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“A "Don't Miss" restaurant” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Ebb Tide Restaurant

Ebb Tide Restaurant
43 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1826
207-633-5692
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Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert
Lincoln, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“A "Don't Miss" restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We've been going here every time in Boothbay for the last 30 years. It is like a comfortable old shoe. It never changes the decor or the menu, but they don't need to. This is basic basic, nothing fancy, seacoast dining. You are as likely to eat among local fishermen as you are a celebrity. No need to dress up, but come hungry. Their overflowing cups of fish chowder are great and the clam chowder (served on alternate days from the fish chowder) is also to die for. And...don't miss testing their terrific desserts. Yummo!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Yummiest peach shortcake!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Everyone greets you like you're family.. and the food & warm atmosphere are terrific. Try out the chowder too! Great value..great food...great staff.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Northborough, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Frozen seafood and mediocre breakfast”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Stay clear of this outdated restaurant! The food is terrible. The seafood is frozen. Breakfast is the only acceptable choice and that is mediocre at best. If you make the mistake of choosing this restaurant once you will not go back again.

Visited August 2013
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Cary, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Classic fish chowder”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Going to the Ebb Tide has been a family tradition for years. We never miss their fish chowder and peach shortcake on a trip to Boothbay

Visited August 2013
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Somerville, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Delicious breakfast all day”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Delicious breakfast, fast and friendly service, perfect location. Highly recommend. They also serve lunch (and perhaps dinner, you'll have to check their site) but we went for breakfast. CC to pay, cash only for tip FYI.

Visited August 2013
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