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Reviewed September 10, 2020 via mobile

I just reviewed Kaler’s this September of 2020, when (unfortunately) they aren’t even open this year due to the COVID! I still find myself comparing all the other Eateries to Kaler’s and find them all disappointing in comparison! Example: I tried desperately to find an...adequate equivalent to Kahler’s Corn Spicy Lobster Chowder and Clam Chowder, and there is no equal! Not even close! Kaler’s Lobster Dinner Specials which include salad, and dessert is not even featured on any other Restaurant Menu in the entire Boothbay Region! Bottom line: If Kaler’s doesn’t return next season, either am i ☹️More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed October 29, 2019 via mobile

Had a wonderful lobster role for lunch! Delicious. Caesar salad was tasty and they have half orders for a lighter appetite. They had a sweet tea that tasted very unique! Very surprised they offered it as we found that wasn’t available in the other eatery’s...we had visited in the area. Cozy restaurant with a nice view and fun decor.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed October 24, 2019

Salmon, Lobster and blueberry PIE! I would eat their pie everyday if possible. Homemade! I miss MAINE already. Top restaurant of our trip!

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 20, 2019 via mobile

I’m sorry to say I was disappointed in Kaler’s this trip. I am from Illinois and this area of Maine is one of my favorites. I have loved Kaler’s food since the first time I came here. However, this time, I was disappointed . I’m...not sure if they changed the breading for the clams and onion rings, but it wasn’t as good as it has been in the past. The clam chowder was a different story....YUM-O!!! Our server was great too, very helpful and personable.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 17, 2019 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to Kaler’s in Boothbay Harbor. The bartender (John) was really friendly, helpful and knowledgeable about the different local beers available. Our server Laura was really polite and swift with anything we needed. Fantastic local lobster and amazing blueberry pie.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 13, 2019

Although we had previously enjoyed lobster pie and a seafood dinner in this wharfside testaurant, it was the experience of tasting their lobster corn chowder while on a Maine Foodie tour that took this restaurant to a whole new level. The chowder was divine, rich...with subtle layers of flavor.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 10, 2019 via mobile

We love Kaler's. Delicious appetizers, great drinks, wonderful service. Pleasant surroundings, well-informed staff, fresh food, just a great family style restaurant on the docks in beautiful Boothbay Harbor. On a nice day tables on the dock are available. Desserts are amazing!

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 9, 2019

Enjoyed great lobster roll sandwich with homemade chips. Great beer selection. Very old rustic interior. Waitstaff was very efficient and pleasant.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 9, 2019 via mobile

Really enjoyed our dinner. Food was very good. Service was above and beyond our needs. Very nice people. Would recommend. I will most definitely return. Thanks to everyone there.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 8, 2019

We have visited Kalers several times over the years and always look forward to a return visit. We stopped by for lunch during a recent stay. We sat at the bar & enjoyed a couple of beers but our food took forever and the mussels...arrived. We also had the crab dip which was great. We will visit again as we love the atmosphere and friendly staff- just an off day.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Barbara G
September 19, 2018|
Response from 523SM523 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is indoor seating and Yes, it is right next to Pier 8
March 24, 2017|
Response from Sam K | Property representative |
Hello, It is to cold here and there is still snow on the ground. Boothbay Harbor always said they rolled up the sidewalks in the winter, and they haven't put them back down yet. We will open the third week in May! Thanks for... More
July 29, 2016|
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Yes, very dog friendly!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kaler's

  • Yes, Kaler's offers takeout services.

  • Yes, Kaler's offers delivery services.

  • Kaler's is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4