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“Nightly hotspot” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Mine Oyster

Mine Oyster
16 Wharf Street, Pier 1, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
207-633-6616
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Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Augusta, Maine
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Nightly hotspot”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Been here several times over past few years, always good music to be heard. Staff is friendly, drinks are good and cold, always find a friend.

Visited May 2014
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Gardiner, Maine
Top Contributor
137 reviews 137 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 48 cities Reviews in 48 cities
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
“Disappointed at the service”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I was debating between a 2 and 3, but because of the condescending attitude of our waiter, the 2 won out. Overall the food is pretty good, and the views are great if you get one of the few outdoor tables. However, the waiter's attitude was condescending from the time we walked in, with several sarcastic comments along the way. We almost walked out, and most definitely will not be back. The waitress who was serving tables near us seemed to be very pleasant, so this may have just been a case of luck of the draw (bad in our case).

Visited May 2014
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Portland, Maine
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102 reviews 102 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“Best smoked clam "chowda"”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Sitting out on the deck with our dog, we had a wonderful afternoon served by the most friendly staff. The Smoked Quahog Clam Chowder was to die for. The rest of our meal was good, but the five stars comes from just the chowder. It really was that good!

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Manchester, Connecticut
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76 reviews 76 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“10th anniversary stay”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Very nice time here, great staff and food.. mentioned our anniversary and before we left the staff had given us a shell with happy anniversary on it.. Ok no big deal really but it really was.. :-) Great time and very good food..

Visited May 2014
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Rockport, Maine
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Employees should watch what they are doing.”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Was going to review this higher because the food wasn't bad and the bar tender/ waitress/ hostess/ cashier was really on her game, but when one of the male cooks popped up over the stairs and used the ladies room which was right next to the men's room and then come to find out left the seat up, was pretty disappointed and grossed out.

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