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Royal River Grillhouse

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106 Lafayette St, Ste 5, Yarmouth, ME 04096-6125
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Davis, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very comforable seating. They do have an outdoor patio but difficult to get seating there. Salads are excellent especially the wedge. The steamed lobster was excellent. The haddock was very good served over mash potatoes and carrots.

Thank Chiili
Yarmouth, Maine
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in for drinks last weekend and ended up ordering lunch. Lovely tent enclosed room on the water with both traditional tables and sofas and coffee tables in a tastefully applied nautical theme. Salad and sandwich were tasty and generous in size. The truffle fries in particular were delicious. Server was pleasant and attentive. Would definitely return

Thank RJane22
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111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We have visited royal river grill house 3 times in the last month. Love the food and atmosphere. Try the Bloody Mary ( huge and served with a shrimp), calamari appetizer, again generous portion of lightly fried calamari and pickled vegetables. Enough for 4 people to share. Any of their salads are a good pick. Add protein of your choice.... More 

Thank Ilovemaineusa
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a proper restaurant, as opposed to a burger bar which calls itself a restaurant, but the prices were surprisingly not that much higher. The place looks inviting and has a nice ambience, with beautiful views over the marina, and it is busy, so it is worth booking. I was surprised to read in a previous review that the... More 

Thank johnv0
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family frequents the Royal River Grillhouse. My wife's drink was refreshing with the appropriate amount of alcohol. The bread was good. We requested extra butter but it never was served. The ambiance is always good. My water glass was often empty. The crab cake appetizer was good. The calamari and tuna appetizers were not good. I forced myself to... More 

Thank One-Maine-Traveler
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49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here for the second time today. The first time was in May, we had a very good lunch inside. The food, service and decor are wonderful. Today we stopped for a drink and light dinner outside. It was perfect. We sat on Adirondack chairs by the fire pit overlooking the harbor. Again, the food and service were great.... More 

Thank Alice S
Erwin, Tennessee
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58 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just not impressed. Portions were small and service was weak. Visited here while on business. I would try somewhere else if I had it to do over. Food was just ok.

Thank pickyvol
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is nice and our experience was good with a couple of exceptions. When seated we were not asked if the table location was satisfactory. We arrived very early and about 90% of the tables were available. When I asked to move, I was accommodated quickly. The waiter was good but not great. He did not remember who ordered... More 

Thank Don R
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58 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have driven past it for years but never took the effort to stop and try it out. My mistake. Will now replace this with some, if not all their competition in Portland. Pluses:Atmosphere is really great, service is professional, menu is really good, food is on par if not better than anything downtown. Not inexpensive but overall a worthy experience.... More 

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Thank Scott R
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

The food is generally excellent, but the seafood is definitely better than the steak. The wine and cocktail menu is extensive. Service was above average. But you really come here for the atmosphere, beautiful estuary views and upscale dining. A lovely spot for a special occasion but best for adults.

Thank Aussiesinmaine

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Soups, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 Lafayette St, Ste 5, Yarmouth, ME 04096-6125
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Yarmouth
  • Phone Number: 207-846-1226

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