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“Landmark” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Goldenrod Restaurant

Goldenrod Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 2 Dessert in York Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Landmark”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013

It is fun to visit the Goldenrod to view and sample the candy making process. They have a clean, and well run establishment. It is fun to hit the penny candy counter with the little ones as that is not something you come across every day.

Visited July 2012
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English first
Copenhagen, Denmark
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245 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
“Wonderful lunch”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2013

Stopped for lunch during a trip around New England. The service was great, the place lovely and the food fantastic.

Definitely worth a visit.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Palm Coast, Florida
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106 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Goldenrod”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2013

No visit to York Beach, Maine would be complete without a stop at the Goldenrod. This restaurant has been around for generations. Kids (and adults) love to stand by the corner window and watch the taffy being pulled. The restaurant menu is very extensive and the staff is always attentive. They also have a great soda fountain where you can get ice cream products. The candy department is fabulous - we ship taffy to friends all over the USA!

Visited September 2012
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Fond memories”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2012

Love the way they serve the ice cream in the little metal cups, just like in the old days. The place is quaint and rustic.

Visited July 2012
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Thank shehig
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Brandon, VT
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64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“As remembered”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2012

Years ago, as a child, I vacationed in York Beach & the Goldenrod restaurant is just as I remembered. Nothing has changed, except maybe the prices. The food is not spectacular, but typical. Good service, good wholesome food, good fun - watching the taffy being made. Busy even on a rainy day in September.

Visited September 2012
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