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Shepherd's Pie

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18 Central Street, Rockport, ME 04856
207 236 8500
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
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    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
great spot..much larger than it looks from the roadway

finely done eatery..comfy seats..some with a great vies..fine bar..this was a stop by while driving but the oysters and gannset was a perfect lunch time taste..good menu..this place has a good feel about it..will be back

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Center Harbor, New Hampshire
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Center Harbor, New Hampshire
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

finely done eatery..comfy seats..some with a great vies..fine bar..this was a stop by while driving but the oysters and gannset was a perfect lunch time taste..good menu..this place has a good feel about it..will be back

Thank Marksilverfox
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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135 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shepherd's Pie has been our go-to-place for cozy evening dinners. Previously they were open every night, so there were no disappointing "oh its closed tonight" surprises, but eventually they fell to the same operating pressures as the other nearby restaurants and scaled back the schedule. BUT NOW, its open for lunch five days a week, so I gave it a... More 

Thank Circumspect
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I came here based on friends recommendations as well as the reviews made my Trip Advisor participants. And they weren't wrong. The atmosphere was warm and inviting. There was an energy in the restaurant but everything felt intimate. Any place that has a dish for its name must be the item I order. So the I had... More 

Thank Peter D
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134 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since many restaurants in the Camden/Rockport area aren't open in early January, we feel very lucky to have happened upon Shepherd's Pie and to have been able to get a reservation at the last minute on a Friday night. Our meal was thoroughly enjoyable: friendly service in a lively & relaxed atmosphere, delicious food that included perfectly seared local scallops,... More 

Thank MomME50
Lewiston, Maine
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84 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

After driving to Rockport for a concert, we learned that we were there too early to enter the Opera House. While walking to the waterfront to wait, we passed an inviting establishment. We were given the option of being seated at a table or the bar and selected the latter, not expecting to order much. After starting with a local... More 

Thank Barbara O
Rockland ME
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

Recently visited with a friend for cocktails and a bite. Since we are in the off season we did not have to deal with a full room and a long wait for our food (which can happen in the summer). After years of patronizing this restaurant I know what to order and they have always delivered consistently fine food. That... More 

Thank RaoulME
Hope, Maine
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

Very overpriced and overrated and service was mediocre at best! At most "high end" restaurants where you drop over $100 for 2 people, that's with one glass of wine and one beer, you usually get cloth napkins and not paper. Oh is warm food too much to ask for too, or ice cold water? Would be nice if you were... More 

3 Thank FamilyVacationers_04
Washington, Maine
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

This morning I woke up with a head cold and decided it would be a nice idea to go out for some chicken noodle soup. My husband called a bunch of different places and finally we found that Shepard's Pie was serving it tonight for dinner! I was so happy, always a good go-to when you're not feeling well .... More 

1 Thank JLS22
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

We ate a Monday evening meal here in late October. Our hotel had assisted us with a reservation which was ready exactly on schedule. We had two different fall-themed cocktails which were unique and well-crafted. We had two appetizers, the oysters and mussels. The oysters were adorned with a flavorful sauce that did not overpower the oyster. The mussels were... More 

1 Thank Steven M
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69 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

In talking over our first dinner here, My Love graciously suggested that he had ordered the wrong thing, that his disappointing dinner was his fault. But I really do think that a restaurant should be expected to turn out a wonderful rendition of their eponymous signature dish, in this case, Shepherd's Pie. The main problem was that the lamb presence... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 18 Central Street, Rockport, ME 04856
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Rockport
  • Phone Number: 207 236 8500

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Romantic

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?