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“Dinner” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Graffam Bros Harborside Restaurant - CLOSED

Graffam Bros Harborside Restaurant
16 Bayview Landing, Camden, ME
+1 207-000-0000
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Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Family Fare
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Thank you to everyone that enjoyed our restaurant. A combination of the economy and needing to redirect our energies to other parts of our businesses and spend time with our young children led to the decision to close. We are thankful for all the support within our community.
St. George, Bermuda
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177 reviews 177 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 48 cities Reviews in 48 cities
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
“Dinner”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

This was a recommendation from our hotel. A beautiful location for lunch as the view would be stunning. Unfortunately coudn't see much at night. Scallops were very good. Service was excellent and the waitress very informative. Pleasant atmosphere and surroundings.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Chichester, New Hampshire
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57 reviews 57 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Terrific harbor view and a good meal”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012 via mobile

After a couple of very disappointing late tourist season meals in Camden this restaurant came as a relief! The deck (protected) was lovely at night, service great, and the seafood and vegetables cooked perfectly. Fairly simple fare, with some creative additions. Prices are in the $20 range, which is average in this town. Well worth a try.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Crown Point,Indiana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Sweet lobsta”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

After spending the day shopping in Camden, and checking out a winery in Rockport, we drove back to Camden for dinner. With lobster on our minds, we logged into Trip Advisor for restaurants in Camden. We saw mixed reviews for Graffam Brothers restaurant, and figured "how could they screw up lobster?". Well, they didn't. As a matter of fact, the soft shelled lobster was the sweetest tasting lobsters we've had on our trip.

We ordered cowered, my wife had clam chowder, and I ate the lobster stew. This was probably where I had an issue. I tasted her NE Chowder, and it was nice and thick, with plenty of clams. The lobster stew, on the other hand, was missing a large quantity of lobster, and what lobster was there wasn't basking in cream and sherry, but what tasted like skim milk and a splash of sherry. Quite bland, so if we return, I'd take a pass on the lobster stew, and order a cup of the chowder. I say cup, because I've been ordering the bowls instead of cups, as I really enjoy clam chowder. I figured I would go the cup route for the same reason I wrote....why pay for a larger bowl of watered down soup, when I'd only be out. The price of a cup if I didn't like it. If I loved it, I could easily order a second cup, and be satisfied.

I definitely will come back to Camden, and back to this restaurant...just stay away from lobster stew unless you like lobster flavored warm milk!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“We had fun”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

The 6 of us had items and all were better than average.A rainy day but still a great view of the docks.We will go back again.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Slate Hill, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great Lobster”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

Enjoyed lobster as an Alfredo meal and the whole Lobster another evening! Staff is great and helpful. Enjoyed the whole experience there.

Visited October 2012
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