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Address: 17 Main Street, Camden, ME
Phone Number: (207) 236-8292

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Starbird in Camden carries many lovely items to decorate your home or give as a gift. However, you must beware that the owner can be very cranky. He may snap and say things he... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2016
Etienne P
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Camden, Maine
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Camden, Maine
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53 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

Starbird in Camden carries many lovely items to decorate your home or give as a gift. However, you must beware that the owner can be very cranky. He may snap and say things he really does not mean. Take a look around and do not touch anything, have the staff show you to products and do not take any pictures.

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3 Thank Etienne P
Kennebunkport, Maine
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

I live in southern Maine and my family was visiting me from afar and we took a road trip to Camden Maine on November 11th 2015 I have visited Camden before but I never went into Starbird on my previous trip because I sure would've remembered. As We walked into the shop, it was dead silent and the owner turned... More 

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3 Thank Cody B
Brookfield, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Owners are snooty and off-putting. Yes, I am from the Midwest. If you do not like tourists, close shop and do something else, preferably not interacting with public.

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3 Thank Gunga1234
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

We stopped there just to see if they were a rude as mentioned in other reviews. Quite the opposite they were very polite and helpful. It was a very nice little shop.

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2 Thank Heidi H
Stuart, Florida
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

It's hard to resist the beautiful things in the Starbird. I admit to having purchased a few small items from this shop In recent years. If you can get past the snobby shop owners, you might be able to find a lovely treasure. At first I it was me, but after reading other reviews, I was right on the mark.... More 

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7 Thank 3travelindogs
Portland, Maine
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

One of my favorite shops in Camden with truly lovely home goods and decorations. Great selection of lamps, rugs, pillows, home decorations - many with a nautical flair. Made a wonderful purchase - and couldn't have been happier with design advise, friendly service, quality and price. Do not miss the clever personal items also around the store. Perfect stop for... More 

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Thank Jane G
Camden, Maine
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89 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

A great store filled with lovely things. Both kinds of items those for oneself and those for weddings and for house presents. Summery and tasteful it's always worth the stop. Owner operated and it shows.

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Thank David G
Winchester, Virginia, United States
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

The owners of Starbird are not to be believed. It's fascinating that these two miserable people would find each other and then decide to open a retail business. Their rudeness is so completely over the top that I find it funny. After 'shopping' in their store and being completely ignored....... EXCEPT while trying on a bracelet (the Mrs. hovered over... More 

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15 Thank Angela D
Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We go to Camden several times a year and always stop in the Starbird to browse, shop and talk to the owner. We have had great conversations about the books we are reading and world history. The items for sale are always stylish and attractive. Our home and summer home are accented with many delightful pieces we picked up there... More 

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1 Thank Honeybunnie_9
Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I was visiting Camden for a week and stopped in this store early in the visit. At first it seemed like a nice home dec store. I returned the next day to look at a knitted throw that caught my eye. (I should've read the other reviews first!) While I was examining the throw I heard the husband-owner start complaining... More 

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