You might be surprised at the answer!

The website Mashed is the ultimate destination for food lovers. Whether you're just learning how to cook or ready to take your kitchen skills to the next level, Mashed has all the tips and tricks you'll ever need to be a chef.

Mashed has all the info you need to chow down, from the best and worst foods to order at your favorite restaurants, to what today’s most popular chefs are cooking up in the kitchen.

When taking on the task of finding the most iconic restaurant spots in the United States, they did the work and listed the best of the best in each state.

A family run business, the self proclaimed "Home of Maine's #1 Lobster Roll" Red's Eats in Wiscasset, has been serving up killer food since 1938, they do a whole lot more than lobster rolls. In fact, they have over 70 other fresh selections on the menu, including a red snapper hot dog that will make you weak in the knees

@imkatenotkatie Red’s Eats in Wisscasset is famous for their lobster rolls. #maine #lobster #fyp #foryoupage ♬ original sound - KATE

@urfavemillennial Have you tried Red’s Eats yet!? #redseats #lobsterroll #bestlobsterroll #maine #midcoastmaine #newengland ♬ original sound - .

They are celebrating their 85th year of operation, and are open for the 2023 season. Go visit them Wednesday-Sunday, from 11:30am-5:00pm

Voted Maine’s #1 Lobster Roll on several lists, they were also inducted to TripAdvisor’s Hall Of Fame.

They are not however without their detractors, there is a Facebook page called Give "Red's Eats" The Finger that has over 7,000 likes!

This is how they describe the page:

Tired of waiting in traffic and wasting away your beautiful summer days just because tourists want lobster rolls? Show your frustration by giving Red's the finger when you are finally able to pass this place.

This group is just for fun and not to be taken seriously. Please do not tag Red's Eats or "check-in" there when posting your finger photos. Please do not yell any profanity at anyone standing in line.

Love them, or hate them, they were chosen by Mashed as Maine's Most Iconic Restaurant!

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