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Third Alarm Diner

47 Washington St, Sanford, ME 04073-3040
+1 207-490-0557
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“cajun fries” (2 reviews)
“poached eggs” (2 reviews)
“hash” (3 reviews)
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American, Diner
47 Washington St, Sanford, ME 04073-3040
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Reviews (47)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had Eggs & Hash Toast, nothing fancy. Food was good. Service was good No Complaints. Have had lunch as well and was OK.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Always had a good breakfast here this is the first time I came for a burger and perfect onion rings you can tell they care about their oil

Thank skiinxs2000
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Had the jalapeno cheese burger because after all it's the 3rd Alarm Dinner. Very good beef cooked correctly to order, covered in peppers so much so they oozed out onto my plate. Wife had the grilled chicken caesar salad, she was very happy with the...More

Thank Jeff T
Reviewed 1 April 2017

My first time there but not my last. Small, friendly atmosphere and the food was good and plenty of it.

Thank CaroleDearborn
Reviewed 30 March 2017

My lovely wife and I have been by this establishment a lot. Always saying " we need to visit one of these days ". On a cold, winter's day after digging out and completing a series of visits around the area - hunger struck. Made...More

Thank gryphonskymaster
Reviewed 23 March 2017

They have great service, a very homey atmosphere. The food is always great, and the prices are reasonable for what you get!

Thank cindynadeau868
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is the real thing--not a diner car but decorated with fun firehouse items and featuring a classic counter and cozy tables. Simple comfort food made with care.

Thank Aquaphile
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I have only eaten here twice and had the same thing both times. Grilled Cheese Stack Burger, that's exactly what it sounds like. A burger between two grilled cheese sandwiches, I also added bacon to mine and had Cajun fries as my side. Delicious both...More

Thank Chipd67
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Always a quickly served and delicious breakfast. Many of the typical eggs, omelets, breakfast sandwiches, etc and all are great. Had some homemade lasagna at a recent Sanford Chamber of Commerce event - it was delcious! Definitely worth a visit for breakfast or lunch.

Thank mainesully
Reviewed 5 November 2016

I found this diner quite by accident. Was looking for someplace to have lunch and noticed a small sign on route 202 advertising the diner. The place is small and decorated in a firehouse theme. The staff is very friendly and the service is very...More

Thank Tom S
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Incorrect Hours listed? They are open Sunday - Thursday 5:30am-9:00pm and Friday - Saturday 5:30am - 11:00pm.
25 May 2015|
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Response from Maurene_K | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. I gave you someone else's answer above. The info you have is correct. Third Alarm Diner has expanded its hours. Beginning Memorial Day, the new days and hours are: Sunday - Thursday 5:30 AM - 9:00 PM Friday... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
05:30 - 20:00
05:30 - 20:00
05:30 - 20:00
05:30 - 20:00
05:30 - 20:00
05:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Washington St, Sanford, ME 04073-3040
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Sanford
  • Phone Number: +1 207-490-0557
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