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Water Street Tavern & Inn

12 Water St, Lubec, ME 04652-1143
+1 207-733-2477
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“scallops” (40 reviews)
“moqueca” (11 reviews)
“carrot cake” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 Water St, Lubec, ME 04652-1143
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Glad to find a restaurant that stayed open until 9pm. We had an excellent dinner, including an enormous piece of cake which we had to take back for the next night.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank TravelerRA
Reviewed October 15, 2018

We have gone to Frank’s many times over the years & have never been disappointed. The service is friendly & attentive & the food is always top notch. The Cajun shrimp are my favorite, but the seafood diablo, fish & chips & haddock burger are...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CFIViper
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Warm, friendly atmosphere, our server was attentive and knowledgeable. Being in Down East Maine the menu was heavily seafood but there were a few landlubber selections. Our server was quick to state that the current lobsters were soft shell and they were not serving them,but...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Christine G
Reviewed October 14, 2018

One night I had the crab covered haddock and my wife had the Moqueca that was excellent. She cleaned her plate. They serve their meals with 2 side dishes and had fresh baked desserts. The second night we had a lobster dinner, about 1.7 pounds...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank canddlove
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Charming restaurant! Every aspect of our dinner was top notch! For dinner we had the crab cake dinner that was all crab meat and the seafood pasta dish that was superb. The wine list was quite a surprise to find in this small town -...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sandy M
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Went to Maine but I am not a lover of seafood! This establishment offers a beautiful bacon wrapped meatloaf on their menu! My wife absolutely loved the way the vegetables were served and enjoyed the fish and chips. Do yourself a favor and stop in...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank David Z
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

This was quite possibly the best meal we had during a week of visiting towns across New England. The Moqueca (a stew-like recipe with haddock, scallops and shrimp over a bed of rice and covered in a thick broth with peppers) was DELICIOUS! The baked...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank TideTraveler98
Reviewed September 23, 2018

We ate in each of the restaurants in town over a 4 day stay. Had our best meal here. From the outside looks like a local bar, inside too, but everyone in our party of 4 agreed. Good dinners! Place was super busy as only...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Vicki S
Reviewed September 21, 2018

I have eaten in some of the finest establishments throughout all of the largest cities in the USA (NY, LA, Chicago, Dallas, DC, Miami, etc), and around the world (Europe and Asia amongst) and this little out-of-the-way restaurant in this little teeny tiny town hands...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank TN-Transplant73
Reviewed September 20, 2018

We searched TA for a "nice" dinner location and chose the Water Street Tavern. Husband had the scallop dinner (sautéed) and served with garlic green beans and rosemary potatoes. The scallops were cooked perfectly; gently brown on the the outside and tender/moist on the inside....More

Date of visit: September 2018
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I don't know if they allow dogs. Sorry!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Water St, Lubec, ME 04652-1143
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Lubec
  • Phone Number: +1 207-733-2477
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