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Linda Bean's Maine Kitchen and Topside Tavern

88 Main St, Freeport, ME 04032-1214
+1 207-865-9835
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
Travelers talk about
“lobster” (283 reviews)
“corn fritters” (21 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
88 Main St, Freeport, ME 04032-1214
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A little pricey, and kitchen is slow, but the food is flavorful and the lobster options are numerous -- varied enough to fit all budgets and age-groups. When shopping in Freeport, its a good and consistent dining option.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 1000mL
Reviewed 1 week ago

Meh. We've lived here 4.5 years and never really had the inclination to go to LB's. Well, we happened to be in Freeport one weekend and decided to drop in since it was right there. The food is average, at best. The cost of eating...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank acchapp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are late in writing this, as we had dinner here shortly after Columbus Day. The waitress was attentive and engaging, the service was good, and the food excellent. The real reason for the comment is to compliment the staff. My wife accidentally left her...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank T7234234
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for dinner after shopping at Beans. We were told it would be a 20 minute wait. We checked after 30 minutes then 40 minutes and finally after seeing people who arrived after us seated we said something, we were sat. We had...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank 138normant
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service is slow, food is mediocre, and employees don’t want to be there. Too many restaurants in Freeport to go here.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bonnie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We should have listened to the employees at LL Beans when they suggested other restaurants, but we went. We should have listened to the family who was leaving when they said it took forever to get their food, but we stayed. The hostess walked us...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mainemanmark
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We waited 35 minutes after being told 15-20 min. I had to ask how much longer, being with 2 kids, and they replied it would be another 30 minutes because the kitchen was backed up. The 3 girls at the front were too busy talking...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Cosmopolitan818607
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great menu but service (food delivery time) was pretty slow. We had two burgers and the waitress asked how we wanted them cooked. We said medium and they both came out well done. My wife had the goat cheese salad and she says the dressing...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bankguy1961
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, great service but be prepared for a long wait at dinner, its absolutely worth it though. Great for couples and families.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jamie P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant has a very welcoming and unique environment. The food was good, and the service was great. We enjoyed our time here.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kirarosejj
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May 3, 2018|
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Response from doreenshf | Reviewed this property |
I did see a sign that said they ship lobster in US. Not sure about the rest of the seafood sorry.
May 22, 2017|
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Response from Mosey55 | Reviewed this property |
I reviewed Linda Bean's Restaurant at the Portland Jetport. It's within the security area and there were lots of seats. I've never been to the restaurant in Freeport, but I do know they have a lovely outside seating area... More
May 22, 2017|
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Response from thomaslD3793GH | Reviewed this property |
I do not know, I had lunch there. Also I was in Freeport at the end of March which is not a busy time for Freeport.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Main St, Freeport, ME 04032-1214
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Freeport
  • Phone Number: +1 207-865-9835
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