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“Beautiful Family Run Inn”
Review of Squire Tarbox Inn

Squire Tarbox Inn
Ranked #11 of 30 Restaurants in Wiscasset
Cuisines: American, French, Swiss
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed August 25, 2013

The squire tarbox inn is located on an idyllic farm on Wesport Island/Wiscasset. My fiance and I had a great time walking through their woods, eating wild blueberries on their farm, and relaxing on their porch. There's a complimentary breakfast with homemade jams and breads and pastries, as well as eggs from their own chickens. There's a rooster, but it doesn't crow at all, ever.

The hospitality is really top notch. Roni, Mario, Lara, and the staff really make you feel at home with the small details like the seemingly bottomless cookie jar, complimentary bug spray, and just general positive demeanor.

They also offer mushroom foraging with David Spahr who is something of a Mycological genius. We spent the morning wandering the woods and found a whole bunch of black trumpets, candy caps, and some prized chanterelles. That night, Lara cooked them up for us and simply served them with toast.

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Thank mrpeey
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Reviewed August 9, 2013

We made a repeat visit and, as before, had an outstanding meal. I had an unusual starter, chilled sorrel soup, and rack of lamb. Both were excellent with the lamb cooked just as I had requested. Dessert was a terrific crene brûlée. My husband had the Swiss onion soup and sirloin steak - very good. Mario and Roni's daughter presided in the kitchen and came out to chat - as did Roni. We got a great tip on where to buy locally raised lamb. We'll go back again on a fall Thursday evening for the Swiss specialties.
This Inn is a bit off the beaten track but well worth visiting. The colonial building and Swiss decor as well as a walk around the farm make for an enjoyable evening and great meal.

Thank Carol R
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Reviewed July 18, 2013

We dined here last summer and had a delicious meal on the porch, with a view of the lush landscape, complete with free-range chickens. This year we were impressed once more by the friendliness of our hosts and the beautiful balance in the preparation. The meals show careful attention to color and taste--the salad with its fresh greens, yummy celery root remoulade, and clever little raspberries and blueberries winking among the leaves. Best of all, the atmosphere at Squire Tarbox is peaceful and civilized. The place is cared-for and shows it in every detail. And those chickens look quite happy!

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Thank skeptictraveler
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Reviewed June 27, 2013

I had dinner here the other night. The atmosphere is very pleasant and relaxing whether you sit inside the low ceilinged, fireplaced, dining room or on the deck. The staff are very hospitable and the chef even appeared and asked how our food was. I had the onion soup which was superb, the veal with a mushroom cream sauce on roesti potatoes which was delicious. Everyone in my party liked their food very much. This is not an inexpensive night out but it is defnitely worth the money.

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Thank ross5100
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Reviewed May 5, 2013 via mobile

This is such a quaint inn located on a small organic farm. The family that owns the inn is extremely nice including the farmer son. The food and wine is terrific with local ingredients.

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Thank jake2771
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