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Joseph's by the Sea Restaurant

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55 W Grand Ave, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064-2645
+1 207-934-5044
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Hours:
Thu - Sat 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 157
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  • 89
    Very good
  • 26
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  • 22
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  • 9
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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
Fine dining in OOB

Atmosphere and food are excellent. Loved the escargot. Nightly specials and a set menu. If your looking for a romantic dinner overlooking the ocean this is the place to go.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 12, 2015
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

Atmosphere and food are excellent. Loved the escargot. Nightly specials and a set menu. If your looking for a romantic dinner overlooking the ocean this is the place to go.

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Old Orchard Beach, Maine
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

The food and service was great. At the end of our meal, we were told we could select one gift from under the Christmas Tree as a Thank You. We got a gift certificate for a free appetizer to be used before May 1st. This will go on until Christmas and the food is just great.

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Thank Rick S
Truro, Canada
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

My boyfriend and I ate here one evening during our stay in Old Orchard Beach in August 2015 and we would not go back. The menu is expensive so we set our standards high. The food (I ordered a soup and he ordered pasta) both meals were bland. We ran into an older couple later that evening who were leaving... More 

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Thank Kelda H
Beloeil, Quebec
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

Not real French food, really mediocre. Too expensive for absolutely nothing. Service was good but most of the customers are old

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Acton, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

My husband and I had our reception here almost 10 years ago. They were wonderful and the meal was amazing. We return at least once a year for our special meal. Always good and beautiful views.

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Ridgely, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Beautiful view of the ocean while eating a wonderful breakfast. It was an easy walk from our place. Would highly recommend.

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North Billerica, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

I just had breakfast here, but it was great. Everything was cooked to order and was fresh. Real nice room we ate in. Next time I am going to try dinner here also.

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Thank Judi M
Ellington, Connecticut
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

High class place beside the ocean which was really beautiful. Didn't eat breakfast there, but did go one night for dinner and the food and service were exceptional. Fish was prepared perfectly and tasted so fresh! Also served salads that were truly unique. Great experience!

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Thank Linda H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

We ate breakfast there twice. Excellent food and great service. We had a great view overlooking the dunegrass out to the ocean. Loved it!

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Thank Michael L
Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

They have the best blueberry cosmos! Service very good. Nice atmosphere with doors open to outside all the way across the back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 55 W Grand Ave, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064-2645
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Old Orchard Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 207-934-5044

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
Thursday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?