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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%
Travellers talk about
“lobster meat” (158 reviews)
“onion rings” (88 reviews)
“fried zucchini” (34 reviews)
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41 Water St, Wiscasset, ME 04578-4134
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Oh. My. goodness!! This is our first visit to Maine and Red’s Eats came highly recommended from everyone we talked to. We stopped for an early dinner about 5:00pm and got right in. This was our first Lobster Roll and my husband and I shared...More

Thank Carrie G
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I came at 5:30 on a weekend and the line was relatively short. The wait apparently is always long for the # of people in line. Had the lobster roll. Its taste was not particularly any better than some other rolls I’ve had in Maine;...More

Thank anmd
Reviewed 2 days ago

An hour wait today, but so worth it. An entire lobster on a toasted bun. With local (melted) butter on the side. Staff is so friendly and welcoming. You can’t eat lobster in Maine without stopping here. Note, cash only. P.S. also get a locally...More

Thank eliot f
Deborah G, Owner at Red's Eats, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Eliot F.....Thank you!! We're so happy that you enjoyed Red's Eats! The Glenn B Whoopie Pies are baked locally as well...so happy you enjoyed those as well! Our thank you for your visit and your nice review! Best always!

Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I heard so many good things about this roadside restaurant from the locals that we had to try it out on our drive back to Manchester NH to catch our flight home to Phoenix. We heard so much about it and the...More

1  Thank Bill H
Deborah G, Owner at Red's Eats, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Bill H.....I am very dismayed that you were not happy with your visit to Red's Eats. We pride ourselves on making each guest's visit memorable. I have the staff continually checking on our guests to ensure that they are delighted. I am very sorry...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Yes, it’s a long wait in the sun (be prepared and make the most of it socializing with others!). Yes, lunch cost us $80 (cash only!). But still totally worth it. Each roll is basically an entire lobster picked and peeled and placed on a...More

Thank kokonutzFT
Deborah G, Owner at Red's Eats, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks so much!! So happy that you enjoyed Red's Eats!! Our best wishes!!

Reviewed 3 days ago

There is a long wait, about an hour standing in line.you r served water , watermelon and given an umbrella while u r waiting. Great experience, that we talk about.

Thank Steve T
Deborah G, Owner at Red's Eats, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Steve....Thank you so much!! We are so happy that you enjoyed and hope to see you again soon!! Best Always!

Reviewed 4 days ago

This was our first time visiting Maine and several people told us we had to try a lobster roll at Red's Eats. What they didn't tell us is that it is literally a shack on a busy road with limited seating. We actually found this...More

Thank debrap729
Deborah G, Owner at Red's Eats, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your visit and for your review! We truly appreciate it and hope we have the chance to serve you again....and again! Our best always!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped on our way up to Bar Harbor for lunch. Waited more than an hour in line. Fried scallops were amazing. Best we ordered. Fried zucchini had a unique blue cheese sauce. Cocktail sauce was also delicious. Lobster roll was expensive & was just meat...More

Thank H00sierFan
Deborah G, Owner at Red's Eats, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for visiting!! So happy that you enjoyed!! Best Always!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our daughter ate there last year & couldn’t wait to take me this year on our annual Maine Vaca. She knew the routine so that was helpful. Here’s the secret...get in line early. They open at 11:30, so be in line 30 mins early. It...More

Thank GinaP103
Deborah G, Owner at Red's Eats, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear GinaP103....Thank you so much!! We truly appreciate you taking the time to write this wonderful review....even more delighted that you enjoyed Red's Eats! Please thank your daughter for me too....her repeat visit is one of our finest compliments! Looking forward to your visit next...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Best Lobster roll I've ever had in my life! Totally worth the hour wait in line that extend down the block and around the corner. One of the employees even came out to serve water to us waiting. My hubby had the fish and he...More

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

Dear Nichelle....Thank you!! We're so happy to know that you and your husband enjoyed Red's Eats! It makes us so proud to read your review and we hope to have you visit again! Our best always!!

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debigold
19 June 2018|
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Response from Deborah G | Property representative |
Dear Debigold….I am sorry that I do not ship. I appreciate your visits and hope that we can serve you again!! 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!!
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Renegade2A
24 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
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
Description
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.
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