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Red's Eats

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41 Water St, Wiscasset, ME 04578-4134
+1 207-882-6128
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Ellsworth
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Have eaten at Red's Eats in Wiscasset Maine numerous times. I find Red's provides large portions of Lobster Meat, but it's plain, any butter or mayo is served on the side. Lines are long, at times way to long to purchase a Lobster Roll that I feel only has an average taste. I have had Lobster Rolls, in York Maine,... More 

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

I made my third visit to Red's Eats in August, 2016. I arrived in line at about 11 am & had to wait an hour to order, which is not unusual. Folks in the line are friendly, though, & time passes pretty quickly. It you want a good-quality lobster roll, in less time & for less money, try Libby's Market... More 

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Thank Barbara C
Deborah G, Owner at Red's Eats, responded to this review

Dear Barbara, Thank you so much for your return visits to Red's Eats! That is the finest compliment ever...to have you return! We really appreciate it and hope we have the chance to serve you again soon!! Best wishes for a wonderful 2017! More 

Durham, Maine
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60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

Be sure to have cash for this over priced, over rated experience. In the summer a very long wait. There are so many places to get a better lobster roll.

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San Francisco, California
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

Find a parking spot and have the best lobster roll every. Huge portion (and price reflects that) - I think they pack an entire lobster in each roll. If you are there at lunchtime be prepared to wait- this place is popular!

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Thank LoveMahaulepu
Deborah G, Owner at Red's Eats, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your nice review! We are so happy that you enjoy Red's Eats and we appreciate you! Best Wishes! More 

Edgecomb, Maine
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

Reds is one of Maine's biggest embarrassments, and ironically a massive attraction. The food is relatively terrible compared to the surrounding 10 seafood places. Service is abysmal and always has been. Expect to wait in line for hours for expensive sub par food. Across the street, right on the water, is Spragues. This is where the locals go...no line, great... More 

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Thank kingkikapu22
Deborah G, Owner at Red's Eats, responded to this review

Dear Kingkikapu22, I am very sorry that you feel the way you do about our family run restaurant....one that we are very proud of. Food that we are very proud of and that has won awards from all over as well as recognition from impressive sources. It is humbling to us and it never gets "old hat"....we work hard to... More 

Syracuse, New York
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

We were traveling through Maine up Route 1 and getting hungry. We found Red's Eats is one of the top rated places for lobster just a few miles up the road. The reviews were not wrong in that Red's is a great place for a Maine-style lobster roll - large serving size of extremely sweet and tender lobster. What I... More 

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Thank 123JP45678
Deborah G, Owner at Red's Eats, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Red's Eats! I am sorry that we were closing in a couple days and did not have the items available that we normally do, but we do not restock certain items at season's closing. I am happy that you enjoyed our signature sandwich and we hope to see you again! Best wishes! More 

East Hampstead, New Hampshire
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

We vacation in Boothbay each summer and cannot go without a stop (or two) at Reds Eats. Honestly the best lobster roll I've ever had. Just love it here!

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Thank Kimberly F
Deborah G, Owner at Red's Eats, responded to this review

Dear Kimberly, Thank you so much! We are so happy that you enjoy Red's Eats and your return visits make us so proud! That is the greatest compliment of all! Thanks Kimberly! Best Always More 

Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

Had the most amazing lobstah roll here, was the first one in line this time and minutes later was in lobster roll heaving, service was very good..

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Thank James D
Deborah G, Owner at Red's Eats, responded to this review

Dear James, Thanks so much for this review! We're so happy you enjoyed Red's Eats and appreciate your words! Best wishes More 

GIRARD
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Midwesterner's vacationing in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, and lucky enough to get to Red's on the last day they were open this season 10/19/16, a day that will live in infamy! Well close enough anyhow. The Lobster Roll was hands down the best ever anywhere, and will definitely be a destination on our next New England adventure. Sunny and... More 

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Thank STUART H
Deborah G, Owner at Red's Eats, responded to this review

Thanks so much Stuart!! We are so happy that you were able to visit Red's Eats this season! Thanks for letting us be a part of your Maine vacation and we hope to see you again next season! Best wishes! More 

Kfar Saba, Israel
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

All who is driving through Wiscasset knows about this place. can't miss it and you shouldn't miss it. If you are a lobster lover - that's the place for your lobster roll and nothing else. seasonal place and a great drive from Portland to Bar-Harbour or the area

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Thank Egoro8
Deborah G, Owner at Red's Eats, responded to this review

Thank you so much!! We are so happy you enjoyed Red's Eats and that we were a part of your Maine visit!! Best wishes! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Water St, Wiscasset, ME 04578-4134
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Wiscasset
  • Phone Number: +1 207-882-6128

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