Maine Restaurant Dining
Maine Chefs, Cafes, Pubs, Taverns, Eateries & Farm-to-Table Food
There are hundreds of restaurants in Maine – but here we present a selected collection of some outstanding Maine places to eat that must be put on your “Maine Restaurant Bucket List”. Discover a new favorite Maine restaurant.
Maine restaurants, cafes, and chefs are always evolving, changing creating new menus, venues, and styles to delight the foodie in all of us. Maine is famous for exceptional fine dining, and chef-owned inns, great Maine casual restaurants, diners, and brewpubs.
From Ocean fresh seafood, and Maine’s world-famous lobster dinners to local Maine farm-to-table dining – you’ll find dozens of reasons why Maine is a favorite dining destination for Foodies worldwide.
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Maine Diner, 2265 Post Road (US Route 1),Wells, ME 04090 | 207-646-4441
World Famous Food Like Grandma Used To Make. Featured on "The Today Show", Phantom Gourmet, Guy Fieri's "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives" and others. Maine blueberry pancakes, pies, lunch and dinner specials and more. Try Maine Diner's famous Lobster Pie, Seafood Chowder, Codfish Cakes. Breakfast anytime. Remember the Maine Gift Shoppe, Maine Products. Eat-In or Take-Out. View menus online.
Maine Diner - Wells, Maine
Beachmere Inn, 62 Beachmere Place, Ogunquit, ME 03907 | 207-646-2021
Ocean front accommodations in the heart of Ogunquit on the Marginal Way with breathtaking ocean views. Luxury suites and unique rooms, fireplaces, kitchenettes, private balconies or patios. Enjoy an on-site spa, exercise room and hot tub. Reception rooms for weddings, meetings and events. Beachmere Inn is a leader in guest services, event coordination and hospitality. A stunning location perfect for weddings, elopements, vow renewals, rehearsal dinners, bridal showers and even bachelor - bachelorette weekend getaways. Open year round. Walk to everything in town or enjoy drinks from our ocean view Blue Bistro.
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When Pigs Fly Pizzeria, 460 U.S. Route 1 Kittery, Maine 03904 | Restaurant: 207-438-7036 Bread Store: 207-439-3114
Enjoy our large selection of wood-fired pizzas, appetizer plates, craft beers and draft wines. The pizzas are Neapolitan style, handcrafted from all natural ingredients. Our wood-fired ovens give the crust a chewy, smoky flavor. All ingredients are the freshest including mozzarella, which is made fresh daily. This location is also home to the When Pigs Fly Company Store, which offers all of the classic and artisan breads, and other products available from When Pigs Fly.
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Warren's Lobster House, 11 Water Street / U.S. Route 1, Kittery, Maine 03904 | 207-439-1630
Warren's is a "destination restaurant" known far and wide. All entrees on our extensive menu include the "Seacoastís Finest Salad Bar" featuring over sixty items. Warren's offers the areaís largest selection of lobster entrees along with great seafood, steak and chicken specialties served in a comfortable and casual family atmosphere. Free valet parking service is provided "in season".
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Roberto's, 200 Shore Road, Ogunquit, Maine 03907 | 207-646-8130
Roberto's is committed to making every dish memorable and that feeds not only the body, but feeds the spirit as well. Delicious hardy portions that are truly crave worthy. An extensive menu of all your favorite Italian dishes cooked authentically to give you that real taste of Italy.
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Fisherman's Catch Restaurant, 134 Harbor Road, Wells, ME 04090 | 207.646.8780
Fisherman's Catch Restaurant has been serving fresh Maine seafood, off the beaten path, for more than 35 years. We truly appreciate the locals making our little rustic spot in Wells Harbor their destination. Off the Beaten Path, Keeping It Rustic Since 1982. Lunch and Dinner - May to Mid October. Dine Out, Dine In. A Maine Summertime Classic.
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Jonathan's OGT, 92 Bourne Lane, Ogunquit, Maine 03907 | 207-646-4777
Serving upscale New England cuisine, Jonathan's Ogunquit, caters to those diners looking for fresh seafood, classic European dishes, grilled steaks and more. Diners prefer Jonathan's for a romantic date night, to celebrate a special birthday or enjoy an evening of farm to table gastronomy before a show. Jonathan's offers dining, events, and concerts. Featuring local food products wherever possible and focuses on serving fresh, New England products. Jonathan's slogan has always been to #eatwell.
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Loco Coco's Tacos, 36 Walker Street, Kittery, ME 03904 | 207-438-9322
Creative, unique, and freshly made Mexican food housed in a restored building, a relaxed dining experience that offers something different to patrons and ensures you enjoy a memorable food experience every time. Mexican, Southwestern Cuisine, Special Diets, Vegetarian, Vegan / Gluten free options. Lunch, Dinner, Dine-In or Take-out, Catering.
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Maine Lobster & Seafood Food Specialties
Maine is famous for many food specialties that attract visitors to the state – many return annually primarily to enjoy the amazing specialty foods. So what are these culinary delights that beckon visitors to return? During our unscientific poll of Maine dinners, we spoke to at breakfast, lunch, and dinner we discovered what foods were most often mentioned. It’s no surprise that Maine seafood dishes like Maine Lobster (stuffed, broiled, or Lobster Roll) were the leading Maine foodie favorites.
Also frequently suggested Maine foods were Maine oysters, Atlantic caught Haddock, Fried Clams, Scallops, Maine Crab, and of course Maine’s famous “steamed clams”.¬† Called “Steamers” or “Steam-ahs” these local clams are steamed and served with drawn butter and lemon. Sweet and tasty “Steamer” fans have been known to travel thousands of miles for this famous appetizer. Steamers pair well with beer or light white wine. Wear a bib to protect your clothing. Steamers are primarily served before your main entree.
A Maine Breakfast (Wild Maine Blueberry Pancakes)
Maine breakfast diners were quick to mention Maine Blueberry pancakes, a favorite at Maine Diner and other local restaurants. The blueberries grown in Maine are wild blueberries and many claim the taste and health benefits are simply just sensational. Try them. Another Maine specialty is “Indian Pudding” – the name may no longer be “politically correct” but the flavor of this dish will bring a smile to everyone. This New England favorite dates back to colonial days.
Maine casual food includes amazing pizza pies and Mexican food that will have you checking your GPS – so authentic, fresh, and delicious. Farm-to-table fare is popular with seasonal veggies available from May until October.
Aroostook ME Restaurant Dining
Fort Kent, Houlton, Presque Isle
Downeast & Acadia ME Restaurant Dining
Bar Harbor, Blue Hill, Deer Isle, Eastport, Lubec, Cherryfield, Machias
Katahdin & Moosehead ME Restaurant Dining
Bangor, Brewer, Greenville, Lincoln, Millinocket, Orono
Kennebec & Moose River ME Restaurant Dining
Augusta, Skowhegan, Waterville, The Forks
Lakes & Mountains ME Restaurant Dining
Auburn, Lewiston, Norway, Bethel, Farmington, Naples
Midcoast ME Restaurant Dining
Bath, Boothbay Harbor, Camden, Rockland, Brunswick, Belfast, Searsport
Greater Portland ME Restaurant Dining
Portland, Freeport, Yarmouth, Westbrook, Cape Elizabeth
South Coastal Maine Restaurant Dining
Biddeford, Kennebunk, Kittery, Ogunquit, Old Orchard Beach, Saco, Wells, York