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Muddy Rudder Restaurant

1335 Route 1, Yarmouth, ME 04096-6970
+1 207-846-3082
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (79 reviews)
“baked haddock” (29 reviews)
“scallops” (40 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
1335 Route 1, Yarmouth, ME 04096-6970
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1 - 10 of 603 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Some of the restaurants are closed until May, so check before you go. Muddy Rudder was one that was open. Also be sure and make a reservation. We had a 45 minute wait for a table. I had my first Maine lobster there and it...More

Thank trojan77
Matt W, General Manager at Muddy Rudder Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We appreciate your feedback, Trojan77. We're glad you appreciated our service, but we're disappointed that your time with us was less than ideal. We regret that our cuisine and noise levels failed to meet your standards. We will address your concerns with our team moving...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we came here again because we were in the area and were craving it. I had shrimp scampi and my boyfriend had fried scallops YUMMY!! Nicole was our waitress and she was great. we will be back.More

Thank dianaonacki
Matt W, General Manager at Muddy Rudder Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the 4/5 review, Diana! We're thrilled to hear that you had a great experience with us! It's wonderful that you loved our delicious cuisine, along with our friendly service! We'd love to have you back again soon to share an even more positive...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been wanting to try this place so made the hour drive this afternoon. It’s a nice day why not? I’m sure this place is known for delicious seafood, but neither of us had seafood. The steak tips were rubbery and the turkey very...More

Thank Susan K
Matt W, General Manager at Muddy Rudder Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the feedback, Susan. We regret that your time with us was anything less than perfect. While we're happy that you enjoyed our delicious sides, it's unfortunate your entree didn't exceed your expectations. We strive to ensure our guests have a pleasant experience...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great portions and loads of flavor will get your taste buds dancing. Perfect balance of flavors for each dish will have your mouth watering for more, but be patient, let it settle, slow down and enjoy the flavors. This place is worth stopping for an...More

Thank Robert B
Matt W, General Manager at Muddy Rudder Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the stellar review, Robert! We're delighted you had such a wonderful experience with us! We strive to ensure our dishes are perfect before serving them. It's outstanding you enjoyed our fresh and delicious food so much. That's what we like to see!...More

Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Although first impressions are often a make or break concern for restaurants, return visits generally speak the loudest. My wife and I were in the area and visited the Muddy Rudder for the 4th time. Our visits have been for lunch, dinners and just drinks/apps...More

Thank PeterAConnecticut
Matt W, General Manager at Muddy Rudder Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Thanks, Peter! We're delighted to hear that you and your wife have always enjoyed your time with us. It's wonderful that you love our mouthwatering cuisine and welcoming service - that's what we like to hear! We can't wait to see you again soon for...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Visited for brunch recently and eggs Benedict were on the menu. I asked if I could have them on an English muffin instead of a biscuit and was told they don’t have English muffins! Really? So I said ok... I’ll have the French toast instead....More

Thank Durham_native
Matt W, General Manager at Muddy Rudder Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Dear Guest, we appreciate your feedback. We're disheartened to hear about the challenges you faced during your time with us. We strive to offer our guests quality service and comfort. It's unfortunate our variety of options as well as the temperature of the soup was...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018

Food here is delicious and top-notch. I highly recommend the seared tuna appetizer (I can't remember the actual name, but it's amazing), it tastes like delicious, flavorful steak. I am not a huge fan of fishy flavors, but my friend ordered this and tried it,...More

Thank Maria G
Matt W, General Manager at Muddy Rudder Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thank you for sharing the outstanding review, Maria! It was a pleasure hosting you and providing you with a perfectly cooked meal. Serving our guests only the most exceptional cuisine is something we take very seriously and we couldn't be happier that you had such...More

Reviewed 29 January 2018

our waiter seemed to be less than intrested in what our dining experiance was as he was more intrested in weather or not he was going to get a big tip. I can tell you that when a collage kid thinks he's smarter that the...More

Thank Dougandpam2
Matt W, General Manager at Muddy Rudder Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to submit this feedback, Doug and Pam. We are always working very hard to provide the best experiences for all of our guests. It is unfortunate to hear our service and food didn't meet your expectations. We hold ourselves...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018

We get the small lobster rolls as a farewell to Maine. However this time the meat chuncks were very small, dry and lacking the flavor we have come to enjoy. Frozen??More

Thank geoakley
Matt W, General Manager at Muddy Rudder Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

We appreciate the feedback, Geo. We're deeply disappointed your recent experience with us was less than ideal. It's unfortunate our dishes didn't meet your expectations. We hold ourselves to a higher standard of service so we'll be sure to address your concerns with our team...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018

The seafood stuffed haddock and fried haddock sandwich were both very good. We used a groupon which requires a reservation, and we were able to use if for lunch. We arrived at 11:30 AM and the service was great, but the place began to fill...More

Thank LuckyLobsters
Matt W, General Manager at Muddy Rudder Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Dear Guest, Thanks for the 4/5 review! We're thrilled to hear that you had a great experience with us! It's wonderful that you loved our service, along with our delicious food! We aim to please and your praise lets us know we're doing our job!...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1335 Route 1, Yarmouth, ME 04096-6970
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Yarmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 207-846-3082
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Description
Owner Matthew Witham are proud and excited to invite you to The Muddy Rudder Restaurant. Matt's vision of providing guests with exceptional food, coupled with impeccable service, has materialized on the picturesque coastline of Maine.
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