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“Great Spot for Oyster Lovers”
Review of Mine Oyster

Mine Oyster
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed September 18, 2012

A fairly new spot in Boothbay Harbor, Mine Oyster has a huge menu of oysters from various locations including the delicious Damariscotta River oysters. The oysters are available on the half-shell and in numerous other preparations, including Oysters Rockefeller in case you're in a retro mood. Other seafood and dishes for landlubbers are also available. We enjoyed our lunch very much. Service was perky and efficient, the beer was cold and the oysters and other seafood we tasted were delicious.

Thank rag714
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Reviewed September 17, 2012

Order the local raw oysters (a little more expensive than shucker's choice, but worth it) and the oyster stew.

Thank Jim F
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Reviewed September 17, 2012

sit upstairs out on the deck for a great view of the Bay. Oyster specials and great local beers on tap. Makes for a great place to spend time with friends and enjoy the views and sunshine.

Thank MeesterMichaelBrown
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Reviewed September 16, 2012

We had planned to try a different place each night while in Boothbay Harbor, but Mine Oyster was so wonderful we ate there two nights in a row. The atmosphere was very nice, but the servers rocked! The restaurant offers more than a dozen different types of oysters. The servers know all the intricasies of each. They ask questions to find out what you like and help guide your choices. The second night we had Brenna as our server. It was obvious that she really enjoys what she does --- loves helping her guests and keeps you laughing. She also makes a mean Salty Pretzel nightcap! Over the two nights we tried at least 5 kinds of oysters, mostly raw, but some roasted. Our favorites were the Damariscotta Escapees. We tried oysters at other restaurants in Boothbay Harbor and Portland, but hands down the freshest, most perfectly shucked and served were those at Mine Oyster. We highly recommend this place.

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Thank NagsHeadGirl_1
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Reviewed September 12, 2012

Food great - not noisy - better quality than other restaurants owned by the same owner - feels more like a local than tourist spot.

Thank mamabear5697
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