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Dockside Restaurant on York Harbor

22 Harris Island Rd, York, ME 03909
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Ranked #21 of 101 Restaurants in York
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $32
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood, Contemporary, Bar, Pub
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Route 103
Description: The approach to the Dockside Restaurant is all part of the Dockside’s charm. You are treated to views of the York River and the grand “summer cottages” as you turn onto Harris Island Road to reach Dockside Restaurant. The view is quintessential Maine, people hustling up and down the docks, gleaming yachts and colorful lobster boats in front of a rock and pine-tree shore. Dockside’s recent renovation is perfect, warm and comfortable. Hardwood floors, European style lighting floor to ceiling window and a new mahogany bar with an adjoining outdoor cocktail deck. During warm months seating is available on our harbor view screen porch. The atmosphere is casual but the food is serious. Chef Dennis la Planet has been recognized as a “chef’s chef”. North Atlantic seafood prepared with a northern Italian influence and aged steaks are just the start. Lunch features organic salads, creative sandwiches and traditional favorites; fish and chips, chowders and fried clams too.
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York, Maine
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We are innkeepers nearby and send our guests here frequently. They come back happy. That says a lot. Our experience has always been consistently pleasant, good food, atmosphere, etc. Thank you.

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Pell City, Alabama
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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My husband and I dined at the Dockside Restaurant during a recent stay at the Dockside Guest Quarters B&B. The view from the restaurant is beautiful. We dined at sunset and thoroughly enjoyed our meal of Haddock and grill pork chops.

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Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This is a casually elegant restaurant that served up interesting entrees and ended with a great dessert. I had duck, a huge portion of half a young bird, and my wife had salmon on a cauliflower purée that surprised her with its flavor. We topped it of with a salted caramel gelato. All made fresh on the premises "except the... More 

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Fayette County, Georgia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

My son and I arrived in York around 9pm on a recent Monday evening during his fall break from Georgia Tech. Trying to cover as much of New England as possible in 4 days, we had made a quick sunset stop at Portland Head lighthouse, and our drive to York where that night's hotel was reserved took us longer than... More 

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Holden, Massachusetts
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125 reviews 125 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

Stopped for lunch. Maybe it was a bad idea. Had the fish sandwich. HEAVILY breaded and fried. So much batter, it was just over the top. Served with fries that were obviously frozen and had no real flavor. Same could be said of the cole slaw. Spouse had the lobster roll, which was very tasty, except for the greasy (not... More 

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Kansas City, Kansas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Atmosphere is great, and very romantic with candlelight and with a view to the harbor. Service was excellent. Food was pretty good, although they were out of scallops, which is what we went there for. Still the other entrees we had were quite tasty.

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Tidewater, VA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I had a delicious seafood dinner here. The view is spectacular & the service was great. I plan to return.

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State College
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Nicely done facility with pleasing water views, especially from the screened-in veranda surrounding the dining room. Bar is warm and the bartender one of the best. Food is equal to the views.

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Arkansas, U.S.
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48 reviews 48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I was recommended by my b & b proprietors to eat dinner here. Wonderful dinner ....everything excellent. Hidden drive but wonderful setting and secluded although you are very close to York Harbor. A cute inn and a popular wedding venue..did not know it was here and have been coming to area for a decade. One of best meals with lovely... More 

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Taneytown, Maryland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

The food here is sensational! Don't miss it! We ate dinner here and attended a family wedding. It is a great location, really good service. Staff is very welcoming and hospitable.

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Additional Information about Dockside Restaurant on York Harbor

Address: 22 Harris Island Rd, York, ME 03909
Phone Number: 207-363-2722
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  York
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 32
Cuisine: Seafood, Contemporary, Bar, Pub

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