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636 Post Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4022
+1 207-641-8788
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11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 22:00
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Wells, Maine
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174 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited East frequently and until recently had an overall good experience. I'm not certain what changed (in terms of management) but after my last two experiences I won't go back. About a week ago I had a meal that was completely inedible (pad thai that was actually in a full soup broth). They took it back very happily... More 

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Laconia, New Hampshire
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47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for something different at the beach, try Chinese at the East Restaurant. What a variety and the food is delicious. Eat in or take it to the beach. It will add to a perfect day!

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Thank Vickie T
Belgrade, Maine, United States
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

You really need to try this restaurant!! I did take-out and the food was fantastic!! When I picked up my order, I was so impressed with the interior of the restaurant, that I intend to go back with my family to try their Sunday buffet.

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Thank Barbara O
Wells
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69 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I have dined at East a few times since they moved from the previous location in Ogunquit several years ago, we used to frequent the old location and routinely had takeout from there over the years. I will say that the food served to me over the last couple of years is very inconsistent. Lunch specials tend to be very... More 

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Thank Campah
Rochester, New Hampshire
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Boy this place has everything. Chinese, Japanese, Thai. And everything is great. Started eating here about 20 years ago and every time I'm in Wells I just have to come here. Loved the fried rice and meats and got brave and tried a few other things. My absolute fav is the pork lettuce wraps with that sauce. Yum. Can't wait... More 

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Thank Mystique2012
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

As Asian restaurants go, this one is mediocre at best. I wanted a change from seafood and thought this might be an option. Nope, there were six of us and none of the entrees were spectacular. The fried rice was a bit soggy and I was disappointed with the entree. I think I'll look elsewhere next time for Chinese food!!!!

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Thank donnasM3598HW
Kennebunk, Maine
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We had the WORST dining experience ever! We took a seat in the lounge/restaurant part and the waitress was super nice. A member of our party had surgery earlier in the day making it difficult to sit. We decided to sit at the bar so she could stand. The waitress was totally fine with it. The bartender, Gail, went on... More 

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Thank valerieborry64
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

In baseball it's 3 strikes and your out; with the East, for me and my family, it's two strikes and your out! First time there about a year ago, the food was filled with MSG to the point that we pushed our plates aside, paid the tab and walked. This week and it was probably because we went at 3pm,... More 

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Thank bruno j
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Went to this resturant last year it was awesome. This year aweful, sushi was frozen, our meals were served 15 minutes apart, Horrible effort by server. Very very unhappy, told we would have an adjustment to bill, after waiting 15 minutes we got nothing, I will never go back to this place horrible!!!!!

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Thank Frank B
Chicago, Illinois
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210 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

I put a lot of stock in TA reviews, but I'm a little surprised by those I read about this restaurant. Our most recent visit was a month ago. We always are there for lunch. We always encounter excellent service, reasonable prices, and quality food. Asian food can vary considerably, and I guess we all develop our own peculiar tastes.... More 

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Thank David W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 636 Post Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4022
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Wells
  • Phone Number: +1 207-641-8788

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