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Islesford Dock Restaurant

Little Cranberry Island, Islesford, ME 04646
+1 207-244-7494
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible24%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (10 reviews)
“chowder” (6 reviews)
“pork ragu” (4 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Little Cranberry Island, Islesford, ME 04646
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have visited this place before and wondered what to expect with a new owner and new chef. We were not disappointed and The Dock remains an exceptionally terrific venue for food and ambiance not to be matched elsewhere in these parts. We booked a...More

Thank Lilybdog
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lobster rolls were great, chocolate cake dessert excellent as well but pricey. Service was flawless. Although we were advised to get a reservation there were plenty of seats. We were seated by a window so few was wonderful.

Thank blake1045
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant makes for a fun and delicious experience. We took the mail boat from Northeast Harbor and a water taxi back when we were finished. The food was delicious and our waitress was very friendly. The atmosphere was rustic and unique. Highly recommended.

Thank ZiplocJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant sits on a small island only accessible by boat. If you need to take the water taxis the cost can be a bit excessive ($15-$20/per person one way) but the ride to the island from Northeast Harbor around 6pm is very nice. The...More

Thank E_Phi_China
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really no vegetarian menu. Ordered off children's menue grilled cheese sandwich and asked for tomatoes and red onions. Out comes a roll with 2 pieces warmed sliced cheese and couple slices tomato. And fries.Not grilled. Returned it asking for a grilled cheese with tomato and...More

2  Thank Ken S
MichaelBoland, Owner at Islesford Dock Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Ken S. Yikes - certainly sounds like things went off the rail for you. We do need to focus on a few options for our vegetarian friends and i appreciate your input. However, I must point out, the vast, vast majority of our guests this...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The "baton" has been passed successfully again at The Islesford Dock Restaurant. Michael Boland took over this past month or two (Summer 2017) from Dan/Cynthia Lief who had a long run their, and in his first season he has shaken it up with a new...More

Thank BlackCardTraveler
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We made dinner reservations and did not know what to expect. We stayed in Bar Harbor and we had to take the mailboat in the small Cranberry island. That is an experience by itself, getting to make friends on the way. It was a misty...More

Reviewed 27 June 2017

It's been a few years since we've been out to the Islesford Dock, and we decided to take a trip out last weekend to see what things were like with the new management. What a great surprise to find good old regular Budwesier on tap...impressed...More

2  Thank Timma11
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We went in for lunch on a foggy day so it wasn't busy but the service was good and the food is some of the best. Lobster is great here and the fries are also good. Skip the desserts, however, as they are too expensive....More

Thank Aaron K
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Hurry - the current incarnation of the Islesford Dock Restaurant is closing after 24 years this Labor Day Saturday. It's been an awesome run. I was lucky enough to get in a last night with friends, traveling by boat from Northeast Harbor on a perfect...More

Thank Tellurian
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
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10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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11:00 - 15:00
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17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Little Cranberry Island, Islesford, ME 04646
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Cranberry Isles  >  Islesford
  • Phone Number: +1 207-244-7494
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