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Water Street Tavern & Inn

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
12 Water St, Lubec, ME 04652-1143
+1 207-733-2477
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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12 Water St, Lubec, ME 04652-1143
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The only restaurant open when we visited. I asked a couple who was leaving as we arrived about the food “excellent - get the lobster”. So I did and it was good. The owner also makes a mean martini. Seemed like everyone was ordering a...More

Thank w945106
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Water Street Tavern was recommended to us, so maybe we hit a bad night. We'll have to try again while in the area. Did enjoy the haddock fish bite appetizers, but the bean soup was very mushy and sooooo spicy I could not begin to...More

Thank willypickle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant and bar features excellent food and good company. It is frequented by an interesting mix of local artists, writers, and musicians mingling with a spectrum of people from around the world. The owner and staff have always been friendly, helpful, and welcoming.

Thank Sineidin O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Remember my review is of OUR experience and OUR food. This may not be others opinions. We stopped in and had one of the specials...Shepard's pie. We did not have to wait very long. There was a nice size portion of food, but it was...More

Thank DebbieSnook
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My mother and I enjoyed a delicious meal at this restaurant. It is in the heart of the fishing Village and easily accessible. They have specials every night and we enjoyed our meal of haddock and spare ribs. Our waitress was very friendly and very...More

Thank 904joeyb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The haddock served here is fabulous. Local fish is fresh. Good service. Ocean view or street view. The haddock portion is large. Very delicious.

Thank RobOlson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This friendly restaurant has great service and fresh, tasty food. The prices were a little steep for us but the portions were more than generous. We shared the black bean soup (loads of garlic which we love) as well as the baked haddock with crab,...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

wonderful dinner the best meal I had in lubec the lobster was perfect the service was perfect. drinks reasonable the owner was present and very friendly I would highly recccomend it.

Thank karen m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was recommended that we have the Moqueca, A Brazilian dish with coconut milk, peppers and loads of seafood. This was an excellent choice. What's great about this restaurant is the different flavors they add to their dishes. The green beans with chipotle for instance. Home...More

Thank RoBertie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit with Jim, the owner. He and his wife took 2.5 years to lovingly restore this public house. There is a full bar, seafood restaurant, amazing wine selection, plus an inn upstairs! It is right on the bay, overlooking a wonderful watery...More

Thank Anna M
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24 July 2016|
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Response from Shawneen B | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if they allow dogs. Sorry!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Water St, Lubec, ME 04652-1143
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Lubec
  • Phone Number: +1 207-733-2477
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