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The Blue Bird Ranch Restaurant

78 Main St, Machias, ME 04654-1150
+1 207-255-3351
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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78 Main St, Machias, ME 04654-1150
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I make it a point to stop any time I'm going by I have eaten here about a dozen times and never had anything that was average it has always been great !!

Thank David S
Reviewed 3 March 2018

The dining possibilities in Machias during the winter is limited but the Bluebird Ranch Restaurant fills the need for good food on a cold evening. We ordered the Haddock Chowder to warm us up and that as an excellent selection. The chowder was nicely spiced...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 22 February 2018

We were just passing through coming back from New Brunswick, this was such a pleasant surprise! All the food was fresh, great portions, and delicious! The desserts were amazing too! Definitely a must if you are in the area!

Thank mellogray
Reviewed 22 January 2018

My daughter and I normally go to Helen's when we are in Machias but Helen's apparently closes early on Sundays in the winter so we were forced to look elsewhere. I am so glad we were because I don't think we would have tried the...More

Thank Tracy E
Reviewed 15 January 2018

My Husband & I are Mainers! We are also lobstermen from Stonington, Maine (about 2 1/2 hours from Machias). We enjoy this great restaurant so much that we will drive this distance on Sunday to dine on their fantastic Sunday Buffet of home cooked food!...More

Thank CaptJulie
Reviewed 28 December 2017

While enroute to Canada, we stopped at th Blue Bird for lunch. To b perfectly honest we tried Helen's but it was closed. I had the tips that were very flavorful. Hubby had the pesto chicken which was also good. But the highlight of the...More

Thank SandyMac1
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We had two good meals here with very friendly service. Watched a lot of locals come in for dinner - that was also a good sign!

Thank Rocylsan
Reviewed 24 October 2017

My husband and I ate here at the recommendation of the hotel clerk. We were not disappointed. Soup of the day was an apple beer cheese soup and it was yummy. It was creamy with little bits of apples in the soup. I had the...More

Thank Rita P
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We gave this place another shot after a couple year hiatus following a very mediocre meal. This time the service was poor (waitress cackling with several other staff at the counter and not tending to the patrons). My drink never got refilled, we were surprised...More

Thank jtljcox
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We have eaten there a few times and only once had not such a good meal...well, once of us. It was a busy time and order was kind of mixed up but it got straighten out and we did come back again!

Thank chris1cat
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22 July 2017|
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Response from Denise E | Reviewed this property |
When my husband was staying in the area, he went there for dinner. He says he saw other people get take out.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Main St, Machias, ME 04654-1150
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Machias
  • Phone Number: +1 207-255-3351
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