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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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“duck confit” (8 reviews)
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5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Hours
Seafood, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
41 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843-1910
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Gourmet dining at reasonable prices. Food and presentation top notch. Atmosphere is quiet, cozy, elegant, and romantic. Service is special with every course, starting with specialty cocktails (happy hour 5:00-6:30), lovely salad courses (shareable), and then exquisite entrees. We had filet of beef and seared...More

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 3 days ago

During our 3 night stay in the greater Camden area, we visited this B&B once for dinner and twice for happy hour. You are probably thinking A) the drinks must be very good and inexpensive, B) the food must be creative, reasonably priced and delicious,...More

Thank westie2
Reviewed 6 days ago

We checked menu and made reservations way in advance, and were very happy we did. We chose the chefs tasting menu, delicious, attention to detail, we enjoyed every course. The bar makes very different drinks( we had TWO). very attentive service.

Thank liketravelLongIsland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did not stay at the Inn however made reservations for a dinner (recommended). One of had the tasting menu and and the other an entree. The dinners were well prepared. The chocolate soufflé was as good as Roy’s in Hawaii. Apple crisp very tasty....More

Thank elmac268
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I realized just now, as I was about to write up my visit here this week that I hadn’t finished my review from my previous visit a year or two ago. Well, the rating hasn’t changed in the interim. The tasting menu, which changes monthly,...More

Thank J--Harpswell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great menu choices, very attentive staff, nice porch room to eat dinner in and cocktails around the fire pit.

Thank mwrs2010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The breakfast was great but oh my was the dinner out of this world! The chef here really knows his craft.

Thank WhoIsJohnGalt_07
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Eat any meal here. You will not be disppointed. We stayed in the rooms here, but the food is what I loved. The main building is lovely and right in the heart of town. An easy walk to everywhere.

Thank Edward L
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Wow, this was a treat for sure. You just have to trust the chef! The menu is unknown until you get there. My husband had the lobster cobb salad and he said it was one of the best things he has eaten and he was...More

Thank Katique242
Reviewed 3 September 2018

This is an elegant place for a summer dinner when you don't want to be surrounded by lobster bibs, noisy children, and cell phones tourists. A most excellent happy hour where drinks on the special menu are $5 (usually 10), makes it worth while to...More

Thank OriginalTURBOSMURF
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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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