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The Drouthy Bear

$$ - $$$, British,
50 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843-1929
+1 207-236-2327
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scotch egg” (32 reviews)
“fish and chips” (52 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
50 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843-1929
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had dinner and drinks and loved it. The pub was bustling for a Tuesday night but service was still excellent.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kirtg22
Reviewed 6 days ago

Recommended by our innkeepers at Camden Windward House, we ate at The Drouthy Bear after watching the Christmas by the Sea Festival Parade. My husband was thrilled with his lobster bisque, marvelling at the huge chunk of claw meat on top, and his ginger-molasses marinated...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Maria M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great atmosphere, really hopping on a Saturday around 5:30. I had Shephard's Pie, it was good and came with a nice fresh salad. Short beer list, although a few good Maine beers to be had, I had an Old Engine Oil, a porter from Scotland,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bells282
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This would be our local if we lived in Camden Popped in twice during our one night stay in Camden We enjoyed a light lunch and been and then went back for dinner. The bar has lots of atmosphere and is cosy, comfortable and very...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank smallluxuryitem
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here twice during our stay in Camden. The bar is set in an old house. My traveling partner and I tried out the Scottish Eggs. Very favorable and quite tasty. I ordered the Shepard's pie and my buddy ordered the Gamekeeper"s pie. I...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank catm93
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Extremely busy touristy bar with just okay service and drinks. Not extremely personal bartender, which for me is a must. Too many other better options.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Weeneythebatwoman
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Spend a very enjoyable evening in this fine establishment whilst stopping over in town. The bar is on the small side but this makes for good atmosphere. Great selection of beers, some from UK. Lounge extension is mainly for dining. On night we were there...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Hercules11
Reviewed 7 November 2018

The Drouthy Bear was recommended to us by our Innkeeper at the Blue Harbor Inn, while we were visiting Camden, Maine. What a really good recommendation!! Andrew, the owner was friendly and gave us some good options to try for lunch. The fish and chips...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rubyshooz8
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Great selection of local micro brews on tap with an tasty menu that has something for everyone. A must stop for lunch in Camden!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank allenc219
Reviewed 20 October 2018

We ate here during a mid-fall week in Camden. My wife had the haggis, chips and cheese curds. I had the Shepherd's Pie. Both were very good. I had Engine Oil porter from Scotland; very fine tasting. The place is busy, warm and friendly but...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JMLVermont
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Questions & Answers
10 July 2017|
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Response from Andrew S | Property representative |
Yes, we have games, books, an outside play area with a slide and a kids food menu.
Becky R
15 February 2017|
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Response from mainejac | Reviewed this property |
I agree about looking at the menu online. Plus, the owner/manager seems so flexible, he would probably oblige a reasonable request!
19 October 2016|
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Response from drouthybear | Property representative |
We don't take reservations, walk in only. Look forward to seeing you soon!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843-1929
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Camden
  • Phone Number: +1 207-236-2327
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