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All 31 Yarmouth Restaurants

Muddy Rudder Restaurant

1335 Rte 1, Yarmouth, ME 04096-6970
+1 207-846-3082
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Ranked #9 of 31 Restaurants in Yarmouth
Price range: $1 - $25
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Chowder
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Good for: Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: Owner Matthew Witham are proud and excited to invite you to The Muddy Rudder Restaurant. Matt's vision of providing guests with exceptional food, coupled with impeccable service, has materialized on the picturesque coastline of Maine.
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English first
Maine
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I had a fish dish, was tasty but the roasted red potatoes were over cooked and dry. My boyfriend got the fried seafood platter. Huge dish with all fresh seafood (fries were just run of the mill) and the fried scallops were the best we have ever had. They literally melted in our mouths. The place is a bit pricey,... More 

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Scarborough, Maine
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70 reviews 70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I had a lobsta roll...it was a bit pricey...my date insisted I get it...it was good...he got a burger that was huge...loved it....so another great meal....no pianist during the winter though...miss hearing that in the background.

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Cranston, Rhode Island
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265 reviews 265 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
210 helpful votes 210 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

we ate here New Years Eve and though the menu was limited due to a fry-a-later break down head an enjoyable and very good experience. Service, food and price were excellent for a busy night.

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Beacon, Ny
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

My wife and I had eaten a late lunch, so only ordered appetizers, but they were delicious, so we assume the entrees are probably very good too. We ordered the crab cakes and the "smothered potato chips" (I'm not sure what they are called on the menu, but they were potato chips made on site, and covered with a sauce... More 

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Moncton, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

My husband and I ate here twice during our recent three day stay in Freeport - as always the evening was most enjoyable. The ambiance here is so nice - and all the wait staff is terrific. Our salads were fresh and good and main courses were excellent (as always). This is one of the most reliable and best restaurants... More 

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Maine
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99 reviews 99 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We had not eaten here for a year or so. When we got the menu, some of the dishes I enjoyed were no longer there. I asked about one of them and our waitress said they had changed the menu a bit ago and the one I had inquired about had been removed. It was brunch time and not finding... More 

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Clinton, Connecticut
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87 reviews 87 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Have not been here in years so surprised to see the new décor, piano player was a nice surprise,no reservations but we were seated right away.Eric, our server could not have been friendlier or more helpful.Warm crusty rolls with brown sugar butter were delightful, native oysters were very good although we had to request horseradish to kick the sauce up... More 

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Portland, Maine
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381 reviews 381 reviews
300 restaurant reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We dine at the Muddy Rudder often...nice views, pretty dining room and bar area. Very nice servers and a very well-designed menu. Fish and seafood are the stars here, but they have varied salads, chicken, pork, and beef selections. Hot and delicious soups and chowders...lobster bisque and the most amazing signature Rudder Chips (we always order these)...Homemade potato chips with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I bought their $50 valued Groupon for $29 that I see offered frequently, which should cover two entrees. The atmosphere was classy. I was shocked at how fast our meals were ready. In about 10-15 minutes, they prepared a seafood fra diavolo and and some fried scallops. Both meals were the perfect portion size. That means I didn't stuff my... More 

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Brunswick, Maine
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45 reviews 45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We had not been to the Muddy Rudder in quite a few years. Mainly because there are so many excellent restaurants in the area and our last meal at the Rudder was mediocre at best. My wife had a steak with a wine reduction. The steak was cooked ok, but the wine reduction was overly heavy and sweat. My meal... More 

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Additional Information about Muddy Rudder Restaurant

Address: 1335 Rte 1, Yarmouth, ME 04096-6970
Phone Number: +1 207-846-3082
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Yarmouth
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 25
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Chowder

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