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48 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1822
+1 207-633-5839
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster pie” (33 reviews)
“crab legs” (11 reviews)
“seafood” (59 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 20:00 Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
48 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1822
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

We went here because it was busy , probably because other places had closed for the season. There was plenty of choice and my party of 4 had different dishes 2 had seafood and 2 had chicken dishes. We were all pretty disappointed, a lack...More

2  Thank alibar89
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Being from Massachusetts Happy Hour does not exist at all (of course we here know of its existence). I went in to Kaler's one afternoon around July 4th with my father. The service was great, and the bartender (I'm kicking myself for forgetting his name)...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 27 October 2016

My wife and I recently took a trip to Boothbay. We had eaten at Kaler's about 8 years ago and we thought it was great. On this trip we found it to be as good as before. I had fried clams and they were terrific....More

Thank Jetone392
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Good food all around. Great for lobster. Been enjoying this restaurant for the past 5 years. Hope to continue Next year.

Thank RSOrr
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Simple down home decor. Great service. Seating inside or outside. One of the best values in town for a lobster dinner. I'm a summer local and go back here again and again.

Thank SovereignSage
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We have eaten here a few times and it is consistently good. The wait staff is efficient and friendly. I usually order the fried shrimp which is plentiful and cooked just right.

Thank Pat L
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Went here out of convenience but I will be back... Food is good, I had a pair of lobsters, service was fast and friendly. They also have a happy hour bar.

Thank rhc742
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We went here after the whale watching cruise. The kids enjoyed going down to check out the lobster tank on the dock. The food was ok, nothing exceptional, but good enough for the price.

Thank perun99
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We very much enjoyed our visit here. We found the service was friendly and efficient and the food very good quality. My lobster pie was full of big chunks of freshly cooked lobster and my husband's haddock dish was lovely.

Thank Celia H
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This restaurant has a great fun atmosphere, cool decorations (ask about the shovel hanging on the wall by the bar) and the food was pretty darn good too! Fried oysters and Fried scallops were prepared well and served in a timely manner. Reasonably priced.

Thank bill1024
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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
View, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
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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