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Frank's Dockside

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Water Street, Lubec, ME
11:00 - 19:00
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Tacoma, Washington
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56 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a day on Campbello island we were hungry and Franks was recommended by a local. Very good service, nice atmosphere overlooking the water, and good food. I had the crab stuffed halibut, one of the specials and was not disappointed. Looking forward to eating here again!

Thank KC8212
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Stopped here on our way out of Lubec, It's a cozy little place with Italian influence and as soon as you walk through the door you are greeted by the sounds of Frank Sinatra. We had and ocean view table with appetizers and a fried fish dinner, it was very good.

Thank CroninHill
North Oxford, Massachusetts
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169 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

We stopped here for a quick lunch and thought it was great! Food was very good (especially the black bean burger) and service was fast. Nice views of the water. Highly recommend.

Thank DoctorKnow85
Washington DC
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I was pleasantly surprised to enjoy a delicious meal in the small town of Lubec. My wife and I crossed into the U.S. from Campobello Island to eat here on the recommendation of our B&B host. I had the Haddock Florentine, which was great. My wife had the “Kurt Cobaine”—haddock, scallops, and shrimp. On the night we were there, towards... More 

Thank Maurice B
Fort Myers, Florida
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115 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This restaurant in 'downtown' Lubec (all 2 blocks lonmg) is one of the nicer venues. Smaller restaurant but with a great, varied menu. Service was solid and the overall experience really fun. Highly recommended in the area which has limited restaurant offerings.

Thank Jon H
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297 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Friends and I scored a window table for lunch and were able to watch a pretty powerful tide going out with numerous seals feeding in the eddies. We were greeted warmly when we arrived and our server was friendly and efficient throughout our meal. I had a burger which came with chips and a pickle. It was well cooked and... More 

Thank NieSam
Woodinville, Washington
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

A West Quoddy lighthouse volunteer recommended this diner, along with another near by. We're happy we chose Frank's. Very good home cooking selections. Nice setting. Fun to enjoy lunch while seeing New Brunswick, Canada across the inlet.

Thank BearBear47
Hartland, Me.
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This restaurant is small but the food was very good! We were happy that they were open and could accommodate our party. The restaurant was full and we waited a few minutes for our table to be set. One waiter seemed to be covering the entire floor of patrons but his service was good. Our order was out in a... More 

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Eastport, Maine
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We have eaten at Frank's for many years. The food, especially the fish, is always fresh and delicious. On are most recent visit, with another couple, we both had the pan fried haddock. As usual it was cooked to perfection. With sides of mashed potatoes and carrots it made for a hearty meal on a cold and wet fall evening.... More 

Thank Robert D
1 review
Reviewed 24 October 2016

OMG the Water Street Chicken is amazing! Every dish is made from scratch by Frank, himself. Best food I have ever had.

Thank Shelly T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Water Street, Lubec, ME
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Lubec
  • Phone Number: 207-733-4484
New, wonderful atmosphere, extensive menu, watch seals as you dine

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