Restaurants are absolutely a matter of taste. Everyone has their favorite. And Maine has a goodly selection of restaurants and diners for every taste and budget. That being said, the following list represents a few of the places that you must visit while in Wayne, time allowing:
- The Senator Inn ‘Cloud 9’ Dining Room (Augusta) Award winning cuisine. http://www.senatorinn.com/si_cloud9.html
- A-1 Diner (Gardiner) International fusion comfort food. Amazing! (temporarily closed in 2017 due to bridge work at their location). https://www.facebook.com/A1Diner
- Moody’s Diner (Waldoboro) The best diner food, especially pies. http://www.moodysdiner.com/
- Slates Restaurant (Hallowell) A favorite hang out and gathering place. http://www.slatesrestaurant.com/index2.php#/home/
- Primo (Rockland) Chef is James Beard Best Chef in Northeast 2013! One of Epicurious’ 20 Most Important Restaurants in America 2013. http://www.primorestaurant.com/
- White Barn (Kennebunk) The only place in Maine where a jacket is required. http://www.whitebarninn.com/kennebunkport-maine-restaurants/
- Liberal Cup (Hallowell) A brewpub with a nice menu. http://theliberalcup.com/
- Old Post Office Cafe (Mt. Vernon) Close by, great views and great food for breafast and lunch! https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Olde-Post-Office-Cafe/172379316123028
- Tubby’s Ice Cream (Wayne) The original. Try any of their Androscoggin based flavors! http://www.tubbysicecream.com/
If you are wanting to range further afield, look at the following compilations from trusted sources and go eat some food!
- 18 Essential Maine Restaurants (Eater) https://maine.eater.com/maps/best-maine-restaurants-18#pointmap
- Ten Best Restaurants in Portland (Zagat) https://www.zagat.com/b/the-10-hottest-restaurants-in-portland-maine and (Yelp) https://www.yelp.com/search?cflt=restaurants&find_loc=Portland%2C+ME
- Best Restaurants in Maine from Trip Advisor lets you search by city. Very helpful! https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurants-g28940-Maine.html
- Visit Maine once again pulls out the stops with a fabulous list with 9 categories you can choose from.
- Award-winning Chefs
- Breweries, Wineries and Distilleries
- Caterers and Distributors
- Gaming and Casinos
- Local Maine Food
- Maine Seafood
- Restaurants, Cafes and Pubs
and a whole list of location filters!