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“Great food” 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
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

This place is small and just kitschy. The food is good and the ambiance is even better. It's worth a stop.

Visited September 2013
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English first
Beverly, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Basic Good Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

I love breakfast, and when I don't have to make it all the better. This little restaurant has breakfast all day! They also have lunch, seafood and nightly specials. The food is basic and good. You will not go away hungry that is for sure. On one trip during the Winter I got hot chocolate with marshmellows there.....a treat from the past. You must try is restaurant. As noted you do not have to dress up for this place, but it is fun being among all the people sharing good times. Try this restaurant out for a good, reasonable, meal.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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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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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
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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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