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The Maine Dining Room

162 Main Street, Freeport, ME
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Ranked #1 of 57 Restaurants in Freeport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:30 am
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Mallet Drive
Description: Our waitress forgot our coffee & lines were long for popovers/prime rib otherwise I would have given 5 stars for service/ambiance. This was our 2nd time. Celebrating my b'day weekend. We were here a year ago & absolutely loved it. The variety of food from lobsters, prime rib, eggs cooked in various ways, dansom plum champagne infused smoothie soup with creme with mint to the absolutely yummy chocolate decadence cake, blueberry pie & so many other desserts are only some of food served at this delicious Sunday brunch. We will definitely go there again next time we're in Freeport, Maine. It's in the Harraseeket Inn. I've had Sunday brunches at other 5 star hotels in USA including Hawaii, Europe, Japan & Canada but this brunch beats them all
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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

It has become an annual tradition to dine in the Maine Dining Room while we are in town over Sparkle Weekend. This will be our 5th year doing so and this year was SUCH a disappointment. The ambiance and sophistication of the past were certainly not present this year. We asked the VERY unfriendly hostess to dim the lights twice... More 

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San Diego, California
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113 reviews 113 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

While the food at this restaurant was superb, the waiter was unresponsive, slow, unapologetic, and very unfriendly. What could have been a great experience was poor.

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Richmond, Rhode Island
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Caesar salad is great. Prepared at table side, the "salad girl" was very good. The Waiter must have been napping while we waited for dinner.

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NJ
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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Best meal ever! My husband and I had Chateau briand prepared tableside and it was excellent. We also had A fabulous dessert prepared tableside that consisted of crepes, strawberries flambe and vanilla ine cream. Really excellent. Our server Alicia wad exceptional.

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Hastings, ne, usa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Quiet dinner with my wife. Very warm atmosphere with excellent service. The presentation complemented the wonderful tastes. Reservations seem to be a must. Ask for the table near the fireplace on a cold Maine evening.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Beautiful dining experience - could actually hear conversation at my table and not anyone else's - a rare thing these days. Excellent food.

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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This is a dinning experience not to be passed up. Elegant dinning, food prepared and presented in a pleasant unimposing way. Perch and lobster as good as we have had on our New England trip. We felt the price was appropriate. Needless to say this was our gastronomical highlight for the trip. The restaurant is a bit hard to find,... More 

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Maine
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Something for everyone, from oatmeal & a variety of toppings to a different egg entree everyday - and more choices than anyone can fit into one meal. Delicious food, your own coffee pot on the table, and inconspicuous attentive service.

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New England
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

It's worth the money! We loved the breakfast buffet! Fresh food tasted great! It was hard to say enough and walk away! Great location!

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Kensington, N.H.
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55 reviews 55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

we were staying at the Inn for the weekend, and decided to enjoy lunch outside on a beautiful fall day. Our waitress was very personable, and attentive. We opted for simple sandwiches, my partner a burger and myself a grilled chicken breast. They were both prepared well, accompanied by a pickle and a small side of lettuce and tomato. It... More 

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Additional Information about The Maine Dining Room

Address: 162 Main Street, Freeport, ME
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Freeport
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm  7:00 am - 10:30 am
Monday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm  7:00 am - 10:30 am
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm  7:00 am - 10:30 am
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm  7:00 am - 10:30 am
Thursday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm  7:00 am - 10:30 am
Friday 7:00 am - 10:30 am  5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:30 am  5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: American

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