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Damariscotta River Grill

155 Main St, Damariscotta, ME 04543-4649
+1 207-563-2992
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster bake” (33 reviews)
“paella” (17 reviews)
“flatbread” (13 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
155 Main St, Damariscotta, ME 04543-4649
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Reviewed today via mobile

For more than 20 years this small restaurant has been feeding locals and tourist scrumptious food and being showered with prestigious awards. Their oysters from the Damarascotta river are the best in the world, but their ‘Three Ringed Circus’ of accompaniments are just as good.

Thank sbasgall
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good service, a little slow but very friendly. The onion soup is a must. I live the environment. Definitely recommend it!

Thank Glu2012
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for a lunch spot on our way from Acadia National Park to Boothbay and found this place. Loved it. Our party of 4 had lobster cakes, clam chowder, crab melt, and a veggie dish. All were excellent. Great beer selections too. Our...More

Thank Holt M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Creative seafood choices with solid service, reasonable wine choices and a sense of community. Oysters were excellent.

Reviewed 29 April 2018

We spent a week in Maine this past April and tried to get there as much as we could. They have a great selection of beers and an appetizer menu to "beat the band"! If you arrive during happy hour (3-6) there is a great...More

Thank LBDomNY
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

We met some friends here for happy hour meals and drinks. I highly recommend The Plank HH appetizer. Home made pork sausage, sweet pickles, spice nuts, bread spicy mustard and fig jam. WONDERFUL! Great atmosphere and the service was great.

Thank hjs799
Reviewed 12 April 2018

We have been going to restaurants in the Midcoast for many years, but were searching for a new place for Sunday brunch. We have now been to Damariscotta River Grill twice, and we will go back again for sure. First, the Bloody Mary: a superb...More

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Saturday nights are always busy here, but we were able to snag a table without reservations. I had the osso bucco special and my partner had the hanger steak. I had a wonderful beet salad to start, with just the right amount of blue cheese...More

Thank 3gooddogs
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Excellent!!! There are only three restaurants in the mid coast area in this category, and this is one of the best.

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Four of us had an extremely enjoyable late Saturday afternoon lunch here and we all loved our meal! We ate upstairs in its very comfortable atmosphere, fire in the fireplace and paintings from local artists on display for sale. I had the Prime Rib Dip...More

Thank skeelovr
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3 September 2017|
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Response from Etienne P | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you read the menu. SALADS Add to any salad: All natural grilled chicken - $5.85; sesame seared yellowfin tuna Rare* - $9.93; grilled all natural Scottish salmon - $9.93. All homemade dressings: Thousand Island... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 Main St, Damariscotta, ME 04543-4649
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Damariscotta
  • Phone Number: +1 207-563-2992
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