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Yellowfin's

5 Temple Ave, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064
207-934-1100
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Portland, Maine
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

We're local to the area and have given this place a number of chances to get better, but it just doesn't happen. We think it's just a lack of care by the owner. He is not friendly or very warm and just doesn't make you feel very welcome. If there's an error that needs to be corrected, he'll argue you... More

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Watertown, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Went with family for our anniversary celebration. Very disappointed as food was undercooked (both planked salmon and the rack of lamb) and very pricey.

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Canada
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

White table cloths, highly trained staff, high, high quality food. We arrived with a reservation fur four but needed to add four more people, not a worry due to impeccable management. This establishment offers BYOB, a massive bonus but does not diminish the high end value of the cuisine. This place melds European bistro and New England traditional fare. Food... More

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Barre, Vermont
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59 reviews 59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This is a dry restaurant, bring you own drinks, glasses are provided and no corking fee is charged. What a quaint, clean, classy restaurant! So pleasantly surprised! The menu offers something for everyone, diverse but not extensive. Our shrimp cocktail was the freshest we have ever had, and we eat a lot of shrimp. My swordfish was cooked perfectly and... More

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Massachusetts
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37 reviews 37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The food was awesome and the waitstaff were very nice and professional. Love the byob wine and the fact that they don't charge a corking fee. Dessert was so good, too!

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Hollis Center, Maine
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We have always made at least several trips to this restaurant each year. It is hidden in Ocean Park, an enclave of Old Orchard Beach, Maine. This is a BYOB restaurant,( no liquor sales in Ocean Park) but nearly everyone brings their favorite bottle. The food is excellent and the service is attentive but not overbearing. Check out the coral... More

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Old Orchard Beach, Maine
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

I have lived here year-round for many years and there are a few places you would like to keep to yourself. I know that's selfish, but this isn't one of those places that has not been spoiled by it's successes. I tend to go off season when the tourist are gone, even then the place fills up. The food is... More

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Portland, Maine
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38 reviews 38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

This was our 4th or 5th trip to Yellowfin's. And each meal has been a delight. It's a few yards from the ocean in a summer tourist area, though we always go in the late winter. It may be tough to get seated in the summer, but it's worth a wait. Dining room has a nice clean feel: white tablecloths... More

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Scarborough, Maine
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This little gem is located nearly in my backyard...and I never knew it was there! Located a stones throw from the ocean in Ocean Park, a section of Old Orchard Beach, the community swells in the summer months.The restaurant is bright and tastefully decorated. The dinner menu features fresh seafood which is artfully prepared along with other choices for non... More

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Montreal
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

My wife and I have been going to OOB every year for +/- the last 18 years, We've been going to the Yellowfin's since it's opening. It's a romantic, beautiful, delicious restaurant with fresh cuisine... it's also bring your own wine! A must try restaurant in the area!

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