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Moody's Diner

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US Route 1, Waldoboro, ME 04572
+1 207-832-7785
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5:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
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South Portland, Maine
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Moody's is a fun place, not a great restaurant. I've certainly had better omelets and toast, but for diner fare it's fine. The homemade donuts are fantastic and the atmosphere is like a throw back Thursday. Convenient, right on Rte 1, and an icon in the midcoast area. A must stop if only for the fun walk down memory lane.

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Rockland, Maine
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160 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I stop in for breakfast. Eggs, bacon, toast, home fries, coffee and orange juice...consistently good. There is never an off morning. My only wish is that they served a richer, darker, more flavorful coffee. I sit in the corner of the bar reading the paper and listening to the conversations of old guys who probably can't recall a time when... More 

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New Hampshire
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66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stop here to or from Rockland Maine. There's usually a table or a place at the center. The food is average but plentiful. The main dishes come with wonderful biscuits, though the food itself sometimes lacks something. Stick to basics. Sometimes the fired fish is overcooked. The pies however are amazing. The selection is broad, all are homemade and... More 

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Belgrade Lakes, Maine
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44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

My husband and I have been doing to Moodys dinner since our honeymoon over 45 years ago. No matter what we have the food and service is always good. Price is fair and never a long wait to be seated. Nice to know some things stay the same.

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western NY state
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89 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Went here twice in 2 days. Seated immediately and water brought. Menu is extensive, and portions are huge. The seafood platter can barely be lifted. Enough for 2 for sure! 3 kinds of soup, 15 kinds of pie. Start with dessert! Biscuits are excellent, and bought some to bring home. Sweet potato fries that are the best I have ever... More 

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Johnson City, New York, United States
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608 reviews
370 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

We always come here for breakfast when we stay in Brunswick - it is a drive of about 40 minutes but it is well worth it. Bacon, sausage, 2 eggs overeasy, white toast and coffee while my wife had the blueberry pancakes. Treated her to a special Moody's diner go mug which she unfortunately dropped the next day while walking... More 

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Connecticut
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79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

Located on Route 1 (the classic north – south route on the east coast), Moody’s Diner captures the historical greatness of “diner eating in America”. Simply stated, this is an awesome place to dine. It is home cooking away from home. The menu choices are outstanding and the food served is food the way it is supposed to be, home... More 

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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

Stopped for dinner and had the Seafood Platter - the food portion was satisfied and quick service! Seems to have a lot of locals eating here too so that's always a good sign.

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Downeast Maine
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118 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

This place is an institution in Maine and extremely popular - especially with tourists - I know I am very picky when it comes to dining out, having been a restaurant owner myself, but their food is nothing special, other than being large portions. Their Pies are the big attraction and are very good. So if you want to experience... More 

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Trinidad
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317 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 447 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Moody's was supposed to be just a bathroom stop on our long morning drive. Customers must have cringed when they saw 50 of us lining up to use the washrooms but with our group, this short stop quickly turned into orders for mid-morning hot drinks and snacks. We then spent more time in their lively little gift shop at the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: US Route 1, Waldoboro, ME 04572
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Waldoboro
  • Phone Number: +1 207-832-7785

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