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Damariscotta River Grill

155 Main St, Damariscotta, ME 04543-4649
+1 207-563-2992
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“lobster cakes” (28 reviews)
“paella” (15 reviews)
“flatbread” (10 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
155 Main St, Damariscotta, ME 04543-4649
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food, good service. Nice choice of items for lunch. Loved the Thai chicken wrap. Hubby enjoyed the pulled pork. Would definitely go back. Prices were reasonable for the quality.

Thank judimama04011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here for lunch on May 5th 2017 and had excellent meals. Started with oysters that were nice and sweet and well chilled. Had the mussels appetizer next which were some of the best mussels we've ever had and the portion was generous. I had...More

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As the title says, it's always worth coming back. I tried the - Scallops, Tropical & Succulent ~ pan seared, atop Tahitian vanilla bean sauce, orange scented jasmine rice, toasted almonds 25.78 First time I've had this dish, but it won't be the last.

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 19 April 2017

A long time favorite of mine. You can find delicious seafood, pizza, salads and appetizers. During happy hour apps are half price along with beer/wine. Cozy setting on Maine street Damariscotta.

Thank Alison H
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We often travel the Maine coast on business and when we find ourselves in the area at "dinner time"........to the Grill. Stopped there last Wednesday night and had another superb meal, with great service and friendly staff. The petite tenderloin with lobster cakes was a...More

Thank J.R.W.Maine
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Been visiting from New Jersey for many years and the Grill is always the highlight of our dining experience. Go there now!

Thank rikhart
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A very dependable menu, with interesting daily specials; our favorites are the barbecued shrimp and the Thai wrap. One of our two favorite places in Damariscotta.

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We visit the Damariscotta River Grill every few months to get together with old friends. The food is consistently good, my favorite is the Thai seafood stew. Lot's of shrimp and scallops over noodles with a savory Thai sauce.

Thank Etienne P
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This was a wonderful find! We moved to the area less than a year ago and celebrating a birthday was a good excuse to explore a downtown Damariscotta restaurant before the tourist season starts. This restaurant has a great atmosphere, friendly staff and large menu...More

1  Thank Ivan A
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

This is a warm, quaint restaurant with a great upstairs bar offering happy hour. Don't miss the Damariscotta River oysters: a real local treat! The waitstaff is efficient and friendly. The menu offers a lot of local seafood dishes which are all delicious. You can...More

1  Thank Bashaboo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 Main St, Damariscotta, ME 04543-4649
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Damariscotta
  • Phone Number: +1 207-563-2992
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