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1637 Post Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4608
+1 207-646-3355
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Fairfield, Connecticut
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Just booked 3 nights in May. My wife asks if Joshua's would be open for dinner all 3 of those nights.

Thank JimMaine
Okemos, Michigan
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As good a restaurant you will find in southern Maine - great crab cakes, haddock and filtets were great, fudge pie! Friendly service and atmosphere make this a great place.

Thank DonMcMahon
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Joshua's is the best restaurant in Wells and maybe beyond Wellls. Great for a special occasion or if you just want a lovely meal. The menu is exciting and ever changing. Last time there we had mussels in a blue chees broth as an appetizer that was ti die for. Service us excellent. Have a specialty cocktail in the cozy... More 

Thank Nancy D
Edgartown, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Intimate dining in a historic period house. Cuisine is always local and fish fresh from the sea. We return to Joshua's every year, because it's consistently good.

Thank 145Esprit
New Hartford, New York
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We enjoyed dinner at Joshua's over Columbus Day weekend. The service was excellent and the food was delicious. The menu has something for everyone, but it's not extensive. They offer a pork entree, a beef entree, a duck entree, a lamb entree, a vegetarian entree, a fish entree, and a chicken entree...one in each category. They also offered daily specials.... More 

Thank Ellen2761
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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46 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We lucked into this spot due to someone canceling. Definitely reservation only but we were advised it is possible to stand in line for the bar which serves just about everything. Restaurant loaded with locals. Halibut was the best we ever ate.

Thank ClaudiusIV
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93 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

My wife and I celebrated our anniversary last week by dining at Joshua's which is located in a building that dates back to 1774. When we arrived we were congratulated on our happy event and shown to a nice table for two in front of a fireplace that was tastefully decorated with candles. Both of us shared the crab appetizer... More 

Thank ZeroTTZero
Stamford, Connecticut, United States
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

When visiting Wells we always make reservations to eat at this family owned and run excellent restaurant; (son is chef, Mother host and Father the organic farmer) The atmosphere is inviting and the staff welcoming & professional. The food is perfection on the plate!!! On our last visit we ate at Joshua's on 4 occasions and enjoyed every meal. Everything... More 

Thank Dolores O
Huntington, New York
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441 reviews
313 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This wonderful restaurant in Wells Maine was a delightful surprise. I say surprise because it was way better than anyone has described. The space itself is a charming house. It will be under renovation for the month of November to expand its kitchen and add a garden room. Make a reservation way in advance or you will be disappointed. We... More 

Thank marie s
Dallas, Texas
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97 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere of the restaurant centers around different rooms within this house. We were greeted at the door by a host on time and taken to our table. The menu was varied with lots of choices. We shared the pekoe toed crab cakes -no filler. My wife had onion crusted Haddock with mushroom risotto and I had the duck with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1637 Post Rd, Wells, ME 04090-4608
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Wells
  • Phone Number: +1 207-646-3355

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?