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Muddy Rudder Restaurant

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Wed, 1/16
8:00 PM
2

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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Bar scene

Location and contact

Menu

SNACK‎
$5
donut holes
warm soft cake spheres brushed with cinnamon and sugar. served with hot fudge and raspberry coulis
WAFFLES, PANCAKES & FRENCH TOAST‎
$8.95
top with maine blueberries and whipped cream $10.95
made with chocolate chips, walnuts and whipped cream $10.95
belgium waffle or three pancakes
$8.95
cinnamon french toast
BENEDICTS‎
$15.95
lobster or seafood cake
biscuit topped with lobster meat or seafood cake, 2 poached eggs, hollandaise sauce, potatoes o’brien
$10.95
eggs blackstone
biscuit topped with bacon and tomatoes, 2 poached eggs, hollandaise sauce, potatoes o’brien
$10.95
eggs florentine
biscuit topped with shallots, spinach, 2 poached eggs, parmesan cream sauce, potatoes o’brien
$14.95
fried clam benedict
biscuit topped with fried clams, 2 poached eggs, hollandaise sauce, potatoes o’brien
EGGS‎
$9.95
3 egg omelet or scramble
choice of 4 ingredients served with biscuit, potatoes o’brien
$8.95
eggs any style
2‎ eggs any style, choice of bacon or sausage, with a biscuit and potatoes o’brien
$10.95
quiche of the day
served with side house salad
$9.95
breakfast sandwich
fried eggs, bacon and cheddar cheese, on a biscuit and potatoes o’brien
$2
biscuit
$3
sausage
$3
bacon
$4
potatoes o’brien
COCKTAILS‎
$6
classic mimosa
$11
shrimp mary
our house bloody mary mix, absolut peppar vodka, 2 chilled shrimp
$14
muddy mary
our‎ house bloody mary mix, absolut peppar vodka, ½ chilled lobster tail
$8
ultimate mimosa
grey goose l’ orange, cointreau, orange juice, champagne
$6
bloody mary
About
Owner Matthew Witham are proud and excited to invite you to The Muddy Rudder Restaurant. Matt's vision of providing guests with exceptional food, coupled with impeccable service, has materialized on the picturesque coastline of Maine.
PRICE RANGE
$25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Reviews (667)
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The restaurant was clean, the service was good. The meal was enjoyable. We all were surprised with how great the whole belly clams tasted. Best in Portland area for sure.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank HikingDavenotch
Matt W, General Manager at Muddy Rudder Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for sharing, Dave! We are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful meal with us at Muddy Rudder Restaurant. We're so glad that you loved your meals and service. We aim to please our guests with our warm hospitality and delicious food,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for coffee and some food. First we enjoy the view, it’s always nice seeing water in view. So the food is really good and the prices are excellent for what you get. The Parmesan sauce is out of this world. We had that...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jonesyknows
Matt W, General Manager at Muddy Rudder Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing the outstanding review, Jones! It was a pleasure hosting you and providing you with a perfectly cooked meal. Serving our guests only the most exceptional cuisine is something we take very seriously and we couldn't be happier that you had such...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Just great overall. Great food, Great atmosphere, Great service. The brunch was spectacular. Was nice at dinner to have the piano playing in the background, but not so loud that you could not have a romantic conversation.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Benjamin L
Matt W, General Manager at Muddy Rudder Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing, Benjamin! We are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful meal with us at Muddy Rudder Restaurant. We're so glad that you loved your meal and our service. We aim to please our guests with our warm hospitality and delicious...More

Reviewed December 8, 2018

I haven't been to the Muddy Rudder in quite awhile. I had such good memories of this restaurant from the past. I have wanted to visit every time I have driven by and finally, we stopped in this week. It just wasn't what I expected....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank forshara
Matt W, General Manager at Muddy Rudder Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2018

Thank you for the feedback, forshara. While it's great you enjoyed your time with us so much, we regret that we didn't meet your expectations. We hold ourselves to a higher standard so we'll be sure to discuss your feedback with our team moving forward....More

Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

I came to Yarmouth to surprise my best friend of 50 years for Thanksgiving wWe arranged a Special family dinner for four of us on Saturday November 24th and was very disappointed! Service was horrible at best. I actually had to get up and go...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Diana H
Matt W, General Manager at Muddy Rudder Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2018

We appreciate the feedback, Diana. We're deeply disappointed your experience with us was less than ideal. It's unfortunate our dishes and service didn't meet your expectations. We hold ourselves to a higher standard of service so we'll be sure to address your concerns with our...More

Reviewed November 14, 2018

Veterans Day went there with family and our veterans a group of eight ,our waitress was awesome and our food was great . I would recommend more butter for the rolls not enough for eight people . So far so good had a great time...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Crazycrv
Matt W, General Manager at Muddy Rudder Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2018

Thank you for your review and your husband's service to our country. I am happy to hear that you all enjoyed meals and service. However, I am disappointed that you left unhappy. The Portland Dine Around discount is not applicable on holidays or combined with...More

Reviewed November 14, 2018

We both had the haddock sandwich and a draft beer. The haddock was delicious and the portion was generous.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Linda T
Matt W, General Manager at Muddy Rudder Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2018

Thank you for sharing the outstanding review, Linda! Serving our guests only the most exceptional cuisine is something we take very seriously and we couldn't be happier that you had such a positive dining experience. We truly appreciate you taking the time to share and...More

Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

We saw on Facebook that muddy rudder was giving veteran’s free meal. We love this restaurant and wouldn’t pass up a meal. I had seafood scampi which I absolutely LOVED! Boyfriend had fried scallops which he loved also. Our waitress was amazing and we saw...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dianaonacki
Matt W, General Manager at Muddy Rudder Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Thanks for the wonderful review, Diana! We're thrilled your time with us was so fantastic! We strive to offer top-notch service alongside our mouthwatering dishes and your praise lets us know we're doing our job. That's what we like to see! We look forward to...More

Reviewed October 21, 2018

We stopped in Saturday for an early dinner. We were seated at a window quickly and our waitress was wonderful. Our food was most enjoyable from the Rudder chips to the French onion soup to the entree’s to dessert. I had the bourbon steak tips...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GaryWT
Matt W, General Manager at Muddy Rudder Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

Thanks for the wonderful review, Gary! We're thrilled your time with us was so fantastic! We strive to offer top-notch service alongside our mouthwatering dishes and your praise lets us know we're doing our job. That's what we like to see! We look forward to...More

Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Made a reservation for Sunday lunch . Lovely table by the window with glorious water and Fall views . The menu had a lot of specials, including some very good bloody Mary’s . The food was wonderful and all very fresh . The bleu cheese...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank T939FVpaulg
Matt W, General Manager at Muddy Rudder Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Thanks for the great review, Paul! We're happy your time with us was so wonderful! We care about our guests so we strive to offer the highest levels of service and delicious food. It's fantastic you enjoyed our mouthwatering dishes so much and that our...More

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