Wells is the “friendliest town in Maine” and the dining scene is equally fun and friendly with great food. Wells offers affordable casual clam shacks, chowder houses and of course pizza and Chinese.
For sophisticated palates, Wells has top steakhouses, an authentic Irish Pub, and chef owned Joshuas serving extraordinary Maine cuisine.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served at family-friendly spots like the world-famous Maine Diner. You will find lobster and clams on most every menu, and you will surely dine well in Wells.
Wells Maine Restaurants
Billy’s Chowder House l 216 Mile Road, Wells. Seafood overlooking the salt marsh. Eat in or take out. 207-6467558
Big Daddy’s Ice Cream l 2165 Post Road, Route 1, Wells. Classic Maine ice cream parlor, 207-646-5454
Bitter Ends l Route 1, 2118 Post Road, Wells. Fresh seafood, happy hour, interresting cuisine. 207-360-0904
Bull and Claw l Rt 1 North, Wells. Great family spot. Low prices, healthy food. Salad & soup bars, rotisserie chicken, prime rib, lobsters, steaks, clams, Maine seafood grill. Beer, wine, liquor. Talk of the Town – “All you can eat” breakfast buffet. 207-646-8467
Congdon’s Doughnuts l A seacoast tradition for over 40 years. Delicious doughnuts, pastries, rolls, muffins, breads, bagels-all baked fresh daily. Our full service restaurant features breakfast anytime with all of your favorites. New drive-thru service. 207-646-4219 Trolley Stop
East Restaurant l 636 Post Road, Wells, ME 207-641-8788
Feile Restaurant and Irish Pub l Great homemade food and a warm inviting atmosphere. The word Feile means hospitality and generosity. Both are principles that we hold very close, as we want everyone that steps through our doors to feel like an old friend. 1619 Post Road, Wells, 207-251-4065
Fisherman’s Catch l Harbor Road on the road to Wells Harbor, Wells. Lobsters, steamed clams, seafood, chicken. Take-out or eat-in. Family dining, children’s menu. MC/Visa. May-Oct. 207-646-8780 Trolley Stop
Forbes Self-Service Seafood Restaurant and Takeout l Wells Beach. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Take-out available. Featuring lobster and fresh seafood. Open 7 days a week during the summer. 207-646-7620 Trolley Stop
Hobb’s Harborside l Wells harbor, classic seafood fare.
Horizons Family Restaurant l Serving breakfast and lunch. Home of the “Horizoner Omelette.” Catering private parties evenings. Located with the Blue Horizon Motel off Rt. 1 on the road to Wells Beach. 35 Mile Road. Wells.207-646-4155
Joshua’s Restaurant and Bar l Chef and Family owned and operated. Quaint dining in a 230 year old house. Food created from scratch from freshest ingredients. Organic vegetables and herbs from our own farm in season. A/C. 1637 Rt. One, Wells. 207-646-3355
Litchfield’s l Fresh seafood, great steaks, and pasta. Friendly pub fare and cocktail lounge. Open year round. 2135 Post Road. (Route 1), Wells. 207-646-5711
Maine Diner l One of the area’s most popular year round family style restaurants. Home cooking at its best. Breakfast anytime. Children’s menu. Famous lobster pie, steak, seafood and chicken. Beer and wine. Open 7 am-9:30 pm. Route 1 North in Wells. 207-646-4441
Merriland Farm Cafe l Featured on the Food Network’s “The Best Of” Offering unique breakfast and lunch items. Serving early spring through late fall. Indoor and outdoor seating available. 545 Coles Hill Road. 207-646-5040
Mike’s Clam Shack l Lunch and dinner year round. A/C. Fresh seafood, BBQ ribs, lobster, steamed clams, desserts, beer and wine. Take-out menu available. Daily specials. Handicap accessible. Post Road. 207-646-5999 Trolley Stop
Mekhong Thai l Asian, Chinese and Thai specialties for eat in or take out. 162 US Route 1, Wells. 207-641-8700
The Steakhouse l “When you want to be good to yourself.” Only the finest steaks and seafoods. Appetizers, house specialties, seafood, and surf and turf combinations. 1205 Post Road. (Route 1) 207-646-4200 Trolley Stop
Varano’s l Italian food at its best. Lasagna, chicken parmesan, grilled veal chop, and pasta. Daily specials. Open for dinner every day mid-January thru mid-December. Mile Road. 207-641-8550