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495 N Deer Isle Rd, Deer Isle, ME 04627-3436
+1 207-348-9444
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naples florida
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28 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Wonderful crab and lobster salad plates in addition to fri,died offerings. . Kids lunch box. Play area for kids and lots of outdoor tables near by. Clean rest room.

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Thank olderenttraveler
Boston, Massachusetts
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This is now pretty much the only place on the island where we go to eat, usually ordering take-out and eating on our deck, although there is plenty of room at their picnic tables and a great playground for kids. It's the best fish burger here, crisp, not greasy and always very fresh haddock. We also love their fried clams.... More 

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Boones Mill, Virginia, United States
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Absolutely recommend the seafood and the ice cream and sandwiches! Staff and owner are friendly and customer focused! I would go as much as I could. Scallops, haddock and clams are super fresh. They bake their turkey breast to use in sandwiches and the corn bread is so good. Wish we had something like Madelyn's in SW Virginia!

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1 Thank Holly B
Deer Isle
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Had an excellent supper of burgers and fries. Very well cooked and tasty. The sundaes we had for desert was huge and priced very fairly. I had the Banana Split that was Fantastic.

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1 Thank Elwood C
Greenfield Center, New York
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90 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Not many places to eat on DI... Madelyn's has good fast food including lobster cooked on site and your standard roadside fare. My only complain is I wish they stayed open past 7:00 to get some of their great ice cream...

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1 Thank RCXcellentAdventures
Kansas City, MO
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59 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

A good quick stop for food on Deer Isle. Food was just okay for the most part (though the lobster rolls were tasty and the burger was good too). Some things were a bit too greasy. Expensive for what you get. But, the shakes were GREAT!

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1 Thank SaraSuzy
North Conway, New Hampshire
1 review
Reviewed 23 July 2016

My husband and I had a small lobster roll and a fishermans platter as they call it here. It had a little bit of everything in regards to seafood. The haddock was moist and the clams delicious, along with scallops and shrimp. The lobster was just picked and very fresh. Where we come from in New England all seafood is... More 

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Thank wwwelizabethgray10
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Popcorn shrimp served though "shrimp" was advertised... Mounds of French fries and two pieces of haddock for 28.99.. Very average fried seafood.. Popcorn shrimp buried in batter... Outrageous prices... Family of four bill well over $100 for a mind of fries, some slaw and below average seafood... Never ever again...

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1 Thank Philo B
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Lots to choose from! Sandwiches are delicious. The prices are great and service is quick. Nice picnic benches to sit on and a play area for kids. Cash only FYI !

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1 Thank Karolina P
Vermont
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126 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Great local place for lunch and supper take out from burgers to lobster rolls. Speaking of the latter they make a pretty decent one. The menu includes chicken, fried fish, clams, scallops, etc. There are picnic tables on site and they are often occupied on nice evenings by people who all seem to know each other. This serves the Northern... More 

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1 Thank JMLVermont

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 495 N Deer Isle Rd, Deer Isle, ME 04627-3436
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Deer Isle
  • Phone Number: +1 207-348-9444

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