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Harborside Tavern

12 Bridge St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1869
+1 207-633-4074
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“hash” (16 reviews)
“cinnamon buns” (11 reviews)
“haddock” (28 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, American, Pub
$$ - $$$
12 Bridge St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1869
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a delicious meal at Harborside tonight. Attentive staff, reasonable cocktails, and delicious dinner. Definitely the new "go to" place in Boothbay Harbor.

Thank susiesteve1
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We found this place just recently after everyone shut down for the winter and another business recommended it to us for lunch.. We bought our North Carolina Family to the area to show off our little fishing towns. It's a little out of the way,...More

Thank Marcia A
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed an early dinner in a cozy setting. Generous garden salad with unusual vinaigrette dressing and succulent Maine crab cake for one, abundant serving of sautéed scallops with garlic mashed potatoes plus steamed carrots with asparagus for another. Very tasty meal!

1  Thank grammerme
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Looking for a place to eat after an invigorating walk through the Christmas lights display at the Coastal Botanical Gardens, we drove to Boothbay center where we were greeted with the winter land lights of this quaint coastal town. We landed at the Harborside Tavern...More

Thank intents2
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on a chilly winter weekend afternoon to a warm fire in the bar area. Had lunch at the bar. Crab cakes and fish tacos were very fresh and well made / seasoned. Good local beer selection as well.

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Excellent meal. We had the special schollops and have not had better. The service was very good and the price was reasonable.

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 1 December 2016

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

Thank sun52
Reviewed 28 November 2016

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...More

Thank bwozmak
Reviewed 27 November 2016

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...More

Thank ArtTrippers
Reviewed 7 November 2016

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...More

Thank LanceandKat M
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you do functions like wedding rehearsal dinners? For 30.
24 August 2016|
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Response from Fiona D | Property representative |
I would be happy to discuss the possibility. Please contact me directly.
Are you under new ownership? I noticed the new sign outside and it says Harborside 2016.
30 May 2016|
Response from qartet | Reviewed this property |
Yes, this restaurant is under new ownership. We're hoping it's as good as ever!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Bar, Seafood, American, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
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
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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.