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Barncastle

125 South St, Blue Hill, ME 04614-6112
207-374-2300
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Ranked #2 of 17 restaurants in Blue Hill
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jun 28, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Galloway, New Jersey
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

Went for a late lunch just when they opened for the day at 3 PM. We ate in the sunroom off the beautiful bar. We got a super salad with feta and apricots, clam chowder, delicious crab cakes, lasagna with white sausage, and pizza with clams and bacon with an Alfredo sauce. We had a couple ciders on tap that... More

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Bangor, Maine
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Family run and cozy. I had a fun talking with the owner and her brother - in - law. Rooms are neat, tidy and very comfortable. Private setting with lots of local color, learned as much about the area as I was willing to ask for.

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Storrs, Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

My friend and I went here for dinner and were expecting a little more out of this restaurant then we got. We both had dry plain salads that sounded much better on paper than they were in reality. For diner I had the vegetarian chili which had a nice combination of carrots and chickpeas. I would not go back here... More

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Swans Island, Maine
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I love the Barncastle. It's a beautiful building in a charming setting. I usually order the Thai salad but I've had the pizza and the bread sticks too. Everything I've had was excellent. The wait staff couldn't be nicer.

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Blue Hill, Maine
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We always order the same pizza, even though we keep making plans to try something else, but the Portabella-Rosemary is Sooo good( on spelt or regular crust )that it is hard to give it up. My friend likes the lasagne a lot. The Barncastle salad or the apple blue cheese one is great too. We sometimes share a small pizza... More

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Providence, Rhode Island
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42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

I wanted to go to a cozy place with a fireplace and I did! The service was wonderful, they even added another log on the fire for me! The food was very good and we all had a wonderful time and great beer!

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Pueblo
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

If you have the chance, definitely have a meal at the Barncastle. The old cottage-like house provided a warm setting. The wine list was robust, as well as the food choices. I had a glider, which is kin to a calzone and it was delicious.

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Gales Ferry, Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

This was a really neat restaurant. We loved the atmosphere and the food was delicious! We would definitely eat here again the next time we are visiting the area.

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Waitsfield, Vermont
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

The Barncastle does not take reservations for parties smaller than 6 people, so if you're a small family you're out of luck. Knowing we might have to wait for a table, our family of 3 arrived last night at 7pm for dinner. We were told to expect a 20-25 minute wait, which was fine with us. We were finally seated... More

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Chesterfield, Missouri
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

This place is great. It was our first time for dinner in Blue Hill and we are just amazed. My husband had the bianco sausage lasagna which was fabulous. Scallops appetizer was great, and the service was friendly and efficient. The best part, though, was the dessert. We split the strawberry-rhubarb-apple piecrisp with ice cream. The portion was ample, not... More

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