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Hartstone Inn

41 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843-1910
+1 207-236-4259
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm Hours
Seafood, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
41 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843-1910
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Inn is in an old house and in the middle of town. I think they have modernized in recent years so there are some more modern decorations than just old historic inn style. We started at the small bar for HH. It was perfect...More

Thank CS1Portland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love fine dining, and so it is no surprise that I looked for a great place to dine on Trip Advisor prior to visiting Camden this week and decided upon the Hartstone Inn as a destination. The place is just perfect in every way....More

Thank Bradford G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very quaint inn situated conveniently in the middle of downtown Camden. The staff here is excellent and their dinners amazing.

Thank Tnilinger
Reviewed 7 February 2018

In our opinion, as Rockport Maine residents, this is the best restaurant in the area. We frequent it often and are always consistently highly pleased. We go to the Hartstone for special occasions such as birthdays and Valentine's Day and anniversaries but we also frequent...More

Thank McKenziesMom
Reviewed 21 January 2018

The dining experience at Hartstone is second to none. We enjoyed dinner and breakfast and both were outstanding. The food speaks for itself, really outstanding, but what we really loved was the attention to detail and that they're somehow avoided the typcial "stuffy" feeling of...More

Thank MrsDashboardLiving
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stayed in the champagne suite for three nights prior to Christmas with other family members who were also staying in suites at the hartstone. The suite was very comfortable, and had everything we needed, including a great gas fireplace in the...More

Thank Meri M
Reviewed 27 December 2017

My husband and I had the set menu here Christmas Eve, except that, at the time of reservation we asked for fish instead of filet mignon because my husband has a dietary restriction. They were very accommodating (considering how busy they were) and gave us...More

Thank safari_qn
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Superb experience in every way... meals were beyond delicious and satisfying... also artfully presented... a real treat. Staff is professional while down to earth... atmosphere is sophisticated without pretentiousness... a stay at this inn made our Christmas merry.

Thank BIPeep2014
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Michael Simon, the chef-owner of the Hartstone Inn, provides the most exquisite dining experience we have encountered in all of Maine! Your first impression is of the beautifully- lit, intimate, tastefully decorated for the holidays dining rooms, where you are greeted by staff who are...More

Thank ffudlikre
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

This might be a result of my reading the reviews before I went and having elevated expectations, but the experience didn't meet our expectations. Don't get me wrong, it was good, and I could tell that they took pride in their food and presentation. However,...More

Thank RoamingAround
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 48
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843-1910
    (Between Washington St. and Free St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Camden
  • Phone Number: +1 207-236-4259
  • E-mail
Butter poached Maine lobster over angel hair, Pistachio Crusted Lamb chops, Seared Diver Scallops and Grilled Salmon Nicoise are just a sample of what diners might experience at the Hartstone Inn. Steps from Camden harbor, Fodor's considers the Hartstone Inn "An elegant and sophisticated retreat and culinary destination offering a unique experience in pampered luxury." Choose from our ala carte menu which rotates weekly or our 5-course tasting menu ($48.50). With advanced notice we are happy to accommodate allergies or dislikes and create a menu especially for you. Our cellar list offers a selection of 150 bottles, starting at $24, and lauded by Wine Specatator. Proud recipient of the AAA Four Diamond Award and the American Culinary Federation Achievement of Excellence award.
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