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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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Seafood, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
41 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843-1910
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It has been several years since we have stayed and eaten here. This year we are in Camden for several weeks in an apartment and decided to have a special dinner at this award winning restaurant. We had a reservation but we waited at the...More

1  Thank frequenttraveler051
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for a Birthday and Anniversary dinner because we wanted to do some thing special. This fit the bill! The whole menu looked so good it was hard to choose. All the entrees were excellent (we had 5 different ones.) They even brought us...More

Thank Cathy F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We rent a house here every year and this is the third time we have dined at the Hartstone. We almost didn't this year given the number of other choices, because it always feels cramped. This was probably our last visit and we will double...More

Thank huntejk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place had top notch service from start to finish which made dinner very enjoyable. Even though the menu had limited choices, the food was made with fresh ingredients and was very good.

Thank Rodger R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent two great nights, July 27-28, 2018 at the Inn. The breakfast were as good as any B&B or Inn where we have stayed and our dinner was comparable to highly rated truants in major metropolitan restaurants anywhere in the country. Staff was very...More

Thank BNelson46
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were eight friends from Florida who live in New England in the summer. We met for golf and dining for a couple days. The Hartstone dining experience exceeded our expectations. From the separate room for our group to the warm service to the meal....More

Thank Jack R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying at the Inn and our meal was just what we needed when we checked in....our timing was perfect. We ordered the chocolate soufflé was shall we say....to die for and you would be well served to order it! The main courses were...More

Thank funlonghorn
catguy1000, Owner at Hartstone Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you! We are so pleased you enjoyed your time at the Inn!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We recently stayed at the Inn with our 2 teens in the room that had an extra loft upstairs for the kids. The space was perfect for a family and gave us the space we needed. The room was beautifully decorated. The breakfasts were delicious...More

Thank Melissa M
catguy1000, Owner at Hartstone Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank You!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Truly first-rate cooking. The meal began with a lovely little amuse-bouche of shrimp wrapped in prosciutto, together with some first-rate bread & flavored butter. We split an appetizer of baked figs, then had lobster cobb salad and baked haddock for our main courses. Everything was...More

Thank PattyHNashville_TN
catguy1000, Owner at Hartstone Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so pleased you enjoyed your dinner with us! Thank you for submitting a review!

Reviewed 12 July 2018

Went to Hartstone Inn for dinner tonight. From past reviews, we had high expectations and instead came away disappointed. We had booked a table for 7.30pm, two weeks ago. We did not get off to a good start; when we arrived, no-one was there to...More

2  Thank susanperrin
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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