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Inicio Bistro & Bar - CLOSED

237 Main St, Ogunquit, ME 03907-3215
+1 207-646-7580
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
4 Jan 2014
“Best in Ogunquit”
21 Oct 2013
“Wonderful bistro in the heart of Ogunquit”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Mediterranean, International, Spanish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
237 Main St, Ogunquit, ME 03907-3215
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Reviewed 5 January 2014

We frequent Inicio whenever we are in the Ogunquit. Best food, best bartenders, best waitstaff and best owners hands down! Hopefully all the praise on Tripadvisor won't go to their heads. This restaurant is really great the way it is. Thanks for all the great...More

Thank WendyPenn
Reviewed 22 October 2013

We were at Inicio on a weekday in September and could not understand why there were not more guests. The restaurant is entered via a stair on the side that takes you through a lovely garden and wooded area before turning you back into the...More

Thank JoeMorgan_12
Reviewed 15 October 2013

We went to Inicio for some drinks and tapas. The bar is outdoors on a deck and serves up some very unusual and tasty cocktails. Loved the place and will go there for dinner on our next trip.

Thank Roberta G
Reviewed 5 October 2013

We very favorably impressed with Inicio. It's very informal, and the menu is (as mentioned by almost all reviewers) an aclectic mix of tapas, Mediterrean and "other." As an example, we got a nice pickled plate of beets, not cucumbers, and also got a great...More

Thank ordinarymind
Reviewed 5 October 2013

On our last evening in Ogunquit, we thought to give Inicio Bistro a try. Tried all the other restaurants in town, some good some bad, some ugly, The menu is different. Sort of a Spanish-Mediteranean blend, not typical of of the fried seafood and lobster...More

Thank jmyers1814
Reviewed 24 September 2013

We went there for the Tapas and enjoyed all our plates. Our absolute favorite was the chorizo skewers with the pomegranate molasses, but we enjoyed everything we ordered including the shrimp and lamb meatballs. We had a great waiter who was very attentive and some...More

Thank keninca
Reviewed 17 September 2013

My wife and I have had a tapas type meal just a few times in the past. The menu here was very interesting and had some great selections. The waitress was very helpful and the meal was great.

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 16 September 2013

We stopped in after reading other reviews on this site. We were NOT disappointed! I can't believe the place isn't busier than it is: all of the food we ordered was hot, fresh and home made. Service was quick and friendly (thanks, Kady!), but we...More

Thank NewYorkTraveler2010
Reviewed 15 September 2013

Great food. Lovely environment. Excellent value. Nice stop in Ogunquit. Their hummus was even better than mine.

Thank Raleighhiker
Reviewed 4 September 2013

We were looking for a great restaurant overlooking the town of Ogunquit, for our last night there. This restaurant not only "fit the bill," it exceeded our expectations! Our waiter, Eric, was fantastic. He was able to give us great descriptions and recommendations for everything...More

Thank Vicki P
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 4 - USD 22
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 237 Main St, Ogunquit, ME 03907-3215
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Ogunquit
  • Phone Number: +1 207-646-7580
  • E-mail
Inicio Bistro is a quaint summer perch located on the second floor at 237 Main Street in downtown Oqunquit, ME. Our cuisine is predominantly Middle Eastern, Spanish with other world and regional touches. We make our own Hummus tahini, Falafel, Tabouli, and Lamb Meatballs. Our Adalusian White Gazpacho is amazing. Our grill items include - Chorizo Kebobs, Gambas Espana, Black & Blue Salmon, Grilled Hanger with Chimichurri sauce and more. We complement our menu with a tasteful selection of wines, craft & import beers, ciders and spirits from around the globe. We also offer free WiFi and smartphone plugins at the bar.
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