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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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“paella” (17 reviews)
“flatbread” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 8:30 pm Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
155 Main St, Damariscotta, ME 04543-4649
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Popped in for lunch on an extended weekend trip to Maine. Nice, tidy and cozy place with excellent seafood lunch! Chowder cup is great to start with, continued with any seafood.

Reviewed 19 December 2017

In the heart of Damariscotta, this is a cozy stop for a good meal. Our waiter was spotty, having to run back and forth a few times to get info he should have had for the menu, but he was charming and witty, so all...More

Thank iclodyes
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

We love the River Grill. The food and service are consistently superior. Prices are reasonable. Menu changes with the seasons. Nightly specials are often a terrific choice. We’ve lived in Damariscotta for 18 months and this is our favorite spot.

Thank Beth D
Reviewed 9 November 2017

My friend and I met here for happy hour apps and some drinks. It's an easy place to get to - lots of parking int he back public lot. The apps were very good and the drinks, while inexpensive, were pretty light on the alcohol....More

Thank paducah1983
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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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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