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48 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1822
+1 207-633-5839
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster pie” (35 reviews)
“crab legs” (11 reviews)
“seafood” (60 reviews)
Closes in 14 min
11:30 - 20:30 Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
48 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1822
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The fried oysters are the best I"ve had no french fry taste in the oysters or the fish no fish taste in the fries ask for the small ones if you can they are the best I"ve ever tasted They fry the fish in a...More

Thank Scott J
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed this restaurant. Crab legs were great as was the blueberry pie! Only down side was the salmon was a little too fishy tasting. View was nice and people watching was fun, too.

Thank MRHP
Reviewed 3 days ago

We arrived a little earlier than the dinner crowd and were able to sit inside with a nice view of the harbor from our table. Our server was good but not great. What WAS great was the food. The lobster dinner was wonderful--the best whole...More

Thank tanghao
Reviewed 4 days ago

My family and I have been to Kaler’s numerous times over the years. We usually eat here at least one on our annual visit to Boothbay. The view is gorgeous, right on the water. The food and service are pretty good too! We have never...More

Thank mbarron82
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My friend and I had lunch on the outside deck at Kaler’s after a lighthouse tour around the harbor area. The lunch was delicious, served quickly by Diana, our fabulous waitress, and the view of the harbor was amazing! I had a delicious grilled cheese...More

1  Thank Pamela N
Reviewed 6 days ago

Chose to eat here based on reviews and convenient location to boat tour docks. On a very busy day with outside seating not available due to cool weather, we only had to wait 20 minutes to be seated. Visited their store upstairs while we waited...More

Thank bpcamp
Reviewed 6 days ago

Good place for lunch. Had the lobster roll (warm). Good, not as good as Reds. But they have indoor seating (as well as outdoor), so it was our choice on a chilly day. Service a little slow, but it is very hard for all the...More

Thank L0ve2travel1116
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kalers is an appealing place with a small waterfront deck that dishes up a variety of seafood and land eats. Although not in our original plans we both ordered burgers after seeing another patron’s order. It fits in really well with the down to earth...More

Thank katy101078
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first poor meal of the trip. Server was not brilliant, food served cold. Drinks failed to appear when requested. Food ok.

1  Thank KALucas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped at Kaler's, as it was the first available restaurant we saw after our wonderful boat trip to Monhegan Island. The restaurant was filling up quickly, but we were seated immediately, and were able to avail ourselves of Happy Hour prices, even though we...More

Thank Sue S
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Questions & Answers
24 March 2017|
Response from Sam K | Property representative |
Hello, It is to cold here and there is still snow on the ground. Boothbay Harbor always said they rolled up the sidewalks in the winter, and they haven't put them back down yet. We will open the third week in May! Thanks for... More
30 July 2016|
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Response from Seajay p | Reviewed this property |
Yes, very dog friendly!
7 May 2015|
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Response from scorpio6737 | Reviewed this property |
Hi not sure on the lobster (sorry) but yes you can get seating with a view.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$50
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1822
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-633-5839
  • E-mail
Located right in the center of town, Kaler’s cheerful staff will be waiting to seat you. We offer harborside dining in a relaxed and inviting atmosphere. Our menu offers everything from fresh seafood to sandwiches and burgers. Lunch and dinner are served daily from 11:30am – 8:00pm. Be sure to bring the whole family, Kaler’s is a family restaurant with fun for all ages. While you wait for your meal, bring the kids out to the dock and explore our live touch tank. Or try your luck at our gumball machine. If you find a lobster on your gumball, your dinner is FREE. Adults enjoy Happy Hour in our Hunky Dory Pub from 3:30-5:30pm daily. Patrons receive $1 off 16 oz. drafts, $3 house wines by the glass, and $3 well drinks. So go explore our beautiful coastline, visit the local shops, go on a hike or a lobster boat tour, and afterwards, think of Kaler’s for a great meal. We’ll be here, ready to serve you!
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