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King Eider's Pub and Restaurant

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2 Elm St, Damariscotta, ME 04543-4078
+1 207-563-6008
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab cakes” (50 reviews)
“salad” (43 reviews)
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Soups, American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2 Elm St, Damariscotta, ME 04543-4078
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Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

Nice liquor selection, decent beer selection with a focus on some local flavor. Food is really good. Worth a stop!

Thank Jim G
Reviewed April 3, 2016

We had a lovely dinner last week at the pub. My daughter ordered an adult burger which she enjoyed so much she ate the leftovers for dinner the next night. I enjoyed the crab cakes and salad, with unfortunately no leftovers. While I had hoped...More

Thank hatchje
Reviewed March 14, 2016

This is one of my favorite places to hang out with friends. It has a very cozy pub vibe, and the food is always stellar. Highly recommended.

Thank edcoldplay
Reviewed March 12, 2016

we have been here several times and would recommend it to anyone wanting a high end food experience. the service is great. It has a downstairs bar but have never been in it but it looks to be very nice.

Thank RobertSandraE
Reviewed March 6, 2016

Of course we didnt...of course the place was jam packed. Fortunately, after a brief wait a place opened at the upstairs bar. It was a great spot with a great bartender. There was live music playing downstairs. The crab cakes I ordered were fantastic and...More

Thank SPlum B
Reviewed March 6, 2016

This little restaurant is in the middle of Damariscotta, but not on the water. It is always busy so be ready to wait or go at an off time like we try to do. Everyone was very nice as well. We have always had great...More

Thank BGuzzetta
Reviewed January 18, 2016 via mobile

Great food, cold beer. The staff can be harried when they're busy. Can be tough to have a conversation downstairs when it's crowded. Good selection of pub foods on the menu. A variety of beers on tap. Suggest going during off-peak times for the best...More

Thank raptor86
Reviewed January 12, 2016

We have gone to the King Eiders Pub 4 times now in the last month. The portions are generous. My wife has ordered lobster crab melt, a Rueben sandwich and another. She cuts them in half and brings home that half for supper. I had...More

Thank john f
Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

A comfortable pub where you can sidle up to the bar and feel right at home. Some local folks pop in too and it's fun to eavesdrop on their conversations to get a feel for what it's like to live there. One of my favorite...More

Thank Catherine B
Reviewed December 18, 2015

My husband and I ate dinner with friends at King Eiders recently. I had an amazing Seafood Pie... the best I've ever had. My friend shared a couple of his oysters with me and they were exceptional..large, fresh, clean. My husband had Bangers and mash.....More

Thank sebecme
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, 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 - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Elm St, Damariscotta, ME 04543-4078
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Damariscotta
  • Phone Number: +1 207-563-6008
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Come and visit us at King Eider's Pub in the heart of the coastal village of Damariscotta Maine. Our historic building has been home to many interesting businesses over its 100+ years. Today, its warmth draws the visitor into the first floor pub with its brick walls, handsome cherry floors and low beams hung with old iron hooks holding handmade mugs. Step upstairs to our warm and very comfortable dining room and peruse a “wine lovers” wine list. Our oyster bar is aptly named for the local Damariscotta River oysters that are served here in the intimate little bar and those oysters will quite literally spoil you for any other – anywhere! Our extensive menu and daily offerings of native seafood, steaks, cuts from our butcher and fresh produce will provide you with just the right pairing. Home of New England’s Finest Crab Cakes And Everything a Pub should be
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