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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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West Sayville, New York
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Gourmet food in quiet old Inn very relaxing. Reservations are spaced out so as to serve us in a timely manner.NO walk ins, reservations at least a day in advance

Thank Lorraine V
rockport maine
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an elegant restaurant in a beautiful inn. The food is alwas wonderful and beautifully presented. Service has been exceptional on every visit. We have chosen it for bitthdays and anniversary celebrations and never been disappointed.

Thank franneydaisey
Boston, Massachusetts
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110 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We celebrated my partner's birthday here. What a lovely dining experience from start to finish. We went with the Prix Fixe menu and enjoyed every morsel from the scallop starter , to the Cod entree, and the Blueberry almond soufflé finale. The staff was gracious, attentive, and knowledgeable and the ambience of the old Inn setting all made for a... More 

Thank SoEndBear
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely excellent cuisine. We had the 5 course tasting menu. Just the right amount of food. The wine menu is excellent and VERY reasonable. Great setting.

Thank tnelias
New York City, New York
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97 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the short list for this year’s visit to Camden was dinner at the Hartstone Inn, (NOT to be confused with the Hawthorn Inn)… …which I do all the time. The restaurant has a nice décor, sort of elegant country. We had our choice of tables, as it was early and we had a nice view outside. Not too crowded,... More 

Thank FloydLawson
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160 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our 4th dinner at the Hartstone. The service is very good as is the food. Worth seeking out. While not out of this world, it is a nice elegant break from the usual lobster dinner.

Thank GoIndians
Houston, Texas
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393 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had to wait a bit to be seated for our reservation, but we had a very comfortable parlor to wait in and it gave us time to review the wine list and menu. Very small menu (four each, starters, mains & desserts) but not a problem to get a gluten-free meal for my celiac husband. Good wines with very... More 

Thank huntejk
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Made a reservation to celebrate 2 birthdays while traveling in Maine on vacation. The food was nice, but that should be expected for the price. The night was going well, until two tables of diners started to carry on a rather loud conversation which was made worse by the acoustics in the room. After making 2 attempts to have management... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I had a lovely dinner here last night. Well prepared, although not necessarily inspired meal. I had the lobster and scallop sauté. My husband had the tenderloin. We both had the oyster appetizer but felt that the toppings overpowered the taste of the oysters. Get the dessert soufflé. It was yummy.

Thank meh376
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The oyster starter is world class. Apart from this everything was to a high and flavoursome standard. Service was excellent and friendly. And for the quality of food and service it was not expensive.

Thank Tyke49Wales

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $48
American, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?