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Rocktide Inn & Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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35 Atlantic Ave, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-2131
+1 207-633-4455
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South Venice, Florida
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

The hotel rooms are not super fancy but they are clean and well appointed. We love the convenience of their bountiful breakfast and the convenience of walking downtown. It is well run with very attentive staff.

Thank 8elliecooks
Kansas City
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

The breakfast, included with our room, was adequate but not very flavorful. Served as a buffet, the wait staff did not seem interested in assisting us. Most of the staff stood around talking to each other, occasionally sitting with guests and chatting, and having breakfast themselves in the dining room. It seemed rather unprofessional. The room was adequate, but certainly... More 

Thank Joan S
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Ate here twice during our visit to Boothbay Harbor and it was excellent. Wife had an 8oz fillet that was as good as she'd had anywhere, and that includes Ruth's Chris. Her steak came with a lobster claw. I had the champaign lobster and again it was very good. Restaurant is a little pricey, but then none of the eateries... More 

Thank trigger41
Saint Petersburg
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We ate here as it was close to our hotel and claimed to be a fine dining destination. Our server Theresa was a star and we had a fine meal after a rocky start. Upon arrival we informed the hostess that we didn't have reservations but would love to dine there. We got the snarky reply of "I'll see what... More 

Thank Barbara A
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Beautiful hotel with awesome restaurant! Seafood platter is enough for 2 people! Cocktail hour offers responsible drinks and half price appetizers either inside or out on the deck overlooking the bay. Love to watch the sunsets.

Thank Peggy P
Rockland, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Food is good, there is a fair size variety, there is also an outdoor patio with entertainment on the weekend

1 Thank Donna P
Denver, Colorado
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67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We had an excellent dinner with scallops and a salmon salad. Also had two breakfasts at their extensive buffet. Great cooked-to order omelettes.

Thank DenverJack2
Tennessee Ridge, Tennessee
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34 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

I arrived at 8:20pm on my first night, and I was hungry. I was told the restaurant closes at 8:30pm! Had to suspend check-in to go eat first, as I was tired and did not want to wander around in the dark looking for a meal elsewhere. That being said, the dinner was excellent. The breakfast buffet provided is also... More 

Thank TNtvlr
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Don't stay here unless you like struggling up flights of stairs with heavy luggage. Our "view of the harbor" was the front of the Boothbay Harbor Inn.........no view of the water from our room! As promised! Terrible experience

Thank Janice H
St. Petersburg, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We ate dinner here and found the decor, food and service to be just ok. Nothing wrong but nothing special for the prices.

Thank pspongberg

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 50
American, Bar, Seafood
Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Atlantic Ave, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-2131
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-633-4455
  • This restaurant is at Rocktide Inn
Enjoy spectacular harbor views, a menu full of fresh seafood and delicious dishes to tease the taste buds, and the On the Rocks Lounge at the Rocktide Inn & Restaurant. Situated on the water on the east side in beautiful downtown Boothbay Harbor, the Rocktide has been a landmark in the harbor since 1968. Enjoy hot popovers with every meal, and one of the finest selections of house wine and liquor to be found on the water. Enjoy good times and great food at the Rocktide Inn & Restaurant.

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