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Kitchen Garden Cafe at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

) #7 of 21 Restaurants in Boothbay $$ - $$$ American, Cafe,
132 Botanical Gardens Drive, Boothbay, ME
+1 207-633-4333
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (32 reviews)
“salads” (13 reviews)
“sandwich” (9 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
132 Botanical Gardens Drive, Boothbay, ME
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was at the garden with my sister and decided to stop in for lunch. I had the quiche of the day (ham, cheddar, leeks, and red pepper) which comes with a salad and fruit. Everything was fresh and delicious. Our server Sarah was attentive and...More

Thank MaineTraveler2017
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Beautiful surroundings, The food was all very fresh and vey good. A little pricy, But you are a the Botanical Gardens.

Thank Kathy0707
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

After spending several hours wondering the gardens we had planned to head into the harbor for lunch but we were hungry and tired so we decided to try the cafe and we're pleasantly surprised . The sandwiches were substantial and on lovely homemade tasting bread....More

Thank bagspackeddd
Reviewed 29 May 2017

The Botanical Gardens are wonderful in themselves but make sure to save time to eat in their Cafe! The food is all fresh and made on site. Sandwiches are very reasonable AND really keep your eyes out for their English Tea in September. You must...More

Thank UKloverWaldoboro_ME
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We were actually on tight schedule for a quick 36 hour mini-vacation from Boston, so this was perfect place for lunch as we traveled from one sight to the other. It's popular on the weekend, so when we arrived, we had a twenty minute wait....More

Thank Ginger W
Reviewed 15 December 2016

We had a rather weird experience with the Kitchen Garden Café. My husband had wanted a glass of wine and to sit and relax for a bit and I wanted a cup of tea and a sweet bite. When we went to the entrance, we...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Absolutely incredible salads and friendly service! The delicious food and delightful atmosphere in this cafe makes for a great stop after a morning of gardens. Enjoy!

Thank mapletes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

After visiting the extraordinary Botanical Garden and hiking the trails we had worked up an appetite. The cafe was inviting, sunny, bright with large windows to the garden. Patio seating outside as well. Fairly busy around noon mid October. We tried: Bruschetta burger ordered on...More

Thank RCS3rd
Reviewed 21 October 2016

What a lovely spot to have lunch if you're visiting the gardens (and you should! - the service & food are great. Everything is fresh & house made. A delight!

Thank cjaorme
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

The food was okay but I am sure there are better options in town. The lobster chowder was lacking lobster and the ham sandwich was more bread than meat. The burger was mediocre. The service was very slow and not very attentive.

Thank missqueenie
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 Botanical Gardens Drive, Boothbay, ME
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay
  • Phone Number: +1 207-633-4333
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