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Red's Eats

41 Water St, Wiscasset, ME 04578-4134
+1 207-882-6128
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lobster meat” (128 reviews)
“onion rings” (82 reviews)
“lobstah roll” (30 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
41 Water St, Wiscasset, ME 04578-4134
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Reviewed September 17, 2015

In the summer time, there is often a long wait, but there are times when the line is not so long. This is a wonderful family owned and operated quasi food truck. The lobster roll is delicious and full of tasty sweet lobster. You can...More

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

Thank you so much!! Really means a lot!!

Reviewed September 16, 2015

It's not summer until you've had your MIGHTY BIG LOBSTER ROLL at RED'S...We love Deb & her GREAT STAFF>>>>Deb is so kind to her customers, she even has umbrellas to help you endure the sun while you wait, plus the staff will serve fried shrimp,etc...More

Thank susanlK8769XN
Deborah G, Owner at Red's Eats, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you so much for your review and kind words!! It makes us so proud to have your praise and we appreciate you!! Best always

Reviewed September 16, 2015

We've been coming through here for almost 40 years and decided to stop at Red's. (We visited a long time ago and they were out of lobster at that time). The long lines have always kept us going up Route 1. We were also told...More

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Reviewed September 16, 2015

Over a pound of lobster meat on this roll is worth the wait. The best lobster roll you will ever eat. Can't wait to go back.

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

Thank you!! Your review made our day!! Best always

Reviewed September 15, 2015

We spent 4 days in Boothbay area and ate at Reds eats four times!! Best lobster roll in the state of Maine, holy smokes this roll is packed !! you have a whole meal eating the over-stuffed lobster from the roll before you can think...More

Thank 771ann
Deborah G, Owner at Red's Eats, responded to this review

Thank you!!! We are so happy that you enjoyed Red's Eats! Your return visits are the best compliment ever!! Thanks and stay well!

Reviewed September 15, 2015

My husband and I were camping in New Hampshire and took a day trip to the Maine Coast to eat a lobster roll. We chose Wiscasset as we wanted a small village on the water, and Red’s Eats had terrific reviews. We were not disappointed....More

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

Thank you for visiting!! We appreciate you taking the time to write this nice review of your visit!! Really makes us proud! Best wishes

Reviewed September 14, 2015

Yes, we waited about an hour. Was it worth it? Well, yes, it was the best lobster roll we've ever had. Would we eat here again? Yes. The owner(s) should open a restaurant.

Thank JustTrippin911
Reviewed September 14, 2015

OMG! Two hours on line for a mediocre lobster roll. Sure they put a lot of lobster on it but still-2 hours! There is a place right across the street that has the same amount of lobster on their roll, lower price and no waiting!...More

Thank Amber K
Reviewed September 12, 2015

Almost 1 lb or more of pure lobster meat on a new england roll, no mayo or anything!!! This is by far the best!!!!! If you don't get there early you will be waiting awhile. A few suggestions for Red's to consider: I wish it...More

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

Thank you so much for this wonderful review!! We are so happy that you enjoyed Red's Eats! Hope to see you again soon! Best wishes

Reviewed September 11, 2015

Sometimes Tripadvisor reviews aside a place is hyped up and then reality sets in when its visited by someone who relied on a review. Well when it comes to the lobster roll at Red's Eats it's not hype. This is the best lobster roll I...More

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

Thank you so much! Your review really made our day!! We appreciate you and hope to see you again soon! Best wishes

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Keith S
Thinking about picking up some rolls and flying them home After picking up the rolls, it'll be a 10 min drive to the local airport, 10 mins to pack up and taxi, then just over an hour to fly home. So maybe 90 minutes door to door. Any concerns about the freshness of the roll? Any tips for maximizing the freshness and flavor?
July 20, 2016|
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Response from 100apex | Reviewed this property |
Hi Keith, So, the staff at Red's are very accommodating. If you can order ahead of time, I'm sure they will be glad to pack the lobster and roll separately to prevent sogginess. (There's nothing worse than soggy buns.) Stop... More
Planning on our first visit with family, and I don't eat meat/fish. Is there a menu posted somewhere that I can't seem to find? Or should I bring my own lunch? Thanks !
July 6, 2016|
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Response from Deeds6262 | Reviewed this property |
Advise U bring own food tho Wiscassett has other restaurants.
Mary D
Are credit cards accepted at Reds Eats?
June 15, 2016|
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Response from MrSteveUSA | Reviewed this property |
Cash only
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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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