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Certificate of Excellence2017, 2019 Winner
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American, Seafood
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Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
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Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards, Waterfront
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All reviews fish and chips crab cake sliders hickory burger salad chowder blueberry cobbler ice cream couscous general store picnic tables wood island adirondack chairs delicious seafood convenience store just the right amount iced coffee the food is great
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A seasonal market with a full kitchen for meals. A must-visit, often more than once, during annual family vacations. Food is restaurant-quality and offers something for everyone. Relatively reasonably priced. It's always a pleasure to sit at the outdoor picnic tables right next to the...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank maineman19
Reviewed August 22, 2019 via mobile

Old-fashioned general store and deli. You order at the counter, they call out your number and you pick up your food for covered tables on the porch or seating at picnic tables on the lawn overlooking the water. Several of us opted for poke salad,...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Ada G, General Manager at Goldthwaite's, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2019

Bi-coaster, thanks so much for your kind review. We work hard to develop interesting menu selections that will appeal to lots of folks, from our fresh lobster roll to our highly popular and not-so-standard grilled salmon salad. We're glad that variety was a winning combination...More

Reviewed August 8, 2019

In the summers, the store can be busy and there may sometimes be a line at the food counter, but it's all worth the wait, if there is a wait.The food is great, the staff are friendly and efficient, and the outside tables have a...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Gus B
Ada G, Manager at Goldthwaite's, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2019

Gus B., thank you so much for your great review! We know we have something special as far as our location, and try to create the kind of atmosphere with our food and our staff that really enhances our customers' experiences when they visit us....More

Reviewed August 5, 2019

I brought out of town guest here. The views of Saco Bay are great. But the treatment was horrible. Like being in the worst places in Massachusetts! It is open until 8 PM, but we got there at 7:30. We were in line, and I...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank George R
Ada G, General Manager at Goldthwaite's, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2019

George R., I can see how it can be confusing, as the store hours are different from the restaurant’s hours. The store is open from 7 am until 8 pm daily, and the kitchen is open from 11 am until 7:30 pm daily, which in...More

Reviewed July 17, 2019 via mobile

We think lobsters taste better eaten outside! We stopped here before hiking around the East Point Sanctuary which is right down the road. We split the twin lobster dinner with basil tomatoes and coleslaw. Everything was delicious and the sides were generous- enough for two....More

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank LindaAnn83
Reviewed July 15, 2019

We dined here for lunch and truly enjoyed the food and the view. We all had crab rolls that were cooked to perfection.

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank BoardingPass824950
Reviewed July 15, 2019 via mobile

This is a scenic spot to eat. Basically, a grocery with food service on the edge of Biddeford Pool. The view overlooking the cove is fantastic. The food, clam roll, was good. However, the food is expensive! Eighty dollars for four people for lunch seems...More

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank JorgeBiscuit
Reviewed July 15, 2019

Enjoyed lunch at this beautiful spot. We dined inside, where there are about 8 tables covered in a oil-type cloth (reminiscent of days gone by). Pint of haddock/and fries was delicious and the lobster roll got good reviews from my mom. It's a stand in...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Ada G, General Manager at Goldthwaite's, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2019

Maryofmassachusetts, We love our beautiful spot, too. Glad you found us and had a good experience here. We absolutely DO have indoor bathroom facilities for our restaurant patrons, sorry there was confusion around that. The outdoor portable toilets are there as a service to this...More

Reviewed July 11, 2019 via mobile

We were stuck in Biddeford Pool Yacht club for a day and visited the grocery store to stock-up on provisions for our yacht. At the back of the store they have a small restaurant with a scenic view. We each grabbed a Hickory Burger which...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank JacoCl
Reviewed July 9, 2019

It's the only place around, nothing fancy. You get your own drinks out of the cooler, no liquor available. But pretty decent seafood. Prices are relativly low, their is no other place for a few miles, so they could charge more. All things considered a...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank John M
Ada G, General Manager at Goldthwaite's, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2019

John M, we work hard to keep our pricing competitive and fair. We respect that our customers deserve good food at reasonable prices, and evaluate our prices regularly. All our food items are prepped fresh daily, and some serve dual purposes--the haddock we use in...More

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