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Goldenrod Restaurant

2 Railroad Ave, PO Box 1140, York Beach, York, ME 03910
207 363 2621
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Ranked #2 of 18 restaurants in York Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert
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English first
White River Junction, Vermont
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Who doesn't like the saltwater taffy and candy counters, but we went for breakfast and felt it was extremely basic food, not very enjoyable on its own. We love the building and we had decent service.

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Montreal, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast , nice, clean and friendly service. Prices were average , food was good, nice friendly surroundings

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Essex, Vermont
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Great family style restaurant, service & candy. We had breakfast here which has been on the list for a long time.

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Worcester, MA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Enjoyed lunch with my kids, they had the usual grilled cheese and hot dog that kids usually want. I ordered the seafood roll which was very good. I also ordered a side order of potato salad, this tasted like pre-made store bought potato salad, not homemade.

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Addis, Louisiana
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Very good! Loved the atmosphere and our waitress was really sweet. Great place to grab a nice lunch. Highly recommend it!

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Albany
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Except for the spicy black bean burger the rest of our food was tasteless -- tuna melt, eggs with toast, veggie omelette, all without flavor! Also our daughter's waffle with "strawberries" turned out to be gloppy strawberry sauce that saturated the whole waffle! We had to get a new one just to taste the waffle. Went because we figured it... More

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Bedford, New Hampshire
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We (2 adults and 2 toddlers ages 4 and 2) had a delicious breakfast. My husband had the western omelet with egg white, I had 2 eggs and toast, and the girls split 1 chocolate chip pancake with a side of bacon. The fresh squeezed OJ was one of the best I've ever had! The service was quick and attentive.... More

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NH
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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Very Good food, service and prices. Had a great lunch and ice cream. The place was packed at lunch time so plan ahead. The taffy counter is not to be missed if only for the smell of the taffy made on site...ice cream too!

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South Dennis, Massachusetts
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Not the best food around but decent sandwiches for a light lunch, fun to sit and watch the people in York. Love to watch the taffy being made, their salt water taffy is delicious. Polite staff. Would definitely go again!

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Dover, New Hampshire
Top Contributor
315 reviews 315 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
471 helpful votes 471 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The Goldenrod is a well-established York Beach institution. It was founded in 1896 by Edward and Mattie Talpey. Today’s Goldenrod has a number of features. First is the candy store section with the salt water taffy for which Goldenrod is FAMOUS, plus some newer products. Salt water taffy is made fresh daily. Second is the full-service restaurant that serves breakfast,... More

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