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Boathouse Bistro Tapas Lounge & Restaurant

) #5 of 42 Restaurants in Boothbay Harbor ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Seafood
12 By Way, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1868
+1 207-633-0400
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (221 reviews)
“risotto” (96 reviews)
“thai mussels” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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12 By Way, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1868
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1 - 10 of 990 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

good seafood, especially liked the fried clams, and halibut. friendly service and a close walk to the Shore Path

Thank Wayne F
Reviewed 2 days ago

Restaurant has several levels with inside and outside options. We had just come in from the whale watching cruise and decided to sit inside on the first level. Nice view but the upper levels have much better views. Service was very good. Lots of choices...More

Thank paul60ii
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wonderful restaurant with great views of the harbor and delicious food. They have the traditional Maine lobster related dishes, but also a pretty extensive vegetarian and vegan menu. The top deck is great when the weather is good. We tried the thermidor lobster and the...More

Thank Mauricio B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Delicious food and view if you get a seat on one of their decks. Servers also seemed to be the bartenders and had a lot of tables to tend to. They did an amazing job due to the circumstances. Great meal.

1  Thank tmartin314
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ate tonight at the Boathouse Bistro. Amazing meal. Ordered several different tapas. What a treat. Each dish was like nothing I've tasted before. Common items like chicken wings and coconut shrimp came alive with new and unexpected flavors. Nothing was out balance or overpowering. Magnificent...More

Thank BevoLives
Reviewed 6 days ago

Truly enjoyed another visit to this funky but clever restaurant in Boothbay Harbor. Service was quite nice, thank you Leah!! We shared a Steakhouse burger which was perfectly cooked and enjoyed a couple of cold brews. We will keep coming back to this place and...More

Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun vibe with 3 floors of dining including a rooftop deck. Our table was in the corner and my husband stared at a broken dirty window. Not appealing. Food was ok. My risotto was odd. It was cheesy risotto with ginger mixed in. Topped with...More

Thank travelvoices
Reviewed 1 week ago

Past sunset we had dinner on the roof and enjoyed the view nevertheless. The excellent chef offers a delicious selection of entrees prepared with market fresh ingredients. We were delighted

Thank Catherine L
Reviewed 1 week ago

For a really great evening, when it's sunny in Boothbay Harbor, head for the Boathouse Bistro's third floor deck (no elevator, but easy stairs). The view of the harbor is lovely as the sun sets, and even better are the tapas on the menu. Whether...More

Thank hmeserve2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has main floor, second floor and roof deck facilities. If you can make the climb up the steps go to the roof for a great view of the harbor. We had the lobster bisque soup which was the best I've ever had and...More

Thank travelerone_11
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 By Way, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1868
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-633-0400
  • E-mail
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