Boothbay Harbor, Maine Restaurant Recommendations
You can satisfy nearly every craving when you dine at our amazing restaurants in Boothbay Harbor. It goes without saying that when you visit Maine, indulging in lobster is a must! You’ll find our restaurants serve this delicacy in a variety of ways, from the famous lobster roll to baked stuffed lobster. Be sure to stop by Newagen Seaside Inn and Linekin Bay Resort Deck Bar & Grill, our sister properties, for their signature lobster roll and other delicious menu items.
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Boothbay Harbor, Maine, Dining
Sister Property Restaurants
the deck bar & grill at linekin bay resort
92 Wall Point Rd, Boothbay Harbor | 207 633 2494
Open for lunch and dinner daily May-October at the waterfront Deck Bar & Grill or in the cozy and casual dining room. Come by boat and park at the dock or call the resort’s tender to pick you up from a dedicated LBR mooring. Check the website for hours.
the pub at newagen seaside inn
60 Newagen Colony Rd, Southport | 207 633 5242
One of the peninsula’s best-kept secrets, the Pub at Newagen Seaside Inn is away from the crowds and close to the sea. Open for lunch and dinner, enjoy an after-dinner drink in the red brick and wood-paneled pub or take your drink to the deck and sit at the outdoor fireplace. On Thursday and Sunday nights, you’ll also enjoy live, local music. Try the traditional lobster bake on Tuesday evening in July and August Open May-October for lunch and dinner. Check the website for hours.
Local Dining Recommendations
ports of italy
47 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor | 207 633 1011
Traditional Italian cuisine and an extensive wine list in downtown Boothbay Harbor. Pasta, sauces and desserts are made in-house every day. Open 4:30-close seven days a week May-January.
48 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor | 207 633 5839
A casual, family-owned restaurant with a menu to please all ages. Join the Tide Celebration when servers don the hats of Captain Neptune’s creatures of the sea. The bell rings and you get the signature drink, the Boothbay Mama, or a domestic draft beer for a dollar. Kids will love the touch tank on the dock. Open for lunch and dinner May-October.
the thistle inn
55 Oak St, Boothbay Harbor | 207 633 3541
The Thistle Inn was built as a sea captain’s home in 1861 and has four intimate dining rooms, two of which have fireplaces that lend to the cozy ambiance during the winter. The large porch is a delightful place to dine in the summer evenings. Open 4:00pm–9:00pm.
boathouse bistro tapas bar
12 By-Way, Boothbay Harbor | 207 633 0400
Three floors of dining capped by an expansive open-air deck overlooking the harbor. Famous for the sangria. Winter hours: Open nightly for dinner from 4pm–9pm, Saturday and Sunday for lunch at 11:30am.
the lobster dock
49 Atlantic Ave, Boothbay Harbor | 207 633 7120
Winner of the Bobby Flay Throwdown! Select your own lobster from the tank and watch as they are prepared for cooking in large outdoor pots. Rookies can get a lesson on how to best eat them and learn the differences between hard and soft shell. All the seafood is local and stews and chowders are prepared daily for you to enjoy on the open-air dock or the indoor dining room. Open daily for lunch and dinner Memorial Day-Columbus Day.
301 Adams Pond Rd, Boothbay | 207 633 3411
A cozy tavern atmosphere with an active in-house brewery. Organic wood-fired flatbread pizzas, salads, sandwiches, and burgers. Open daily for lunch and dinner May-December.
Photo credit: Linekin Bay Resort and Let’s Frolic Together Photography