Boothbay Harbor in Maine is not only a place that offers wonderful attractions for tourists; it's also known as a haven for food lovers. During your vacation, you should dine in some of the Boothbay Harbor restaurants that are located by the sea, so that you can discover the true pleasures of seaside dining. Whether you want to try local seafood or Italian cuisine, you will find a seaside restaurant in Boothbay Harbor that will give you an unforgettable dining experience. BBOnline recommends that you visit these seaside eateries.
The Lobster Dock
49 Atlantic Avenue
Boothbay Harbor, Maine 04538
The Lobster Dock is one of the most famous Boothbay Harbor restaurants, and you should make a point to dine here when you're in town. This seaside restaurant has a waterfront dining place that offers a spectacular view of the sea, and it serves a great selection of delectable lobster and other seafood dishes. Its dishes are prepared with quality lobsters caught in the waters around Boothbay Harbor. There is a sea water tank at the restaurant that contains a few hundred pounds of lobsters, and you can choose your own from this tank. Then, you can watch how the chef cooks them in an outdoor pot. If you haven't eaten lobster before, the staff will show you the best way to enjoy them.
Other than lobsters, the restaurant also offers shrimp, scallops, clams and a variety of fish from the North Atlantic. Some of the highly recommended items on the menu include the Lobster Stew, Maine Clam Chowder, the Lobster Dinner, Lazy Lobster, Fish of the Day, Seafood Fra Diavlo and Baked Stuffed Shrimp. The restaurant also has a good selection of beer, wine and champagne to complement its fine dishes. If your Boothbay Harbor Inn is located in the downtown area, you have to travel on Bridge Street to get to the other side of the bay. Turn right on Atlantic Avenue, and you will soon see The Lobster Dock on the right side.
Andrews Harborside Restaurant
12 Bridge Street
Boothbay Harbor, Maine 04538
The Andrews Harborside Restaurant has been serving delicious food to both Boothbay Harbor locals and tourists since 1986. Its seaside location, tasty dishes and excellent service provide a delightful dining experience. The restaurant offers breakfast, lunch and dinner every day of the week, and it's famous for its award-winning clam chowder, seafood and blueberry cobbler. For breakfast, you can try the Footbridge Breakfast, Harborside Hash, Bagel Sandwich or Pancakes. Recommended items for lunch are the Haddock Lester, North Atlantic Salmon, Maine Crab Cake and Jack Daniels Tips. If you're having dinner, you can opt for the Baked Stuffed Haddock, Country Style Chicken Pot Pie, Cajun Salmon, Lazy Lobster, Captain's Platter or Prime Rib. The restaurant also has homemade desserts and cinnamon buns. The Andrews Harborside Restaurant is definitely one of the finest Boothbay Harbor restaurants. If you need directions to get there, you can either give the restaurant a call or ask the staff at your Boothbay Harbor Bed and Breakfast.