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Simones' Hot Dog Stand

99 Chestnut St, Lewiston, ME 04240-7702
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Ranked #13 of 96 Restaurants in Lewiston
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- Sep 13, 2014
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English first
Norridgewock, Maine
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

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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51 reviews 51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013 via mobile

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
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Clayton, NC
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81 reviews 81 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

Simones' is a landmark eatery in Lewiston, Maine. I have been eating here since I was a kid. Now that I live in North Carolina, it is a "must stop" when I'm in Maine for vacation. Simones' Hot Dog Stand has been a fixture on Chestnut Street since it was founded by a Greek immigrant family in 1908. It is... More

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South Durham, Maine, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2012

...Shoulder to shoulder at lunch-time! Simone's is so popular that it's on every national politician's stop-list. Truly an experience. And, the hot dogs are good, too!

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L/A, Maine
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79 reviews 79 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

hot dogs the way you want them and, during political campaign seasons, THE place to glad-hand big names in politics on the election trail

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Portland, Maine
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2012

We went to Simone's after a day of skiing at Lost Valley, and had a great and cheap meal before heading back down to Portland. Simone's is an old school diner, with chili dogs, cheese fries, burgers, and friendly staff who will add chili to your cheese fries and hand out lollipops to the kids at the end of the... More

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