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Red's Eats

41 Water St, Wiscasset, ME 04578-4134
+1 207-882-6128
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lobster meat” (151 reviews)
“onion rings” (84 reviews)
“fried zucchini” (33 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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41 Water St, Wiscasset, ME 04578-4134
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Reviewed yesterday

Stopped for dinner about 8 pm and no line. Drove by at lunch time and the line was down the block. If you love lobster this is the place. Order the lobster roll and it is hard to find the roll there is so much...More

Thank kkalto
Reviewed yesterday

This is our 3rd trip to Maine for my wife and I. We visited Red's for the first time the day before. The line was not bad at all but it was around 4pm. The Lobster Rolls are just the best we have ever had....More

Thank csomabut
Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I decided to eat our way down the east coast from Acadia National park to Cape Cod. We stumbled upon this little red shack were lots of people were standing around and decided this was for us. We ordered crab cakes and...More

Thank Carla H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place was delicious. The wait in line was long (approx 45 min) but soo worth it. They pile lobster on lobster on the roll and it come with mayo on the side and a side of butter. The roll itself is soft and chewy!...More

Thank Ashley C
Reviewed 4 days ago

A friend of my girlfriend recommended this place. We weren't sure what to expect but it definitely made memories for the both of us. I would highly recommend making the trek if you are visiting the New England area. We drove up from Haverhill, MA...More

Thank John K
Deborah G, Owner at Red's Eats, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear John, Thanks so much for visiting us at Red's Eats! We're so happy you both enjoyed yourselves and our food! I am not sure who they were talking about when they said they've seen lobster rolls as high as 75.00 (yikes!!), but it certainly...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited Red's Eats on October 16. Based on the sign we saw posted while we were waiting in line, we thanked our lucky stars the restaurant stayed open long enough for us to visit. The sign says normally it closes on Columbus Day. Wiscasset...More

Thank Margaret B
Deborah G, Owner at Red's Eats, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Margaret, Thank you so much!! Thank you for visiting and for taking the time to write this wonderful review....it means a lot to us, truly. I also thank you for visiting the fabulous shops in Wiscasset....they are each unique with something to delight everyone!...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

I had a lobster roll. It was filled and overflowing with lobster with melted butter. It was so yummy. My husband had a hamburger (not big on seafood) that was so big he had to eat it using a knife and fork. He said it...More

Thank cheeto1948
Deborah G, Owner at Red's Eats, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for visiting us at Red's Eats! So happy that you both enjoyed your meals. Our burger is ground fresh by a little grocer in the next town and delivered to us daily. One of my dear friends says it's like filet mignon on...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Positives were the lobster roll, fried scallops, fish sandwich. Lots of lobster in the roll, and the scallops were melt in your mouth good. Negatives were that the fried clams we got were somewhat burnt and it seemed they were fried in grease that needed...More

Thank Dmlsun
Deborah G, Owner at Red's Eats, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Dmlsun, Thank you for visiting Red's Eats. We're so happy that you enjoyed the lobster and scallops....I'm sorry that you did not enjoy the clams. I have to tell you that the woman you told that to is new (a lot of our staff...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband & I were spending sometime in ME and after seeing Red's Eats on a Chronicle show, we decided to see for ourselves. We arrived about noontime and there was already a line down the street toward the bridge, so we got in line....More

Thank Kaywhitecaps
Deborah G, Owner at Red's Eats, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much!! We're so happy that you visited us!! We hope to see you again next year! Thanks again!!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was everything we wanted it to be. Quaint, the long wait (one hour), lots of meat, but in the end it’s how the food tastes and how was the service. Both were superb. Not disappointed at all. Easy to see why a shack (literally)...More

Thank michaelruns
Deborah G, Owner at Red's Eats, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear michaelruns, We truly appreciate your visit and your review!! Thanks for taking the time to write your review....it means a lot! Best Always!

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Robert W
16 September 2017|
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Response from Deborah G | Property representative |
Yes....we will be open! Columbus Day is typically our last day of business, but if the weather cooperates, we'll stay open a few days longer. Please call us if it is after Columbus Day. 207-882-6128 Best wishes!!
23 July 2017|
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Response from Deborah G | Property representative |
Dear Renegade2, I am sorry that we do not ship. I would recommend Atlantic Edge Lobster in Boothbay Harbor for shipping. Ed has fabulous lobster, cooked to perfection, and I've used them to ship for guests in the past... More
Kenneth K
2 June 2017|
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Response from Barbara C | Reviewed this property |
According to the Red's Eats Facebook page, they are open Monday-Thursday from 11:30 am-8 pm & Friday-Sunday from 11:30 am-9 pm. This may change, according to season. Email address & phone number are, also, listed on the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Water St, Wiscasset, ME 04578-4134
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Wiscasset
  • Phone Number: +1 207-882-6128
Home of Maine's #1 Lobster Roll!!
Proudly serving fresh, local seafood, burgers, steaks, chicken, hotdogs, onion rings, deep fried zucchini, homemade gluten free breads, whoopie pies, blueberry cake, Green Bee Honey Sodas, Round Top ice cream and much more!
Outdoor seating at the edge of the beautiful Sheepscot River.
Check out our menu at www.redseatsmaine.com
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