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Kitchen Garden

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335 Village Rd, Steuben, ME 04680-2733
+1 207-546-4269
Thu - Sun 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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West Milford, New Jersey
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2015

This tiny little gem is a must while in the Washington County area of Maine. With only 5 tables and the feel of being in someones cozy home, the food and atmosphere is beyond compare. Our group tried several of their signature dishes, Local Scallops, Curried Goat and the Vegan Salad were all superb. Each dish displayed a perfect blend... More 

Thank Bruce W
South Florida, Florida
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84 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2014

Fare is fresh and varied (spinach and ricotta roulade with wild mushrooms sauce with variety of fresh vegetable sides was outstanding, as was sweet chowder made with coconut milk, tarragon, and corn picked from owners' garden that day). Fres veggie sample (oh my!) and then the desserts (oh me oh my! - get the creme brûlée or fruit tart or... More 

Thank willypickle
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2014

The food here is always fabulously fresh, tasty, and expertly prepared! Sitting in the beautiful garden room, a few feet from where most of the super-fresh ingredients are grown is an extra added treat. Jesse and Alva make everyone feel incredibly welcome, whether this is your first visit or your 50th. Definitely our favorite place for a night out in... More 

Thank Jennifer S
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2014

My husband and I ate here while on our honeymoon last week and it was a highlight of our trip. Not only was the food incredible, but the atmosphere (gardens, stone walk-ways, intimacy of eating in Jessie's beautiful home, etc) made it truly special. The Jamaican Jerk Chicken had amazing flavor (not spicy, but lots of spices/seasonings) and the halibut... More 

2 Thank Ashley G
Montague, Massachusetts, United States
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2014

We loved eating here! The setting was what really makes it special. Beautiful gardens, quiet setting, and an overall nice feel. We have never been to an in home restaurant, and it proved to be lovely. The owners are sweet, and gave us tons of information about the area and what to do. This restaurant is adaptable to gluten free... More 

Thank Marit H
Steuben, Maine
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2014

This restaurant is off the beaten path but well worth finding. The atmosphere is wonderful, the service was wonderful and the food was some of the best we have ever had. The chicken and fish were excellent and the fresh vegetables were cooked to perfection. For appetizers we had crab cakes, spring rolls, and corn chowder. All were great. The... More 

Thank Laura D
Methuen, MA
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74 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2014

We had seen this restaurant/home mentioned on Chronicle on tv down in the Boston area. Jessie was very communicative via email and we chatted quite a bit on the phone also. From our hotel in Bar Harbor, we drove up to the restaurant about 1 hour. The food was very good and different. Pricing was on the higher side (my... More 

1 Thank methuenma
New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2014

We absolutely loved stumbling on this wonderful, completely unexpected organic, gourmet restaurant with Jamaican specialties on a trip to Maine in August, 2013. We had the pleasure of speaking with the owner/chef at the end of the meal. He not only created the gardens from scratch, he carved the artwork displayed in the small dining room! There is something so... More 

1 Thank the_millbats
Boston, Massachusetts
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80 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2013

Positive comments by other reviewers are accurate, but they are charging New York City prices for rather small portions. For example, a delicious mushroom tart @ $9, was barely a taste for two of us. The goat curry was excellent, wonderfully spicy, but a small portion for the price. My wife's roulade was also very good and unusual. But $9... More 

1 Thank IntlWineFoodSociety
New York City
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2013

My wife and I were lucky enough to land a last minute reservation. Jessie asked me if I would be able to order dinner at that time but I didn't know the menu and didn't have cell service. We were nearby and had the audacity to drop in on these folks at noon time... Their home is the restaurant. We... More 

1 Thank David Z

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$24 - $30
American, Caribbean
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 335 Village Rd, Steuben, ME 04680-2733
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Steuben
  • Phone Number: +1 207-546-4269

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