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“Clam Chowder, Haven't had any better Ogunquit to Bar Harbor” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Mike's Clam Shack

Mike's Clam Shack
1150 Post Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4502
(207) 646-5999
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Ranked #17 of 62 Restaurants in Wells
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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“Clam Chowder, Haven't had any better Ogunquit to Bar Harbor”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2006

We have been making the trip to Maine 2-3 times a year for the past 5 years. Our final destinations have been Ogunquit, Biddeford, Portland, Booth Bay and Bar Harbor. We plan our trips to arrive at Mikes for our first lunch and our last lunch on departure. Mikes is also our favorite place for at least 2 evening meals.
We haven't tried the Clam Chowder at every eatery in Maine, but the places where we have eaten do not beat the chowder at Mikes. I once questioned our waitress about some of the menu items that seemed unlikely selections for someone travailing to Maine for the seafood. Her reply, “Those items were on the menu at the request of the locals." Now that is the best recommendation, "A Place where the Locals Eat"

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“Fun time in wells beach and the best food at mikes”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2006

Febuary 17 2006.We have been going to Mikes for the last 5 years.We love to walk the beach in the winter time . If you think it is to cold to walk the beach your wrong.Every one must have the experience of the beach in the winter time.It is also not busy like summer time. We Always stay at the Layfette resort on wells beach a great place to stay.And our favorite place to eat is Mikes Clam Shack.See ya in March
Mark and Carol

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“Never miss it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2005

We go to Wells Beach, Maine about 3 times a year- usually during the spring, summer and fall. Our most recent trip was this past July, 2005. The one place we never fail to go is Mikes Clam Shack. It has to be one of our favorite places in Maine. Not only is the food excellent but the entire staff is friendly and makes you feel like one of the family and their prices are extremely reasonable with good sized portions! We would not consider it a vacation if we missed it. Give it a try- I guarantee you won't be disapointed. I know I'm looking forward to another visit to Mike's sometime in October when the autumn chill makes the seafood chowder an exceptional treat!

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“Our favorite place in Wells”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2005

Had great meals last August with party of 8. The best clam chowder, great fried clams. Kids all got Mike's tee shirts and wear them proudly. We are planning to return this August for more. Great service, great atmosphere. See you later this month!

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“Big Surprise”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2004

After spending a week in Maine and eating all kinds of seafood, this was a very pleasant stop just before we left to come home. We will drive up for a day just to have lunch one day this winter. What a pleasant days excursion that will be. my daughter from Pa. will come too, she enjoyed it so much. Best fried clams ever, and we live on the Ct. coast and get good seafood, but Mike beats our Fish Tale in Westbrook, Ct.

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