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Fisherman's Catch Restaurant

134 Harbor Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4546
+1 207-646-8780
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fried clams” (97 reviews)
“seafood” (216 reviews)
“chowder” (97 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 9:00 pm Hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
134 Harbor Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4546
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is one of the first restaurants we dined in when traveling to Maine. Eclectic ambiance, excellent service, perfect meal. Would deff recommend to anyone.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank carriegirly6
Reviewed 3 days ago

Small restaurant with delicious seafood. Fish and chips are great. Clam chowder is the best. Friendly wait staff.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank steen106
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

Can’t get any better then lobster in a basket. This place is packed even at 5. Food was great. Paper towels hung from the ceiling. Wood bench type seating. Fun atmosphere.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank falon37
Reviewed 10 December 2018

If you love lobster, clams, and seafood this is the place for you. The line is huge but it’s worth waiting for - it goes fairly quickly. Fresh, fresh fresh. Friendly staff, lovely views. I highly recommend it.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jeannej77
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

We get there early and expect a wait. This is a very popular seasonal restaurant that was a favorite of the late President Bush. It is very rustic inside with picnic table seating only. The waitstaff are hardworking and pleasant young ladies mostly who do...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank M2050ZPjamesm
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

This is always our first stop when we go to Maine . We live the atmosphere. Food is always fresh. Clam chowder is awesome. I usually get a tuna roll for lunch and we often go back for supper and get lobster and steamers.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Camper26611169638
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Anything I've ever had here has been delicious. Extremely casual spot (reminds me of visitin gmy brother s boyscout camp)! Worth a visit but the wait is usually long!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jbarrett319
Reviewed 14 November 2018

The Fisherman's Catch would receive a higher rating if it were on Route 1. The food and service are good and the atmosphere is what you would expect for a small seafood restaurant. We've never had a bad meal or poor service. The food is...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Rats13045
Reviewed 24 October 2018

the food is very tasty and quick too where paper towels are hang ing from the ceiling there are lobster holding the paper towel they have great wait staff too

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ediejenkins
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

How anyone could complain about too much good fried seafood is a mystery to me. Friday night before last weekend open, everything was busy, but friendly staff and food was great. This place didn’t get it’s ratings for no reason. Leave room for the Blueberry...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ClassicCape
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3 August 2017|
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Response from crloganphila | Reviewed this property |
Never been to the other noted restaurant. But the food at Fishermans Catch fresh and simple and good. Not fancy. More of restaurant atmosphere compared to a true shack
Linda J
2 April 2017|
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Response from 642tammyw | Reviewed this property |
Last year they opened the weekend after Mother's Day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 134 Harbor Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4546
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Wells
  • Phone Number: +1 207-646-8780
  • E-mail
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