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Hartstone Inn

41 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843-1910
+1 207-236-4259
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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41 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843-1910
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In our opinion, as Rockport Maine residents, this is the best restaurant in the area. We frequent it often and are always consistently highly pleased. We go to the Hartstone for special occasions such as birthdays and Valentine's Day and anniversaries but we also frequent...More

Thank McKenziesMom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The dining experience at Hartstone is second to none. We enjoyed dinner and breakfast and both were outstanding. The food speaks for itself, really outstanding, but what we really loved was the attention to detail and that they're somehow avoided the typcial "stuffy" feeling of...More

Thank MrsDashboardLiving
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stayed in the champagne suite for three nights prior to Christmas with other family members who were also staying in suites at the hartstone. The suite was very comfortable, and had everything we needed, including a great gas fireplace in the...More

Thank Meri M
Reviewed 27 December 2017

My husband and I had the set menu here Christmas Eve, except that, at the time of reservation we asked for fish instead of filet mignon because my husband has a dietary restriction. They were very accommodating (considering how busy they were) and gave us...More

Thank safari_qn
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Superb experience in every way... meals were beyond delicious and satisfying... also artfully presented... a real treat. Staff is professional while down to earth... atmosphere is sophisticated without pretentiousness... a stay at this inn made our Christmas merry.

Thank BIPeep2014
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Michael Simon, the chef-owner of the Hartstone Inn, provides the most exquisite dining experience we have encountered in all of Maine! Your first impression is of the beautifully- lit, intimate, tastefully decorated for the holidays dining rooms, where you are greeted by staff who are...More

Thank ffudlikre
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

This might be a result of my reading the reviews before I went and having elevated expectations, but the experience didn't meet our expectations. Don't get me wrong, it was good, and I could tell that they took pride in their food and presentation. However,...More

Thank RoamingAround
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The Hartstone has the best food in Camden. (in our opinion) The service is great.There is a chef's five course, tasting menu and a small a la carte menu. You can't go wrong either way. But please try the souffle for dessert. Flavor doesn't matter,...More

Thank JWO55
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I dined with our daughter and her fiancé. Our daughter can be a picky eater and Deidre helped her find something on the menu that was perfect. She hasn’t stopped raving about it since! My wife and I got the Chef’s Tasting...More

Thank mfb77024
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Perfectly cooked beef tenderloin & lobster tail. They made everything gluten & dairy free for me by request.

Thank HNJVacations
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 48
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843-1910
    (Between Washington St. and Free St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Camden
  • Phone Number: +1 207-236-4259
  • E-mail
Butter poached Maine lobster over angel hair, Pistachio Crusted Lamb chops, Seared Diver Scallops and Grilled Salmon Nicoise are just a sample of what diners might experience at the Hartstone Inn. Steps from Camden harbor, Fodor's considers the Hartstone Inn "An elegant and sophisticated retreat and culinary destination offering a unique experience in pampered luxury." Choose from our ala carte menu which rotates weekly or our 5-course tasting menu ($48.50). With advanced notice we are happy to accommodate allergies or dislikes and create a menu especially for you. Our cellar list offers a selection of 150 bottles, starting at $24, and lauded by Wine Specatator. Proud recipient of the AAA Four Diamond Award and the American Culinary Federation Achievement of Excellence award.
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