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Maine Diner

2265 Post Road, Route 1, Wells, ME 04090-4720
+1 207-646-4441
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood chowder” (233 reviews)
“corn muffins” (156 reviews)
“lobster pot” (358 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Diner, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2265 Post Road, Route 1, Wells, ME 04090-4720
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had high expectations and were completely disappointed. The roast turkey sandwich dinner? Canned gravy, instant potatoes, three pieces of toast and to top it off, deli turkey slices. Soooo salty. Lasagna? Scalding hot. Had to let it sit for twenty minutes. Nothing but tomato...More

Thank all4won
Reviewed 1 week ago

scrambled eggs were cold and wet would not go again.service was ok but wait was very long.seems quite overated

Thank George L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great service and a nice laid back atmosphere for our family breakfast. Compared to a few other places I’ve been, the portions weren’t huge but the food was delicious.

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My parents and I ordered takeout. We called ahead. The lobster pie had big chunks of lobster meat, bread crumbs and melted butter on the side. It was delicious! We liked the fact that there was no cream sauce. We got our choice of potato...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been here twice and originally came because of the Diners, Drive-ins and Dives review from food network. Now we will stop here each time in Maine. A bit of a wait in the summer because this place is so popular but always great food....More

Thank HughConnecticut
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I love the Maine Diner. Everything from their breakfast offerings, to their diner type foods, to their seafood and chowders is delicious and always freshly made. The staff is wonderful and very accommodating. The prices vary depending on what type of food...More

Thank marybH1719GK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Maine Diner Has been a regular stop for us for 18 years, sometimes eating there twice in one day. But something has changed, the food is now just mediocre. Our favorite was the "award winning" seafood chowder, lobster roll and their fried clams. We...More

Thank R B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To-die-for seafood chowder....worth the trip. It was a busy afternoon on a gorgeous, sunny warm day in February, but the host was friendly and the service quick. The chowder was exceptional, the beer cold, and the fried seafood appetizer platter of scallops, clams, and shrimp...More

Thank LindaSueSulzdorf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were heading north after staying at a nearby hotel and heard great stories about this diner. Quite simply, it is a no frills, casual atmosphere with average food. Great service and our meals were brought over quickly. We would definitely eat here again, but...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ordered soup sampler, crab cake sandwich with gluten-free bread, and salted fish cake and beans. Everything were delicious. The soup sampler was a great to try out the soups this diner has to offer; I liked the clam chowder the best and my partner...More

Thank asiantraveller101
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Lynn A
8 November 2017|
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Response from Lynn A |
The Maine diner does have gift certificates and will issue them k re the ohine😊
Nancy G
24 May 2017|
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Response from Travelleranddog | Reviewed this property |
I don't think that they use boxed eggs. I think that many restaurants cannot make good scrambled eggs, because they make them on the grill and scrambled eggs need to be made in a frying pan to turn out right.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2265 Post Road, Route 1, Wells, ME 04090-4720
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Wells
  • Phone Number: +1 207-646-4441
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