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Tired of Pepe's/Flo's...need a new Recc for lunch on the way up to Ogunquit from NYC?

ZenFoodist Aug 25, 2010 05:32 PM

Usually my husband starves me until we get to Flo's and then I gorge on the dogs which are yummy but I'm tired of them. Sometimes we grab a clam pie at Pepe's.

How about somewhere around the two hour mark? Not too far off the highway,

Any temples of extreme deliciousness I should not miss?


  1. MidCoastMaineiac Aug 25, 2010 05:43 PM

    2 hours from NYC? That'll put you in...what....Hartford CT?

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    1. re: MidCoastMaineiac
      ZenFoodist Aug 25, 2010 06:27 PM

      No worries. More than 2 hours in fine.

    2. j
      jackattack Aug 25, 2010 06:39 PM

      Ronnie's Seafood Shack in Auburn, Mass. Between Sturbridge and Worcester. Best Fried Clams south of Ipswich....and good homemade ice cream too.


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        bewley Aug 26, 2010 03:56 AM

        How could you get tired of Pepe's clam pies? Just beyond Flo's, there's the Jamaican Jerk Center which is take-out only (like Flo's) and serves up some authentic fair. I personally think Flo's is overated. If you really want great dogs go to the place on the Bridgeport/Fairfield line "Super Duper Weenie" off 95.

        Jamaican Jerk Center
        1400 Us Route 1 Cape, Neddick, ME

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        1. re: bewley
          solargarlic Aug 26, 2010 06:52 AM

          I agree with Bewley about Pepe's and Super Duper Weenie!

          I was about to post something, but I realized I don't know your route...when do you head east, in MA?

          1. re: bewley
            ZenFoodist Aug 30, 2010 06:38 PM

            We LOVED LOVED LOVED the Jamaican Jerk Center. Awesome Recc. The jerk chicken and prok were sublime and the patties were the best I've ever had. Many Thanks!

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            brookerme Aug 26, 2010 09:16 AM

            upscale: just south of Hartford in Glastonbury Max Amore or Max Fish http://www.maxrestaurantgroup.com/

            quick, eat in your car: East Hartford - Mickey's for good dogs and fried seafood http://www.urbanspoon.com/r/48/521856/restaurant/Hartford/Mickeys-Oceanic-Grill-East-Hartford

            Soups, calzones, stuffed pizza slices, cafeteria style Lena's http://www.sullyspub.com/lenas.php

            Max Amore
            140 Glastonbury Blvd Ste 2, Glastonbury, CT 06033

            Max Fish
            110 Glastonbury Blvd, Glastonbury, CT 06033

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              foodwallguy Sep 1, 2010 05:20 AM

              Super Duper Weenie in Fairfield, CT (the Chicago dog is fantastic), Louis Lunch in New Haven, CT (the birthplace of the burger), Teds Steamed Cheeseburgers in Meriden, CT, Woody's dogs in Hartford, CT, Georges Coney Island in Worcester, MA. In Ogunquit, we like the Oarweed and MC (owned by the same people that own Arrows) in Perkins cove. Friends of ours ate at Arrows and said it was the best meal of their life.

              Super Duper Weenie
              306 Black Rock Tpke, Fairfield, CT 06825

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