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Sea Glass Restaurant & Lounge

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40 Bowery Beach Rd, Inn By The Sea, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107-2514
207 799 3134
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7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ate breakfast here 4 mornings in a row, which I paid for as an included portion of our hotel stay. Egg dishes were a little greasy. Waffles and pancakes were great. Fresh fruit was delicious, with the yogurt parfait being a yummy favorite. Portions generous. Service was, for the most part, very generous, patient, kind, and pleasant. Sitting on... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the restaurant in Inn by the Sea, where we stayed for our trip to Portland, and we ate here for breakfast or lunch most days. We also did dinner here one night. The food was always good and portions generous. There were plenty of good choices for breakfast and lunch. Service was good and they had no problems... More 

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Thank Hungry Thompson... T
BriggsGM, General Manager at Sea Glass Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this review

Dear Hungry Thompson... T: Thank you for the thoughtful and good review of your dining experience at the Inn. We are pleased you enjoyed breakfast lunch and dinner in Sea Glass! Chef Andrew Chadwick and his team have created all new menus just launched this summer, and we are delighted you enjoyed the fresh approach to seasonal menus focused on... More 

Portland, Maine
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A varied menu, with some good experimentation. Coupled with an outdoor experience, with the gardens and the ocean views, it's well worth it. Being a local, I even just go here with friends for a burger or oysters -- always good, and always treated as if we were spending big bucks. The staff is wonderful, service is great.

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1 Thank ME_EATS_207
BriggsGM, General Manager at Sea Glass Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this review

Dear ME_EATS_207: Many thanks for the great review of Sea Glass. We are very pleased you continually enjoy the menu and the ambiance- we look forward to your next visit. warm regards Michael Briggs General Manager Inn by the Sea More 

Long Island NY
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Sea Glass Restaurant at The Inn By The Sea should be the best restaurant in Cape Elizabeth Maine. Unfortunately, I think it is the worst. There is an expectation of quality and service implied that is not delivered; given the prices Sea Glass charges this is beyond being excusable. The staff, while being polite and friendly are woefully inattentive and... More 

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4 Thank papayadave
BriggsGM, General Manager at Sea Glass Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this review

Dear papayadave Thank you for taking the time to share your Sea Glass dining experience. We are truly disappointed we missed the mark for you in the restaurant. I will certainly share your comments with the food and beverage team so we can address your concerns. Please feel free to call me directly and I will be happy to discuss... More 

Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

We have eaten at Sea Glass for the past 8 years and it has consistently gone downhill and fast! We ate here last night and it took 2 hours for our food to arrive, no joke. The service was just horrendous and the restaurant was nowhere near full. We had our kids with us and they were very unhappy with... More 

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BriggsGM, General Manager at Sea Glass Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this review

Dear Susesuse: Thank you for taking the time to share your Sea Glass experience. We are very disappointed that we fell below both your expectations, and ours. We are very sorry we didn't live up to past experiences. I have reviewed your comments with the food and beverage staff, and I know they did speak briefly with you, and also... More 

Cape Eli
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Portland is a foodie town; so mediocrity at a premium doesn't do it. We have eaten there several times over the past year, and despite the lovely setting, the meals are less than consistent. Appetizers and desserts far outshine almost anything you order as an entree. I understand that they have had much chef turnover, and it shows.

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2 Thank Charles R
BriggsGM, General Manager at Sea Glass Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this review

Dear Charles R : Thank you for sharing your experience at Sea Glass. We do appreciate your candid remarks and are very disappointed we missed the mark for expectations in our restaurant. Happily, since your last visit, we have had a seasoned and talented new Chef, Andrew Chadwick, take over management of Sea Glass with his equally talented sous Chef.... More 

NEW YORK NY
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53 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Beautifully prepared food but of uneven quality. Lousy bread (rolls seemed identical to those served on Delta business class!). Food was cooked in advance--arrived minutes after ordering. Table service is uneven. Plates cleared too quickly, dessert served while bread and butter still on the table.

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1 Thank DANI24
BriggsGM, General Manager at Sea Glass Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this review

Dear DANI24: Thank you for taking the time to share your dining experience. We are disappointed we did not live up to expectations in the restaurant. I will share your comments with the food and beverage team so we can address your concerns. However, since your visit to Sea Glass, I am very happy to report, Chef Andrew Chadwick, a... More 

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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Every meal I've had from here is tasty. We like to order from the fireplace lounge we can dine with our dogs. Both the breakfasts and dinners I've had here were consistently good. I can't recall better blueberry pancakes from anywhere else.

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Thank LMR46
BriggsGM, General Manager at Sea Glass Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this review

Dear LMR46: Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review- we are delighted you enjoyed your experience in Sea Glass and hope you will return. Very pleased you enjoyed the Maine blueberry pancakes- they are a guest favorite! Best wishes Michael Briggs General Manager Inn by the Sea More 

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82 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a fantastic evening out together with spectacular food, gorgeous views and a very attentive and helpful wait staff. Our table at the window was perfect looking out over the beautifully decorated gardens to the ocean beyond. Each of the staff from the dining room manager to each of the wait staff welcomed us with anniversary... More 

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Daytona Beach
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

We stayed Memorial Day weekend and have eaten both dinner and breakfast. Dinner started off great with lobster dumplings but then the bread was cold and hard. There was a significant wait for salad course approx 20 mins. Waitress did apologize for the wait. Chop salad and chowder soup were great. I had the lobster bake which was over cooked... 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
$16 - $40
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Bowery Beach Rd, Inn By The Sea, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107-2514
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Cape Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: 207 799 3134

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