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Frank's Dockside

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Water Street, Lubec, ME
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Thu - Tue 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Kingsport, Tennessee
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156 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stunning views from the back deck of the harbor and of Mulholland Lighthouse across the way in New Brunswick. They have creative choices for their hamburgers and the ones we tried were delicious!

Thank tim_b_toolman
Newry, Maine
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a great spot to find. The food and service are above average. Since it is very popular among the local residents, it is wise to eat at off peak hours. The menu changes daily with specials that sell out quickly. The view from the porch or the window tables is fantastic. If you are in the area, this... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there to take a break from Maine seafood and try some of the Italian entrees on the menu. The place was cozy, busy and the staff efficient and friendly. We ordered veal park and eggplant parm, both served with "red sauce" and pasta. The veal was great, eggplant just ok, but the sauce was very very sweet. Didn't... More 

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had a wonderful experience yesterday for a late lunch. We waited briefly for a window table with a lovely view. I had the lobster roll with slaw and fries. My husband had the cheese ravioli and toasted garlic bread. The pours for our chardonnays were generous. Our waiter Greg was most attentive. We loved the comfy... More 

Thank tude5566
New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were traveling to New Brunswick in late September. None of the three restaurants recommended at our B&B were still serving at 7:30 on a quiet Tuesday evening. There was literally no place to eat. Frank's was closed but the staff was on the deck. They invited us to come up and served us huge bowls of delicious fish chowder,... More 

Thank Kathleen C
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in for lunch, just in time. We got the second to last table, then the wait line began... I got broccoli-cheese soup and Spaghetti & meatballs. Both very good and perfect for a rainy Sunday! My husband got the tortellini soup and Baked Stuffed Shells, which he enjoyed as well! Very comfortable, cozy atmosphere. Perfect for the moment!

Thank C B
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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92 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the closest place to where we were staying, so we stopped in for our first meal in Lubec. The Fish Stew was outstanding, really wish I could find a seafood soup like theirs here at home! My husband had a fish sandwich - very generous portion - and a side dish of delicious fries that I kept stealing.... More 

Thank Dianna W
Augusta, Georgia
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54 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were in the Lubec, Me. area in late Sept. and wanted to find a good place to eat on a cool and rainy afternoon. We saw Frank's Dockside listed on Trip Advisor with good reviews. We were relieved to find it open since many places had already closed for the season. We were greeted warmly by a young man... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We very much enjoyed the haddock Florentine as well as the mixed dish of scallops, haddock, shrimp and stuffed mushrooms. The place is popular with both ocals and tourists.

Thank havesuitcase11
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly service, cool atmosphere and amazing food. Especially the French fries! I would recommend coming here if you travel to Lubec.

Thank Garth W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Water Street, Lubec, ME
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Lubec
  • Phone Number: 207-733-4484
New, wonderful atmosphere, extensive menu, watch seals as you dine

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?