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Rocktide Inn & Restaurant

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35 Atlantic Ave, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-2131
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New Hampshire
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14 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have eaten at the Rocktide Inn Restaurant many times in conjunction with our stay at the Rocktide. The staff is always excellent. The food has been a mixed bag ranging from delicious to disappointing. The popovers are a treat. On our last visit, the Rocktide ran out of many things we tried to order from rice to strawberry ice... More 

Thank Susan S
Syracuse, New York, United States
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at the inn, which was nice. Great breakfast buffet and egg station. The nights we were there, they had a small band playing for our enjoyment. Service was very nice. Everyone went out of there way to make sure everything was going well. Considering they have two decks a dining room and bar service, I think they did... More 

Thank Carol Q
Highland Lake County
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate at many restaurants while staying in the harbor. This was hands down the best place. The atmosphere was gorgeous out on the deck, the service was polite and quick, and the food was top notch. The steak and the scallops were both amazing.

Thank Aaron K
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice hotel right on harbor. Very close to footbridge taking you from one side of harbor to the other....which is important because parking downtown is not easy to find, and this hotel has free parking. Many restaurants nearby, including local lobster pound, as well as many boat excursions. Complimentary breakfast was very good with many selections, including omelet station. Happy... More 

Thank Mclaughlinme
Atlanta, Georgia
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168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is trying to be more elegant than most of the restaurants in town, and in some ways it succeeds. Very nice room, with lots of tables with harbor views, including some outdoors. Good cocktail list - I had a dark and stormy which was very good, and even better because they brought a beautiful, delicious popover for the... More 

Thank FoodieOnAHarley
Ballston Spa, New York
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4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were in Boothbay to reconnect with our daughter's college roommate's parents. We had reservations at the Rocktide for 6:30 and were surprised how quiet the restaurant was upon arrival compared to other restaurants we had passed entourage. We were promptly greeted and seated. Waitress took our drink order soon after. Unfortunately. it took 15-20 minutes before our drinks arrived... More 

Thank Beverly312
New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

restaurant is across the bay from the downtown, so views, especially of setting sun are spectacular. food is better than average in boothbay (lobster, seafood). bread rolls (crispy bread croissants really) are outstanding. the problem is service. is is slow, and inattentive. all waiters seem to be college students, employed only for the summer season,.

Thank Ella_RM
Nokomis, Florida
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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a very nice hotel. The best part for us was the wonderful breakfast buffet We traveled for 2 weeks and had hotel breakfasts. This hotel had cooked to order omelets and delicious fresh fruits and breads Would love to stay here again

Thank Eileen D
Tellico Plains
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73 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a jewel of an Inn right on the water in Boothbay Harbor! We stayed in room 151 and couldn't have been happier with the view and room. We set on the deck and watched the boats go in and out. The room was very clean and had all the amenities you need. It's not the Hilton but is... More 

Thank Sherri37385
Maywood, New Jersey
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since we were staying at Rocktide why not have dinner the first night at the Inn. We had the Surf and Turf which was good but the Popovers were the hit. The omelet table at breakfast was a treat for us. The buffet had an assortment of breakfast food. Thanks to the omelet chefs, dinner servers and breakfast staff they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $50
American, Seafood
Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Atlantic Ave, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-2131
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay Harbor
  • Phone Number: 12076334455
  • This restaurant is at Rocktide Inn
Enjoy spectacular harbor views, a menu full of fresh seafood and delicious dishes to tease the taste buds, and the On the Rocks Lounge at the Rocktide Inn & Restaurant. Situated on the water on the east side in beautiful downtown Boothbay Harbor, the Rocktide has been a landmark in the harbor since 1968. Enjoy hot popovers with every meal, and one of the finest selections of house wine and liquor to be found on the water. Enjoy good times and great food at the Rocktide Inn & Restaurant.

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