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Kaler's

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48 Commercial Street, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
+1 207-633-5839
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SF Bay Area
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166 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015

Kaler's has a very friendly staff in a casual waterfront restaurant with some water view tables and a back deck with four picnic tables worth waiting for. As we waited to get an outside table, people kept passing and saying " be sure to order the lobster". Unfortunately, we weren't very hungry and had the chef's soup of the day,... More 

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Provence
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85 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

My wife had at least 12 crab legs and they were cooked to perfection (Iknow because I had to help her out). I had the fried lobster which was out of this world. Prices are very reasonable and the service is excellent.

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Thank Packidge
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65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

We checked this place out for lunch while in Boothbay Harbor, and we were glad we did. The wait staff and owner were very friendly and helpful and the food was good and not very expensive. My husband and I both had the fried oysters with onion rings and were not disappointed. The portions were huge (left some oysters on... More 

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Blackpool. Lancashire
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293 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

We went here on the recommendation of a local seaman. The service was slow and perfunctory. Our server didn't even clear the plates away. The food was OK, but took thirty minutes to arrive, and not one word of apology or explanation (it was not busy, so no excuse) The food was acceptable but not only average. The lobster pie... More 

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michaeldab
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89 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

Clam Chowder and lobster roll to die for had a wonderful meal here with my aunt and her friend we loved it.

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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483 reviews
262 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

Not fancy, not grand, not bad. I had the "non-Maine" lobster roll ... hot with butter. It was tasty but probably not as good as some of the more famous ones.

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Denham Springs, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015

Like everything else in boothbay harbor, this is closed for the season. However, when open, the location on the water , the service and the atmosphere are great. There is a fun bar area. They had a lobster special when we're there...maybe an end of the season thing. But the price was right and the food and service were great.

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Thank Ann P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Went here after whale watching for a quick bite. The chowder and stew was really good but only warm at best, same with the other appetizers we ordered. The server kind of disappeared on us for awhile which was disappointing. Possibly go here again, not sure.

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Yarmouth, Maine
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

After a day sightseeing on a boat what better and more convenient place to visit than Kaler's right at the top of the dock near Pier 8. Their fish chowders are wonderful as is their seafood dishes for lunch or dinner. One note - they started offering a Lobster Corn Chowder and are not appropriately labeling it as being 'Southwestern'... More 

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Friendswood, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

Kaler's was down the street from the house we had rented in Boothbay Harbor. They had a twin lobster special that was just a few dollars more than a single steamed lobster. So I had the twins more than one time; gotta have lobster in Maine. The food is so fresh and you have several choices for the sides. They... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 00:00
Monday
00:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
00:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
00:00 - 00:00
Thursday
00:00 - 00:00
Friday
00:00 - 00:00
Saturday
00:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Commercial Street, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-633-5839

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?