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Dock Side Restaurant

$$ - $$$American, Seafood,
22 Harris Island Rd, York, ME 03909-5091
+1 207-363-2722
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
22 Harris Island Rd, York, ME 03909-5091
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Situated in a hidden Cove in York Harbor...this restaurant is totally unique in that it has location & ambience with nice food. A very pleasant dining experience. If you can find it, you'll love it & go again.

Thank catlovesoup45
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a Bloody Mary on a beautiful fall Sunday and this one came with an excellent view of York Harbor. We sat on the porch and ordered roasted eggplant flatbread, the prime rib sandwich with cheddar cheese, caramelized onions and horseradish mayo...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

I made reservations for my wife and I for an early start to her birthday month celebration. We were seated promptly by the hostess and our server came by shortly after we were seated. She was very friendly and knowledgeable. After ordering a bottle of...More

Thank Kgreene2013
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This place can accomodate family as well as large group. The staff was particularly helpfull in finding a nice table. A nice clam chowder for a rather cold day (end of septembre) and a reasoneable halibut.

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 21 September 2017

My husband and I dined at the Dockside Restaurant recently, as we were staying at the Dockside Guest Quarters hotel located on the same property. The food was delicious and our waitress, Maddie, was terrific and very helpful. Hubby had the Clam Chowder and I...More

4  Thank dcjclckc
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

This is my favorite spot on Earth. Great staff, fantastic food, equally fantastic scenery of York Harbor Maine!.

1  Thank doc005
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We had a large group of 14 for dinner and the staff could not have been more accommodating. Our server, Maddie, was a delight. The food was excellent - the view of the harbor is lovely.

Thank Janet D
Reviewed 17 September 2017

good food and nice views, but stuff not nice. I think waitress was having a bad night. I might give it another try.

Thank Peterson R
Reviewed 11 September 2017

A table inside as the sun set, and the harbour side lights came on. An enjoyable meal with prompt and friendly service from Nicole. Seafood of all varieties on offer, along with tempting desserts.

Thank KenFoulger
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We chose this restaurant after reading many positive reviews. We had a nice seat outside and enjoyed our appetizers, crab cakes and oysters. Our entrees took a while and we soon saw the result. My husband's steak was overcooked - well done instead of medium...More

Thank AnneMart33
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Questions & Answers
Anna B
12 November 2017|
Response from PSL61 | Property representative |
Sorry, We are closed for the season and will re-open for Mother's Day.
Bonnie C
4 March 2016|
Response from PLust | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry but we will not be open Easter. We will have Brunch on Mother's Day!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 32
American, Seafood, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 am
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 8:00 am
11:30 am - 8:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Harris Island Rd, York, ME 03909-5091
    (Route 103)
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  York
  • Phone Number: +1 207-363-2722
  • E-mail
The approach to the Dockside Restaurant is all part of the Dockside’s charm. You are treated to views of the York River and the grand “summer cottages” as you turn onto Harris Island Road to reach Dockside Restaurant. The view is quintessential Maine, people hustling up and down the docks, gleaming yachts and colorful lobster boats in front of a rock and pine-tree shore. Dockside’s recent renovation is perfect, warm and comfortable. Hardwood floors, European style lighting floor to ceiling window and a new mahogany bar with an adjoining outdoor cocktail deck. During warm months seating is available on our harbor view screen porch. The atmosphere is casual but the food is serious. Chef Dennis la Planet has been recognized as a “chef’s chef”. North Atlantic seafood prepared with a northern Italian influence and aged steaks are just the start. Lunch features organic salads, creative sandwiches and traditional favorites; fish and chips, chowders and fried clams too.
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