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Maine Diner

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2265 Post Road, Route 1, Wells, ME 04090
+1 207-646-4441
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7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Philadelphia
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A wonderful piece of Maine culture. The lobster omelet was absolutely delicious - full of meaty lobster meat. Décor is rather plain but sweet, fast service, don't miss it. At least in the winter, with blizzard approaching, we could get in without the long summer Sunday wait.

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Sherbrooke, Canada
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We always go once when we are down in Wells. We love the atmosphere. The food is always good and we enjoy the service 😁

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Pepperell, Massachusetts
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82 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We travelled a good two hours to try out this restaurant that we had seen was given high praise by the Phantom Gourmet television show. I had the lobster pie. It was made with no lobster tail because they had run out on a Sunday afternoon. They reduced the pie by $1.00. It had plenty of lobster meat inside, but... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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407 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This Diner was suggested by friends to visit. We took a drive from Boston and had a great meal with it portions. Do try.

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Plainville, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped by on our trip back from Acadia. The perfect place to end our trip!!! Clam chowder was excellent, $3.50 for a cup! Both got the lobster roll, overflowing with lobster on a hot buttered hot dog roll, fresh picked lobster was awesome, one of the best I've ever had & I've had plenty! Can't wait to go back!

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Gloversville, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You're in Maine, so you think lobster. Don't automatically think "lobster roll", try their lobster club sandwich .👍👍👍Another great choice is the eggs Benedict. For an extraordinary finish have the blueberry pie, I've never had better.

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Thank Daryl B
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have eaten lunch and dinner at the Maine dinner and have been very pleased with the various menu offerings and the prices. Everything I have had has been very good especially their homemade corn muffins which are complimentary. However, last Saturday 4 of us went up for breakfast and we were ALL disappointed. Their portions are small and they use... More 

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Brunswick, Maine
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219 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Driving I 95 in Maine (who's the genius that thought 70 MPH would be a safe speed?) we get hungry. Abeam Wells, there is one choice, the Maine Diner. The quality of the food and the consistent superior service never wavers; therefore the review title. Thank you server Carol, you were busy squared yet you managed your work exceedingly well.... More 

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Sabattus, Maine
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97 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I just had lunch here and the food was good,I had the chicken Caesar wrap with cole slaw ,both had good flavor ,the food was presented with good flare,prices are not too bad .the other gentlemen both had omelettes with home fries both said was very tasty,

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Clinton, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Breakfast anytime, always good. Food is always good no matter what you order. Wait staff is friendly and conscientious about what you want or need.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$18
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Diner, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2265 Post Road, Route 1, Wells, ME 04090
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Wells
  • Phone Number: +1 207-646-4441

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?