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Rocktide Inn & Restaurant

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35 Atlantic Ave, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-2131
12076334455
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Denver, Colorado
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had an excellent dinner with scallops and a salmon salad. Also had two breakfasts at their extensive buffet. Great cooked-to order omelettes.

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Tennessee Ridge, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I arrived at 8:20pm on my first night, and I was hungry. I was told the restaurant closes at 8:30pm! Had to suspend check-in to go eat first, as I was tired and did not want to wander around in the dark looking for a meal elsewhere. That being said, the dinner was excellent. The breakfast buffet provided is also... More 

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Claremont
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't stay here unless you like struggling up flights of stairs with heavy luggage. Our "view of the harbor" was the front of the Boothbay Harbor Inn.........no view of the water from our room! As promised! Terrible experience

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Thank Janice H
St. Petersburg, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate dinner here and found the decor, food and service to be just ok. Nothing wrong but nothing special for the prices.

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Thank pspongberg
Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great price at a wonderful nautical themed waterfront hotel at the BEST PLACE ON THE MAINE COAST...Great room, wonderful complimentary breakfast and a good restaurant. Try the Happy Hour Specials-Great deal! Place was much better than we expected and right in the middle of everything in Boothbay Harbor!!

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Thank Rick W
Fort Myers, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were pleased with our food and the service was excellent. Nice views especially for sunsets. We stayed across the harbor and walked across the footbridge...a nice evening stroll.

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Thank Mary D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Huge deck, great variety on menu, beef skewers were pretty good, flatbread was salty, service was great

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Thank Berry8183
Lyndhurst, ontario
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The dining room is charming filled with model ships and trains. The food was amazing and the ambience is wonderful.

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Thank Carol J
Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Reviewing the restaurant only. The Rocktide Inn restaurant provides either a fine dining experience, with white tablecloths and jackets needed or a bar area designed like a Tiki hut with a big bar and casual seating that has a clean, mid-century modern look with bright colors. There's also deck eating, right smack dab on Boothbay Harbor. You can drive your... More 

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having dined here in the distant past, we thought we would try it for a special birthday dinner. They advertised happy hour from 3:30 to 5:30 and dinner beginning at 5:30. We arrived at 4:30 and had a glass of wine and appetizer atthe happy hour prices. When we said we were staying for dinner, we were eventually handed a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $50
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, 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, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Scenic view, Bar scene, Romantic
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
Description
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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