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Hartstone Inn

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41 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843-1910 (Between Washington St. and Free St.)
+1 207-236-4259
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Houston, Texas
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182 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very impressed with high quality of drinks and food. Our martinis scored big time. Our starters of seared scallops were the tastiest we have eaten in years. For our main dish we both ordered salmon and it was perfect on a small bed of rice with carrots. The pumpkin cheesecake with gingersnap crust and fresh whipped cream was to-die-for. The... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Outstanding in every way!! I had read the reviews while planning this trip and those reviews were "spot on." There were five of us and we each had a different entree----each beautifully and artfully plated and served and each delicious in its own way. The lobster/crab bisque a "must try!" Simply scrumptious. Our waitress was very helpful, friendly,l and accommodating.... More 

Thank lindasL3244LC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The menu options at this restaurant are limited to either a prix fixe offering of 5 courses or a selection of 4 appetizers , 4 entrees, and 4 desserts. If you have specific dislikes, that will limit your choice even further. The beverage list is much more extensive, but if it's wine by the glass you wish, there are 4... More 

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Bowral, Australia
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497 reviews
296 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at the Inn and decided to eat in the restaurant on our last night as the reputation is pretty impressive. And it was very good. But not amazing. Firstly we waited 10 minutes before someone came to take us to the table. Just waited in the foyer before any sign of anyone. That is a bit unsettling especially... More 

Thank Joanne P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We used to go much more often, but still find it amazing when we get there. The service is among the best in the area (if not the best), and the attention to detail the best.

Thank HereAtLast
Concord, MA
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food. Lovely presentation. We were staying at the Inn so very convenient. The chef was on holiday, but did not affect the food.

Thank Shelagh L
Houston, Texas
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere and food was wonderful. We enjoyed our dinner and will go again when we travel there next time.

Thank StaceyPurcell
Colonia, New Jersey
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a few precious days away and chose the Hartstone Inn as our destination. We love Camden and our stay here just made it so much better! The Sweet Woodruff room is located a block from the main building. Quiet, peaceful, with modern amenities like wi-fi, cable TV and super quiet a/c and heating unit. Just a few short... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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87 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have have vacationed in Camden X7years. We have tried just about every restaurant . We have even bemoaned the end of Cappys. This was our #2 visit to Hartstone.Suffice to say it is a Premier Eatery with delicious food and a very refined ambiance. Wait staff is truly knowledgeable & fast. The Chef comes up with... More 

Thank CRA22
Manzanita, Oregon
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely spot but doesn't really deliver value for the price. Had to ask for basics like sheets and pillows for the bed. Hot water for tea was tepid. They really need to up their game to justify their prices. There are better options in this town if you look.

Thank Sue G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $48
American, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843-1910
    (Between Washington St. and Free St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Camden
  • Phone Number: +1 207-236-4259
Butter poached Maine lobster over angel hair, Pistachio Crusted Lamb chops, Seared Diver Scallops and Grilled Salmon Nicoise are just a sample of what diners might experience at the Hartstone Inn. Steps from Camden harbor, Fodor's considers the Hartstone Inn "An elegant and sophisticated retreat and culinary destination offering a unique experience in pampered luxury." Choose from our ala carte menu which rotates weekly or our 5-course tasting menu ($48.50). With advanced notice we are happy to accommodate allergies or dislikes and create a menu especially for you. Our cellar list offers a selection of 150 bottles, starting at $24, and lauded by Wine Specatator. Proud recipient of the AAA Four Diamond Award and the American Culinary Federation Achievement of Excellence award.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?