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MC Perkins Cove

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111 Perkins Cove Rd, Ogunquit, ME 03907
12076466263
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11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Dessert, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Imagine eating a meal that offers amazing flavors in every single bite...
Imagine eating a meal that offers amazing flavors in every single bite. Now imagine that same meal taking place while watching the waves of the Atlantic Ocean softly crash on the coast all in an intimate and cozy atmosphere. This is what MC Perkins Cove offers its diners every time they visit. MC Perkins Cove offers a unique upscale, yet casual atmosphere that makes for a great intimate setting for those on a date or a relaxing dinner for those visiting the Ogunquit area. Head chefs, Mark Gaier and Clark Frasier consistently serve fresh, delicious, and unique dishes that are sure to take your taste buds on a journey from first to last bite. All of the dishes are made with only the freshest and highest quality ingredients. MC Perkins Cove offers a raw bar, lounge, two bars, two beautiful dining rooms, and a private dining room all overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Dine with us at MC Perkins Cove for lunch or dinner and enjoy a meal and view that will not be quickly forgotten.
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  • 54
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Perkins Cove Best

Enjoy the view and have lunch at the second floor view. We have tried several items on the menu - great calamari and thin crust pizza. The lobster mac and cheese is creamy and not the clump often served at other restaurants. Pear salad was a little over dressed. The hamburgers met the approval... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
Merasheeen
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Hartford, Connecticut
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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North Berwick, Maine, United States
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A quaint gem nestled in the shops in Perkins Cove. Nice bar area when you enter. Fabulous views and the food delicious. Mark and Clark have kept it simple and a great experience. Parking is right.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

For years my husband and I would be pumped to make a reservation for MC's during our trips to Ogunquit. However, the past two trips have left us feeling disappointed. Things seem mismanaged and sloppy compared to years past. Crab cake was just okay, salmon was delicious but the corn custard was dry, dessert came with a hard, room temp... More 

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Javier N, Manager at MC Perkins Cove, responded to this review

Barbara, you and your husband have been with us for many years, so you know as well as I do that this isn't the type of visit we're known for. From dry corn custard to unwelcoming staff, this just doesn't sound like us at all. I'll be looking into the issues you laid out here to find out where we... More 

massachusetts
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

This was a recommendation from our concierge. We went for lunch and it was amazing! We began with the seafood chowder with cheddar biscuit/ yum!! We had the steak sandwich and blt with avocado. The wait staff was exceptional! Get up from the table and return to your napkin folded into a special creation!

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Javier N, Manager at MC Perkins Cove, responded to this review

This totally made my day to read! I'll have to pass your compliments along to our servers and chefs -- they'll be so happy to hear how much you enjoyed lunch. Safe travels, and I hope you'll stop by again the next time you're in Ogunquit! Best, Javier, General Manager More 

Redding Ridge, Connecticut
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

It would be difficult to find a restaurant to compare! Excellent food and a view that is breathtaking! We had mussels that were "The Best" I've ever had!

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Javier N, Manager at MC Perkins Cove, responded to this review

Thanks for the vote of confidence, Kathy! It's awesome to hear that those mussels were so delicious. I hope we'll see you for dinner again soon! Cheers, Javier, General Manager More 

Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

I have been going here for four years. It used to be amazing food and I was never disappointed. Last summer, our food was okay and the waiter was awful. We thought it was an off night. Last night, we gave MC's another shot. I was so disappointed. I should have known to leave the restaurant when the bread I... More 

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Javier N, Manager at MC Perkins Cove, responded to this review

It's so disappointing to hear that we dropped the ball like this, especially after four years of great experiences. You're right -- the lobster mac and cheese absolutely should've tasted fresh and delicious. Anything else just isn't up to our standards! We take customer feedback to heart, so please trust that I'll be looking into this to make sure this... More 

Hartford, CT
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The salad was old and rotting around the edges of some leaves. The lobster in the Mac and cheese was good, but the pasta was so overcooked that it would have made good library paste. The pasta and the clams in the dish that my friend had were good, but, according to her the dish didn't have enough flavor. I... More 

