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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly

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Hand-Cut Onion Rings
Lightly crusted sweet onions fried to golden brown
Fresh Native Steamed Clams
A 1 1/2 pound serving of soft shell maine clams
Fresh Native Steamed Mussels
Sautéed in a broth of white wine and garlic butter
Potato Skins
Hand-cut, topped with bacon and cheese, served with a side of sour cream
Buffalo Chicken Tenders
Served with celery and bleu cheese dressing
Fried Mozzarella Stix
Served with side of marinara sauce
Harbor Sampler
Great combo of buffalo tenders, mozzarella stix and onion rings with sides of bleu cheese and marinara sauce
Silas' Shrimp and Lobster Cakes
Pan seared, served with our own dipping sauce
Fried Calamari
Hand cut in our kitchen lightly crumbled, sautéed in garlic butter with a zest of banana peppers
Veggie Sampler
Broccoli, mushrooms, onion rings and pickles fried golden brown. Served with side of ranch dressing
Cup $4.75
Bowl $8.75
New England Clam Chowder
Soup of the Day
Priced daily
Cup $4.99
Bowl $8.99
New England Haddock Chowder
Served with sides of salsa and sour cream
Baked Veggie Quesadilla
With mushrooms, onions, black olives, tomatoes, broccoli, jack and cheddar cheese
Baked Crab Quesadilla
Crabmeat, tomatoes, black olives, jack and cheddar cheese
Grilled Chicken Quesadilla
Mushrooms, tomatoes, black olives, onions, jack and cheddar cheese
Cheese Quesadilla
With monterey jack and cheddar cheese
Served in a crisp tortilla shell bowl
Jane's Garden Salad
Tomatoes,‎ cukes, onions and croutons over a bed of fresh lettuce
Steph's Caesar Salad
Fresh cut romaine topped with shredded parmesan cheese and croutons served with creamy caesar dressing
Top your salad!
Ben's Homemade Baked Beans
Sweet Potato Fries
Coleslaw or Applesauce
French Fries
Onion Rings
Vegetable of the Day
Our fabulous entrees are served with a choice of coleslaw or applesauce and crispy fries.
(Baked potatoes are available after 5 pm)
Broiled Haddock
Oz. Of flaky white filet
Baked Haddock
With kaler's seafood topping
Pan Seared Salmon
Fresh pink filet
Grilled Shrimp
Gulf shrimp basted w/garlic butter
Broiled Sea Scallops
Sweet, succulent, cold water sea scallops
Broiled Seafood Combo
Wonderful, tasty combo! Your choice of two salmon, haddock, sea scallops, gulf shrimp
Cup of Haddock or Clam Chowder
1 lb. Fresh Steamed Mussels
Corn on the Cob
1 1/4 lb. Steamed Lobster
Crispy Fries or Baked Potato
Choice of Coleslaw or Applesauce
Blueberry Pie or Apple Crisp
A la mode, if desired
Mary's Baked Lobster Pie
Sautéed lobster meat baked in a puffed pastry shell with our own seafood topping and served with drawn butter
Steamed Snow Crab Legs
1 1/2 lb. Of crab leg clusters served with drawn butter
Jack's Fried Lobster
Delicious lobster meat (claw, tail and knuckle pieces) lightly breaded and fried to golden brown. Served with drawn butter
Steamed mussels $+6.99
Drawn butter and corn on the cob $+6.99
Steamed Lobster Dinners
Single lobster (1) double lobster (2) triple lobster (3) with steamed mussels, drawn butter and corn on the cob add6.99 with steamed clams, drawn butter and corn on the cob
Grilled Marinated Chicken
Seasoned with kaler's own marinade
Sam's Style BBQ Chicken
Boneless chicken breasts with BBQ sauce, bacon and cheddar cheese
New York Strip Steak
A grilled 10 oz. Choice cut
Slow-Cooked BBQ Pork Shanks
Tender and juicy
Harbor Delight Homestyle Beans and Dogs
Our own favorite recipe of saturday night baked beans and and hot dogs (2)
*Kaler's is currently closed for the season. We look forward to seeing you in the spring! 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. 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 daily. Patrons receive
$5 - $50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Drinks
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
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All reviews lobster pie crab legs seafood chowder spiny lobster fries baked potato cakes corn on the cob steamers twin lobsters touch tank great happy hour casual atmosphere great food and service new england the wait staff
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Reviewed December 10, 2018

This is the type of restaurant that you frequent during a summer family vacation. It is casual dining in a seaside setting. The fare is standard for most New England seafood restaurants, but prepared well and consistently. This is the type of place you go...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank GSLeader31002
Reviewed November 13, 2018

This gem was right nest door to our house and so easy to just pop in. The fried lobster roll was delicious for lunch and the bar was such fun. Our Bloody Marys were exactly to our taste. On a cool rainy day, just went...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Wahoo428
Reviewed October 28, 2018

We weren't sure what to order so we shared the fried seafood basket. The scallops and clams were so excellent and the fries and slaw were also great. It was perfect for us to share but next time we will just get clams and our...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Robin B
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

We ended up eating all our evening meals at Kalers, great service, friendly staff, and wonderful food. Haddock and lobster were fresh, well prepared and excellent..the coconut pie is to die for...ummmm.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DavidDanville
Reviewed October 17, 2018

Had our final Maine vacation dinner here. Warm, cozy atmosphere with pleasant service and good food. We had fried lobster and fried haddock. Prices are comparable to other places in the area. Good portion size.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jimbobka
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Four of us enjoyed a casual good meal here during the week. It's a no frills place. Very friendly staff, good seafood, reasonable prices. Nothing fancy, just good Maine seafood. We will go back again.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ChrisM548
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Try the lobster soup - that stood out. Fried seafood was plentiful but ordinary. Atmosphere was relaxed and comfortable.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank steve h
Reviewed October 13, 2018

They stay open later than other places. We just wanted something light. The selection of draft beer is good. They have the best clam chowder I ever had. They also have basic bar foor.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank rebeccarI116HP
Reviewed October 12, 2018

I happened to stop here after taking the mailboat ride - it was perfect.. The perfect spot to kick back, enjoy a local brew, excellent 'normal' food - no fancy seasonings - just normal and delish! GREAT service! LOVE the atmosphere of the OLD building....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BataviaBev
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Delicious food, great friendly service. Portions were large and very tasty. Allagash on tap was icy cold!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank irishlad917
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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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Response from Seajay p | Reviewed this property |
Yes, very dog friendly!
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