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Joshua's

1637 Post Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4608
207-646-3355
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Ranked #1 of 61 Restaurants in Wells
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Providence, Rhode Island
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

As a couple we had a recent dinner at Joshua's. I made reservations after reading all the positive reviews. I am not a nit picker but found our overall experience to be "good". The bread was delicous, as others mentioned, as was the ceaser salad dressing. I actually found my portion of swordfish to be on the small side. My... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We have had the pleasure of dining at this treasure several times during the summer of 2014. Rack of Lamp and Duck has always been our choice. If you want to treat your palate to fine cuisine, get in there but make a reservation. They are always very busy.

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St. Helena, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

We managed to snag a reservation on short notice and we're pleased beyond all expectations. The young chef is self taught according to our waitress and his father is a long time local organic gardner who supplies the majority of produce included in meals. Fantastic flavors, artful presentations and a wine list to make good pairings. Don't miss this one!

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Burlington, Vermont
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

Joshua's is awesome! It's no wonder it's the number one rated restaurant in Wells, let alone Maine. It's very classy inside with an American Contemporary menu. Make sure to make a reservation, because they are usually full. They have a nice menu with a focus on seafood of course. The haddock is the best I've had. It's very flaky and... More

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Long Island, NY
Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

First piece of advice: Make reservations a week or more ahead - their prime times for dinner seem to be between 6 PM-7:30 PM. Our reservations for a week ahead had to be changed to 4 different nights to get a 7 o'clock spot. After that, sit back and enjoy a very carefully prepared meal. Cosmopolitan cocktail made from freshly... More

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Shelton, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Joshua's is a very special place to enjoy dinner. The atmosphere is terrific being in an antique home beautifully restored. Family owned with the son as the chef- dad as the farmer and mom as the elegant hostess. The presentation of each course is just fantastic - right out of gourmet cooking. The menu covers all the different taste buds.... More

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Maynard, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Terrific meal (lobster pie), best key lime pie ever, great service, and excellent atmosphere. I will be back without a doubt. Next time I want to try an appetizer. They looked wonderful.

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Latham, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Our party of four visited Joshua's tonight for the first time. I personally was not as impressed as the others. The menu is relatively small and I believe unimaginative. The mashed potatoes were just that - mashed potatoes, not as much flavor than what I make. The veggies were fresh but again plain with little to no seasoning. The restaurant... More

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Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

If you're in the mood for tasty food, wonderful service, a diverse and well priced wine list with generous pours of other spirits...look no longer in this area of Maine! As their charming business card declares, it's family owned and operated. The pride shows in every aspect; from the moment you enter until your farewell, the Mathers want their guests... More

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Farmington, Connecticut
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

My husband and I recently had one of the best meals on our 20th Anniversary ever at this wonderful gem! From start to finish, we were totally pleased. First, the staff takes a team approach to service and that drives the evening home. Featured cocktail crisp and refreshing. The food, fresh - vegetables from their own garden, the filet tender... More

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