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33 Tenney Hl, Upper Main Street, Blue Hill, ME 04614-5948
+1 207-374-2119
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“halibut” (17 reviews)
“lamb” (12 reviews)
“salad” (19 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
33 Tenney Hl, Upper Main Street, Blue Hill, ME 04614-5948
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first night on the Blue Hill peninsula in Maine staying at the Blue Hill Inn, we asked Duncan, the innkeeper, for a suggestion for dinner. He recommended the Arborvine and offered to make a reservation for us. Dinner was awesome. The service was impeccable...More

Thank curveslady2014
Reviewed 10 October 2017

My husband and I have eaten here several times. The food is really lovely and so are the people who work there. We will always consider this as a favorite spot. On occasion, there are some glitches with reservations in the main dinning room, but...More

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

4 of us ate there last week in Sept. Both wives love to cook. So we expect a lot. Cesear salad disappointed 3 of us. Dressing not egg based, croutons square blocks of hard tiny bread, torn pieces would be much better to fork and...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit. Everything about the meal was wonderful. Kate, our server, steered us well, and the various appetizers and entrees were amazing. Everyone of us put our forks down after the first bite and just sighed. This is such a great experience...More

Thank GBC151
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Excellent, excellent meal. We first had a drink in their brewery....Excellent beer! We then went to the dining room for our meal. We had the Crispy duck, with rice, and beef medallions, which had a sour cream and onion compote for dipping, I believe that...More

Thank Maclebon M
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Worth doing a few extra miles. The quality is unbelievable and the service extraordinary. We had the halibut and a steak and these were extremely well prepared and cooked perfectly. The sides were also right out of the garden and don't miss the clams casino...More

Thank george b
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We had a beautiful table in the corner of one of the many rooms they have, charming ambiance... Started with the baked clams, delicious! combination of spices, garlic oil, and very nice size clams too. My wife had the pork loin while I had the...More

Thank Iamalpha
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had a fabulous dinner at Arborvine last night to celebrate our anniversary. The atmosphere, food and service were all exemplary! My wife had the Arborvine salad, which was super, and the halibut. I had the clams casino (WOW!) and the rack...More

Thank DavidandGee
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Friendly reception in this cosy restaurant in a location with a small town atmosphere. It's a busy restaurant but does not feel crowded or noisy. Dinner was excellent, the true mark of which was the crispy duck, which, in our experience is a hard dish...More

Thank tripoverseas
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Every part of our meals were excellent and well prepared. This is one restaurant that has really got it right. No complaints and the ribeye steak was superb.

Thank robroy18
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Questions & Answers
1 September 2016|
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Response from Tim H | Property representative |
Arborvine is open full time until November at which point we take our fall break for a few weeks and reopen after Thanksgiving on a more limited schedule for the winter months.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Tenney Hl, Upper Main Street, Blue Hill, ME 04614-5948
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Blue Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 207-374-2119
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House in a fully renovated 1823 Cape in Blue Hill, Maine, Arborvine opened its doors in July of 2000. Family owned, Arborvine has consistently been offering fresh, locally sourced and thoughtfully prepared fare for nearly two decades.
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