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The Helm

Camden Road, Rockport, ME 04856
+1 207-236-4337
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“clam chowder” (9 reviews)
“seafood” (25 reviews)
“haddock” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood
€€ - €€€
Camden Road, Rockport, ME 04856
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11 - 20 of 154 reviews

Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is our go to place in the area. Not the usual seafood menu (although it's there aplenty) but a fun and different menu. My sweetie's favorite is their beef stew. They use leftover prime rib for the stew! I love their smothered pork chops....More

Thank Kimofct
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Eaten here many times while staying at the country inn. Great seafood and always busy for dinner-- looks like a mainstay restaurant for local families. Great waitstaff/ salad bar. Good place

Thank mark m
Reviewed 29 July 2017

keep driving don't stop service very friendly menu way to busy lobster roll had more mayo then lobster sneeze gard on salad bar was totally gross

Thank mrenock6200
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Lived here for decades and have seen a fine restaurant fall only to be supported by its heritage. The clam chowdah was cold and very un-clam chowdahish. The baked stuff haddock was a poor representative of local restaurants and the prime rib was cold and...More

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

They serve meals with bread. Good portions. Seafood obviously fresh. The bathrooms were a little stuffy but it didn't bother us because we love to go outside in the parking lot. The table cloths were vintage. I bet the soda fountain was being used non...More

Thank Trustfundkid
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We were referred by our motel managerr- and a good referral it was. They were very friendly and helpful, and the food was great. Mostly seafood, but just about anything you could want. I had the steamed clams and salad from their extensive salad bar....More

Thank VIAJERO225
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Asked the local people where to go and they suggested The Helm. Very good food, nice salad bar, plenty of food even home made bread at a reasonable price. Would definitely eat here again.

Thank Sharman S
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Those of us with long memories remember when The Helm was a great Midcoast Maine experience but alas that was a long time ago. Today it is old, tired, worn out and unhappy. The fried clams were greasy and tasteless. The salad bar looked as...More

Thank GypsyNancy55
Reviewed 25 May 2017

First visit at this restaurant after passing it many times over the years. So glad we stopped for an awesome lunch. The salad bar is incredible, the lobster roll was delicious - done as a lobster roll should be. You won't be disappointed.

Thank MaineL0ver
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Typical Maine with a twist - French items on the menu. Three had the Baked Stuffed Haddock and salad bar which they all rated very highly. The two men had coconut cream pie, home made by the owner and very good. The waitress was very...More

Thank Ann T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Camden Road, Rockport, ME 04856
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Rockport
  • Phone Number: +1 207-236-4337
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