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Dockside Family Restaurant

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30 Main St, Belfast, ME 04915-6824
+1 207-338-6889
Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Wed 11:00 - 15:00
Thu 11:00 - 19:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Rockland, Maine
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Dropped in for a lunch on a recent Friday. It was busy as usual but the service was fast and courteous. Even in the winter it was a nice view and lots of folks walking on Maine Street

Thank Ann T
Tucson, Arizona
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hubby and I stopped in for a quick snack, fried clams and onion rings, on our way to Bucksport. Clams were sweet and fried perfectly, onion rings were fresh battered. The view of the bay and service were top notch. Lovely local spot, like all the Maine maps and decor.

Thank azwildcatfans
Blue Hill, Maine
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63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We eat here pretty often for lunch. Really excellent service and a classic Maine seafood restaurant, but with a broader menu.

Thank Capnbob67
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

The Dockside Restaurant is located from steps from the Belfast Wharf with great views. The menu is very simple with great lunch items at affordable prices. With limited places to eat lunch in the lower downtown area, this is a good choice.

Thank Eric S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

6 of us stopped here for lunch.Nice bright room near the water.Very good friendly and knowledgable waitress.Wife had house salad and haddock chowder.I had house salad with homemade dill-garlic dressing.Haddock chowder was just ok,quite watery with not to much flavor.My clam chowder was superb,thick with tons of clams.The house salad was fresh and crisp but the star was the dill-garlic... More 

Thank chris n
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Love to eat outside on the sunny deck with views of the harbor! Great drinks, beer, delicious onion rings and fries! Lobster rolls, fried shrimp, burgers and salads - they have anything you might be in the mood for. Nice spot to sit and relax!

Thank SueLeeT
Boston, MA
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

The fried clams with bellies were excellent, and the fries and coleslaw which were included, fine tasting as well. There were "bottomless" cups of coffee, and the service was friendly and attentive.

Thank SullyBoston
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

food was tasty, service was good, great family atmosphere would definitely visit again. plenty of food and tasty.

Thank HennypennyMama
Silver Spring, Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We happened upon this restaurant, which looks like a basic diner type of place a year ago and enjoyed, so when headed toward Bar Harbor two weeks ago, made it a point to stop again. Found food and service to be even better ... so much so that when headed back south we stopped again for another great lunch!

Thank Marlin R T
Churchton, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Over the years, we have enjoyed the quality of the food and service at the Dockside. On our annual visits to Belfast, we always stop there.My wife loves the blackened salmon as well as many other seafood dishes. The portions are never small. Everything I have eaten there has been consistently satisfying.

Thank dentlynch

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Main St, Belfast, ME 04915-6824
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +1 207-338-6889

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?