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Harborside Tavern

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12 Bridge St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1869
+1 207-633-4074
07:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 22:00
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Kennebunk, Maine
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed appetizers here with very professionally prepared cocktail. Staff was friendly and attentive. Their fish tacos were the best!

Thank sun52
Lebanon, Maine
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us went in for drinks before going to the Gardens Aglow. Chips and Dip was delicious. We went back for dinner later and was little disappointed with the restaurant. They were out of ribs, so ordered the steak tip special which as not really steak tips. Room we sat in was a little chilly.

Thank bwozmak
Hartford, CT
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A dozen of us came here for dinner the day after Thanksgiving before going to the Gardens Aglow event at the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. We made reservations online, which was super easy. I emailed on a day the restaurant was closed, expecting to get an answer the following day. But the owner got back to me within about an... More 

Thank ArtTrippers
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in for a lunch and it was everything that we expected. Nice atmosphere, attentive waitstaff, and excellent food. I had the Haddock sandwich and my Fiance had the Chicken Quesadillas. Food, service everything was wonderful. Will go back for dinner next time we are in the area.

Thank LanceandKat M
Tampa, Florida
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We walked across the foot bridge and decided we were hungry. Since it had been sold this year I wanted to try it. I ordered the Special. Lobster Club ($21.00) but it was huge! Enough for two, if I remember correctly it even had avocado on it! I do believe I asked for a box, it was so big. But... More 

Thank boomer1dog
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Excellent food, great service, nice atmosphere! A little on the pricey side but worth it. Enjoyed the beef tips special w/mashed potatoes and glazed carrots. Pure perfection. Son had the scallops dish. Wonderful. His girlfriend ordered the half roasted chicken w/carmelized sweet potatoes and bacon dusted brussel sprouts. Fabulous. The 3 of us shared truffled sweet potato fries as an... More 

Thank cozyharbor
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Good atmosphere, good food, pleasant wait staff. Many of the local restaurants had closed for the season. This one seemed to be a favourite for the locals.

Thank eccamper
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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97 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

My wife and I had late afternoon drinks & appetizers at the Harborside Tavern and really enjoyed the experience.

Thank Ron M
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

First off, the bread was soft and delicious. The local brewery beer, called "633" after the telephone code, was excellent. Brazed salmon, with butternut squash risotto and spinach, was best I have ever eaten. Ambience was cozy, right on the water, but there was a bit of a draft.

Thank Elfi T
Mid Coast Maine, Maine
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I like to start with a positive...I struggled, but came up with a few. The bar is lively, hostess was very helpful and bartender efficient. House wine is fine. But it is so loud that it's difficult to hear your dining companions. The menu is small and too expensive for the ambiance ($27 for 5 scallops...in Maine). The scallops were... More 

Thank WinnieBea

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Bar, Seafood, American, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Bridge St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1869
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-633-4074
Harborside Tavern's reflects hip sensibility while also paying tribute to Boothbay's storied past. The restaurant offers the choice to observe a gorgeous harbor view on the enclosed deck, as well as a full dining room with table and booth seating.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?