Places to Go and Things to Do in Waldoboro, Maine
View Waldoboro's top spots for locals and tourists.
Food and Drink Essentials
U.S. Route 1, Waldoboro, ME 04572
No trip to Waldoboro, or Maine for that matter, is ever really complete without the obligatory stop at the iconic Route 1 eating establishment, Moody's Diner, located between Wiscasset and Warren. Run by descendants of founder P. B. Moody, the eatery offers down-home comfort food seven days a week, as it has for the past 81 years. The walnut pie is a must.
BEST LIVE MUSIC
The Narrows Tavern
15 Friendship St., Waldoboro, ME 04572
In the heart of the village, The Narrows Tavern showcases local musicians three days a week in a lively atmosphere best described by its motto: "By Canadians, for Everyone." Bands include folk musicians The Rusty Hinges and the Ale House String Band. Impromptu jam sessions add to the fun. Traditional tasty pub fare served until last call includes hearty burgers and hand-cut fries, an artful haddock sandwich and a beer-braised bratwurst plate. Wide selection of brews and wines. Weekly cribbage and trivia tournaments, too.
BEST BAKERY & CAFE
The Village Bakery & Cafe
11 Friendship St., Waldoboro, ME 04572
The go-to downtown spot for hearty soups, including Hungarian mushroom and bountiful vegetable with orzo. Save room for the scrumptious baked goods such as blueberry amaretto buttercream cake and a homemade version of the decadent Maine state dessert, the whoopie pie. Start the day with freshly made doughnuts and bagels and a steaming cup of cappuccino, latte or chai.
BEST ETHNIC FOOD
Morse's Kraut Haus & Euro Deli
3856 Washington Road, North Waldoboro, ME 04572
A taste of Waldoboro's German heritage can be found at Morse's, famous for its sauerkraut made from Maine-grown cabbage. Morse's is a wonderland of select European goodies such as German hams and spaetzle, Parma Prosciutto, Bavarian sausages, cheeses and many more delicacies. Treat yourself to a lunch of old-world favorites including cabbage rolls, sauerbrauten, schnitzel and borscht at its Kraut Haus Restaurant.
BEST FARM MARKET
Beth's Farm Market
1986 Western Road, Warren, ME 04864
Talk about a cornucopia! Less than 10 miles from Waldoboro is Midcoast Maine's most venerable farm stand, featuring an abundant variety of top-quality seasonal fruits, herbs and vegetables from May through December, seven days a week. Fresh greenhouse flowers and baked goods are also available.