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Jan 23, 2007 06:26 AM

Lunch? Wells, Ogunquit area this Friday

Husband asked me what I wanted to do for my birthday this Friday... said I'd love to go up to lower Maine, browse some antiques shops, visit some selected outlet stores, have a lunch out and get a much needed "ocean" fix.
I see that MCPerkins Cove will still be closed (bummer!) and we're not sure if Billy's Chowder House is open at the moment. I love sitting at the bar with the view over the salt marsh.
It seems as if everything is closed right now -- the price I pay for being born in January!
Am running out of thoughts of where to eat as my favorites are turning into dead ends.

Anybody out there have any suggestions?

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  1. My suggestion would be Pier 77 in Cape Porpoise; nicely appointed with a classic Maine seascape. pier77restaurant.com

    1. If Pier 77 is open then the Ramp, the Bar and Grill attached to the back of it may be open and that is also very good. Hurricane in Kennebunkport is a good choice- nice food, ok view of the river. In Ogunquit, Jackie's Too is open - ok but not excellent food. In Cape Neddick the Cape Neddick Lobster Pound is open I believe.

      1. According to their website, Billy's opens this Friday, 1/26. Have a fun birthday!

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        1. re: HIW

          Thanks for the info about Billy's... they must have found out it was my birthday!

        2. My wife and I are from Conn. and go to Ogunquit quite often. We enjoy Jackies Two on the town pier. At the end of the parking lot.In Perkins Cove They look out over the ocean , Im sure at this time of year you might have to sit inside but thats not to bad. There are some small places in down town that are open for lunch this time of year. But could not tell you exactly which ones. You could try the site, Ogunquit chamber of commerce. do a Google search for it. They have a list of all the local restaurants. Hope this helps. Earle

          1. It's not on the water but when I am in the area I always go to Mike's Clam Shack in Wells. Good food, big portions. Reminds me of Lenny and Joe's in CT.