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Brown's Wharf Restaurant

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Groups, Business meetings


Little Neck Clams On The Half Shell
One half dozen hard shell
Oysters on the half shell
One half dozen Muscongus Bay
Oven Roasted Garlic
Two​ whole slow roasted garlic bulbs served with crostini, Black olive tapenade, extra virgin olive oil and freshly grated Parmesan
Crab Cakes
Two crab cakes pan seared to a golden brown, served with a cool cucumber-yogurt sauce
Baked Brie
Wrapped in phylo, served with fresh fruit chutney and crostini
6 snails baked in butter, garlic, white wine, and herbs
Shrimp Cocktail
5 chilled Gulf shrimp served with cocktail sauce
Locally​ cultivated, steamed in white wine, garlic and fresh herbs
Steamed Clams
1 and ½ lbs served with drawn butter and clam broth
Fried to a golden brown, served with cocktail and remoulade sauces
Lobster Cob Salad
Fresh lobster meat with bacon, blue cheese, hard boiled egg, lettuce and tomato with your choice of dressing
Fresh Garden Salad
Caesar Salad With Grilled Chicken
Lobster Bisque
Seafood Chowder
French Onion Soup
Clam Chowder
Lobster Clambake
1 and ¼ lb average boiled lobster served with drawn butter and choice of steamed clams or a cup of chowder
Boiled Lobster
1 and 1/8 lb average lobster, boiled and served with drawn butter
Baked Stuffed Lobster
1 and ¼ lb. Average lobster, baked with a seafood stuffing
Lobster Saute
Freshly picked lobster sauteed in butter and finished with a touch of sherry
Surf and Turf
Broiled lobster tail with a 5 oz. char grilled beef tenderloin
Surf and Surf
Two broiled lobster tails served with drawn butter
Cedar Plank Salmon
Fresh salmon baked on a cedar plank, finished with mango chutney
Salmon Oscar
Fresh broiled salmon topped with crabmeat, asparagus and hollandaise
Crab Cake Dinner
Three pan seared crab cakes served with a cool cucumber-yogurt sauce
Coconut Shrimp
Jumbo shrimp fried with a coconut batter, served with an orange-sesame sauce and a honey-soy aioli
Fresh Native Haddock
Broiled​ with lemon and butter
Baked Stuffed Haddock
Fresh native haddock baked with a crabmeat stuffing, topped with a lobster sauce
Baked Scallops
Locally harvested sea scallops baked with a crumb topping
Fried Clams
Fried Haddock
Fried Scallops
Fried Maine Shrimp
Captains Platter
Maine Shrimp
Rib Eye
Flavorful 12 oz hand cut
Filet Mignon
Two 4 oz beef tenderloins, wrapped in bacon, charbroiled and served with a mushroom demi-glace
Tenderloin Tips
Sautéed with mushrooms and a hint of red wine
Chicken Marsala
Boneless breast of chicken sautéed with whole butter and mushrooms, finished with marsala wine, a touch of cream and fresh tomatoes
All entrées, except pasta, served with a choice of potato and fresh vegetable
Seafood Alfredo
Lobster, scallops and Gulf shrimp sautéed with fresh vegetables, herbs and a creamy alfredo sauce, tossed with fettuccine
Shimp Scampi
Gulf​ shrimp sautéed with garlic, shallots, capers, tomatoes, julienned bell peppers and scallion, finished with white wine and whole butter, served over angle hair pasta
Pasta Primavera
A fresh vegetable medley sautéed in olive oil and garlic, finished with a touch of light cream, served over fettuccine and topped with freshly grated parmesan cheese
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
American, Seafood
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

Brown's has a Thanksgiving-like dinner each Thursday & Sunday evening. The meal includes turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, squash, mashed potato, & dessert. I had Indian pudding pudding with whipped cream. It's relatively inexpensive & very tasty. There is a great view of the harbor. The...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Fred B
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Good fish sandwich. We sat outside overlooking the harbor. The service was great. We probably stayed too long but we didn't feel rushed to leave. My husband raved about his cod cakes. We came here after a harbor tour. Wonderful day!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank rebeccarI116HP
Reviewed 10 October 2018

We ate in the Salt Room and enjoyed a nice fire on a cool evening. You have got to try their baked stuffed haddock. All I can say is Wow!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Gail651
Reviewed 9 October 2018

We were they're for the closing of the season night. Four of us ate and had the turkey dinner that was loaded with nicely baked turkey with all the fixings. I had the tenderloin steak tips and easy had close to a pound of steak,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Benrak
Reviewed 5 October 2018

This is a great Seafood establishment that also servesa a hotel and Marina for docking. Your seafood is ab out as fresh as it can be. Excellent lobster, scallops, shrimp and steamers. Try the Blueberry pie at desert. Friendly staff and nice waitresses. Can be...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank tullio7
Reviewed 3 October 2018

When coming to the Boothbay Harbor check out Brown Brothers for accomadations, whether by land or water. Ample dock space for larger boats and plenty of parking. The restaurant is charming and serves delicious meals. A beautiful view of Boothbay Harbor awaits!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank pccolhoun
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Good seafood served in a quintessential old school seafood restaurant. Right on the docks with boats moored within feet of the restaurant. Awesome views of the harbor from the patio as well as the dining room. Particularly spectacular at sunset. Lobster tanks and steamer outside...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank The_Petrel
Reviewed 2 October 2018

A very warm and inviting place to have a meal. Staff were so friendly and their knowledge and advice was wonderful. Had fantastic lobster meals on the both nights we attended. Prices were very reasonable and all dishes and wines were moderately priced.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank tafe56
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Wife and I stayed at Brown Wharf's and we found the bar and server were excellent, however we were disappointed with our dinner. My wife had the lobster special in butter sauce and ordered the beef tenderloin tips, as I am not a fish eater....More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank steveraabe
Reviewed 30 September 2018

We went there for breakfast. The service was excellent. The food we had was good: Maine blueberry pancakes and french toast. The maple syrup we were told was real maple syrup like you buy at the grocery store, not the one that comes directly out...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank grendog
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13 August 2017|
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Response from MSME22 | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant is Open for breakfast Sun-Sat. Open for dinner: Sun, Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri & Sat. Closed every day during lunch and also closed for dinner on Tuesdays I suggest you call Brown's directly to learn when they... More
1 May 2017|
Response from MichelleFrontDesk | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. Yes, we do. Please five us a call at 800-334-8110 and we will help you purchase a gift certificate.
29 May 2015|
Response from Carol L T | Reviewed this property |
No I'm sorry didn't get dessert. Only Lobster
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