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New Friendly Restaurant

1014 US Route 1, Perry, ME 04667-3245
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“lobster roll” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
1014 US Route 1, Perry, ME 04667-3245
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On a recent visit to the area, we'd actually passed by New Friendly Restaurant in the evening, and had noticed that there were quite a number of cars in the parking lot. We decided to try it the following day for lunch, and we were...More

Thank mattchand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While on an 8 day motorcycle trip through New England and Maine we stopped in for lunch. Small place but appeared to be clean and well maintained. The waitress was very nice and did a good job with the 8 of us. I ordered the...More

1  Thank blues4545
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There isn’t much competition for quite a few miles but they still do a great job. The menu is not super diverse but there are plenty of options. It’s definitely better than standard diner fare, you can get good local seafood (including a very respectable...More

Thank Ryan W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place in Downeast Maine! Great scallops, haddock and liver and onions! Don’t forget dessert!!! Wonderful homemade pies!

Thank dleighton_72
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I absolutely love this restaurant and it is one of the few in the area that is open year round. If you are not a seafood eater don't despair because they have a robust diner menu that will appeal to the most discriminating diner.

Thank gmitchell4
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We stopped at the New Friendly Restaurant to meet a friend and have lunch on a trip from the Maritimes back to our home in western Maine. It was a great place to stop. The seafood was as fresh as it could be, and the...More

Thank Harry D
Reviewed 21 September 2017

I spent a week in Eastport recently, and the New Friendly was recommended. This is an arlea fav for wonderful old-fashioned "Diner" food. They make their own desserts, and the entrees are just like Mom used to make - maybe better! :-) The lobster stew...More

Thank Holly R
Reviewed 25 August 2017

This is such a nice place to eat. They named it right! The staff is polite and always on top of things. The food is made to order and always fresh. My uncle is on a special cardiac diet and they were willing to cook...More

Thank lmmrn
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We drove back to Eastport from St Andrews and had New Friendly Restaurant in mind for dinner. It was after 7:30 when we got there, but waitresses were very welcoming. The food was very good: a nice selection and well prepared. We will go again...More

Thank virgmeyer
Reviewed 17 August 2017

New Friendly Restaurant advertises "Southern Fried Chicken". As good fried chicken is hard to find in this far corner of eastern Maine, I thought I would try it. This was not southern, or any type, of fried chicken. The coating was thick and overcooked to...More

Thank Loreen F
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1014 US Route 1, Perry, ME 04667-3245
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Perry
  • Phone Number: 207-853-6610
The best OMG lobster roll in the world! All food looked good. Inexpensive local cuisine in a casual, diner atmosphere.
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