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“Lobster rolls, Crab Cakes, Baked Fish & other Delights”
Review of Sarah's Cafe

Sarah's Cafe
Ranked #6 of 32 Restaurants in Wiscasset
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Takeout
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Wiscasset is a little New England town right on a pretty river that runs out to the sea. The town is a typical touristy place - with art & antique stores, ice cream, Maine trinkets, etc.

There are a bunch of lobster shacks for lobby rolls on both sides of the street - Reds Eats being the most famous. Although I think any good lobby roll is pretty much the same from shack to shack, Reds Eats inexplicably has lines that run down & around the block all summer long.

But Sarah's Cafe is a charming stop in an old house where you can sit & relax while driving to your destination, and there is a little bar in the back.

I ordered the Seafood Trio - Haddock baked in a ceramic dish along with a lobby tail and claw meat topped w/ a crab cake. Just enough to satisfy - the three flavors mingled well in some sort of lemon butter sauce. I'd certainly have it again. Also be sure to order the side of Sarah's mashed potatoes & homemade gravy - sticks to the ribs.

When I asked the bartender why Reds Eats got all the crazy summer business - he said some TV travel show featured it - and that was all she wrote. Never underestimate the power of advertising!

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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We've stopped here quite a few times in the past 5 years. It's fun to sit and eat while watching the line at Red's across the street we always get the lobster roll and fish chowder combo and have never been disappointed. Fresh baked toll in your choice of white or wheat and always piled high with delicious lobster. Last night was the best ever. Sarah's has a limited beer and wine list with some very good choices, too.

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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped in with friends for a cold beer one afternoon. Nice view and lots of beer to choose from.

Thank G1obeTrotter1
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

Advice - if Sarahs is crowded, turn around and head to the bar, they have a small deck just off the bar that is separate from Sarahs deck, but appears to use the same menu. View is just as nice.

We have visited this place for the last couple of years, and each time we try to get into Sarahs the host always has a major attitude about sitting on the deck. Each year we try but end up sitting on the deck of the pub that is connected to Sarah's. The bartender is really so much nicer than the host at Sarah's and he really is a nice guy.

The food and cocktails are nice... my wife had the lobster roll and I have the veg pizza on wheat crust. both are very good and we recommend each of them.

We would end up giving this place 4 stars if it wasn't for the rude host each year we have been there.

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Thank Mike M
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Reviewed 9 September 2016

Haddock is the primary ingredient for their specials. Wish I had noticed the cakes/pies when entering, as I would have chosen a smaller dish. The Matey (actually a Calzone) was delicious.

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Thank g0ne-walkab0ut
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