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Salt Box

) #1 of 6 Restaurants in Winter Harbor ₹₹₹₹ American,
10 Newman, Winter Harbor, ME 04693
+1 207-422-9900
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  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“oysters” (9 reviews)
“steak” (8 reviews)
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American, Contemporary
10 Newman, Winter Harbor, ME 04693
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Reviewed yesterday

Four of us had an early dinner at Salt Box last Saturday, and I don't even know where to start. It was incredible from beginning to end. We had eaten at the previous location, which had the same great quality food, but this new spot...More

1  Thank captainjcmaine
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have to say that the food quality was excellent. However, good quality food at the price point that the Salt Box is demanding REQUIRES that the service be impeccable, and this is where they restaurant really dropped the ball. We waited a bit for...More

1  Thank cllsrr
marcopolo275, Owner at Salt Box, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello, and thanks for taking the time review and offer feedback. The specifics are especially helpful as they let us know exactly where we can improve and we appreciate that. This lets us know where we can make adjustments to deliver a total experience that...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Our party of 5 thoroughly enjoyed the experience of dining Oceanside and consuming an elegant and flavorful meal prepared and served by Mike and his attentive and friendly staff. Everyone in our party raved about their dinners but I must say the garlic skape pesto...More

Thank _quimbyroxanne
Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried to go here for a nice meal on our last night of vacation, a Saturday evening. The restaurant was supposed to be open until 9pm. We arrived at 8:03 pm and the doors to the front were locked. Three servers saw us trying...More

Thank njeann
marcopolo275, Owner at Salt Box, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

MANAGERS NOTE: FAKE REVIEW! This is quite surprising to read this, as we were quite busy Saturday and had a full bar as well. Our servers are here to work and of course at 8pm we are still very much open. We had reservations as...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is what Winter Harbor, Me. has been needing. As summer residents, it was our first visit to The Salt Box restaurant and we could not have been more pleased. I ordered the "Duck Confit" and it was done to perfection. My husband ordered the...More

2  Thank Marie K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mike is a master. The atmosphere is inviting, service wonderful and attentive. The food beyond delicious. Skip Portland for this gem. James Beard award is coming to Winter Harbor.

1  Thank Colin M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been there three times already and will be back lots! Service, ambiance and food were beyond compare. Once was a group of 29 of us, the food was perfect, arrived to everyone warm and they made it an extraordinary event in every way!...More

Thank muffetreath
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My first foray to Salt Box . . . very pleasantly surprised. I remember the old Mama's Boy that used to be there. It's a great physical space and nicely appointed The menu was interesting and ambition. This iteration is also a chef/owner and that's...More

Thank DW_Traveler_Diner
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My mom and I came here on our last night of our trip to Maine and our meal was the perfect way to celebrate an amazing visit. We shared the lobster risotto and the steak- the risotto was cooked perfectly (the lemon and Parmesan were...More

3  Thank Elizabeth W
marcopolo275, Owner at Salt Box, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Elizabeth, thanks so much for taking the time to review my place, I appreciate it! Nice meeting you and your mom! -Chef Mike

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Mike has reopened The Salt Box now in Winter Harbor. Terrific setting, views overlooking the Schoodic Sculpture Cleat, opulent open kitchen, menu options locally sourced and tasty. I miss the Sunday brunch and Wednesday tasting menus, time passes and the caravan moves on.

1  Thank retireey
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Response from lindasaleski | Reviewed this property |
From the website: Dinner is served Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, & Saturday from 5 til 9 (I believe their last reservation is at 8:30) Sunday Brunch is served from 9:30 til 1 PM Reservations strongly recommended year-round... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Contemporary
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Newman, Winter Harbor, ME 04693
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Winter Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-422-9900
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