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33 Tenney Hl, Upper Main Street, Blue Hill, ME 04614-5948
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Baltimore, Maryland
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My fiancee proposed to me while hiking on blue hill mountain and had made reservations before our trip at Arborvine for the same night to celebrate. Not only is it a very cute and intimate restaurant but the food was to die for. I had the pecan crusted tenderloin and couldn't stop eating it, my fiancee finished every bite of... More 

Thank gmikey1
Ellsworth, Maine
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited Arborvine with two other couples on my recommendation for a special evening out. Had dinner there last year and was impressed but this time not so much. My husband ordered the beet salad for an appetizer and none of us could believe the size of it… beets must be very expensive in Blue Hill because he got two or... More 

Tim H, Owner at Arborvine, responded to this review

I am not exactly sure what set you off to have such an unhappy time at Arborvine, Winifred, but as you can see from the almost one hundred and fifty other reviews, by any measure your experience was exceptional. Many of the foods we serve here are local, organic, and fresh. As such, we do pay a premium for these... More 

Blue Hill, Maine
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arborvine is the premier restaurant on the Downeast coast of Maine for all family and special occasions and holidays. For example, our daughter's wedding dinner was at Arborvine, and all our guests -- coming from all corners of the world -- told us how much they enjoyed the food. Even the professional photographers we hired for the occasion wrote commented... More 

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Boston, MA
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217 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I dined her one night as a guest for a business dinner, and wondered why we were eating almost an hour outside of Bangor. Then I ate there. And I quickly stopped wondering about why, and more about when I could come back. Every dish prepared for our group was perfect. Waitstaff is polite, prompt, helpful, and friendly. The food... More 

1 Thank DieselDad
Brooklyn, New York
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful choice of salads and appetizers. Entrees were exciting and beautifully presented. Rich wood ambiance with fireplace and excellent service.

Thank Anne1644
Medfield, Massachusetts, United States
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner tonight at Arborvine for the first time. Just a wonderfully lovely experience from start to finish. Had two 14 year olds with us which isn't always welcomed at higher-end restaurants but they were welcomed here. The food was delicious- I had the lamb which was done to perfection. Others had the hen beautiful presentation and delicious. Others had... More 

1 Thank Sue N
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

With reservation, table was ready on time. Server was knowledgeable and explain items on menu. Fresh local food well put together. Nice experience.

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Oklahoma City
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90 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

I'm fortunate enough to visit Arborvine each time I'm in Blue Hill. For years now I have never had a disappointing visit. I usually have the summer salad and what I call "the tower of power" seafood appetizer for my meal as I'm saving room for blueberry cobbler. One of my gluten free friends had the flan, I wish I'd... More 

Thank 2653adele
Madison, Wisconsin
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90 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

We met friends who were at a camp nearby and I was extremely impressed. Food selection was great and everyone loved meals from seafood to meat. I had rack of lamb perfectly done and more than I often find at restaurants. Staff was extremely attentive, friendly, and knowledgeable. The only negative was that despite a very nice wine list they... More 

Thank mdrose310
Humacao, Puerto Rico
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

we were a table of 6, the food was very good, I had te chilled tomato lobster soup (could be more chilled), and the Rack of Lamb perfectly cooked ,my friend had the duck, other had the filet Mignon in a wred wine sauce, at the end we had several desserts and we finish with a glass of Calvados, being... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Tenney Hl, Upper Main Street, Blue Hill, ME 04614-5948
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Blue Hill
  • Phone Number: 207.374.2119

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?