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Maine Diner

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2265 Post Road, Route 1, Wells, ME 04090
+1 207-646-4441
07:00 - 20:00
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West Yellowstone, Montana
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80 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

Diners and dives did not lie ! Ate there twice while visiting in wells this week with friends, lunch for lobster rolls was fantastic! Indian pudding was interesting. Went after church and was not as good. The cod cake benedicts were too salty and eggs overlooked . Hash was ok. The pancakes were good but you had to pay extra... More 

Thank 45399Scotty69
Boston, Massachusetts
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Friendly and fun, we were made to feel like we were locals by the owner right away. They had a table for us quickly and the food came soon after. Crab cake sandwich was great, and the clam chowder had the right consistency. Remember to specify if you want clam or fish chowder. They have both.

Thank 444JosephC
Middletown, PA
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

This was our second visit to the Maine Diner in 2 years. We had the special of the day; lobster pie, chowder was outstanding. The lobster pie was swimming in too much butter this time so the topping was not crusty at all. I got a good baked potato, fresh steamed green beans (good) and coleslaw. My dessert was apple... More 

Thank Charann102
San Diego, California
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239 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2015

A diners and dives recommendation...guy you missed the boat on this one. I ordered a special cod cakes and poached eggs breakfast. It was so greasy and tasteless I couldn't eat it.my husband ordered pouched eggs HOME MADE hash..which was absolutely NOT homemade also extremely greasy. hash brown potatoes were ice cold, the ad said HOMEMADE blueberry pie was absolutely... More 

Thank Pookeygirl
Buda, Texas
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2015

eggs, pancakes, bacon, all the breakfast regulars are here, affordable prices, nice waitstaff, was only here for breakfast so I didn't get to try any of the things they were on Diners Drive-ins and Dives for but they did well with breakfast, my wife loved that they do a breakfast that is pretty much "one of everything" i think it... More 

Thank Brett C
Concord, New Hampshire
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72 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Stopped by the Maine Diner for breakfast - it was excellent as always. Since is was nearly 10AM and we were meeting friends for lunch at 1PM, we went light with breakfast sandwiches which consisted of a fried egg, ham with cheese on your choice of bread. My wife had the English muffin and I had the toasted plain bagel.... More 

Thank Gary Q
Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

We like the Maine Diner for breakfast food, but lately the other meals are just so-so. And they cram so many people in such a small space that the atmosphere is not pleasant. I don't care to sit at a table right next to a busing station, kind of gross. They are coasting on their reputation.

Thank Elizabeth B
Lake George, New York
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102 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2015

My friends recommended and raved and so we had to go. We had a 40 minute wait for our table which we discovered is about average any where you go. My husband ordered the clam chowder and I ordered the seafood chowder...we ended up switching...both ok. My lobster pie was adequate, but nothing special. My husband had fried clams. Our... More 

Thank juri62
Kyle, Texas
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84 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2015

We liked this diner so much that we ate there three times during our week long visit to the area. Get there early for breakfast or you will have to wait - but the wait is well worth. Very friendly and outgoing staff.

Thank SteveinTX
Level Contributor
126 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Ordered the lobster pie - ok, but nothing outstanding, a bit dry. Also tried the seafood stew which was a bit better.

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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
USD 18
American, Seafood, Diner, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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?