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Maine Diner

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2265 Post Road, Route 1, Wells, ME 04090
+1 207-646-4441
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07:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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Fairfield, Connecticut
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Every vacation the kids want to know which morning we are going to the diner for breakfast and what kind of pancakes can they get

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Thank JimMaine
Rochester, New York
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110 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for brunch. My hubby got lunch and I got breakfast. He ordered the soup sampler, tiny samples of chowders, and bisque. The chowder was the best!! Best we had while we were in Maine. Skip the others, they weren't memorable to me. I had breakfast combo plate. Eggs, sausage and blueberry pancakes. I don't normally order pancakes... More 

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Thank ccsunlover
United States
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's our go to spot now when going through southern Maine. Plan trip timing so we pass through at meal time. Seafood chowder is fabulous. We get our lobster hot with butter and done to perfection. Dessert choices are enticing. Would have gotten a five but the fries were not the greatest.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were lucky to hit this place at 11 o'clock on a Wednesday morning in November. There was already a line forming out the door by the time we sat down. My husband had the most amazing seafood chowder and a cod cake, and I had the crab stuffed mushrooms and a bowl of pumpkin soup. We wished we were... More 

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Exeter, New Hampshire
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84 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the third time we have visited. The Maine Diner is not fancy. It is an expanded diner and is basic as far as seating and decor. One should not expect elegance. And the dining is relatively quick. There can be a long wait, but when we visited we got in immediately. The diner serves breakfast all day, so... More 

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Thank L9393NIrobertm
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten breakfast here a few times, and it never disappoints. Very fast service, friendly staff and good hot food.Our waitress helped us find a place to repair our tire, and she even phoned ahead for us. so that they were expecting us when we got there.Cant beat that for Maine hospitality!

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Hull, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When there is so much hype about a place it can be tough to live up to expectations. The Maine Diner was able to live up to the hype. It is clean. The food is good and the staff was efficient and friendly. We had the homemade hash which was made with beets. It was different, but very good. The... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful place that we found. We had the Lobster eggs Benedict and oh my.... it was the most delious thing that I have ever tasted. The service was awesome the price was right and we have a new place to add to our list of places to visit when we return.

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Thank lisalou63
Maine
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As usual the meal at the Maine Diner did not disappoint. Friend and I met there and I had a most delightful lunch, great food, terrific service,and a fair price. I highly recommend this landmark restaurant especially this time of the year when the lines aren't outside the door. I love it that they use their own homegrown vegetables too.

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Thank charlieome
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We each had the 2s special. Every thing was very good and reasonably priced. Will definitely stop when we are back in the area.

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Thank Mary-Jo B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Diner, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 20:00
Monday
07:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 20:00
Thursday
07:00 - 20:00
Friday
07:00 - 20:00
Saturday
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?