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48 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1822
+1 207-633-5839
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster pie” (33 reviews)
“crab legs” (11 reviews)
“seafood” (59 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
48 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1822
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

This was a great place after returning from a long boat ride from Monhegan island-Ice cold beer great appetizers and dinner.Kalers appeals to kids also because of a fun decor and lobster tank on the dock.This will be a stop whenever we go to Boothbay...More

Thank Hoss1107
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Have eaten at Kaler's a couple of times and never been disappointed. Their seafood is always fresh and the portions are good. My favorites are the crab cakes and lobster cakes. Although they are appetizers, you can certainly make a meal out of them.

Thank SandyMac1
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We ate twice in 2 weeks at Kahlers. Both times I had their burger. all i can say is "YUMMY". My husband had the stuffed haddock and then the next time he had the ribs. Excellent fare and service.

Thank SweetIndulgence
Reviewed 21 December 2017

We just returned from the Festival of Lights celebration in Boothbay Harbor. We always love Kaler's when we visit there, but their special menu during the Festival is really great! Kaler's has a slightly less casual vibe for the Holidays, and dinners are something special....More

Thank jhlee296
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Always enjoy our visit there every year. Kevin is a fantastic bartender. Happy hour everyday of our vacation

Thank ptomoryjr
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Our GO-TO place for lunch/dinner in Boothbay Harbor. Great Happy Hour prices and specials ! Right on the Harbor !

Thank Joyce P
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We stopped in Khaler's to have a drink while waiting for our harbor cruise. We ordered bloody marys and wow they were great. Sat outside on their deck and enjoyed the beautiful weather.We checked out their menu for a later dinner but it was very...More

Thank Nancy J
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We decided we needed one more lobster roll before we left Maine. This was our chosen location and we were not disappointed. The lobster rolls were filled with lobster, the bread was soft and allowed much room for the lobster. Best lobster rolls we had...More

1  Thank LHWabasha
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We had the lobster chowder which was chuck full of lobster. The fish tacos were ok, not enough umph to say they were Mexican. The whole belly clams were good, but not hot (temp wise) which was disappointing. All in all, good dinner for the...More

Thank mariadom
Reviewed 17 October 2017

While waiting for our boat tour, we decided to grab a quick lunch. We arrived a few minutes before they actually opened, but the doors were open and they seated us anyway. We took a picnic table on the deck and enjoyed the scenery! I...More

Thank GrnOlive
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Questions & Answers
25 March 2017|
Response from Sam K | Property representative |
Hello, It is to cold here and there is still snow on the ground. Boothbay Harbor always said they rolled up the sidewalks in the winter, and they haven't put them back down yet. We will open the third week in May! Thanks for... More
30 July 2016|
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Response from Seajay p | Reviewed this property |
Yes, very dog friendly!
7 May 2015|
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Response from scorpio6737 | Reviewed this property |
Hi not sure on the lobster (sorry) but yes you can get seating with a view.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$50
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1822
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-633-5839
  • E-mail
Located right in the center of town, Kaler’s cheerful staff will be waiting to seat you. We offer harborside dining in a relaxed and inviting atmosphere. Our menu offers everything from fresh seafood to sandwiches and burgers. Lunch and dinner are served daily from 11:30am – 8:00pm. Be sure to bring the whole family, Kaler’s is a family restaurant with fun for all ages. While you wait for your meal, bring the kids out to the dock and explore our live touch tank. Or try your luck at our gumball machine. If you find a lobster on your gumball, your dinner is FREE. Adults enjoy Happy Hour in our Hunky Dory Pub from 3:30-5:30pm daily. Patrons receive $1 off 16 oz. drafts, $3 house wines by the glass, and $3 well drinks. So go explore our beautiful coastline, visit the local shops, go on a hike or a lobster boat tour, and afterwards, think of Kaler’s for a great meal. We’ll be here, ready to serve you!
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