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Tugboat Inn Restaurant

80 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1770
+1 207-633-4434
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“haddock” (28 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
80 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1770
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We arrived just after lunch opening (mid September) so not too busy yet. There's a nice view of the harbor from pretty much anywhere in the restaurant. It was a cool day and their air was on, when we commented about the cold air, the...More

1  Thank heidij52
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place did not dissapoint. If you stay at the Tugboat Inn, you will get a free breakfast buffet, for each night's stay. The Seafood Newburg was fantastic. The portion was huge and came with two sides. You won't go away hungry from this place.

2  Thank lr48
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here for lunch and found friendly and helpful service. We had crab cake with Chipotle aioli and luscious lobster bisque. Check it out.

2  Thank travljunkie51
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our party had Lobster bisque, crab cakes, Seafood Newburgh and shrimp scampi. Was absolutely delicious, friendly staff, prices were about average for what we ate. A definite do over.

2  Thank Leanna W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently returned from another two week vacation in Maine and returned to the Tugboat Inn Restaurant several times. The food was phenomenal and the service very attentive yet not intrusive. The view of the harbor is another plus, particularly near sunset. The only down...More

1  Thank Catherine R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two of us went for Saturday night dinner. There's a downstairs dine-in bar but we chose to eat upstairs with a view of the harbor. That turned out to be a mistake on this night because of a noisy drunken party of young people but...More

1  Thank Renmaris
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here on Friday night with 5 adults and two small children, under 3. Could not have asked for a better staff. They were amazing, very friendly and attentive. First off the cocktails were very good. Starters of lolbster bisque and lobster stew were really...More

1  Thank firekeeper2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another great restaurant in Boothbay Harbor. Service was good and the food was good too. Very convent location.

1  Thank Marian B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service was slow. Food was less than average. Food was expensive for what we ordered. Nothing special here!

Thank Michelle G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I went for a light dinner. I had the clam chowder which in my opinion is some of the best I ever had. They make a thinner chowder with very tender clams and chunks of potatoes. I also had the steamed clams...More

1  Thank badsaltydog
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26 February 2016|
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Response from Zwerbach | Reviewed this property |
we were there in October therefore I do not know about February. Better give them a call or look for another place, we were not satisfied with their service and food was just average.
26 February 2016|
Response from BSS59 | Property representative |
Thank you for checking - our Inn opens for the season on Friday, April 22. Our Restaurant opens the following Friday, April 29.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1770
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-633-4434
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