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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

This restaurant was a highlight of our trip to Maine. Elegant, quiet, delicious food and wine, great service. This is not a place for children however.

Thank rickandsusan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hartstone Inn never fails to deliver on its promise of both excellent food and service. This was our second visit and we were not disappointed! Highly recommend it.

Thank Marilyn C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

food was amazing, We ate most of our meal here, while visiting Camden for two days. Staff was very friendly. Atmosphere was perfect, felt very romantic. We would go back here again.

Thank eldredlisa
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Easter brunch was celebrated at the Hartstone Inn. It is a well run operation in every way and right in my own neck of the woods. The inn is charming and very well maintained. Chef Salmon and his kitchen retinue are a class act Maine...More

Thank SMRF
Reviewed 8 April 2018

If you don't know by now, Michael Salmon and the kitchen of the Hartstone Inn is known specifically for their culinary adventures around the world. If you're looking for the highest quality food, with the professional chef touch, you'll find it at the Hartstone Inn!...More

Thank danielsrichman
Reviewed 3 April 2018

I had been looking forward to our dinner here, only to be disappointed. While I very much like salt, the level of saltiness of my steak frites was over the top and unpalatable. My companion's plate featured both very under-salted and very over-salted selections. Also,...More

Thank drdi44
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

The reviews were good and we were excited about going there to celebrate our birthdays! Our dirty vodka martinis we’re good, but out appetizers, clam chowder and Meyer lemon risotto, was respectfully not salty enough or too salty. Our dinner continued that way! My pork...More

Thank sbasgall
Reviewed 27 March 2018

The food was amazing and the staff very accommodating. We not only stayed but also took a cooking class with Chef Michael Salmon. If you think Maine and specifically Camden, Maine roughly two hours from Portland couldn’t serve gourmet meals, you are mistaken. Camden is...More

Thank livingintheheartland
Reviewed 7 March 2018

The Inn is in an old house and in the middle of town. I think they have modernized in recent years so there are some more modern decorations than just old historic inn style. We started at the small bar for HH. It was perfect...More

Thank CS1Portland
Reviewed 23 February 2018

I love fine dining, and so it is no surprise that I looked for a great place to dine on Trip Advisor prior to visiting Camden this week and decided upon the Hartstone Inn as a destination. The place is just perfect in every way....More

Thank Bradford G
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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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