Boothbay Harbor Restaurants: Exploring Maine Lobster

Boothbay Harbor is a popular yachting destination located in Lincoln County, Maine. Sometimes called the boating capital of New England, Boothbay Harbor is a beautiful place to spend a holiday. Boothbay Harbor Restaurants offer visitors the chance to sample the famous Maine lobster. BBonline recommends trying the lobster at these fantastic eateries during your stay here.

The Lobster Dock
49 Atlantic Avenue
Boothbay Harbor, Maine 04538
(207) 633-7120
www.thelobsterdock.com

Lobster Dock is one of the popular Boothbay Harbor restaurants that offer the complete lobster experience. The famous Maine lobster is caught locally and several hundred pounds are stored in the restaurant's sea water tank. You can then choose your own lobster, ranging in size from one to four pounds, and oversee the cooking process as they're prepared in large outdoor cooking pots. The only thing left to do then is dig in and experience the wonderful flavor of Maine lobster. You might want to add a side dish to your meal, maybe a pint of clams supplied by local diggers. If this is your first time eating lobster, the helpful staff at the restaurant will guide you through the process. This restaurant is close to your beautiful Boothbay Harbor Bed and Breakfast and offers amazing panoramic views across the harbor. 

Kaler's Crab and Lobster House
48 Commercial Street
Boothbay Harbor, Maine 045381
(207) 633-5839
www.kalers.com

Kaler's Crab and Lobster House is a family owned restaurant. They serve a large array of fresh, delicious seafood and where better to sample the renowned Maine lobster than here with great water views. You can choose to sample your lobster fried or baked in a pie, or you might want to opt for a steamed lobster dish instead. You can be sure your meal is prepared with utmost care in order to give you the best tasting lobster you ever had. There's a lot more to keep you entertained at the restaurant, too. You can take a good look at local sea creatures in the restaurants touch tank or participate in 'ringing in the tide.' This place is a family friendly eatery and is located close to your Boothbay Harbor Inn.

McSeagulls Water Front Restaurant
14 Wharf St at Pier One
Boothbay Harbor, Maine 04538
(207) 633-5900
www.mcseagullsonline.com

McSeagulls Water Front Restaurant is another of the popular Boothbay Harbor restaurants. You can enjoy a fantastic waterside setting as you relax and enjoy some delicious seafood. Located in downtown Boothbay Harbor, it provides views of the working waterfront and Boothbay Harbor footbridge. McSeagulls claims to serve lobster in more ways than you can imagine. You will be spoiled for choice. You can choose from Lobster Stuffed Mushrooms, Maine Lobster Nachos or Lobster and fresh Pasta, grilled, baked and steamed lobster and much more. Whichever dish you decide on, you won't be disappointed. The restaurant also features live music 7 days a week in season.

Boothbay Lobster Wharf
97 Atlantic Avenue
Boothbay Harbor, Maine 04538
(207) 633-4900
www.boothbaylobsterwharf.com

Boothbay Lobster Wharf offers the perfect Maine lobster eating experience in every way. You can sit outside the restaurant and watch the lobster boats as they circle traps and off load their catch before you. There is no doubt about how fresh the Maine lobster is here, as they're placed straight into tanks from the docks and ordered only seconds later. Add some melted butter and corn to your steamed lobster and enjoy. The ideal location of the restaurant makes it a great place for children and families.