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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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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
33 Tenney Hl, Upper Main Street, Blue Hill, ME 04614-5948
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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
Reviewed September 10, 2015

Excellent food in a beautiful 19th century house makes for a wonderful evening. The service was professional, friendly, and did not rush the meal. This place is a must if you are staying in the area.

Thank ywetravel
Reviewed September 7, 2015

This is the third time in 3 years I have been to this restaurant. Service is excellent and the locale is tastefully decorated and comfortable. The changing menu is always professionally presented and reliable. This year the guinea fowl was particularly tasty this year.Not inexpensive...More

Thank Artdealer186338
Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

Friends took us to this spot on a Friday evening. A pretty full house. All four in our party had different dishes. Seafood seems to be the specialty. All the food was great and they have a great wine list. If in the area, make...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed September 2, 2015

Friendly bartender and waitstaff, excellent food at decent prices, wonderful friendly atmosphere - high ceiling, beautiful location behind Arborvine restaurant.

Thank VikingOlga
Reviewed September 1, 2015

We come to Blue Hill since many years and always enjoyed a nice dinner at Arborvine, however, this time we could not have been more disappointed; a couple of examples: tuna fish was on the menu and our guests asked, whether the fish could be...More

Thank christine s
Tim H, Owner at Arborvine, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2015

I am very sorry to learn of your disappointment with your experience while dining at Arborvine back in August. Since a negative review for Arborvine is a rarity, I feel compelled to reply to your comments. We take great pride in the quality of the...More

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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

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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
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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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