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Schooners Seafood and Steakhouse - CLOSED

5 South Main Street, Brewer, ME 04412
+1 207-989-5389
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
19 Jan 2015
“CLOSED”
18 Nov 2014
“Was good but nothing special.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Soups, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
5 South Main Street, Brewer, ME 04412
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Reviews (124)
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1 - 10 of 121 reviews

Reviewed 19 January 2015

This restaurant has reopened as High Tide. There have been three or four or more restaurants in this building. It is a shame that none of them have survived as it is a beautiful location.

Thank MaggieDogME
Reviewed 18 November 2014 via mobile

I had scallop scampi which was floating in butter, not a lot of flavor. Hubby had a burger. Staff was eating/talking in bar area as we dined.

Thank jen9282
Reviewed 6 March 2014

I've been here many times before when formerly known as the Muddy Rudder. Good water views of the river. The former ownership/management used to feature an outstanding Lobster Pie which is not longer available on the current menu. Took my parents here in December. Upon...More

Thank Fantom_Gormay
Reviewed 2 February 2014

My family took me here for my birthday, not only because I could eat free, but because they knew I had been wanting to go there. It was great!. We had a table by the window with nice view of the river and Bangor waterfront....More

1  Thank Kathleen C
Reviewed 29 January 2014

We were in for a business lunch, and overall food was just OK... Service was lacking, and food didn't arrive all together, not an impressive visit. Given that it was a cold January noon, will give it another try, as have had better experiences with...More

Thank Connie F
Reviewed 22 January 2014

Very mixed experience. Positives: excellent local draft ale, properly cooked fresh asparagus, good garlic mashed potatoes. Negative: my wife and I each chose what the menu described as "haddock stuffed with crab, Newberg sauce"; what we got was haddock of indifferent freshness, overcooked on the...More

Thank Craig D
Reviewed 19 January 2014

Celebrating an anniversary and wanting to have a nice seafood meal, I made reservations for this establishment based on other Tripadvisor reviews. I explained that it was our anniversary and that my wife would like a table by a window overlooking the river. The hostess...More

1  Thank DT-PEI
Reviewed 15 January 2014

Yes, the food is good. Waitress was okay. We tried to use the Lions Club Book but they only except one coupon per table. If you decide to go with another couple who also used the coupons, you will need to sit at different tables....More

Thank Bangorvet
Reviewed 11 January 2014

Schoonermarinky dinky dink. Schoonermarinky dinky DOOOO visit this delightful dining establishment!!! Whether your pleasure is mouth-watering cuts of beef or eye-watering seafood dishes (I'm allergic, but these flexing mussels are sooo worth the hives), you are going to fall in LOVE with the food and...More

Thank HoldenMcRoin
Reviewed 4 January 2014

First of all, our server, Bryce, was professional, friendly, and accommodating. This is worth mentioning, as you really don't see that very often. We had turkey club sandwiches- they nailed it! The bread was toasted perfectly- not dry or soggy. Every ingredient was fresh- the...More

1  Thank ScholarCT
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 South Main Street, Brewer, ME 04412
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Brewer
  • Phone Number: +1 207-989-5389
  • E-mail
Description
Schooners, formerly Muddy Rudder, is a family owned business purchased by the Kessock family in mid-2011. Since that time its reputation has steadily grown as the best seafood restaurant in the area.In February 2012, the name was changed to Schooners Seafood & Steakhouse. In addition to our Maine Seafood, we now offer a unique selection of steak options.Every effort is made to purchase only fresh products whenever possible. For example, ALL of our meat entrees are fresh, never frozen, aged in our cooler, and hand-cut on site. Even our hamburgers and chicken entrees are fresh as well.Our patrons are also able to enjoy the finest view in the city; our large windows and outside deck overlook the beautiful Penibscot River just a few yards away.Try us. You’ll taste the difference.
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