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Arborvine

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33 Tenney Hl, Upper Main Street, Blue Hill, ME 04614-5948
+1 207-374-2119
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Wed - Sat 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although we didn't eat at Arborvine, we did eat at their in property brewery. The beer is phenomenal! As I am writing this my mouth is starting water... PHENOMENAL! The pub fare is great and the staff is super friendly. I think the pairing of (what appeared to be) a very fine dining spot - Aborvine - with a laid... More 

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Thank NittanyLionFan97
Atlanta, Georgia
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is outstanding in service, ambience and quality of food. A delightful experience. It is definitely recommended highly.

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Thank atraveler006
Canton, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Fantastic everything. Best food I have had in many a year. I had the duck and my wife had the beef. Service and atmosphere was exceptional.

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Thank Pross10651
Lake Ozark, Missouri
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185 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

The food and service at Arborvine are outstanding! Even mistakes by the customer (I ordered the wrong wine), are overlooked with grace and good manners. The food is the best we've experienced on our trip through Maine and we would highly recommend Arborvine to all who enjoy great food, excellent presentation and service.

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Thank bassn386
Somerville, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

We enjoyed dinner here one evening while staying near Deer Isle. The food was delicious, especially the duck, and the wine selection paired very well with the food. The atmosphere was romantic, and most people were dressed in business casual attire. We arrived earlier than our reservation so we stopped into the brewery beforehand and had a beer, which was... More 

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Thank Elizabeth W
Baltimore, Maryland
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

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 

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Ellsworth, Maine
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 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 

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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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

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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218 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

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 

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Brooklyn, New York
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday
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: +1 207-374-2119

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