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Brooklin Inn

22 Reach Rd, Brooklin, ME 04616-3556
+1 207-359-2777
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (7 reviews)
“haddock” (3 reviews)
“cakes” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Pub, American, Steakhouse, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
22 Reach Rd, Brooklin, ME 04616-3556
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21 - 30 of 65 reviews

Reviewed 10 November 2015

This was our "go to" place for casual or fine dining when we lived in Brooklin. Owner a first rate wine afficianado and gracious host. Food organic or local. A small kitchen with big accomplishments! Don't miss it!

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Astounding wine list, super accommodating chef, extraordinary mashed potatoes (it's the "simple" things that are the hardest) & wonderful pastry chef. Don't miss it.

Thank Sattvala
Reviewed 15 October 2015

The Brooklin Inn is an excellent restaurant. My husband and I host guests at our home through airbnb and we always recommend this restaurant highly. Our guests rave about the quality and value of this restaurant and we love it because this gem is only...More

Thank Brent F
Reviewed 27 September 2015

We had dinner there with friends and it was very good. Nice selection of wine and they have a full bar. The food was good. We had Bangers and Mashed, The Haddock dinner (a full meal deal), and lobster. The ginger ice cream is out...More

Thank linda c
Reviewed 20 September 2015

We had dinner on a somewhat busy Saturday night. No reservations and no problem getting a table. The staff were courteous AND fun, and we had a nice table on the screened porch. Appetisers were a grilled vegetable mix and a salad, both were really...More

Thank sb87123
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

We were seated in the main dining room for an early (6:00 pm) dinner. The phone in the foyer rang frequently and was quite loud. We asked if they might address the issue. They offered to move us to another table, but this would have...More

Thank Sush19067
emmett, Owner at Brooklin Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2015

I can't figure out that phone either, and I know it must have been irritating. Unfortunately, I wasn't there that evening, but our waitress did confirm what the writer described. They should have just moved the phone...the ringer goes with it. I am very sorry...More

Reviewed 25 July 2015

Friendly waitstaff, good service, and delicious, fresh, locally-sourced food! We ate in the Brooklin Inn's dining room twice this week - once for the haddock from the "pub"menu and once for lobster and salmon ravioli - portions were small but satisfying - delicious seafood and...More

Thank onemorninginmaine
Reviewed 24 July 2015

We ordered steamers for appetizer and got clams of various sizes, some too big to eat as steamers. The main courses were good but portions were quite small, for example entree of scallops had 4 scallops but was quite expensive, although I dont recall the...More

Thank Miriam S
emmett, Owner at Brooklin Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2015

Steamer Clams are soft shell clams. They are not the Cherrystones that show up more and more as steamers. Cherrystones or hard shell clams can grow up to be Quohogs...too big to steam and are used in chowder. Steamers are just as good big or...More

Reviewed 21 July 2015

I think we hit an off night with the wait staff at Brooklin Inn. Our meal was really tasty--had the mussels in wine sauce followed by scallops and it was marvelous. Definitely recommend the scallops! The detractor was the confusion among the wait staff. Items...More

Thank Gwen G
emmett, Owner at Brooklin Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2015

Thanks for your comments and good words about our dinners. Everyone works hard to make the evenings enjoyable and satisfying. Sometimes things don't work out perfectly or worse. A new chef, more mature and with better judgement since Aug 1st has made a big difference....More

Reviewed 18 July 2015

We came into Brooklin by boat and walked up the hill to the little village. (Love the sign on the way in, which says: "This is Town, Slow Down.") We checked out the restaurant and pub at the inn and talked with the chef, Eli...More

Thank TravelerNorfolk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$45
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
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Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Reach Rd, Brooklin, ME 04616-3556
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Brooklin
  • Phone Number: +1 207-359-2777
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Description
Fine Dining, exclusively Organic or Local ingredients, Irish Pub, Bed and Breakfast. Open year round, daily in summer, 5 days a week November to May. Fresh Fish, 7 page wine list, Aged steak, our own desserts, Guinness on tap and local beers on tap. Pizza, burgers and nightly specials in the Pub...Full menu upstairs and down.
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