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Coveside Marina & Restaurant

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105 Coveside Rd, South Bristol, ME 04568-4512
(207) 644-8282
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Charleston, South Carolina
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225 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Beautifully located on a small bay with tied up boats floating in the harbour, the restaurant has a lot to offer, not the least a nice outside terrace on which to enjoy the view. Nice selection of beers though wine list is very limited. Food can be hit or miss, the crab cakes as starters were excellent, but fries were... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is perched on the edge of Christmas Cove, and the views from the deck are wonderful. The food has improved in recent years, and the bar has good local brews available. The yachting decor matches the patrons, including summer residents, year-round locals, and visiting sailors who stop at this restaurant while moored in the Cove. There is usually... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has one of the best views in Maine, good food and friendly staff. We had a burger and crab cakes and salad....all served promptly and all very good. You add this to the view and you have a truly great place for lunch or dinner.

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New Orleans
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

Coveside Restaurant has a casual, but delightful, ambience. The service is friendly, and the seafood offerings seldom disappoint. The setting on Christmas Cove is perfect - for lunch or dinner. Lobster, of course, and good "baskets". But if Halibut is on the menu don't miss it!

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Pennsylvania
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

We ate here on the recommendation of our inn keeper. We were not disappointed. The location is right on Christmas Harbor and has a great view of the open water as well as the harbor. Plan on going at sunset and sitting on the deck if it is warm enough. The staff was very good, as was the food. If... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

Had lunch today at Coveside Inn. Not only was the service slow but was very surprised that they allowed at least 5 different people to bring their dogs with them onto the patio passing customers as they were eating their lunch. One person even tied their dog up for several minutes in the doorway, making it difficult to get through... More 

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Brunswick, ME
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Yup, the location is spectacular. But more than that, Coveside is the kind of place you expect to find here on the water in Maine. While waiting for my husband to sail in from Brunswick (they have moorings), I ordered a dark and stormy in the very cool bar -- draped in yacht club burgees from around the world. (Later... More 

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Westport, Connecticut
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138 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Sunday is music day and is wonderful for all ages. Arrive by sea or land. Dockside is fun with a variety of boat styles, from kayaks to local vintage wood hulls to fiberglass runabouts. The action on Sunday is on the music deck. Wonderful. Great assortment of beer and hard cider. Food great. The service is managed by a leading... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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114 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Local place, wood paneled on the inside, decent bar and largish outside terrace on 2 sides of the building which overlooks the harbor. Good service, good oysters, fair priced wine and nice ambiance. Wouldn't drive 15 miles to get there but if you're in Damarascotta or environs drop in.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

First of all the location is lovely. Old style building perched on Christmas Cove. Burgees hanging from the rafters from yacht clubs all over the world. Very yachty if you will. The lunch was great. The fish and chips was wonderful. Panko battered haddock fried to perfection. Hand cut fries. The haddock tacos were delicious. A good balance of fresh... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 Coveside Rd, South Bristol, ME 04568-4512
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  South Bristol
  • Phone Number: (207) 644-8282

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?