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American, Seafood
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Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed August 10, 2020 via mobile

This place is so cute I love it. It’s where beach attitude meets roadside stand in Machias. Totally inclusive vibe with a sweetheart running the joint. Totally eclectic. You can get sandwiches and, of course, a lobster roll. All the food was good and it...comes out relatively quickly. Open your mouth and you will enjoy every bite.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 7, 2020

Love everything about this place. It's extremely casual - takeout only and there's really nowhere to eat (other than your car, or maybe a boulder) - but every single item on the menu is DELICIOUS. Lobster & crab rolls are decadent; haddock burger is light...and crispy; even the non-seafood items like BLTs / burgers / fries/ onion rings are all cooked to perfection. Check the hours because as of summer 2020 they were only open Fri - Sun (and they close early if it gets too hot!) The owners Mark and Frank are very careful about COVID protections and as a bonus they are proudly liberal (as you'll see from the rainbow flags and signs declaring that EVERYONE is welcome).More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 12, 2020

After not staying at a take out down the road due to lax safety precautions during this pandemic, we gave Riverside a try. Friendly service, great fried clams and all safety precautions were being followed. We haven't done any take out since this pandemic started...but just had to have fried whole belly clams while in Maine. We felt safe here and enjoyed our visit.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed June 28, 2020

This is one of the surprise pleasures of Machias dining. The menu includes seafood ranging from fish and chips to haddock burgers to a huge seafood platter in addition to the de rigueur lobster and crab rolls; burgers; deli sandwiches (pastrami, ruben, etc.); and subs....In addition there is a healthy choice menu and season delights such as fried fiddleheads. Much of the produce is organic and locally sourced. I have, over time, had a number of different items and have, without exception, enjoyed every one.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed June 6, 2020

My first visit and I'll be back often! Super safe COVID 19 precautions! Friendly service, delicious lobster roll - one if the best! VERY VERY dog friendly, with doggie sundae and bottled water. I've been meaning to get here for a while and I'm SO...glad I did! Very highly recommended!More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed August 16, 2019

One of our very favorite places to visit when staying in Machias. The owners are so friendly, and the food is fantastic. Generous portions at a reasonable price. Don't miss this one.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 10, 2019 via mobile

RTO is serving up delicious food. Amazing half pints of clams, clam rolls and burgers on the grill. The milkshakes are great and their care and love of pets (vanilla ice cream.... yes please!) is appreciated. Don’t miss this stop.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed June 30, 2019

Luck was with us as we stopped at this delightful, welcoming stand for lunch! The Monster Haddock sandwich was perfection! The fun, friendly owners made it a stop we will not soon forget!

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 27, 2019 via mobile

My family shared the Little Monster platter and a few crabmeat rolls for lunch today. Ridiculously delicious! The onion rings were enormous, the fried fish was fantastic as always. And the guys decided to add some edible flowers for garnish. Love this place! ❤️🌈❤️

Date of visit: June 2019
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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.

Date of visit: July 2018
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