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Javier N, Manager at MC Perkins Cove, responded to this review

This is just the last impression we'd want to leave you with, and I'm so sorry that both the food and service were lacking that day. After you mentioned your salad and your pasta, we should've put in a new order for you right away. I'm really disappointed to hear that we didn't make that right for you, and I... More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I keep trying this restaurant every year. The view is second to none but that doesn't make up for the terrible service and expensive lacklustre food. Servers are awkward, at times rude and not very professional (food coming out at different times, serving a lobster with a claw missing, spilling drinks on customers and then disappearing...not good). And then cut... More 

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Javier N, Manager at MC Perkins Cove, responded to this review

Lisa, it's a real bummer to hear that we've missed the mark in the past. Rude service or lackluster food is the absolute last impression we'd ever want to give, so I'm sorry that's been the case. As for our prices, we believe they're fair for the quality of our ingredients and the care we take with each dish --... More 

Syracuse, New York
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This was a true dining experience. The wait staff was exemplary. The food was beautifully prepared and plated. The attention to detail was impressive. The view from the dining room is stunning. The waiter must have heard us talking about how this was a birthday dinner for our Mother because her dessert course arrived on a large square plate with... More 

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Javier N, Manager at MC Perkins Cove, responded to this review

It was such a treat to read your kind words, Susan! I'm so glad we could help make your mother's birthday dinner a special one. Thanks for letting us be a part of the celebration! We'll look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Perkins Cove. Take care! Sincerely, Javier, General Manager More 

New York City, New York
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We have all heard the phrase "you can put lipstick on a pig..." right? Well this establishment is the genesis of this saying. While the decor is nice (though strikingly not Maine) that is where the positives come to an end. Staff -- poorer than poor. No manners, and even less knowledge on how to run a restaurant. Food --... More 

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Javier N, Manager at MC Perkins Cove, responded to this review

Sorry to hear that you left with this impression, Matt. We'd love to implement any feedback you have, but your review is a bit sweeping. We actually don't serve cull instead of lobster, so I'm not sure where you heard that. Also, it's unclear what happened that gave you this impression of our staff. We stand behind them and their... More 

Hartford, Connecticut
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Enjoy the view and have lunch at the second floor view. We have tried several items on the menu - great calamari and thin crust pizza. The lobster mac and cheese is creamy and not the clump often served at other restaurants. Pear salad was a little over dressed. The hamburgers met the approval of all the teenagers in our... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Javier N, Manager at MC Perkins Cove, responded to this review

I'm glad to hear that there was something on our menu for everyone! There are a lot of great lobster rolls in our beautiful state, but there's just something about enjoying one next to a spectacular view, isn't there? I really appreciate all your feedback. Hope we'll get the chance to welcome you back again soon! Cheers, Javier, General Manager More 

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Additional Information about MC Perkins Cove

Address: 111 Perkins Cove Rd, Ogunquit, ME 03907
Phone Number: 12076466263
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Ogunquit
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 3:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 3:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 3:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 3:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 3:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 3:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 3:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: American, Eclectic

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 111 Perkins Cove Rd, Ogunquit, ME 03907
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Ogunquit
  • Phone Number: 12076466263

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Eclectic

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

Imagine eating a meal that offers amazing flavors in every single bite. Now imagine that same meal taking place while watching the waves of the Atlantic Ocean softly crash on the coast all in an intimate and cozy atmosphere. This is what MC Perkins Cove offers its diners every time they visit. MC Perkins Cove offers a unique upscale, yet casual atmosphere that makes for a great intimate setting for those on a date or a relaxing dinner for those visiting the Ogunquit area. Head chefs, Mark Gaier and Clark Frasier consistently serve fresh, delicious, and unique dishes that are sure to take your taste buds on a journey from first to last bite. All of the dishes are made with only the freshest and highest quality ingredients. MC Perkins Cove offers a raw bar, lounge, two bars, two beautiful dining rooms, and a private dining room all overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Dine with us at MC Perkins Cove for lunch or dinner and enjoy a meal and view that will not be quickly forgotten.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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