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Damariscotta River Grill

155 Main St, Damariscotta, ME 04543-4649
+1 207-563-2992
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster bake” (34 reviews)
“paella” (16 reviews)
“flatbread” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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155 Main St, Damariscotta, ME 04543-4649
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Traveling through this little village in Maine and stopped for lunch. Tried the River Grill and was not disappointed. Wait staff was attentive and pleasant. Wife tried the French onion soup which she says was very good. I had the clam melt with cole slaw....More

Thank osbprez
Reviewed 1 week ago

After fighting traffic on Route 1, we discovered this little gem. Thoroughly enjoyed our meal there. Service was wonderful--our waiter was very friendly, personable and informative. Even the greeting at the door was warm and welcoming. We were there between lunch and dinner but were...More

Thank Jillem1133
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The River Grill recently hosted an intimate wedding celebration brunch for us and everything exceeded our expectations. We have travelled extensively and enjoyed many fine dining experiences and will rate our experience at the River Grill as one of the very best! From the thoughtful...More

Thank 135Amanda_B_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was terrific. My husband loved the Thai fish stew. It was loaded with seafood. The service was lovely, staff was very nice. I really enjoyed the artwork around the restaurant. Made for a wonderful atmosphere. Highly recommend.

Thank Autumn D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a lovely dinner at the grill this past week. We had the famous oysters. Also had the mussels. Everything was delicious. Would definitely return .

Thank dinerdelite
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is comfortable , fun and the food is out of this world! Happy hour has a mussel special and we took advantage of it. Great drinks and good prices will make you look at the menu. Our meals were top notch!

Thank Bedrock87
Reviewed 21 August 2018

We had read that this area of Maine was known for its oysters. We love oysters so we headed out to find a place to get them. We had already had a late lunch so we were only interested in getting oysters. We told the...More

1  Thank Margie P
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Pleasant atmosphere, knowledgeable & kind staff, multiple GF options, speedy service, and sensible price options. Would recommend across the board!

Thank Amy R
Reviewed 10 August 2018

We chose the lobster BLT, thinking lobster would replace, but is in fact added to the bacon. So much bacon we took some home. The wheat bread was multi-grain, very tasty. We also tried the potato pancakes: big portion, sour cream, bot NO applesauce. Very...More

Thank Diane N
Reviewed 9 August 2018

We are in Damariscotta often , but have not been here for a long time . It was never perfection . Decided to give it a go again for variety Very little has changed on the menu . My husband ordered the twin filets with...More

Thank MainePerfectionist
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25 July 2018|
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Response from sbasgall | Reviewed this property |
No, not here.
25 July 2018|
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Response from mrstruetoyou | Reviewed this property |
Yes, flatbread style- I believe there is a daily special
2 September 2017|
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Response from Etienne P | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you read the menu. SALADS Add to any salad: All natural grilled chicken - $5.85; sesame seared yellowfin tuna Rare* - $9.93; grilled all natural Scottish salmon - $9.93. All homemade dressings: Thousand Island... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 Main St, Damariscotta, ME 04543-4649
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Damariscotta
  • Phone Number: +1 207-563-2992
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