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Fishermans Inn Restaurant

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7 Newman St, "At the Flagpole", Winter Harbor, ME 04693
+1 207-963-5585
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Casual fine dining. Featuring local seafood. Chef owned. Families...
Casual fine dining. Featuring local seafood. Chef owned. Families welcomed. Close to Acadia National Park.
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  • 42
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very Good Food, Great Service, Friendly Atmosphere

We reserved a table for two even though it was early in Season for tourists staying here ( late May). We were given a nice booth with Henry Bay view. Service was great. Cruz, our young waiter and local of the area was very pleasant and engaged us in conversation. He and the chef were very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
Jay M
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Winter Harbor, Maine
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Winter Harbor, Maine
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

We reserved a table for two even though it was early in Season for tourists staying here ( late May). We were given a nice booth with Henry Bay view. Service was great. Cruz, our young waiter and local of the area was very pleasant and engaged us in conversation. He and the chef were very accommodating as my spouse... More 

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3salmon7, Owner at Fishermans Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing review. We do try to accommodate guest requests as they build team participation of everyone involved in the process. More 

Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This restaurant you need to know about to find. Our friends gave us must-visit recommendation before we went to Maine. That was all true. Excellent staff. Amazing food. Great view. Want to go there again.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We discovered this restaurant 5 years ago on our first visit to the area, and have never been disappointed. Along with perfectly cooked and seasoned entrees, they have THE most exquisite homemade sauces we have ever tasted. The divine foccacia with the freshly created at your table dipping oil is a perfect beginning. While I am not one to eat... More 

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New York City, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Great lobster rolls, fried haddock sandwiches, and chowders. Fancier food and bigger entrees also available. The best blueberry cobbler -- when they have it.

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Higganum, Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

If there's a better restaurant in Maine it would surprise me. WINTER HARBOR is Maine without hordes of tourists. Fisherman's Inn is what you hope you can find on vacation but seldom do. Best service ever....waitress was just fantastic. Started with fresh baked bread and dip which she made, oil & cheese & herbs. Then steamed 1 1/2 lb lobster... More 

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South Florida, Florida
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59 reviews 59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Clam chowder was outstanding; special item pumpkin bisque was thin with little flavor; spinach salad had no cheese on it; tossed salad had one small slice of tomato; seafood casserole was small (6 small items) and soaked in butter; Thai salmon seemed like it might have been frozen but not sure; cole slaw was average with extra mayo.; vegetable medley... More 

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Perkasie, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Really good food with a nice variety on the menu. My mother-in-law's favorite restaurant in this area of Maine. Also an excellent lunch stop. They have a food cart that they pull out to the roadside for lunches until about 3pm. The best lobster rolls I've ever had are there. There isn't fancy sauces on them; just knowing how to... More 

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Boston
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62 reviews 62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is the nicest restaurant for many miles, if you are looking for "nice". There are other more rustic or native places to eat well, but the Fisherman is nice. We have found the food to be consistent over the last several years with a few dishes that are really very good, above average. My wife had the tenderloin tips........really... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Food was at best average- rubbery lobster, overdone burgers, heavily battered fried clams. Despite spending a week in the area, did not return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

My wife and I had our second dinner at the Fisherman's Inn Restaurant. It was as notably excellent for both service (our server was again, coincidentally, Allison) and cuisine as our first visit. We had the eggplant florentine preceded by salads and following by a mouth-watering blueberry pie. We would recommend Fisherman's Inn Restaurant to anyone and find it comparable... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7 Newman St, "At the Flagpole", Winter Harbor, ME 04693
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Winter Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-963-5585

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 28

Description

Casual fine dining. Featuring local seafood. Chef owned. Families welcomed. Close to Acadia National Park.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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