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33 Tenney Hl, Upper Main Street, Blue Hill, ME 04614-5948
+1 207-374-2119
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb” (12 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
33 Tenney Hl, Upper Main Street, Blue Hill, ME 04614-5948
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Reviewed December 29, 2015

We couldn't have picked a better place to celebrate this holiday season than with dinner at the Arborvine. The wine list is excellent, the atmosphere is magical. My husband had great swordfish, I tried venison, perfectly prepared. The caring, friendly service makes this a great...More

2  Thank Diana P
Reviewed November 16, 2015

The food is the best, chef John is a wonderful chef and the food is great. From seafood, to steaks everything is cooked to perfection.

2  Thank lynnes646
Reviewed October 26, 2015

Caring reception, comfortable surroundings, perfect kitchen, and it's there all year! This restaurant is well established yet isn't resting on its laurels. They really work to be the best in the region.

1  Thank georgebland
Reviewed October 22, 2015

We make a point of going to the Arborvine at least five times a year. This is a wonderful family owned and run restaurant. When you are there you become family as well. Choosing from the varied menu can be a fascinating challenge. It is...More

1  Thank Dr R Jaye N
Reviewed October 21, 2015

Great atmosphere, very nice inside and gourmet menu. Lots to choose from, everything was excellent. Service was great.

Thank Maineahsue
Reviewed September 29, 2015

This is the restaurant we reserve for our anniversaries. The lamb is amazing. The wines are varied and delicious. The service is great. Save this one for something special...or if you really need to say you're sorry...to make it to the next anniversary.

Thank Brian P
Reviewed September 27, 2015

Nice building, candles in fireplace a nice touch. Quite dark but "romantic?" Excellent duck liver pate appetizer. I had crispy duck, my husband had rack of lamb. They were cooked well, sauce for lamb hard to find, duck skin not very crispy. This is a...More

Thank Suzanne c
Reviewed September 25, 2015

Charming! Creative! Well prepared! Well Presented! Great service & staff! Beautifully restored farmhouse. If you are anywhere within a 2-3 hour drive its well worth the effort to experience a delightful dinner. Timothy and Andrew prepare outstanding and elegant meals. My wife and I enjoyed...More

Thank mrdesign
Reviewed September 13, 2015

Great atmosphere with delicious food. Lovely staff. A wonderful menu. Great wine list. The most upscale venue to dine in the area.

Thank tooilingabout
Reviewed September 12, 2015

What a fantastic gastronomic treat. Arborvine will be on our favorite list and to be visited couple time per month. The setting is a beautiful New England house with elegant table settings and professional wait staff dressed. So the setting get my top grade. The...More

Thank RossDiny
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August 31, 2016|
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Response from Tim H | Property representative |
Arborvine is open full time until November at which point we take our fall break for a few weeks and reopen after Thanksgiving on a more limited schedule for the winter months.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, 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
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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House in a fully renovated 1823 Cape in Blue Hill, Maine, Arborvine opened its doors in July of 2000. Family owned, Arborvine has consistently been offering fresh, locally sourced and thoughtfully prepared fare for nearly two decades.
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