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Maine Diner

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$$ - $$$
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2265 Post Road, Route 1, Wells, ME 04090
+1 207-646-4441
07:00 - 20:00
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Gloversville, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You're in Maine, so you think lobster. Don't automatically think "lobster roll", try their lobster club sandwich .👍👍👍Another great choice is the eggs Benedict. For an extraordinary finish have the blueberry pie, I've never had better.

Thank Daryl B
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have eaten lunch and dinner at the Maine dinner and have been very pleased with the various menu offerings and the prices. Everything I have had has been very good especially their homemade corn muffins which are complimentary. However, last Saturday 4 of us went up for breakfast and we were ALL disappointed. Their portions are small and they use... More 

Thank Bruce G
Brunswick, Maine
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218 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Driving I 95 in Maine (who's the genius that thought 70 MPH would be a safe speed?) we get hungry. Abeam Wells, there is one choice, the Maine Diner. The quality of the food and the consistent superior service never wavers; therefore the review title. Thank you server Carol, you were busy squared yet you managed your work exceedingly well.... More 

Thank Keydet72
Sabattus, Maine
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97 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I just had lunch here and the food was good,I had the chicken Caesar wrap with cole slaw ,both had good flavor ,the food was presented with good flare,prices are not too bad .the other gentlemen both had omelettes with home fries both said was very tasty,

Thank gowelltony
Clinton, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Breakfast anytime, always good. Food is always good no matter what you order. Wait staff is friendly and conscientious about what you want or need.

Thank Raymond M
Moncton, Canada
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203 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've eaten here once a few years back and loved it. Cruising up I-95 today, I had to take a detour into Wells to try some more Maine diner! I started out with the seafood chowder cup. Huge chunks of seafood including lobster! One of the best chowders I've ever had. For my main I had the cod cakes and... More 

Thank JackTheDog1
Wells, Maine
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This has become an iconic place. The food is fine but average and its reputation is a bit inflated. Service is friendly.

1 Thank Bob-in-Wells
Suffield, Connecticut
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71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came for diner twice and breakfast once over three days. Their lobster stew or pie is first rate as is all their seafood. All of their food is plentiful and delicious and served quickly at a fair price! Their deserts look great but we were too full to have any!

Thank Steve S
Johnson City, Tennessee
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66 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

We ate at the Maine Diner twice during our week long visit to the area - although that probably wouldn't have been the case if not for the fact that it was "off-season" and many restaurants were closed. The service was efficient and friendly and the food did not disappoint. The mac and cheese was the best dish we tried,... More 

Thank JCseminole
Saratoga Springs, New York
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Anytime my husband and I come to Southern Maine, we always stop at the Maine Diner. The food is always good and my favorite thing to get, is their corn muffins. You can go next door and buy the corn muffin mix to take home with you at the store Things Remembered. We always order something different to try at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Seafood, Diner, Soups
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2265 Post Road, Route 1, Wells, ME 04090
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Wells
  • Phone Number: +1 207-646-4441

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