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Kitchen Garden Cafe at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

) #7 of 20 Restaurants in Boothbay ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Cafe, Contemporary
132 Botanical Gardens Drive, Boothbay, ME
+1 207-633-4333
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (29 reviews)
“salads” (12 reviews)
“sandwich” (9 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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132 Botanical Gardens Drive, Boothbay, ME
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Reviews (84)
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Reviewed 15 December 2016

We had a rather weird experience with the Kitchen Garden Café. My husband had wanted a glass of wine and to sit and relax for a bit and I wanted a cup of tea and a sweet bite. When we went to the entrance, we...More

1  Thank The_Concierge_8
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Absolutely incredible salads and friendly service! The delicious food and delightful atmosphere in this cafe makes for a great stop after a morning of gardens. Enjoy!

Thank mapletes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

After visiting the extraordinary Botanical Garden and hiking the trails we had worked up an appetite. The cafe was inviting, sunny, bright with large windows to the garden. Patio seating outside as well. Fairly busy around noon mid October. We tried: Bruschetta burger ordered on...More

Thank RCS3rd
Reviewed 20 October 2016

What a lovely spot to have lunch if you're visiting the gardens (and you should! - the service & food are great. Everything is fresh & house made. A delight!

Thank cjaorme
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

The food was okay but I am sure there are better options in town. The lobster chowder was lacking lobster and the ham sandwich was more bread than meat. The burger was mediocre. The service was very slow and not very attentive.

Thank missqueenie
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Since we were a large group they provided lunch for us in a separate location. Food was very good. Very fresh .

Thank Sandfrat
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We had gone to the Maine Botanical Garden and decided to have lunch at their cafe. The pasta special was lobster mac and cheese which came with a small salad. It was FANTASTIC! Plenty of lobster and very creamy delicious mac and cheese. The salad...More

Thank Scooternow
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Delicious salads eaten outside on the very pleasant garden cafe patio. A lovely and energizing break in our day of exploration.

Thank lmacphil
Reviewed 3 September 2016

The Cafe has both indoor and outdoor seating; they were not serving at the outdoor seating when we visited, but we could have gotten food at the takeout window and eating at the outdoor tables. Indoors is in a large bright room with a window...More

Thank WendellBF
Reviewed 2 September 2016

I enjoyed the grounds at the Garden Cafe, but lunch was disappointing. We got there late (around 2:15) and likely as a consequence my first three menu choices were out. So I ordered a ham and cheese, and when I hit back to my table,...More

Thank Jerry R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 Botanical Gardens Drive, Boothbay, ME
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay
  • Phone Number: +1 207-633-4333
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