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125 South St, Blue Hill, ME 04614-6112
207-374-2300
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Ranked #4 of 18 Restaurants in Blue Hill
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  • English first
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English first
Ellsworth, Maine
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

My husband and I were searching for a new place to eat in Blue Hill--over MLK Jr. Weekend, mind you. To our surprise, we found Barncastle, and it was wonderful! The building alone is worth the trip, but the prices were great, the food top notch, and the service friendly and quick. Loved the spelt crust on the pizza. We'll... More 

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

In a town where there are few pizza options, this restaurant has delicious pizza! We have eaten here previously and their food is dependably good. It can be very busy, so either call ahead for reservations or call for a pizza to go.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

After Labor Day, Blue Hill restaurants operate on pretty limited schedules. Barncastle stays open (not sure about their schedule, so check first) and is a terrific spot. Great pizzas, nice wine list and selection of local beers. Well run establishment in a comfortable setting.

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Maine
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 via mobile

Friends of ours had been here before and wanted us to give it a try. My son raves about this place so we went. The menu has something for everyone. We started our meal with a salad which was so fresh and the dressing was amazing. I shared one of the pizzas -broccoli, feta and walnuts. It had such a... More 

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

There was a large, yet not over elaborate, choice of items on the menu. Service was efficient but perhaps too fast.

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Surry
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

Average at best but not many other option in Blue Hill area. The atmosphere is great and the staff is friendly and helpful. The beer selection is good.

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Brooksville, Maine
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Liked the house atmosphere, the calzones, spanakopita, St. Louis ribs and so many more great things. Been there twice in the last week.

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Saint Michaels, Maryland, United States
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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Barncastle is one of those restaurants that, in addition to enjoying excellent food, one also partakes in an unforgettable experience. The property and building are historical masterpieces I found myself wanting to explore and the owners have laid out the restaurant, pub, outdoor bar, and billiards room in a fashion that allowed me to do this. The food was pretty... More 

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Bronx, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We enjoyed a wonderful pizza meal here sitting in the outdoor area, overlooking the beautiful building and grounds. We were even allowed to bring our small dog to sit with us outside :)

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Our daughter was in Blue Hill for the summer and suggested we meet her here for dinner at 5:30 on a Wednesday night. She said she'd been here many times and there was never a wait (we were on a tight timeline.) When we arrived, we were told there were no tables until 8:30 PM (so we went elsewhere.) There... More 

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Address: 125 South St, Blue Hill, ME 04614-6112
Phone Number: 207-374-2300
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Blue Hill

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