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Riverside Take Out

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Rural Route 1, Machias, ME
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good13%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“fried clams” (5 reviews)
“ice cream” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood, Fast Food
Rural Route 1, Machias, ME
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Reviewed August 5, 2018

Super friendly owners, free dog ice cream and great fried food - what more could you ask for? We sampled the fried clams, fried pickle chips and the ice cream. All humans and dogs were completely satisfied.

Thank musicmom30
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch while visiting in the area. The lobster roll was delicious, full of lobster meat. Onion rings were good, and root beer floats too. Super-friendly staff, and they gave us a free cup of ice cream for our dog. Also had free...More

Thank jd068
Reviewed June 18, 2018

The food was amazing, and there was so much of it! And it was wonderful to sit next to the river. And most importantly they were nice to our dog, she got several treats. And since she’s in charge I’m sure we’ll be back.

Thank tramnum7
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Great fried pickles and sandwiches, they also have not forgotten your 4 footed friend they have dog ice cream.

Thank Patata38
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

The most friendly atmosphere. Food is delicious. The monster size haddock roll is enough for 3 people yet the prices are more then reasonable. Can't wait till they open back up... Needs to be year round!!!

Thank keepingitreal04654
Reviewed September 23, 2017

A local had recommended another takeout place in town, but it was closed so we tried this take out. The food was okay, but overpriced for what we got. I would recommend Helen's or The Blue Bird Ranch Restaurant over this spot.

Thank CO_Traveller62
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

Travelling along Route 1 (which is so scenic) and came across this gem. Huge menu, supports local fishermen too. Super friendly, quick and one of the best lobster rolls EVER. Great onion rings too.

Thank AJBobs
Reviewed August 7, 2017

Quirky take-out place located on route 1 just on the way out of Machias ( if you are headed towards Eastport & Calais ) overlooking the river. Run by a re-located Boston couple and free ice cream for your canine. Lobster rolls are ok and...More

Thank Fantom_Gormay
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

I visited Riverside with my family for lunch this week, and we enjoyed an excellent carry-out meal that was made fresh - and pretty quickly- for a great price. I got the shrimp lunch, sweet and delicious, and my wife got the haddock sandwich- with...More

Thank CalW-in-Maine
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

You just gotta love Riverside Takeout. The seafood is fresh and local, breaded and made to order, and served hot with any condiment your little heart may desire. It's a perennial fav, and locals know it as some of the best food around.

Thank Martin B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rural Route 1, Machias, ME
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Machias
  • Phone Number: 2637676
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