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chowder house

22 Granary Way, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1866
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good26%
  • Average23%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible13%
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“fish chowder” (2 reviews)
“clambake” (2 reviews)
“kayak rentals” (2 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Bar
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22 Granary Way, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1866
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

If you are looking for great lobster stew, this place was just okay; however, if you are looking to sit on a barstool around an actual boat/bar, shooting the breeze with a bunch of Maniac's that look like they lost their way to a Kennedy...More

Thank steelsss
Reviewed 29 August 2017

My wife and I stopped in on a Thursday around noon after roaming the shops of Boothbay Harbor. Wanted something light and a drink. My wife had steamed haddock. Yep, steamed. It was really good. I had a cup of fish chowder and it, too...More

Thank Galina332
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Right next to the kayak rentals. Restaurant has outside seating and right on the harbor, very quiet location. We had the steamed haddock sandwich and it was delicious. Highly recommend!

Thank lejardinmanom
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I went with my daughter and mother, and I should have known to turn around as soon as we entered: there was only one small room that had a bar and four stools--otherwise you had to sit outside. My mother hates mosquitos so rarely goes...More

Thank CampKew
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We had reached the point of needing lunch but we're unsure of where to eat because we had our small dog with us. We checked here and they brought us to an area where we could sit and enjoy our lunch without leaving our pooch....More

Thank mitchellk59
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We stopped by the boat bar on our first evening in Boothbay Harbor and enjoyed our visit. The beer was cold and tasty, and the food was good! Guests and servers were friendly. Sitting at a boat bar isn't very comfortable, but that is to...More

Thank Frugal-Teacher
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Chowder tasted good but it is served in styrofoam containers. The restaurant has a large inside room but they refused to let patrons seat inside. Outside area is very small and crowded except if you can sit at bar on high stools. Not accomodating to...More

Thank jimhardingsr
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We visited Booth Bay for a day... & had a blast checking out the many cool original shops, galleries & boutiques. We came upon this chowder house and enjoyed sitting outside at The Boat Bar (really made from a retired Sailboat)... The Chowder was perfect......More

Thank MarbleFallsMichele
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

This must be the best sundowner spot in Boothbay harbo[u]r. Perfect location and genuinely friendly service. This is the real deal for a summers evening.

1  Thank Barry G
Reviewed 1 August 2017

The Bar is an old sailboat. Very good food. the lobster stew was incredible. Clam chowder was excellent. Visited twice in the three days we were there.

1  Thank pamburrows
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6 September 2017|
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Response from jim l | Reviewed this property |
would be 9:00pm, but now after Labor Day, hours will be less, I am going there Sept 25th, hoping still open then, not usually there so late in season. Jim
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:30 - 09:00
11:30 - 09:00
11:30 - 09:00
11:30 - 09:00
11:30 - 09:00
11:30 - 09:00
11:30 - 09:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Granary Way, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1866
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay Harbor
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