not as good as they used to be. On the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 5, 2014
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Calais
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

This restaurant is only at best fair. The food is average diner food, the wait staff is usually okay, but the building is not very clean. I think a makeover is in need. I used to come here all the time just for the lobster rolls, but they are just not as good as they used to be. On the... More 

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DownEast and Acadia Maine, Maine
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31 reviews 31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Eat only seafood or breakfast items here. This is the first time we've returned since new ownership (gentleman is from Rhode Island). We were looking forward to eating in the rear dining room because it formerly was always too chilly there once the weather moved from summer to fall. Our waitress was very, very good & busy, but always attentive.... More 

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Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

My wife Kathy and I think this place is great. Located in Eastport Maine the Waco diner has excellent seafood as well land lubber dishes. The fish sandwich my wife had tasted great. Fried just right. My hamburger was perfect. The fries were excellent. The fish chowder was a good as my grandmother used to make. The dinner has unusual... More 

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Aurora, Colorado
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Oldest diner in Maine sez the sign. Right on the waterfront. Food was pretty good (grilled chicken sandwich & turkey club sandwich). Fries were crisp and hot when served. Bottled beer is bottled beer. The service was a bit aloof, perhaps because they were about to close for the day. And that was a bit surprising since we never saw... More 

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Houlton, Maine
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47 reviews 47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My wife and I went to the Waco for lunch while visiting Eastport. My wife had the fish chowder and a fish sandwich and she said both were great. I had the Mexican omelet. (It was on the breakfast menu but they got me one for lunch anyway.) Our server was very friendly and we got our food quickly. The... More 

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Belfast, Maine
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Not all long established (since 1924) local cafes are good - this one had mediocre breakfast and somewhat rude service.

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Pomona Park, Florida
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104 reviews 104 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

What a surprise this little place was. We sat outside by the water on a lovely sunny morning and had one of the best breakfasts I've ever eaten. My two companions agreed. Super service by a very friendly waitress. Great menu selection, too.

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Bryantville, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The Waco Diner is a friendly place with a great view. We stopped there for lunch. I had a perfectly acceptable bowl of chowder and sandwich and my companion had a good burger. We sprang for dessert, and both the peanut butter-chocolate pie and the lemon cake were excellent! Prices weren't bad either.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Had breakfast here with my wife and friend. Eggs and hash were quite good--hash homemade. Salmon and eggs also good. Service friendly and efficient . Menu varied with good selections.

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New Boston, New Hampshire
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Loved breakfast with the local folks! Can't beat it! Right downtown, so go early, grab a coffee and make some friends!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 47 water street, Eastport, ME 04631
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Eastport

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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