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“AWESOME!!”

Tugboat Inn Restaurant
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Soups
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Good for: Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Belgrade, ME
Level Contributor
117 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“AWESOME!!”
Reviewed September 13, 2012

This was a a spur of the moment stop and we were definitely NOT disappointed! Love the Bloody Mary and the meal was excellent!!

Visited October 2011
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  • English first
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  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Longueuil, Canada
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224 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
“For lobster lovers!”
Reviewed September 11, 2012

The Tugboat Inn restaurant, right next to the Inn, has a grand view of the Inner harbor at Boothbay. We ate there twice over a long week-end stay and both times we had the lobster special...Two steamed lobsters with all the fixings at a more than reasonable price. (In fact, we couldn't believe the price!). The wine list is more than adequate and prices are reasonable. Unfortunately, the waitress didn't provide an ice bucket for ou white wine but service was friendly. Since the restaurant was quite busy on both nights we ate there, we had to wait as we hadn't made reservations but the wait wasn't too long and there's seating room at the bar while waiting for a table. If you're lucky enough to get a table window-side, you get to see the pretty lights from the harbor and the moored boats.

Visited September 2012
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Gardner, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lobster special”
Reviewed September 9, 2012

The meal was great, the restaurant is charming. Special attention should be made for handicapped patrons. Our guest had to climb a flight of stairs with a cane. That was difficult. So few handicap spaces.

Visited September 2012
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Thank Lorraine W
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NYC
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Perfect Place for Sunset”
Reviewed September 6, 2012

Built as an addition to an actual grounded tugboat, this restaurant features magnificent views of Boothbay Harbor. Insist on the Sea Island Shrimp (a dish sometimes mysteriously missing from the menu) and tell the manager to make it available every day.

Visited September 2012
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Hartford, Connecticut
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Much better than expected”
Reviewed September 2, 2012

We arrived in Boothbay late on a Saturday and the Tugboat was the only spot with an open table. We were pleasantly surprised by both the food and the service. Much better than Kahler's and several restaurants on the wharf.

Visited August 2012
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Thank Merasheen
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