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Clay Hill Farm

220 Clay Hill Rd, Cape Neddick, York, ME 03902-7943
+1 207-361-2272
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good16%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lobster bisque” (74 reviews)
“prime rib” (90 reviews)
“duck” (53 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
220 Clay Hill Rd, Cape Neddick, York, ME 03902-7943
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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

The place is quite old fashioned but in the best way. We were seated after a few minutes and our waiter was amicable and attentive. I ordered the prime rib and my lady ordered the duck, it couldn’t have been better. The food was succulent,...More

Thank Jonathan R
Reviewed 4 September 2018

A constant in our annual visits to Maine, centering on Ogunquit, is dinner at the Clay Hill. Very good food and service, an attractive, slightly retro-feel bar, and live music most nights (at least in summer). Check the website for performers and schedules, and if...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We had a delightful dining experience at Clay Hill Farm last night. A varied menu, my husband and I each tried the beef. I ordered the smaller portion Prime Rib while he ordered the Strip steak with Chimichiurri sauce. The Prime Rib was delicious, especially...More

Thank Patricia V
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Old school place. Food is very good. Nice cocktails to start. Staff is friendly. Good place for a steak. Consistently good. Have gone once a year for 3 years. Always good.

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We went for our 30th anniversary dinner and were disappointed. We had made reservations and told them it was our 30th and asked for a table near a window. They wouldn't promise anything. Fine. The grounds are fairly nice, but the restaurant needs an overhaul....More

1  Thank jkenney88
Reviewed 29 August 2018

We decided to try this restaurant because we value quality and fresh ingredients. However, we feel that this restaurant did not offer the quality expected for the price paid. Experience can be summarized as: lobster bisque was outstanding, cheesecake was excellent, duck, prime rib were...More

1  Thank greensboro71
clayhillfarm, Owner at Clay Hill Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Greensboro71- Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about a recent experience at Clay Hill Farm. When we read, "Lobster bisque was outstanding, cheesecake was excellent, duck, prime rib were good and the service was great"- we were pleased. However, we are...More

Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Delicious food and wonderful service! Lovely view of the garden from our table. We had the zucchini sticks as an appetizer- superb. Best Caesar salad I’ve ever had and Stuffed haddock for dinner that was scrumptious!More

Thank Camper735162
clayhillfarm, Owner at Clay Hill Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Oh, Julie L- Thank you, thank you, thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Clay Hill Farm with us. We couldn't be happier that you enjoyed your evening! We are so proud of our team, and your kind words mean the...More

Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

My family group of 5, including a teenager enjoyed a wonderful pre-Ogunquit Playhouse performance dinner at Clay Hill Farm. You will have plenty of time for your meal and never feel rushed. The location is super-close to the Playhouse. As for the food, it is...More

Thank Desiree Z
clayhillfarm, Owner at Clay Hill Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Desiree Z- Thank you SO much for sharing this experience at Clay Hill Farm with the world! Your kind words perfectly describe what we would love everyone to feel after dining at Clay Hill Farm. We are proud supporters of the Ogunquit Playhouse for over...More

Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

We took our 18 YO niece that is entering Connecticut College as a freshman for a special congratulations dinner. And Clay Hill delivered. Apps were lobster and Brie dip, the famous lobster bisque, and the steak mushroom tavern tart, these apps were superb. Entrees were...More

Thank maineshore
clayhillfarm, Owner at Clay Hill Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Maineshore- Thank you SO much for taking the time to share your positive Clay Hill Farm experience. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your evening and grateful that you took the time to share. Our team strives to offer the very best in food and...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Comfortable dining room with cushy chairs and well spaced tables so you can actually talk. It was a bit old fashioned. The food was good solid food. The salads were average but the duck and firecracker lobster stew were quite good. The stew had at...More

Thank KRCBoston
clayhillfarm, Owner at Clay Hill Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thank you, KRCBoston, for sharing your experience at Clay Hill Farm with us. We are glad to hear you enjoyed the food, service and live music. While we realize our ambiance may be a bit 'old-style', many of our guests find that a refreshing contrast...More

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Questions & Answers
13 April 2018|
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Response from HeatherH3913 | Property representative |
Yes, we are 7 days from mid-May to the end of October. Closed the 4th of July. Please call for reservations, as we do close for private events. 207.361.2272
11 April 2017|
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Response from Rap3_44 | Reviewed this property |
Just as everyone has said, they do have a room that will accommodate that many. Please phone them ASAP.
7 December 2016|
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Response from clayhillfarm | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in Clay Hill Farm for Christmas. The Christmas Menu is on our website under DINING: FOOD/MENUS (I can't post a link in this response) We serve dinner from 5-7 on Christmas Eve. Reservations... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$36
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:00
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17:00 - 20:00
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17:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 Clay Hill Rd, Cape Neddick, York, ME 03902-7943
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  York  >  Cape Neddick
  • Phone Number: +1 207-361-2272
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Clay Hill Farm is the first restaurant in the country to be certified as a wildlife habitat and bird sanctuary. Nature trails, colorful garden paths, waterfalls and a picture-perfect pond accentuate the eleven private acres just two miles from Ogunquit Village. Voted #1 for weddings and romantic dining. With a passion for backyard growing and locally-sourced fare, Clay Hill Farm is committed to offering the true Maine experience, yer 'round. Clay Hill Farm is also a proud corporate sponsor of the Ogunquit Playhouse, and offers it's own blend of experiential, theatrical dining in the off-season- rounding out a commitment to arts in the community. Theatrical Dining performances include; POE: Tales of Fear & Suspense (Oct/Nov), Dinner with Dickens: A Christmas Carol-A New Musical Tale (Dec) and Robert Frost: Fire & Ice (Jan).
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