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The Boon Island Ale House

124 Post Road, Wells, ME 04090-4608
207-641-8489
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Ranked #15 of 62 Restaurants in Wells
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: Casual, Comfortably Elegant Chef Inspired Restaurant with a Nautical flare.
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English first
Wells, Maine
Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The food is average, nothing special at all. The service is a bit slow and it's not worth the money for what you get either in food or service.

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South Windsor, Connecticut
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Made a 5:30 pm reservation for sat of Columbus weekend for 9 of us. We sat down right away. Only a few tables of four were there. Some of us ordered appitizers. Got my bowl of clam chowder after 20 minutes of ordering. It was lukewarm to cool. Those that ordered their salads came in about 30 minutes minus the... More 

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Dunkirk, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This restaurant, along with the family run atmosphere are top notch! We came upon a welcoming hostess, seated immediately and the service was excellent. The food was great. Huge portions and very attentive staff. The fish was the VERY fresh as were the lobster rolls. You can tell the difference between fresh fish and previously frozen by the taste. Perhaps... More 

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Deltona, Florida
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This restaurant was not worth the money! It's a bit over priced. My Husband wanted to order lobster rolls off the dinner menu & when the waiter came to take our order, the waiter said they were out of lobster, how in the world can you be out of lobster in Maine? Especially so close to the water? Anyhow my... More 

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Wells, Maine
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We stopped in on sunday with 2 adults and 2 children ages 9 and 7. We were surprised that there were new owneres and wondered if everything would be the same as when we went previously. Our concerns were quickly eased. I had the steak tips and they were very good. the kids had the "Shark Bites' and ate all... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Menu was limited, but food was exceptional. We had steak tips and the fish and chips. It arrived hot and perfectly cooked. Restaurant was comfortable and clean. Service was good. Will return.

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

After seeing some of the previous reviews, we decided to give it a try. The hostess was absolutely clueless and not welcoming. After being told it would be a 30-45 min wait, we watched as at least 2 tables in the bar area sat empty and prepped for about 20 min yet she didn't seat anyone. It wasn't until we... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I have been to this restaurant a couple of times previously. The food was excellent, the service was wonderful, and the ales were of high quality. Then I went 2 days ago. What a BIG DISAPPOINTMENT! The menu had changed to that of a typical tourist trap and they no longer had their own ales. The prices were average but... More 

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Salem
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We stay in Ogunquit every summer and are always on the lookout for a decent restaurant that is not about taking advantage of summer tourist. Well we are happy to say this restaurant is the real deal.Pub menu.Good food and service.

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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

We were looking for a place for our wedding, and for our wedding dinner. We were looking for a place that would be fun, relaxed, and affordable. Being as this was our second wedding, we wanted to have the actual wedding ceremony and an intimate dinner with 20 family members in a place close to our home without much fuss.... More 

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Additional Information about The Boon Island Ale House

Address: 124 Post Road, Wells, ME 04090-4608
Phone Number: 207-641-8489
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Wells
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: American

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