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The Steakhouse

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1205 Post Road / Rte 1, Wells, ME 04090
(207) 646-4200
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Today
3:30 pm - 8:05 pm
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Hours:
Sun 3:30 pm - 8:05 pm
Tue - Fri 4:30 pm - 9:05 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 9:05 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Local cuisine
Special occasions

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  • 260
    Excellent
  • 64
    Very good
  • 33
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Hasn't changed at all!

My family has been coming to the Steakhouse since they first opened twenty-five years ago. And I've been coming here since I was a toddler, and even then I was ordering steak tips and loving it! I can confidentially tell you that the Steakhouse has not changed at all. If anything, it's gotten... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
SaraCatherine
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Southington, Connecticut
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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Swanton, Vermont
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Don't come here unless you have nothing to do for at least 1-1/2 hrs and like waiting for a table. I called as we were visiting the area to get more information on reservations as we had a large group of people, and was rudely told " we don't take reservations for any size group, you just have to wait!"... More 

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Southington, Connecticut
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52 reviews 52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

My family has been coming to the Steakhouse since they first opened twenty-five years ago. And I've been coming here since I was a toddler, and even then I was ordering steak tips and loving it! I can confidentially tell you that the Steakhouse has not changed at all. If anything, it's gotten better.... The best time to go is... More 

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Windsor, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We have traveled all around the country and have eaten at some of the best steak houses over the years, including Burns, Shula's, Ruth's Chris, etc. The Steakhouse on Rte 1 in Wells, Me. is the best. There is usually a 30-45 minute wait but it is worth it. They are right up the road from my favorite seafood restaurant,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This used to be my favorite restaurant but it has gone downhill. I just waited an hour and a half for raw meat to be served and when we complained we were treated with no respect. The manager publicly embarrassed us and acted like we were looking for a free meal. Such a shame.

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We were looking for a place to eat while staying in Wells last July. Passed by here and saw all the cars so we pulled in. The wait was over an hour and a half, so we left. We were determined to see what all the fuss was about so we came back the next day at 4 p.m. and... More 

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Wells, Maine
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38 reviews 38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Really good steak house. Food is very good and not overly expensive. One and only concern is the wait. If you are not there by 4:00 pm there is a hour to an hour and half wait. Service is good considering the numbers of people there all night non stop.

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Wells, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Great dining experience. We are on a short vacation from Grand Lake Stream and staying close to Wells, Maine. Took a look at Google reviews, they did not look to good, I Said to my husband let's try it. What a great choice. I had the chicken cordon bleu and my husband had the ribeye steak, both were fantastic. the... More 

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West Suffield, Connecticut
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76 reviews 76 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

The Steakhouse is usually crowed on weekends. The lobby is located on the second floor and the dinning areas on floors two and three. The wine list is extensive. The steak selections are varied with the T-bone and NY a favorite. Service is also friendly and excellent. Combine your meal with a lobster for a tremendous meal.

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Kennebunk, Maine
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84 reviews 84 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

If you are looking for steak in particular then this is a great place. You pay for it but I have always found them to be good. There is a bit of a wait in the summer so go early.

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Wells, Maine
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Great steak! This is one of your touristy "go to" places when visiting Wells. In the summertime - the place is just packed. However - it is worth the wait if you can deal with loud tourists. Don't expect to have a nice quiet dinner here but it is a steakhouse so hopefully that wasn't you initial expectation. Like your... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1205 Post Road / Rte 1, Wells, ME 04090
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Wells
  • Phone Number: (207) 646-4200

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
3:30 pm - 8:05 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:05 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:05 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:05 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 9:05 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 9:05 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?