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All 49 Saco Restaurants

Wormwood's Restaurant - CLOSED

16 Bay Ave, Saco, ME 04072-3099
(207) 282-9679
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40 reviews from our community

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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The owners' decided this past Spring not to open the restaurant for the 2014 season. It has been up for sale for the past couple of years, but obviously no takers.

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Boston, MA.
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The Wormwood closed early in 2014, and the long time owners have retired and placed the building up for sale. Many patrons now go to the establishment net store which is quite good.

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Milford, Massachusetts
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111 reviews 111 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This place has the worst clam chowder I've ever eaten. It was about 3/4 butter, 1/8 milk, and 1/8 everything else. I've read on another site that one person would prefer to eat Van deCamp's frozen fish sticks than eat here, and I would say that I probably agree. This place is pitiful.

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Cavendish, Vermont
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46 reviews 46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

I am from Maine haven't lived here for years, but I always try to make it a point to stop in for a bite when I do visit. It's a very quant little restaurant in Camp Ellis, Maine (Saco) and just a minute from the jetty which is the inlet for the Saco River. When I go I always invite... More 

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013 via mobile

This seemed like a good place to eat, but then you are seated and if your party is larger than 4 people (we had 15) your waitress can't remember your order. Also when the order came it was incorrect! She then has the odasity to start putting entrees down on the table and telling us to figure it out?? The... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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65 reviews 65 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

I used to come here every summer with my family. We haven't been able to make it to Saco every year for the past few years, but I still sometimes make the 2 hour trek just to dine here annually. Their garlic bread is undoubtedly my all time favorite. So garlicy, buttery, and juicy, I just wish I had the... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Walk in on a Monday night had to wait. Walked around outside. Seated when we returned placed an order for a martini. Quickly retuned place our order. Escargot, fish and chips, surf and turf (med rare)with lobster. Escargots very good could have used a crusty bread. Otherwise good. Dinner arrived lona waited for me to make sure my steak was... More 

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st Petersburg, United States
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87 reviews 87 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Wormwoods has been in Camp Ells for what seems to be forever and I doubt it has ever been decorated in the past 25 years! The food is very average, service was poor and the place is dirty and in dire need of renovations. The restaurant had a musty odor to it which was off putting. Having lived in Camp... More 

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Somerville, New Jersey, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

this is one of our favorite places to eat in Maine. It's been there forever but the food is still great. You must try the broccoli salad, sounds strange but it's excellent. The usual lobster and seafood dishes are great and the strawberry shortcake was the best all year. Go for a stroll on the breakwater for the views after... More 

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Scarborough, ME, United States
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133 reviews 133 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

New to the area. Friends took us to this restaurant. I thought we were going to Huet's where we have always had fabulous food. Walked into Wormwoods. Smelled like pee. This place is way past time for a complete remodel. No air conditioning so it was hot. Our waitress who works as a social worker during the day was less... More 

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Additional Information about Wormwood's Restaurant

Address: 16 Bay Ave, Saco, ME 04072-3099
Phone Number: (207) 282-9679
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Saco
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse

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