When somebody mentions Boothbay restaurants, the first thing on your mind would be the Maine lobster. Of course, you just don't get plain lobster from these places, you get this succulent seafood in different forms: steamed lobster, lobster risotto, lobster stew, lobster chowder and so many more. Fish, shrimp, mussels and oysters, all in their freshest forms, are also widely available. Here are the most awesome seafood restaurants to check out while you're in Boothbay, Maine.
The Lobster Dock
49 Atlantic Avenue
Boothbay Harbor, Maine 04538
Lobster is obviously the primary reason people love this place, but it's just one of the many things that make this restaurant a buzzword. The wonderful harbor backdrop, family friendly environment, and exquisite menu choices are the other reasons it's always packed with locals and tourists. Lobster Dock gives its customers an interesting mix of seafood and other meat items on its menu. From the jumbo shrimp, littleneck clams and cocktail oysters to the hand-cut Black Angus beef and meaty sandwiches, there is always something for everyone.
93 Townsend Steak and Seafood House
93 Townsend Ave.
Boothbay Harbor ME 04538
Every night offers something new and exciting at 93 Townsend Steak and Seafood House. Tuesday is Tenacious Trivia night, Thursday is All You Can Eat Fish Fry night with unlimited fried haddock, Friday is Roast Tom Turkey Dinner, Saturday is Angus Prime Rib Dinner night, and Sunday is New England Boiled Dinner night. Since sandwiches are the top-selling items on its menu, you just have to taste the best choices, which include haddock and buttermilk chicken sandwich. Drop by if you're looking for a cozy place to eat dinner or if you want to get some takeout that you can enjoy back at your Boothbay inn.
Fisherman's Wharf Inn
22 Commercial Street
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Located near your Boothbay Bed and Breakfast, Fisherman's Wharf Inn is right in the center of Boothbay Harbor downtown. This is one of the Boothbay restaurants that not only serves incredible dishes, but also gives fabulous views of the coast of Maine. Sample the best seafood dishes here, which include baked stuffed haddock, broiled sea scallops, roasted cedar plank salmon, saute tuna loin, and the surf and turf bouillabaisse.
Kaler's Crab and Lobster House
48 Commercial Street
Boothbay Harbor ME 04538
This one is located just beside the harbor of Boothbay. It's a restaurant owned and managed by the Kaler family. Mary Kaler will welcome you as you enter the restaurant, while her son will be concocting excellent dishes in the kitchen. Mary's husband, Dan will show you around and even teach you how to haul traps for lobster. It's one of the most interesting Boothbay restaurants that you should not miss.