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Boathouse Bistro Tapas Lounge & Restaurant

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12 By Way, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1868
(207) 633-0400
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Thought I had tasted the Best Shrimp and Grits in Charleston, SC but I think Boathouse surpassed!!!!!!!! The view from the Top Seating Level was AMAZING!!!!!!

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Thank Trish B
Natchez, MS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Someone recommended the Bistro for lunch, and they were right! There are 3 floors, and the view from the top deck was grand. Our server was friendly and super-attentive, and the food was tasty. Try the real homemade onion rings!

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Thank natchezms
Winchester, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful tapas meal at the Bistro - everything was delicious. Highly recommend the Mango Lobster with Vanilla Foam ant the BLT Risotto.

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Thank Thomas B
Vienna, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

By far - one of the best restaurants we dined at during our 9 day vacation. They have an upstairs dinging room that offers a view and which is always very crowded. Because I was on crutches and couldn't hobble up the hill and steps, we settled into the downstairs dining room - which offers no view and has a... More 

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Wolfeboro, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Food was great, waiter was excellent. So many choices!! I think any choice would be perfect. All 4 of us loved everything we ate!

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Thank mtngoff04
Glen Head, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Extensive menu, very friendly efficient staff, great food, surprisingly economical prices, wish this place was in my hometown.

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Summit, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wonderful (and reasonably priced) restaurant. We had a leisurely dinner outside on the "top deck" (third floor), and we were able to have our dog with us. You need to be able to climb the stairs (no problem for us, but might be hard for the elderly). The staff is very friendly.

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Thank Nancy L
Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had the Mango Lobster with Vanilla Foam and the Scallops in the Maple Blueberry Sauce, both were fabulous! Our entree was also great! Wish we could have tried everything on the menu!

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Thank Kelly B
Rockaway, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Pleasant dining experience on the rooftop deck. Great blueberry sangria and delicious lobster mac 'n cheese, seafood risotto, and steak you can cook at the table. Three levels of dining with bars on all levels.

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Thank elbadell
Venice, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice top d class Dino g on the moonlight Good view of Boothbay Harbir Tapas are creative and delicious but too small for the $12 and upper ice Good service Not the cleanest place Great place to meet old friends

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 By Way, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1868
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay Harbor
  • Phone Number: (207) 633-0400

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