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Ship's Chow Hall

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Rte 1, Wiscasset, ME 04342
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Great, authentic Maine diner. Try the blueberry flapjacks with "tree" (maple) syrup. Good food and fast, friendly service.

Thank David M
Tampa, Florida, United States
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342 reviews
267 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Our waitress was very friendly and our food came in a timely manner even though she had the order wrong. My husband thoroughly enjoyed his blueberry pancakes even though he had actually ordered french toast. Coffee came but there was no cream on the table. I finally got the juice I had ordered after reminding her and she also brought... More 

Thank Jean W
Wiscasset, Maine
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

First name basis, fast service and nicely prepared food. Many loyal customers are waiting for the place to open. very friendly owner. Tina is the best.

1 Thank tulla2
Wiscasset, Maine
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

If your not in a rush, this is a good breakfast place. Don't be put off by the outside, which looks rundown. Comfortable, nostalgic feel and nice waitstaff,

1 Thank ccthenomad
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

The food is good, but the service is pretty slow. We have eaten here a few times and the food is pretty good.

Thank Kathi B
Davidson, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

The food is so good. I could eat breakfast there every day. The owner grinds her own flour and makes fresh bread daily.

Thank MopsF
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

It would be easy to drive right by this place, as it is less than eye appealing from the road. Word of mouth, however, led us to take a chance the first time we tried it. The restaurant is small and slightly the worse for the wear inside, but the colors are cheery and the raised booths are unique. The... More 

1 Thank zancooneymcd41769
Walnut Creek, California
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82 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

This is a nice place for breakfast. It is frequented by locals, and that is always a good sign. Comfortable and nostalgic atmosphere with booths, you really can't go wrong. Don't expect anything fancy, but you should be satisfied when you leave.

1 Thank Tom A
Boulder, Colorado
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252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This estuarine on Route One south of the town is an excellent choice for breakfast. The homemade Brad was particularly good. We had very tasty breakfast sandwiches with egg, cheese, and bacon. Service was somewhat slow but we were there at peak time Sunday morning.

Thank Peter V
Wiscasset, Maine
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Locals know that Ships' Chow Hall is the absolute best place to eat! We've become regulars, and always treat our guests "from away" to a warm, welcoming breakfast or lunch. The atmosphere is decidedly informal, with a family style dining option at the long table in the middle. Menu selections include homemade bread and biscuits, custom ground beef hamburgers, "flaps"... More 

2 Thank Peter A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rte 1, Wiscasset, ME 04342
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Wiscasset
  • Phone Number: 207-737-8008
Open for breakfast and lunch, 5am - 2pm. Near Huber's market and the Concord Bus Line. Very wonderful, true Maine diner.


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