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Riverside Take Out

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Rural Route 1, Machias, ME
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Machias, Maine, United States
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017

The food is great and the selection is broad. Nothing fancy but if you're hungry when you've finished then, something is wrong with you!

Thank Liz S
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

I eat here every chance I get. The owners are the best when it comes to drive in food. Huge burgers, great seafood. It's my preferred place to eat in machias.

Thank Andrew Q
Bangor, Maine
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

We had several great meals at this takeout in Machias during the blueberry festival. We especially loved the crabmeat salad and crab roll . Yum!

Thank sgrnor
Bradenton, Florida
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79 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed August 14, 2016

Reasonable food but high priced for the content. Big bun small lobster. It was great to sit near the river. However, we were a bit surprised when two people showed up with each having their own goat!

1 Thank NicheAssociates
Live Oak, Florida
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166 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed August 7, 2016

This is a nice outdoor, take out place. The food was good but what we had was very pricey: small lobster roll, 1/2 pint clams, tea, milkshake came to $40! There are picnic benches where you can sit beside the river. If we go again, we won't be ordering the expensive lobster roll.

Thank Jay N
Rindge, New Hampshire
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78 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here on our way out of town as recommended by a local for a quick lunch. We had a lobster roll and a scallop roll. Both were good but nothing exceptional and we would probably stop again if not looking for a sitdown restaurant.

Thank Lynne R
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We visited Maine for the first time this summer. We were bummed to see they were closed on Mondays when we first got to town. I had been looking forward to trying a lobster roll all day! We drove back down from Lubec a few days later for lunch and it did not disappoint. It was really fresh and so... More 

Thank RachIsOnTheRoad
St. Johns, Florida
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97 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed July 11, 2016

I researched for local places for lobster rolls before I went up to Maine, Riverside did not disappoint! It was delicious, service was great, we went several times during our visit (30 min drive to get there for us).

Thank Alison G
Brooklyn, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

On the way to the summer house, I always stop at Riverside. The guys whip up a delicious crab roll and do it with easy smiles. This spot is now a DownEast institution!

Thank vcmeremaid
Portland, Maine
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 25, 2016

The prices are too high for deep fried food. I stopped for a lunch and it took about 30 minutes to get my food. For fried food I cannot fathom who it would take so long, after all you only have to place items into the hot oil. The food was ok, nothing special or everything is available that they... More 

1 Thank randyfrost68

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?