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“Easter Sunday Lunch”

Linda Bean's Maine Kitchen and Topside Tavern
Ranked #14 of 62 Restaurants in Freeport
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Popped over to Linda Bean's after a couple hours of shopping to get a late lunch. Wish we'd sat out by the fire tables on the patio...
Friendly server who gave us plenty of time and never let our water glasses get empty-although they were close a couple times. Tried seafood chowder and salad, good dressing and delicious chowder! Also some salmon with lobster and crab, all of it was great tasting and we ate everything on our plates!
A great experience that exceeded our expectations for a restaurant that felt a little touristy.

Thank RioSawhill
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LBMKTT, Owner at Linda Bean's Maine Kitchen and Topside Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

I want to thank you for taking the time to write in today to share your experience with us! Getting feedback is vital to ensure we are giving every one of our guests the very best experience when they make the choice to dine with us. One way or another it helps us grow, and maintain the level of consistency you deserve! Again, thank you for sharing and we look forward to your return visits!

Sincerely,
Linda L. Bean

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

The sky was grey, the street side was gloomy. Wandering around the various commercial stores, I was desperate to seek refuge. Then I saw a beacon. Linda Bean’s Maine Kitchen. I came in to the warm environment, thankful for the cover. Upon looking at the menu, the inclusion of Moxie showed that this was a respectable establishment. When the lobster roll arrived, I was initially disappointed in the lack of butter coating, but upon consumption proved to be quite delicious. Very Nice!

Thank Andre N
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LBMKTT, Owner at Linda Bean's Maine Kitchen and Topside Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

I want to thank you for taking the time to write in today to share your experience with us! Getting feedback is vital to ensure we are giving every one of our guests the very best experience when they make the choice to dine with us. One way or another it helps us grow, and maintain the level of consistency you deserve! Again, thank you for sharing and we look forward to your return visits!

Sincerely,
Linda L. Bean

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

After a sunny brisk Saturday morning at Fort Popham and nearby beach, we headed to Freeport for lunch and shopping. We went to the Lobster Cooker, but it was closed for the winter, and we were glad to see the fire pits blazing at Linda Bean’s, on the Center of Main Street. It was quite crowded at 1230, and we were given a half hour wait estimate, but were then seated in 10 minutes. We had a friendly server and the numerous and appetizing menu choices helped all of us—from 8 (pasta from the children’s menu) to 80 (lobster tail)—decide quickly, except the 17 year-old foodie who wanted to try several items.

The chowder, which came out first, was excellent, with plenty of fresh clams. The lobster rolls came with no fillers, and the Complete Shore Dinner was a complete hit: everyone enjoyed the steamed clams, slaw, corn bread, fat young lobster, and pie. We would definitely return!

Thank Tim N
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LBMKTT, Owner at Linda Bean's Maine Kitchen and Topside Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

I want to thank you for taking the time to write in today to share your experience with us! Getting feedback is vital to ensure we are giving every one of our guests the very best experience when they make the choice to dine with us. One way or another it helps us grow, and maintain the level of consistency you deserve! Again, thank you for sharing and we look forward to your return visits!

Sincerely,
Linda L. Bean

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

First time here and what a great find. All courses were spot on and the biscuits and honey were delicious. A must stop while in Freeport.

1  Thank Maryann L
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LBMKTT, Owner at Linda Bean's Maine Kitchen and Topside Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

I want to thank you for taking the time to write in today to share your experience with us! Getting feedback is vital to ensure we are giving every one of our guests the very best experience when they make the choice to dine with us. One way or another it helps us grow, and maintain the level of consistency you deserve! Again, thank you for sharing and we look forward to your return visits!

Sincerely,
Linda L. Bean

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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Easter weekend getaway to Freeport for a little shopping and family time with friends! Lunch at Linda's never fails to satisfy and send us on our way full and happy!

Thank Andrew G
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LBMKTT, Owner at Linda Bean's Maine Kitchen and Topside Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

I want to thank you for taking the time to write in today to share your experience with us! Getting feedback is vital to ensure we are giving every one of our guests the very best experience when they make the choice to dine with us. One way or another it helps us grow, and maintain the level of consistency you deserve! Again, thank you for sharing and we look forward to your return visits!

Sincerely,
Linda L. Bean

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