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99 Chestnut St, Lewiston, ME 04240-7702
207-782-8431
Today
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Love Simones

The hotdogs are good but go for the soup. Homemade by the owners and ALWAYS good. Nice place on a cold winter day.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
Karen S
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Auburn, Maine
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Auburn, Maine
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The hotdogs are good but go for the soup. Homemade by the owners and ALWAYS good. Nice place on a cold winter day.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Simone's has been a family-owned business for over 100 years, so we enjoyed chatting with the current owner who was very friendly and, of course, very knowledgable about the area. The food itself is average - but the price was right. A prototypical local diner.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

When I was a kid growing up in Lewiston it was a treat when my dad would take us to Simones for redskinned steamed hot dogs! I always got it the same way with cheddar cheese, mustard, and onion. They were the only one at the time to put cheese on, the real deal, not processed. I have since been... More 

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Lewiston
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Small diner atmosphere in the center of Lewiston worth visiting for a hot dog or other breakfast or lunch treat. Family owned and operated. Great hot spot for conversations and local news. New customers will feel as comfortable as the local regulars. Try the "fring!" A basket of mixed French fries and onion rings!

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Basel, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Being from Chicago, I'm a bit of a hot dog snob, but this place is just perfect. I love the unique red Maine steamers and the soft buns. The folks working there couldn't be more friendly and the atmosphere is just what you'd expect from a legendary hot dog joint. Love it!

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Lewiston, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We love this place. We've been here many times. Great burgers, hot dogs, breakfast. Price is right, portion is right, atmosphere is right.

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Norridgewock, Maine
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

When I worked in the L/A area this was my breakfast and lunch place. Jimmy and the Girls make everyone feel welcomed and like they are part of he family. It's not 5 star and it's not new age it's good Maine soul food. Doesn't get any better than Simones'.

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Ware, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Simple and sweet, this is The Hot Dog Place in Androscoggin County! Bring your kids, bring your memories, sign the guestbook if you're from out of town. Long Live Simones!

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By a tree in Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Awesome food, great people and one hellofa value. Also known as the political luncheon of Lewiston. Pay attention to all the wall decoration and pictures.

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Leeds, ME
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

Great tasting hot dogs on a steamed roll. Friendly staff. I try to get here at least once a month. Best tasting dogs in the area.

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Additional Information about Simones' Hot Dog Stand

Address: 99 Chestnut St, Lewiston, ME 04240-7702
Phone Number: 207-782-8431
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Lewiston
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 2:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 99 Chestnut St, Lewiston, ME 04240-7702
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Lewiston
  • Phone Number: 207-782-8431
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm

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