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Rising Tide Restaurant

96 King St, Scarborough, ME 04074-9292
+1 207-883-1792
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“lobster” (88 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
96 King St, Scarborough, ME 04074-9292
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Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch . A seasonal restaurant and we got there just in time ! Great views of beach and harbor. A wonderful menu of seafood . Fabulous baked cod and lobsters as well as clams etc. Serve wine and beer only . A...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2018

I love the food at Rising Tide, but the management needs a new attitude. I am totally behind supporting local business. When the local business refuses your business for take out after 5:00 pm, there is a problem. There are no signs indicating that there...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Scarborough04074
Reviewed September 23, 2018

This was a place we learned about from a previous Trip Advisor review - favored by locals, hidden away at the end of the road, small, right on the water, fresh seafood. Saved this night for a Maine lobster and was not disappointed! A full...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Diane G
Reviewed September 20, 2018

Don't miss it... This place is a diamond in the rough , a real treasure. Quaint Maine dining.. The food is fantastic, service , and staff are A + .. Only seats 50 to capacity. May have to wait , but you won't regret it...this...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank retiredsixtyfive
Reviewed September 15, 2018

We stopped here after finding our "go to" location closed, thinking it would offer us fresh seafood. When we arrived at 5:45 we were informed that we could not get takeout after 5pm, but we could sit at a table and maybe ask for our...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DanandRo
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

This is a popular spot for the locals. It overlooks the river and you can watch boats come and go. Small place with some seating outside. One friend had the lobster chowder and said it was the best she had had. We of course had...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Dld0209
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Despite the small number of tables the waiting period was only 15 minutes forus.. It does get very busy at dinner time. There was a good choice of seafood and the waitress was attentive and explained gthe side options. Our wait for the meal choice...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ian b
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Very nice food at a reasonable price that sit right on an inlet. No reservations so arrive and expect to wait 30 - 50 minutes depending on the hour. Beautiful view

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bruce R
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This is the third lobster restaurant we've been to in the past four days while in the Portland area. And by far, this was the absolute best! The lobsters were perfectly cooked, sweet, and flavorful. My husband got the lobster and steamers (a good pound...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ILCubFan
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The restaurant is attached to the local fishing cooperative (there's a retail counter in the front), so the fare is super-fresh. It looks out on the wharf and public boat ramp. The decor is nothing to speak of, but the food speaks for itself. Get...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank K F
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Robert S
September 15, 2018|
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Response from Robert S |
do you have desert
Paula P
July 6, 2016|
Response from DebBowers |
We didn't have any trouble parking, appeared to be plenty of space but it was a rainy evening.
May 1, 2015|
Response from Robert S |
Sept. 17 2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 96 King St, Scarborough, ME 04074-9292
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Scarborough
  • Phone Number: +1 207-883-1792
  • E-mail
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