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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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7:30 am - 10:30 am
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 10:30 am
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 107
    Excellent
  • 68
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Worth stopping for.

Just what you expect. Good service, great location, good food, reasonable prices. Yip recommended! The views are really nice too. Right on the beach and BIG windows.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
pxtaylor
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Oregon, Wisconsin
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
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220 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Oregon, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Just what you expect. Good service, great location, good food, reasonable prices. Yip recommended! The views are really nice too. Right on the beach and BIG windows.

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rhode island
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Delicious, top notch seafood. Expensive for an amusement area, but not amusement food. We dressed casual (jeans, nice shirt) as we were in attraction area, but were right at home. Superb entrees, just enough so that you did not have to take back to hotel, but filing and satisfying. Did not see a children's menu (did not need one), but... More 

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New England
Top Contributor
191 reviews 191 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We visited here on a quiet Thursday evening before the summer tourist season. Our party of four was greeted warmly and shown to a lovely table overlooking the lawn, dunes and ocean. Our waitress was very helpful and informative with our choices. She was friendly and professional, pacing things just right and checking back often. Three of us had appetizers.... More 

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Erica S, General Manager at Joseph's by the Sea Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us for dinner last weekend. We are very glad to hear you enjoyed your experience and look forward to seeing you again soon. Cheers! More 

Portland, Maine
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The view from Joseph's is unbeatable, the atmosphere is tasteful, and the food and coffee are delicious. We went early on Saturday morning, and it was perfect. We were warmly welcomed, and enjoyed a table by the window. Joseph's is family-owned and operated - which is evident in the cleanliness, nice upkeep, and good service we received.

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Erica S, General Manager at Joseph's by the Sea Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking time to write this review. It's always nice to hear positive feed back from our guests ensuring we are staying on top of things! We look forward to seeing you again at your next visit! More 

Old Orchard Beach, Maine
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We went for my birthday about a year ago. The food view and service was great. It is a bit expensive but for a special occasion its well worth it.

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Erica S, General Manager at Joseph's by the Sea Restaurant, responded to this review

We're glad you enjoyed you birthday with us last year. Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review and we hope to see you again in the near future! More 

Pointe Claire, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Breakfast choices are amazing and all presented in a very appetizing way. Coffee is good and the service exquisite. Very nice location right on the beach.

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Erica S, General Manager at Joseph's by the Sea Restaurant, responded to this review

It's always rewarding to hear such positive feedback from our customers. Thanks for taking the time to write this and we hope to see you again this summer! More 

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
18 helpful votes 18 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
Senior Reviewer
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 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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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: French, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Doing business, Entertaining clients
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

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