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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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391 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 

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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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 

Thank KevinCSr
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 1 week 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
Stratham, New Hampshire
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family frequents the restaurant for their great food, and fun service. The wine list is just how it should be, and the staff is very knowledgeable about what they have. This is fine dining, not Maine fine dining, and thats perfect for us. We always enjoy their Amuse-bouche and the pre-fixe is generally a wonderful go-to, if the menu... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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76 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The owners are hard working, gracious hosts. We stayed at Hideaway portion of the inn which is a short distance from the Main inn. The accommodations were first rate. We ate breakfast each morning. There were several selections. They offered sit down service. The food was exceptional All of the staff were well versed in giving the customer excellent service.... More 

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Jackson, Mississippi
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151 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sometimes you want the hustle and bustle of a edgy restaurant in Boston or NYC, and sometimes there's nothing better to end the day than a causal, care free dinner at a great little restaurant, tucked into a B&B in a place like Camden, Maine. That's what we experienced at the Hartstone Inn last night. The lobster ravioli I had... More 

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Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The chef and owner did not prepare our meal, however it was very good, my halibut was slightly overdone, but did not send it back, although another guest did. Very nice meal though, wish they had a good French Bordeaux or French Pinot Noir !

Thank wirtandrews
Bellevue, Washington
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

We stayed at the Hartstone Inn and decided one night we'd try the restaurant. Very glad we did so as the meal was extremely good! We were a little thrown off when making the hotel reservation as we inquired about if we needed to make dinner plans in advance and were told it was advisable as the space was "intimate".... More 

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New Brunswick, Canada
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468 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 328 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Eating here for dinner and breakfast while staying at the inn is a gastronomic delight. The food is world class. Great service. Always a delight. Deserves to be number one on TA.

Thank Canadian_Hoser

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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, Gluten Free
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, 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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