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Joseph's by the Sea Restaurant

55 W Grand Ave, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064-2645
207-934-5044
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 10:30 am
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cuisines: American, French
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Portland, Maine
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Last Sunday 4 of us enjoyed a wonderful brunch at Joseph's By The Sea on Old Orchard Beach. We were there last Mother's Day and thought it was great! The dining room has large plate glass windows facing the water. The restaurant is very close to the beach. The brunch menu is excellant featuring several kinds of eggs benedict. omelettes,... More 

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Saco, Maine
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We have been regulars at Joseph's for nearly thirty years. Family-owned and run to very high standards. Creative local seafood prepared well. Predictable, but nice brunch menu with a lovely view of the Atlantic. Pleasant dinners, impeccable service. Nice facility for small special parties too. Closed in winter months.

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Westchester, Ny
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We go here every year the first night we arrive. You don't need the car. you can walk here. The food is good and the drinks.

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Leominster, Massachusetts, United States
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Unfortunately, myself and my friends who had planned a special dinner at Joseph's were extremely disappointed. The shellfish was small and served on a bed of overcooked pasta, and beef dish was like "rubber". Given this restaurant is on the water, and has access to fresh seafood, we were shocked. All of the meals were of tapas size and all... More 

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New York City, New York
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Let me start out by announcing that the place is nicer than most establishments in the town and that the hostess was a pure delight. The issue, bypassing the "quality" of the underwhelming food, was that after purchasing a bottle of wine and discovering a fly in the wine our waitress told us that it was fruit fly season and... More 

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Old Orchard Beach, Maine
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I went to Joseph's with a large party knowing the entrees were between $23-$35. I ordered a seafood pasta dish. Now I am in costal Maine I am expecting large sea scallop's. This was not the case the scallop's were the smallest bay scallop's I have ever seen! The dish was covered 90% with over cooked pasta. It came with... More 

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AUBURN
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Classy place and meal was delicious. I had the baked haddock and it was wonderful. Staff was great and service was timely. Enjoyed this very much and I would highly recommend.

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Central New York
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65 reviews 65 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Joseph's by the Sea is a Fine Dining opportunity close to pier in Old Orchard Beach with an excellent location right on ocean for an outstanding view. The location is close to the pier area but there is ample private parking for the restaurant. The décor is elegant the atmosphere is perfect for the location and venue. The staff was... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

There was 3 of us girls and we all had an excellent dinner. We started off with clam and corn chowder unbelievable. Then the mussels were good. And I had the swordfish special excellent, and my girlfriend had the steak melted in your mouth! I would defiantly go back!!!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We have been to Joseph's several times and sadly the last two times were very disappointing. The last two times my lobster pancake was charred, and turned over to hide the black. This was the first time I mentioned it to the waitress. We travel frequently and like to eat at fine dining establishments, and really don't mind paying the... More 

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Additional Information about Joseph's by the Sea Restaurant

Address: 55 W Grand Ave, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064-2645
Phone Number: 207-934-5044
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Old Orchard Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 10:30 am  5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 10:30 am  5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 10:30 am  5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 10:30 am  5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 10:30 am  5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 10:30 am  5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 10:30 am  5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cuisine: American, French

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