One of the best

Moody’s has thrived since since it opened in 1935 because it serves good food at low prices and has remained as comfortable as an old slipper. Although it has grown over the years, evolving from a lunch wagon to a full-kitchen diner with counter, stools, and booths, and a 1994 facelift added even more seats, it remains an honest roadside diner that is a bastion of unadulterated Yankee cooking.

Corned beef hash, omelets with home fried potatoes, and blueberry muffins and blueberry pancakes are the choice morning dishes. At lunch and dinner there are stalwart diner meals of meat loaf, corned beef, and pork chops, as well as some items that have a more distinct New England flavor. Seafood chowder is terrific, as are franks and beans and Yankee pot roast. You can even enjoy that little-known Downeast delight, fried tripe, and top it off with a dish of warm Indian pudding. There’s an only-in-Maine meal for you!

To many travelers up the Maine coast, Moody’s is known as a pie stop. Some five dozen pies are made daily, and available round the clock. Fruit pies and cream pies are lovely to look at and to eat; long-time favorites include nursery-nice custard pie dusted with nutmeg, four-berry pie, blueberry pie, and a maple walnut pie that is known state-wide.

What to Eat
Moody’s, Pie
Maple walnut pie
Moody’s, Indian Pudding
Indian Pudding
Indian pudding, a long-baked porridge of cornmeal and molasses
Moody’s, Boiled Dinner
Boiled Dinner
Boiled dinner: a classic New England meal
Moody’s, Blueberry Pancakes
Blueberry Pancakes
Blueberry pancake breakfast
Moody’s, 4 Berry Pie
4 Berry Pie
4-berry pie is one fine mess!
Moody’s, Fried Tripe
Fried Tripe
Fried tripe is an old Yankee diner favorite.
Moody’s, Moxie
Moxie originally was marketed as a nerve tonic.
Directions and Hours
open now
Sunday7am - 8pm
Monday7am - 8pm
Tuesday7am - 8pm
Wednesday7am - 8pm
Thursday7am - 8pm
Friday7am - 8pm
Saturday7am - 8pm
This restaurant is featured in the following eating tours.
5 stops | 274 MILES | 5 hr 3 min

Indian pudding is vintage New England comfort food, an ochre samp of slow-cooked cornmeal and molasses that smells like caramelized roasted sweet corn. Traditional diners serve it as dessert with ice cream melting on top, but it also makes a fine warm breakfast cereal.

Open Year Round
Meals Served
Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Credit Cards Accepted
Alcohol Served
Outdoor Seating

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