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48 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1822
+1 207-633-5839
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster pie” (34 reviews)
“crab legs” (11 reviews)
“seafood” (59 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
48 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1822
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We came for an early dinner around 5:15pm, which was still during their “Happy Hour” between 3:30-5:30. They had some drink specials and appetizer specials. We order the Potato Skins and Fried Pickles. The pickles were amazing!! Light batter that did not seem too greasy....More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Went to Kaler's for a late supper. Took a little bit long to be seated but our food was quite good, had the broiled haddock and my wife had the broiled scallops. Nice location as well.

Thank Farnham1956
Reviewed 3 days ago

Kaler's is a popular restaurant, including with locals, and it offers good basic food at reasonable prices, hard to find in many tourist locations. The lobster pie is amazing and worth considering, although all meals are basic, without sophistication, but good. This is a great...More

Thank WisconsinMadison
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A store clerk up the street recommended this restaurant. It has been owned by the same family for over 30 yrs. My wife had scallops and I had the clam chowder, baked beans and shrimp & lobster cakes. Service was very good. The chowder was...More

Thank jleonjr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lunch here and after the capt compo cruise, We had happy hour here. It was fantastic. Martinis are $4.00 and beers $2.00. Really Nice place to spend happy hour. Would recommend to my friends.

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 1 week ago

For supper I got their lobster roll. It was better than others I've had, but not the best. It was over priced for the size. The husband got chicken tenders, which he said were ok.

Thank Jen Dan M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kaler's is right on the harbor and affords great views from the outside dining deck. Indoor seating is also available. Service is good and prices are reasonable for the area. The restaurant has a good casual vibe. My fried whole clams were very good. Kaler's...More

Thank coldmtn
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked to Kaler’s from our nearby hotel. Great pub with good food. Our table ordered drinks, appetizers and burgers. All were brought to our table quickly. Our server checked on us frequently and added to the fun atmosphere on a beautiful Friday evening. We...More

Thank MyFamilyAndUs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had taken a day trip to Boothbay Harbor. Decided to have a light lunch (sort of) The service was ok the food was very good.The Clam Chowder was very good The burger was very tasty

Thank HappyGrandpa6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch with friends. Service was excellent. Food was great. Fried food was not greasy. Would defiantly return.

Thank Kathy E
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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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Response from Seajay p | Reviewed this property |
Yes, very dog friendly!
May 6, 2015|
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Response from scorpio6737 | Reviewed this property |
Hi not sure on the lobster (sorry) but yes you can get seating with a view.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $50
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1822
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-633-5839
  • E-mail
Located right in the center of town, Kaler’s cheerful staff will be waiting to seat you. We offer harborside dining in a relaxed and inviting atmosphere. Our menu offers everything from fresh seafood to sandwiches and burgers. Lunch and dinner are served daily from 11:30am – 8:00pm. Be sure to bring the whole family, Kaler’s is a family restaurant with fun for all ages. While you wait for your meal, bring the kids out to the dock and explore our live touch tank. Or try your luck at our gumball machine. If you find a lobster on your gumball, your dinner is FREE. Adults enjoy Happy Hour in our Hunky Dory Pub from 3:30-5:30pm daily. Patrons receive $1 off 16 oz. drafts, $3 house wines by the glass, and $3 well drinks. So go explore our beautiful coastline, visit the local shops, go on a hike or a lobster boat tour, and afterwards, think of Kaler’s for a great meal. We’ll be here, ready to serve you!
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