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Dolphin Marina & Restaurant

515 Basin Point Rd, Harpswell, ME 04079-3450
+1 207-833-6000
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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515 Basin Point Rd, Harpswell, ME 04079-3450
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Dolphin is a local favorite. The new building is gorgeous and takes full advantage of the great location. Love the atmosphere and the food is always outstanding!

Thank mahiker2017
Reviewed 21 January 2018

I have frequented the restaurant many times, and have never been disappointed. I love taken our out of state visitors there to enjoy the delicious lobster stew and blueberry muffins. The views of the bay are gorgeous. The wait staff is always attentive and friendly.

Thank SuzieQ2008
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Great panoramic ocean view restaurant. Not fancy, but homey and, most importantly, good food. A summer favorite.

Thank Wilma S
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Stopped here on their last day open for the season. I had the seafood lasagna in a lobster sauce. While waiting for the food to arrive you can see beautiful views of the islands. They even have a description of the islands on their menu....More

Thank Lori G
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Sunsets and Maine coastal fare, including Maine lobster dinners, fresh, local seafood, and hand-cut steaks. Waterfront location, on the tip of Basin Point, South Harpswell, at the water's edge of Pott's Harbor, offers unrivaled views of Casco Bay. So to recap WOW what a view!...More

Thank Kenneth L
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful restaurant although I felt it was pricey for the quantity of food we had. The staff was very nice and they allowed you to bring your dog to the outside eating areas which was a plus. I would go back for...More

Thank dogcabingrooming
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We've been to the Dolphin Marina several times now and it is becoming our "go to" place for a nice meal on the coast. The view from the window tables is fantastic and is the best part of this place, in my opinion. The food...More

Thank runnerskier
Reviewed 1 October 2017

If you like Chowder, and halibut, and yummy things, and a stunning sunset, and great service, and a wonderful evening, go to the Dolphin Marina and Restaurant. Had a great time sharing memories with my Uncle Charlie while enjoying delicious food! Can't wait till the...More

Thank tiamariaPei
Reviewed 28 September 2017

The trees are changing--the sun is setting early... this is the perfect time to drive through coastal maine---there is not a bad seat in the entire restaurant---there is not a bad dish on the entire menue----the bread served with the meal is a home-made blueberry...More

1  Thank PETE90
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful lunch. The Dolphin is a gorgeous restaurant with views galore. Service was personable and quick. One quibble, the hot tea choices were terrible.There were only herbals or Lipton. I has a terrific lobster, brie and bacon sandwich, which was the daily...More

Thank AnitaLCPA
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Richard G
25 May 2017|
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Response from Christine K | Reviewed this property |
I think it was around $30-32 at the time and worth every penny! The seafood lasagna was absolutely delicious and worth the $25 too!
11 April 2016|
Response from Jack R | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Sorry, I don't own or work at the Dolphin, just a local fan.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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: 515 Basin Point Rd, Harpswell, ME 04079-3450
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Harpswell
  • Phone Number: +1 207-833-6000
  • E-mail
I have photos available. Their specialty is fish chowder.
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