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King Eider's Pub

2 Elm St, Damariscotta, ME 04543-4078
+1 207-563-6008
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
2 Elm St, Damariscotta, ME 04543-4078
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to King Eider's Pub many times and the food is simply excellent. While not particularly large, there is seating in the bar area and second floor. Recently I had the blackened haddock sandwich with a side of handcut fries. The haddock was...More

1  Thank Jim24601
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wife and I and two grands visited Damariscotta for a few days. Stayed at Sheepscot Resort and staff recommended King Eiders. We had dinner there, Place was packed and food was delicious. I had Steak & Ale Pie, wife had haddock sandwich, one grand had...More

1  Thank Bob V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped by a couple of years ago and found it to be a very nice stop in Damariscotta. The atmosphere is fun, the staff are helpful and the food was very good.

1  Thank Griesenj
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We were on our way back from Pemaquid lighthouse and as we drove through town we noticed up a driveway was this pub. It looked very unique, very original, and very fun. We stopped in for lunch, a late lunch. There were a few locals...More

1  Thank CT-Foodie60
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Had lunch with my son, he had the chicken pot wich was huge and delicious , nice crust lots of filling ,even took some leftovers home. I had the Reuben wich was also big and just so yummy. We love coming to the pub ,always...More

Thank kittyboo7540
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I tried the "untraditional" fish and chips and was really pleased. Haddock was perfectly cooked and seasoned. The fries were potato perfection.

Thank beckyjoy2016
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We are frequent visitors of this restaurant and find the food to be very good. However we find that they charge way too much for a glass of wine. Our experience is that they are higher than most places in Maine and closer to what...More

Thank snow---1968
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We moved to the area less than a year ago and decided to celebrate my partners birthday around 6:00 Thursday. When asked if we wanted to be seated in the bar area or dining room we elected to go to up to the dining area...More

5  Thank Ivan A
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Nice atmosphere and owners are all family. The food is good not excellent. It is popular with the tourists who come to town.

Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed 21 March 2017

OK--I'm really surprised at a lot of the negative reviews I've read, because truthfully--I've cooked in some pretty nice joints, feel like I know a thing or two about food--what's good, what's not, how to make food taste really yummy and whatnot. Is the place...More

1  Thank Paul K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Elm St, Damariscotta, ME 04543-4078
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Damariscotta
  • Phone Number: +1 207-563-6008
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