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Archer’s on the Pier is located directly on Rockland’s pristine waterfront. Come enjoy an innovative and tasty menu for lunch and dinner created with the best sustainable seafood and local produce. If you stop in on Sunday, we offer a light fare for brunch while you enjoy Jazz playing softly in the background. Sit out on our large deck and watch the windjammers drift by as you relish the fresh sea air. You will also notice the ferry that transports locals and visitors to and from Vinalhaven and North Haven from Rockland’s port.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Good place for lunch while walking around Rockland. Good menu variety and prompt service. Interesting clientele from locals to tourists.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had high expectations to get some good fresh seafood dinners here, and were not disappointed. The whole experience was lovely...eating on the patio next to the water, a friendly attentive waitress, great food. However, when we got our bill, we noticed all our entrees...were $3 over what the menu specified. When asked about it, the waitress said something about our sides being extra, even though the menu clearly indicated that they were included. She did offer to take the extra charge off, but it kind of ruined an otherwise delightful evening. Had they just noted the extra charge on the menu, we would have paid it without complaint and have left in good spirits. I don't understand why this happened; don't see anyone else with this complaint. I'm puzzled.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in Maine for five days. Great food everywhere. But the crab BLT there was the best meal of all. Only advice is get there early. We ended up eating at the bar. Which was fine

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't have plans for Sunday dinner and had eaten here once before. Service was very good, my lobster roll was everything it should be and his burger was cooked to order acceptable. Their scallops wrapped in bacon were delicious. Sat on the patio and...could have used a heater a bit closer. Our waitress was lovely.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Group of us visited on a very busy night to celebrate both a birthday and our 33rd annual cruise on a local schooner. Service by Callie was prompt and impeccable. Food and drinks were all top drawer. A bit expensive but then it’s both very...popular, good and in a major tourist area. Thanks again to Lynn and staff for accommodating us again. This marked our sixth annual visit by our sailing group!More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an early dinner and were seated outside with a harbor view. The baked stuffed haddock and crab cakes were delicious! Service was great, but not rushed.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sister went out of her way to find a decent and open restaurant while we were visiting the area. Unfortunately, our broiled haddock was close to tasteless. Mind you, we had been enjoying haddock meals throughout NH and ME on our eight day trip....The waiter was very good and helpful. The seating and views wonderful. I believe my brother-in-laws burger was good, niece had crab roll that she liked and sister ate a fish sandwich that she said was good.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good but not that good….nice setting, good selection of drinks, beer and food. But the food was pretty average. Nice server. Got there at 4:15, had skipped lunch and we were hungry. Unfortunately the onion rings (sticks, something) were the best part of this not...cheap meal.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We’d been in Rockport for 4 days and still hadn’t found an open lobster restaurant. Well we found it today at Archer’s. Expecting to get the standard lobster roll, I chose instead the lobster Reuben. What a delightfully unique sandwich. Well worth the $25. Bloody...Mary was refreshingly light on tomato and heavy on horseradish. And marisol was a very attentive waiter. We might come back for lunch tomorrow before heading back home. Yum.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Archer's staff provided excellent service to our groups of six and eight. The variety of meals included both surf and turf items and all items we sampled were excellent.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Frequently Asked Questions about Archer's on the Pier

Yes, Archer's on the Pier offers takeaway services.

Archer's on the Pier is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4