We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Maine Diner

€€ - €€€American, Seafood,
2265 Post Road, Route 1, Wells, ME 04090
+1 207-646-4441
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lobster pie” (350 reviews)
“corn muffins” (145 reviews)
“pudding” (57 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Seafood, Diner, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2265 Post Road, Route 1, Wells, ME 04090
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (2,080)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

521 - 530 of 2,061 reviews

Reviewed 26 July 2016

It was a Sunday and I and my girlfriend where going up to the playhouse to see the "Hunchback of Notre Dame"; we go there rather early so we decided to head into Wells for a bite to eat. I had heard great things about...More

Thank JFabulous250
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Although the food is good, it is still diner food. My family loves the corn muffins and we always buy the mix at the gift shop next door. The red flannel hash is amazing, though only served on Saturday mornings. If you go around mealtime...More

Thank Mary Anne W
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We arrived early on a Sunday morning and this was the first time I had seen open tables, we thought we would have a wait. Breakfast, as usual was Hugh, servings were enough to send us home with leftovers for the next day. Service was...More

Thank Theresal6162
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Every year we come to Wells Maine and there is always a line waiting, some people wait for hours to get seated, I went late in the day,I had stuffed shrimp which wasn't very good, I hear they are famous for their pancakes, I never...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 25 July 2016

we saw it on Diners Drive in's and Dives. The staff is friendly, good great, nice portions and good prices. Will stop there again!

Thank Jscott6
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We came here on the recommendation of other family members but had to opt for take out since the wait was an hour...at 7:30 pm, so you can have an idea of just how poplar this location really is! The food was fresh and homemade,...More

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Always heard how great the Maine Diner was. So we stopped on our way from Portland To York. Just as promised. Great seafood chowder and chili. Don't miss the hot apple crisp !! Staff so friendly and service was quick. We well most definitely be...More

Thank Shawn S
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

This old diner is just what I hoped it to be. I had the best lobster quiche! The service was excellent and very clean.

Thank BrownEyes380
Reviewed 23 July 2016

My husband & I stopped here for a late lunch at 3 pm on a Saturday. Place was packed, but the wait was only 20 minutes. It was worth the wait. Clam chowder was excellent. I had the fried haddock sandwich with potato salad and...More

Thank NurseNancy12
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Had a great family dinner at the Main Diner ! These good was very good as well as the service ! Had the sea food casserole special and it was very and the kids loved the Mac and cheese! Great experience!

Thank MikeSafety01
Nearby Restaurants
Big Daddy's
179 reviews
.35 km away
Brewed Awakenings
63 reviews
1.55 km away
Bull And Claw
759 reviews
.05 km away
Nearby Attractions
Wells Beach
768 reviews
4.38 km away
Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge
395 reviews
1.33 km away
Wells Reserve at Laudholm
204 reviews
1.12 km away
Parson's Beach
68 reviews
3.58 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Nancy G
23 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Travelleranddog | 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.
14 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from fufla | Reviewed this property |
Not when we were there. Only indoors. But the food was fantastic
Improve this listing

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
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing