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Hartstone Inn

41 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843-1910
+1 207-236-4259
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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41 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843-1910
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you don't know by now, Michael Salmon and the kitchen of the Hartstone Inn is known specifically for their culinary adventures around the world. If you're looking for the highest quality food, with the professional chef touch, you'll find it at the Hartstone Inn!...More

Thank danielsrichman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had been looking forward to our dinner here, only to be disappointed. While I very much like salt, the level of saltiness of my steak frites was over the top and unpalatable. My companion's plate featured both very under-salted and very over-salted selections. Also,...More

Thank drdi44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The reviews were good and we were excited about going there to celebrate our birthdays! Our dirty vodka martinis we’re good, but out appetizers, clam chowder and Meyer lemon risotto, was respectfully not salty enough or too salty. Our dinner continued that way! My pork...More

Thank sbasgall
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was amazing and the staff very accommodating. We not only stayed but also took a cooking class with Chef Michael Salmon. If you think Maine and specifically Camden, Maine roughly two hours from Portland couldn’t serve gourmet meals, you are mistaken. Camden is...More

Thank livingintheheartland
Reviewed 8 March 2018

The Inn is in an old house and in the middle of town. I think they have modernized in recent years so there are some more modern decorations than just old historic inn style. We started at the small bar for HH. It was perfect...More

Thank CS1Portland
Reviewed 23 February 2018

I love fine dining, and so it is no surprise that I looked for a great place to dine on Trip Advisor prior to visiting Camden this week and decided upon the Hartstone Inn as a destination. The place is just perfect in every way....More

Thank Bradford G
Reviewed 19 February 2018

This is a very quaint inn situated conveniently in the middle of downtown Camden. The staff here is excellent and their dinners amazing.

Thank Tnilinger
Reviewed 7 February 2018

In our opinion, as Rockport Maine residents, this is the best restaurant in the area. We frequent it often and are always consistently highly pleased. We go to the Hartstone for special occasions such as birthdays and Valentine's Day and anniversaries but we also frequent...More

Thank McKenziesMom
Reviewed 21 January 2018

The dining experience at Hartstone is second to none. We enjoyed dinner and breakfast and both were outstanding. The food speaks for itself, really outstanding, but what we really loved was the attention to detail and that they're somehow avoided the typcial "stuffy" feeling of...More

Thank MrsDashboardLiving
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stayed in the champagne suite for three nights prior to Christmas with other family members who were also staying in suites at the hartstone. The suite was very comfortable, and had everything we needed, including a great gas fireplace in the...More

Thank Meri M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$48
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843-1910
    (Between Washington St. and Free St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Camden
  • Phone Number: +1 207-236-4259
  • E-mail
Butter poached Maine lobster over angel hair, Pistachio Crusted Lamb chops, Seared Diver Scallops and Grilled Salmon Nicoise are just a sample of what diners might experience at the Hartstone Inn. Steps from Camden harbor, Fodor's considers the Hartstone Inn "An elegant and sophisticated retreat and culinary destination offering a unique experience in pampered luxury." Choose from our ala carte menu which rotates weekly or our 5-course tasting menu ($48.50). With advanced notice we are happy to accommodate allergies or dislikes and create a menu especially for you. Our cellar list offers a selection of 150 bottles, starting at $24, and lauded by Wine Specatator. Proud recipient of the AAA Four Diamond Award and the American Culinary Federation Achievement of Excellence award.
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