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24 Town Landing Road, on the St. George River, Thomaston, ME 04861
207-354-4155
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 54
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 24
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  • 8
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice view

This place makes me feel like I'm on an island some where. The food is good but the setting is supreme! Quiet local on the water front.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 21, 2015
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Worcester, Massachusetts
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Mahwah, New Jersey, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

Outstanding dinner at the slipway , smoked salmon on latkes , OMG! Could not be better, followed by fresh bouillabaisse.Perfect! Add the water view and easy parking and it's a must stop off route one in Thomaston ! Looking forward to getting back to see what's new and fresh soon!

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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51 reviews 51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This place makes me feel like I'm on an island some where. The food is good but the setting is supreme! Quiet local on the water front.

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Rockland, Maine, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

It used to be so good a few years ago! I recommended it to everyone. Now I don't. And when I went recently, it just couldn't have been worse. Maybe next year it will be under new management and things will improve. I certainly hope so.

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Friendship, Maine
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This restaurant has been under new management for a year or so. I had heard good things about it. My husband and I have eaten there several times in the past but not with the new owner. When another couple suggested it, I was happy to try it. We arrived and selected an inside table. The other members of our... More 

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St. George, ME
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I have gone to the Slipway multiple times over the summer and always had great food and service. Yesterday was a different story. While the food was good, as usual, the raw oysters fresh and the haddock basket was huge. Their servers, on the other hand seem to lack any knowledge of what it takes to provide customers with a... More 

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Rockland, Maine, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Not a good experience at all. It was very hot and sunny and the deck with umbrellas was closed off. They refused to brimg an umbrella to the tables they were serving and on top of that that they were very rude and unpleasant. We live in Rockland and we had our family here from Australia. We will never go... More 

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Beautiful hot sunny day, went to Slipway for lunch. Mistake. All the tables on the deck with Umbrellas (for shade) closed off! A few empty unshaded tables in the baking sun - unbearably hot and unpleasant. Told that no way of sitting on the deck as not enough waiting staff. Went inside - hot and nasty - told (rudely) that... More 

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Maine
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88 reviews 88 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Although it was fun to sit out on the long deck, my haddock sandwich tasted as if the fish had been frozen and thawed. I was not pleased, even though my husband enjoyed his burger. The service was friendly, but we won't return.

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Rhode Island
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Fresh seafood, excellent service, beautiful views and a relaxed atmosphere made for a perfect evening.

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Colebrook, New Hampshire
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Overpriced for portion size. Ordered and was served the flounder lunch special but was charged almost double for the dinner item which we did not receive or order. They did fix the bill but pretty lame

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 24 Town Landing Road, on the St. George River, Thomaston, ME 04861
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Thomaston
  • Phone Number: 207-354-4155

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: American

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