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1637 at York Harbor Inn

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480 York Street, York Harbor, York, ME 03911 (Orchard Lane, Rte. 1A)
8003433869
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The York Harbor Inn’s recently renovated restaurant- “1637”, offers...
The York Harbor Inn’s recently renovated restaurant- “1637”, offers wonderful ocean view dining in a landmark historic inn. Upon entering the dining room, you are welcomed to the past, present and future in both atmosphere and culinary art. Our menu, featured in Food & Wine Magazine, emphasizes native seafood, creatively prepared and artfully presented, as well as casual, contemporary cuisine. Menu highlights include our gourmet Flatbreads made with our own smoked sausage or fresh lobster meat, Lobster Tempura, a Ploughman’s Platter featuring house cured meats and homemade sausage, a Raw Bar menu featuring fresh oysters, shrimp, and clams, Corn and Lobster Chowder and our locally famous Seafood Chowder, as well as the best in steaks and pasta dishes. Our ocean-view piano bar has entertainment many nights of the week and Sunday Brunch is served year round.
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Good for:
Casual Elegant
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 133
    Excellent
  • 58
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Just what you want in seafood

Very popular in summer, go for the double-lobster special. Great variety of fresh seafood, Maine-style. Affiliated with the Goldenrod in York Beach, so you know the ice cream is great too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 9, 2015
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Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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231 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
New Jersey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Very popular in summer, go for the double-lobster special. Great variety of fresh seafood, Maine-style. Affiliated with the Goldenrod in York Beach, so you know the ice cream is great too.

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Manchester
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158 reviews 158 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Came for dinner as a part of of large party of 15, we were given our own separate room, and the experience began. Great atmosphere, very relaxing, with many windows, and we had attentive service, with the quantity of food served for our party seemed to go very efficiently. We had a variety of dishes-Baked Stuffed Haddock, Filet Mignon, Lemon... More 

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Guilford, Connecticut
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118 reviews 118 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We stay at the York Harbor Inn every year with our dogs. We normally stay at the Habor Crest, which is pet friendly. This year we stayed at Harbor Cliffs, the new winter pet friendly inn. We had a fabulous room with direct water views. Our room was large with a two person hot tub and fireplace. We loved it... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

A wonderful restaurant that gives great service and excellent food! Try the prix fixe meal between 5:00 - 5:30 PM. Very good! Pub downstairs is great as well, same kitchen as the upstairs dining room.

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Watertown, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Everything! The staff was friendly, the food was delicious. We enjoyed all the meals we ate - lunch, dinner and breakfast.

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Kennebunkport, Maine
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214 reviews 214 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Wish I had known about this place a long time ago, I would have been a local by now. I love it! Great atmosphere, good service. Went in for a drink after we'd already eaten somewhere else, next time we'll have lunch and/or dinner here. Crackling fire going, comfy benches, what more can you ask for. Great ocean views from... More 

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Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Great food, great service, wonderful atmosphere! The food was delicious and plentiful, and the service was impeccable from start to finish. The inn itself is an antique, beautiful architecture yet comfortable seating. We'll be back!

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Durham, New Hampshire
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I was there for a baby shower, the room was lovely, the staff were attentive and did a good job but the food wad terrible. I had a shrimp caesar salad, I got 3 shrimp (one had not been cleaned) rather limp romaine and 2 croutons. The dressing was mediocre. My friend had the strawberry french toast which looked beautiful... More 

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York, Maine
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Went to the "cellar pub" with a friend for a girls night catch up. The food was delish and snicker doodle coffee by the fire was relaxing . .. Karen " the fire guru extraordinaire " kept the finicky fire stoked .It was appreciated by all on this rainy and chilly night.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

G-Ma, Ma, and me have been coming up the coast a lot lately and decided to stop in here. Food was good and the service too. It's a nice atmosphere, maneuverability was slightly tough as they both have canes but the food and service along with the view is so nice.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 480 York Street, York Harbor, York, ME 03911
    (Orchard Lane, Rte. 1A)
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  York  >  York Harbor
  • Phone Number: 8003433869

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

The York Harbor Inn’s recently renovated restaurant- “1637”, offers wonderful ocean view dining in a landmark historic inn. Upon entering the dining room, you are welcomed to the past, present and future in both atmosphere and culinary art. Our menu, featured in Food & Wine Magazine, emphasizes native seafood, creatively prepared and artfully presented, as well as casual, contemporary cuisine. Menu highlights include our gourmet Flatbreads made with our own smoked sausage or fresh lobster meat, Lobster Tempura, a Ploughman’s Platter featuring house cured meats and homemade sausage, a Raw Bar menu featuring fresh oysters, shrimp, and clams, Corn and Lobster Chowder and our locally famous Seafood Chowder, as well as the best in steaks and pasta dishes. Our ocean-view piano bar has entertainment many nights of the week and Sunday Brunch is served year round.

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