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“Excellent”
Review of Tan Turtle Tavern

Tan Turtle Tavern
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Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

Food was very good. Huge portions though. Calamari was excellent with a great marinara sauce. One had mussels and declared them great, one had tuna melt, could not finish it and one had chowder and salad. That was the smart move, but definitely worth the ride over there. Lovely setting too.

Thank Judy L
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Reviewed September 13, 2017

Staying in Northeast Harbor for two weeks we decided to eat out. There are a few choices in Northeast Harbor and as we did not wish to drive far we chose th e Tan Turtle.
If you go do try the Fried Green Tomato Stack which is unlike any Fried Green Tomatoes we all know. Called the Fried Green Tomato Stack we were curious. It was delicious however, VERY filling. As said Do Try. Only comment - not a complaint- the serving is large & (it's an appetizer )could have been shared however, it was so unusual and so good I ate the whole thing!! Decide in the future the F.G. Tomatoes, a small salad and glass or two of Kendall Jackson chardonnay would do me for dinner! I followed with a seafood gumbo which I would give a 'fair' rating. my friend had shrimp Scampi which was also..okay. Could be because we were almost full with the fried G. Tomatoes.

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Thank Gowney
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Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

We went here for dinner in May and thought we would try breakfast this trip to the Island. Walked across parking lot and up over the stairs to discover doors locked. Went back to car and drove around building to enter other entrance. Waited to be seated and waited to place order Food was okay. For the price I had hoped for better food. I will say the bacon was quality but we probably wouldn't go back for breakfast.

Thank tomsmom96
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Reviewed September 3, 2017

From the harbor side of the building it was apparent it included a terrace and in time, we found the entrance behind the structure. Once inside, the service and food were outstanding.

Thank Chairman10-11
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Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

Location near Northeast Harbor and nice bartenders are the only pluses. Food is a C- the menu should be cut by 2/3s and focus on doing a few things well. Quantity does not make up for quality

Thank Barnie F
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