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Dolphin Marina & Restaurant

515 Basin Point Rd, Harpswell, ME 04079-3450
+1 207-833-6000
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
515 Basin Point Rd, Harpswell, ME 04079-3450
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I continue to be surprised that this mediocre, overpriced restaurant rates positive reviews. I can only surmise it is because it is ‘the only game in town.’ A tourist trap if ever there was one. So the view is great as are the blueberry muffins....More

Thank PotomacLowprofile
Reviewed 3 days ago

The food at Dolphin is excellent and its view may well be the best in Maine. Especially the sunset. Why go further up the coast.

Thank nodineralph
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Dolphin is my go-to place for fish chowder - it's rich but not pasty thick, and is full of fish and flavor. An added bonus: the Maine blueberry muffin that comes with. While the fish chowder is my absolute favorite, two other standouts are the...More

Thank Meri M
Reviewed 1 week ago

While visiting friends on Bailey Island, ME, we all went to the Dolphin Marina & Restaurant for dinner. After a moderate wait (it was on the weekend of course), we were seated at a table with a picture window view of the bay. The seafood...More

Thank LBlank-SalinasCA
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a great meal and an incredible water view, this is the restaurant. We also had great service, but I think the fact that we arrived at 2:30 pm for lunch on a Monday in early June had a lot to...More

Thank mezzo50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food at the old Dolphin Marina was very good and it's even better at the new expanded restaurant. The Dolphin offers well-prepared local seafood in an upscale yet unpretentious setting, with beautiful views overlooking the water. For the full Maine experience you should take...More

Thank Lionel F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with friends for my birthday dinner. The hostess was very rude, the bartender barely acknowledged me and it took forever to pay my bill, and the lack of good service was just incredibly disappointing and upsetting when it was for a special occasion....More

1  Thank ljbss2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Dolphin sits on a peninsula and so there are awesome water views at every seat. The service is spectacular, and the food is fantastic. I had the fried haddock and for lunch time it was a very generous portion and very tasty. There were...More

Thank brianwZ5445QF
Reviewed 15 May 2018

While the dinner at the Dolphin is excellent, you come to the last point of land for a tremendous ocean view. The very scenic restaurant is also home to one of the best chowders you will ever have. Both Lobster Stew and Seafood Chowder are...More

Thank MRVEGAS711
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Dolphin Marina and resort is always good and sunday was great. I had the crab cake benedict and it was very tasty. The service is great, and you are right on the water on the coast of Maine in Harpswell. The Marina is very nice...More

Thank tarpon321
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Richard G
26 May 2017|
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Response from Christine K | Reviewed this property |
I think it was around $30-32 at the time and worth every penny! The seafood lasagna was absolutely delicious and worth the $25 too!
11 April 2016|
Response from Jack R | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Sorry, I don't own or work at the Dolphin, just a local fan.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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: 515 Basin Point Rd, Harpswell, ME 04079-3450
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Harpswell
  • Phone Number: +1 207-833-6000
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I have photos available. Their specialty is fish chowder.
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