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Peter Ott's on the water

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16 Bayview Lndg, Camden, ME 04843-2249
+1 207-236-4032
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been visiting Camden for many years and have always had good dining experiences at Peter Ott's prior to their relocation. This year I found that they had relocated to a new space which was closer to the water with a lovely view. So far so good. My dining companion and I had dinner there twice. Both meals were... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A rainy and foggy evening created the perfect atmosphere for dining at this restaurant on the edge of Camden's harbor. If a Hollywood set designer were tasked to come up with a romantic Maine eatery, this what he would be the result. A glass of Malbec and an outstandingly authentic clam chowder proved to be the perfect choice for dinner.... More 

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Northborough, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely setting. We got there at 4:30pm, place was empty. They wouldn't let us sit at a table until 5:00pm. Told us we could only sit at the bar. Okay, ordered pricey wine and listened to the servers gripe and complain about working there. Bet the owners weren't around that day.

Thank cckoz
Syracuse, United States
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had dinner here during our wedding anniversary trip. The service and food was really nice and everyone on the staff was friendly. We wanted a romantic night and this provided that, especially on the waterfront like it is. Great place. !

Thank Donald K
Sleaford, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Lovely, busy restaurant with good view of the harbour and sunset. Very friendly efficient staff and good menu well prepared and presented.

Thank Nosillag
Canyon Lake, Texas
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97 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Camden and I checked trip advisor for a suggestion on a restaurant. We chose Peter Ott's. The staff was great. Service was excellent. The view of the harbor was relaxing. And the food was outstanding. We had corn and lobster chowder. It was creamy and filled with lobster and corn. With the soup my husband had caesar salad.... More 

Thank quiltdolly
Loveland, Colorado
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5 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on our way to Bangor, ME and the server found out that we were from out of state so she didn't put ANY effort into our service other than taking our order. She never asked if our food was okay, she spent 5-10 minutes talking to her other tables but ignored us completely. We even asked at the... More 

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Northbridge, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed our dinner. I had maple salmon with a baked potato. For the price (+20) I was a little surprised that there wasn't a vegetable side. The salmon was cooked perfectly though, and the maple glaze on top was great. The potato was fine, hard to mess that up. My wife had pasta alfredo. The item was only on the... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for a quick bite while waiting for room at 16 Bayview...wish we were there for dinner! Seated right away? Had the clam chowder and lobster chowder. Wow!, make sure you request some actual chowder with you lobster or clams. I swear there must've been half a pound of lobster in that bowl. And even better, it was very... More 

Thank clarkdoc
Quebec, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Disappointing very disappointing. The food when it ariived aside from being initially well cooked was cold. Trust me there is nothing less enjoyable than a cold baked potato and steak. Worst of all the wait staff got the order wrong but then asked if the wrong order re the sauce on the steak was acceptable. When informed no...was greatly put... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $35
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Bayview Lndg, Camden, ME 04843-2249
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Camden
  • Phone Number: +1 207-236-4032
Located on Camden Harbor next to the public landing, we are open year around. Enjoy our comfortable warm inside seating with two fireplaces or our outside seating, only feet from the ocean with panoramic views of Camden Harbor.

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