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Harborside Tavern

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Bar, Seafood, American, Pub
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12 Bridge St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1869
+1 207-633-4074
Wed - Fri 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Laconia, New Hampshire
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a delicious meal at Harborside tonight. Attentive staff, reasonable cocktails, and delicious dinner. Definitely the new "go to" place in Boothbay Harbor.

Thank susiesteve1
South China, Maine
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310 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed January 4, 2017

We found this place just recently after everyone shut down for the winter and another business recommended it to us for lunch.. We bought our North Carolina Family to the area to show off our little fishing towns. It's a little out of the way, but so worth the trip. We live 50 minutes away and have since been back... More 

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Crawford County, Michigan
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed an early dinner in a cozy setting. Generous garden salad with unusual vinaigrette dressing and succulent Maine crab cake for one, abundant serving of sautéed scallops with garlic mashed potatoes plus steamed carrots with asparagus for another. Very tasty meal!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed December 12, 2016

Looking for a place to eat after an invigorating walk through the Christmas lights display at the Coastal Botanical Gardens, we drove to Boothbay center where we were greeted with the winter land lights of this quaint coastal town. We landed at the Harborside Tavern which was serving food at tables and at the bar. We choose the pork belly... More 

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Swampscott, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on a chilly winter weekend afternoon to a warm fire in the bar area. Had lunch at the bar. Crab cakes and fish tacos were very fresh and well made / seasoned. Good local beer selection as well.

Thank Mark L
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed December 9, 2016

Excellent meal. We had the special schollops and have not had better. The service was very good and the price was reasonable.

Thank Richard C
Kennebunk, Maine
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed November 30, 2016

We enjoyed appetizers here with very professionally prepared cocktail. Staff was friendly and attentive. Their fish tacos were the best!

Thank sun52
Lebanon, Maine
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed November 27, 2016

Four of us went in for drinks before going to the Gardens Aglow. Chips and Dip was delicious. We went back for dinner later and was little disappointed with the restaurant. They were out of ribs, so ordered the steak tip special which as not really steak tips. Room we sat in was a little chilly.

Thank bwozmak
Hartford, CT
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed November 27, 2016

A dozen of us came here for dinner the day after Thanksgiving before going to the Gardens Aglow event at the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. We made reservations online, which was super easy. I emailed on a day the restaurant was closed, expecting to get an answer the following day. But the owner got back to me within about an... More 

Thank ArtTrippers
1 review
Reviewed November 6, 2016

We stopped in for a lunch and it was everything that we expected. Nice atmosphere, attentive waitstaff, and excellent food. I had the Haddock sandwich and my Fiance had the Chicken Quesadillas. Food, service everything was wonderful. Will go back for dinner next time we are in the area.

Thank LanceandKat M

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Restaurant Details

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Bar, Seafood, American, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Large groups
Open Hours
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Bridge St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1869
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-633-4074
Harborside Tavern's reflects hip sensibility while also paying tribute to Boothbay's storied past. The restaurant offers the choice to observe a gorgeous harbor view on the enclosed deck, as well as a full dining room with table and booth seating.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?