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Maine Diner

€€ - €€€American, Seafood,
2265 Post Road, Route 1, Wells, ME 04090
+1 207-646-4441
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lobster pie” (395 reviews)
“corn muffins” (169 reviews)
“finger food” (89 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Diner, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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2265 Post Road, Route 1, Wells, ME 04090
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We drove specifically to this diner on the recommendation from a friend and the reviews from the Foodnetwork. The lobster pie was a disappointment. The lobster was over cooked and oily and the cracker crumb crust was soggy. Maybe this was a "off" night so...More

Thank Cathy W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrive for lunch about 11:15 or wait in a long line later - but worth it ! The warm lobster roll is great as is the chicken pot pie !! Blueberry pie is a given. Staff very friendly Don’t be afraid of “cozy” - small...More

Thank Betsy448
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

About the only thing I found outstanding was their she-crab bisque. AMAZING. The rest of the menu is quite ordinary, seats uncomfortable and always crowded. Never seems quite clean, ie the tables with much needed wash-down.

Thank Dee P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a gem of a place Came here last year just to try it as seen on diners drive ins and dives There 2 2 2 breakfast is the Bomb This year we cane for supper and added their chili burger to the mix Sooo...More

Thank C C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best corn muffins ever. Always good food and friendly service. Super good potato salad and Whoopi pies to die for!

Thank Camper26611169638
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We eat so you don’t have to. We review it with a needlessly complicated scoring system. Bam! Helen’s and Steve's choice - Ace's High Blueberry pancake, Eggs, homefries and bacon or sausage Needlessly complicated Scoring System: Menu - 7.5/10 Ambiance - 6/10 Look/Taste - 9/10...More

Thank DoubleEdgedSpork
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for two meals, breakfast and dinner. Breakfast pancakes were huge but heavy and doughy. Egg dishes were enjoyed by those ordering them. At dinner I ordered the lobster roll which was disappointing, absolutely tasteless lobster meat. Fried fish sandwich was bland as well....More

Thank 501cynthiak
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As always the service is great. But unless you are having one of the diner's specialties like the lobster pie or seafood chowder, the food is just average diner food. And like any diner, breakfast is the best meal. Recently, I had a BLT that...More

Thank Andstar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whenever I visit the area I make sure to go to the Maine Diner at least once. The food is excellent and very plentiful. The service is always outstanding. I had a delicious burger, but try to save room for the legendary desserts. My friend...More

Thank Andrea L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We three stopped in for lunch. It was off-season so we were able to be seated right away. Ordered lobster rolls. They were all lobster,and we added the butter. Then for desert the perfect Maine ending for lunch, blueberry pie, topped with delicious vanilla ice...More

Thank joaniehm
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Lynn A
7 November 2017|
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Response from Lynn A |
The Maine diner does have gift certificates and will issue them k re the ohine😊
Nancy G
23 May 2017|
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Response from Travelswithdog1 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think that they use boxed eggs. I think that many restaurants cannot make good scrambled eggs, because they make them on the grill and scrambled eggs need to be made in a frying pan to turn out right.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
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07:00 - 21:00
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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Maine Diner has been a local institution since 1982, that has brought people from all over the country to experience good home cooking. They have been featured on Diners, Drive Ins & Dives on the Food Network as well as the Phantom Gourmet. They offer breakfast, lunch and Dinner with daily specials. So if you are heading into Maine or out of Maine,make the Maine Diner a stop along the way. We are conveniently located off the Maine turnpike Exit 19 coming from the south and Exit 25 if coming form the north
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