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Damariscotta River Grill

155 Main St, Damariscotta, ME 04543-4649
+1 207-563-2992
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“paella” (17 reviews)
“lobster bake” (27 reviews)
“salad” (42 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
155 Main St, Damariscotta, ME 04543-4649
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Reviewed August 16, 2017

Had the 'steak and cakes'. So good. Large portion with nice sides. Others in the group had the duck, lobster and yellowfin. All were pleased. Definitely going to cost you a little bit of $$, but without hesitation, worth it. Only thing that was so-so...More

Thank SevillesBarber
Reviewed August 11, 2017

The waiter appeared quite willing to make some adjustments in our meal, even kindly taking back our seared tuna for more heat. (We were embarrassed to ask, but just couldn't eat it that raw.) The tuna came back beautifully re-plated and garnished, now cooked through,...More

Thank j_yesno
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Excellent service. Great food. Great atmosphere. Really enjoyed our small birthday party here. Good selection of local beers. Would go back

Thank kvhak
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Had terrific Damariscotta oysters and wonderful halibut . Well priced for outstanding seafood. Really enjoyable atmosphere

Thank _treagerd
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Excellent food, great service, price wise $$$, In the center of one of the cutest towns you could ever visit in Maine. Very easy parking - boat trips available, oyster bar with music right on the water, probably 500 yards from this restaurant, lovely shops.

Thank Judi C
Reviewed August 1, 2017

The seafood fettuccine was delicious - well worth the price. The restaurant was clean and welcoming. The service was also good, and the overall dinner atmosphere was perfect. Favorite restaurant in Damariscotta.

Thank JamesHowlett17
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

Our party of 12 was turned away at the first place we tried (scoffed at really) because we didn't have reservations. The very friendly hostess at River Grill didn't miss a beat when I walked in asking for seating for a large party - she...More

Thank copper471
Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

I ordered the fettuccine with seafood, and I was disappointed to discover 2 small scallops and 3 shrimp on my noodles for $24.95. The description included other seafoods, but I did not see any evidence of them. My friend ordered the lobster do-little for $28,...More

Thank Leslie C
Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

We were on our way to Rockland, but wanted to eat before we got there as the North Atlantic Jazz Festival was wrapping up and we figured everything there would be crowded. Our GPS showed several seafood restaurants in town and we chose this. A...More

Thank JHAllen
Reviewed July 21, 2017

I always love this restaurant but this review is of their "Happy Hour!" First and foremost, the "pours" are very good, I mean it is after all a bar! What comes along with the experience are some wonderful "starters" with a HH special price. Recently...More

Thank UKloverWaldoboro_ME
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September 2, 2017|
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Response from Etienne P | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you read the menu. SALADS Add to any salad: All natural grilled chicken - $5.85; sesame seared yellowfin tuna Rare* - $9.93; grilled all natural Scottish salmon - $9.93. All homemade dressings: Thousand Island... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 Main St, Damariscotta, ME 04543-4649
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Damariscotta
  • Phone Number: +1 207-563-2992
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