We've been there annually for about 9 years now. The grounds are beautiful and it feels funny but nice to have free valet parking in a place where there is ample parking close to the entrance. The ambiance and decor are from the 70s but somehow the velvet swivel high back work well with the live piano music - I am not kidding. This review will sound snobby but it is just that the place probably woudnt make it in the big city, but thats fine because it isnt in the big city and it turns out to be a nice and unique spot in a farm in southern maine. It is fun and though we (4 of us including a tween and a teen) liked it just fine before when the menu was fairly standard though always with garden fresh features, we liked it much better this year, before going to see Joseph and the tech...at the ogunquit theatre ( terrific), the menu has been updated for the better. I am guessing a new chef. They still have prime rib as you might expect with a place that opens at 5 for dinner and has guests there (see above re theatre) but they have some updated surprises like a special chive garlic asparagus crabmeat chilled soup and a terrific and large for an app flatbread and a charcuterie plate with duck prosciutto. The scallops were small and therefore good tasting and a generous portion, the prime rib very good, and the veggie pappardelle nicely done in a light white sauce. Sea salt caramel was a nice addition to the two desserts we had, and the wine pairing suggested were good and convenient by the glass. If you take the location and service as a bit of kitsch it turns out to be fun and now, with a contempo update to the menu, a great meal.
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