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Morse's Cribstone Grill

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1945 Harpswell Islands Rd, Bailey Island, ME 04003-2573
+1 207-833-7775
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Food, Great Staff, Great Location, and Great Prices!

Our stay this past April was at the outstanding Log Cabin Inn down the road. The staff there recommended The Cribstone Grill for dinner. My wife and I walked through the front door at the Cribstone to friendly hospitality! It was uphill from there. The food quality, the clam chowder, our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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massachusetts
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122 reviews 122 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Our stay this past April was at the outstanding Log Cabin Inn down the road. The staff there recommended The Cribstone Grill for dinner. My wife and I walked through the front door at the Cribstone to friendly hospitality! It was uphill from there. The food quality, the clam chowder, our outstanding waiter, the ocean view, and the reasonable prices!... More 

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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We also stayed locally at Bailey Island Motel and walked down the driveway to the main road and into the wait line for Morse's Cribstone Grill. The hostess greeted us promptly, made sure we had an idea of the wait time and showed us where to wait/be comfortable until a table cleared. The wait was worth it! The food selection... More 

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Austin, Texas
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Morse's Cribstone is just a short walk from Bailey Island Motel where my husband and I stayed two nights. We tried it the first night, and were so impressed with the friendly, helpful staff. My husband uses a mobility scooter, and one of the manager's (or maybe an owner) came out and helped us in a side door. Then, the... More 

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Houston, Texas
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39 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Great "designer" cocktails- very unexpected but they were excellent. Steamers were great, service was fast, and we loved the waterside view. Can't believe all the times I've been to the Brunswick area, I've never been there! Will definitely go back soon!

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Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Morse's Cribstone has some really good dishes...and some very disappointing dishes. We ordered the Lobster Quesadillas and expected to see some lobster. Unfortunately, the lobster was certainly lacking. It tasted good, but for the price, there should've been more lobster. The Haddock sandwich was quite good, though. Morse's has a great beer selection, wonderful views and generally pretty good food.... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The special was twin lobsters cooked to perfection for under $25! So good that we ate here two nights in a row and ate the same thing. Busy even in the shoulder season so show up early if you don't want to wait for a table.

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Winter Springs, Florida
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89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Twin lobsters were outstanding and scallops were the best. Ginger our waitress was a blast! Made us feel at home and treated us like family....the deserts Ina jar were sooooooooooooo good! Good location and pumpkin beer....

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Mechanicsville, Maryland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

The lobster roll was delicious and the sweet potato fries could not have been better! We will definitely return here next time we travel to Maine.

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Norwood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

A delightful family style restaurant . No reservations are but everyone waits patiently and the food is worth the wait. The lobster is pink and succulent,the meat close to the shell. Our seafood appetizers and the fun cocktails delicious.The waitresses are a combination of efficient and engaging. Get there just before sunset and you will have an experience for all... More 

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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49 reviews 49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Our B&B recommended Cook's Lobster House but we opted for Morse's Cribstone Grill because of the good TA reviews. It was homey with great views and we didn't need to BYOB. The service was absolutely excellent. Our server was very attentive to all our needs. My husband started with the clam chowder and declared it a winner. I started with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1945 Harpswell Islands Rd, Bailey Island, ME 04003-2573
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Bailey Island
  • Phone Number: +1 207-833-7775

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view

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