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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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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • 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 8 June 2016

We actually just stopped by to glance at the menu. Decided to sit at the bar for a few minutes and had a delightful conversation with Jim, the owner. Learned a lot about Lubec, etc. and the recent accolades accorded the cook. We also took...More

Thank barry_stockwell
Reviewed 4 June 2016

We stopped in for a beer one afternoon and asked to look at the dinner menu. Chloe was our server and was very accommodating and cheerful. She told us a bit about the place, served our beer then turned us over to the owner, Jim....More

Thank Mimi S
Reviewed 30 May 2016

This turned out to be a pleasant surprise. The food was good, the service was fine and the prices reasonable. There are very few restaurants open in early May in Lubec, so choice is limited. The décor is uninspired, to be honest, but this is...More

Thank Trancedevo
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Dinner was delicious, fish was so fresh! Service was slow, but I think it truly was because there were more visitors to Lubec this weekend than expected :)

Thank mcmillan2016
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Stopped for lunch and had halibut burger and wife chowder. Both were excellent. Food is good, good views and very clean. A keeper!

Thank Lynn K
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful experience! I surprised my parents with dinner at The Water Street Tavern for their anniversary during their vacation to Lubec. Everyone was incredible to work with, to make the evening special for my parents! They had their table ready with flowers, local...More

Thank Shawneen B
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Our innkeepers suggested three restaurants, one for each of the three nights we would spend in Lubec. (Our impression was that there only are three--and that they're only open between May and Columbus Day.) We had been to the two others and came away underwhelmed....More

1  Thank marianc95
Reviewed 8 January 2016

Nice restaurant; lots of seafood, extensive wine list, full bar. Outside seating with view of the Narrows and town dock. Lodging upstairs. Great location.

Thank bobdevo
Reviewed 2 November 2015

We had one of the best meals of our Maine vacation here. The food was prepared beautifully and was absolutely delicious. My husband had scallops with risotto and I had salmon served with creamed spinach. For a starter, we had an onion tart that was...More

Thank MNbikerbabe
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Amazing food, best wine, great service, exceptional views! Love this place! The owners, Jim and Judy, are always on site and check in to ensure everything is perfect... And it always is.

Thank downeasthiker
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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