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Muddy Rudder Restaurant

) #2 of 22 Restaurants in Yarmouth €€ - €€€ American, Seafood, Soups
1335 Route 1, Yarmouth, ME 04096-6970
+1 207-846-3082
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (68 reviews)
“baked haddock” (27 reviews)
“clam chowder” (40 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
1335 Route 1, Yarmouth, ME 04096-6970
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a great meal here, baked trout which was very tasty, the staff were very friendly and helpful with our questions as some foods in the states have different names to the ones in the U.K but are the same. The restaurant is in...More

Thank bryancrawford54
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had a really nice dinner at the Muddy Rudder. The interior of the restaurant could use a renovation. I sat outside and it was a beautiful view. I had a Caesar salad and the romain was very crisp. The salad had lots of Parmesan...More

Thank sunandfun420
Matt W, General Manager at Muddy Rudder Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the 4/5 review! We're thrilled to hear that you had a great dining experience with us! It's wonderful that you enjoyed your meal - that's what we like to hear! We can't wait to host you again soon for an even more positive...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I've lived in this area and been here several times. I would say the food is fair and a little pricey. It seems to be a big attraction. The views of the marsh are wonderful. The location is convenient. It's a nice place to have...More

Thank Georgana P
Matt W, General Manager at Muddy Rudder Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We appreciate your feedback, Georgana. We strive to offer our guests quality service and delicious cuisine. However, we regret that your dining experience with us was anything less than perfect. We'll be addressing your concerns with the appropriate members of our team. We'd love to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for our 32nd anniversary. Food was wonderful. They have a great gluten free menu. I had statler chicken, so good! Hubby had haddock he said it was delish. Wonderful view of the river and bird. Staff was wonderful. Music was lovely.More

Thank Sheri H
Matt W, General Manager at Muddy Rudder Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the excellent review, Sheri! We're thrilled you had such a fantastic experience with us! It's wonderful you enjoyed our mouthwatering dishes so much as well as our stunning views. That's what we like to see! We care about the happiness of our guests...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I grew up in Maine and I KNOW MAINE SEAFOOD!!! I ordered WHOLE BELLY FRIED CLAMS and they came in some sort of crumb. Not a single WHOLE BELLY in the batch. I also ordered ravioli with shrimp......the shrimp cost $3.00 extra....I got 3 medium...More

Thank bonzocps
Matt W, General Manager at Muddy Rudder Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, We appreciate the feedback. We're disappointed your time with us was less than ideal. It's unfortunate our dishes didn't meet your expectations. We hold ourselves to a higher standard so we'll be sure to address your concerns with our team moving forward. We...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Years ago my mother told me she dined at the Muddy Rudder and it was terrible and expensive, so I never went, figuring why spend money on bad food. Twenty years or so later, we dined there with friends and you know . . ....More

Thank Common-Gourmet
Matt W, General Manager at Muddy Rudder Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, We appreciate the feedback. We're disappointed your time with us was less than ideal. It's unfortunate our dishes didn't meet your expectations. We hold ourselves to a higher standard so we'll address your concerns with our team moving forward. We do hope you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a bridal shower. Staff were very friendly and service was great. They did a good job keeping up with all the mimosas we were going through haha. Food was really good too! We all were in the private room which was nice....More

Thank Jenna C
Matt W, General Manager at Muddy Rudder Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the 4/5 rating, Jenna! It's excellent you had such a pleasant experience with us! We strive to offer top-notch service alongside our mouthwatering dishes. Your praise lets us know we're doing our job! We look forward to sharing an even better experience with...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped there on our way through Maine. Cute place with a clever name. Inside needs updating. Appears to cater to an older crowd. Nice view of the water from where we sat. Service was excellent and our waitress and kitchen staff adjusted a meal...More

Thank Book04
Matt W, General Manager at Muddy Rudder Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We appreciate your review. We are happy to hear that you chose to stop by our restaurant, and that you enjoyed your view. We love hearing that our staff and services were accommodating and exceeded expectations. We are sorry to hear that all the food...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

we were going to seadogs game, but it was raining. we decided to go to Muddy Rudder for dinner. THE pianist is back. oh how I love listening to music that isnt blaring. I had the lobsta bake. oh my gosh, mussels, clam chowdah, lobsta,...More

Thank dianaonacki
Matt W, General Manager at Muddy Rudder Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the perfect review, Diana! We're delighted to hear that you had an excellent dining experience with us! It's wonderful that you loved your meal as well as the view! We're looking forward to hosting you again soon for more mouthwatering cuisine! Thanks for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When one of your signature brunch items is a Bloody Mary with a lobster claw, you really need to remember to actually include the lobster claw. Other than that omission (which was corrected), the fried clams Benedict was tasty, the mimosa was refreshing, and the...More

Thank LatteLu
Matt W, General Manager at Muddy Rudder Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest, we appreciate your feedback. We strive to offer our guests quality service and delicious cuisine. However, we regret that your dining experience with us was anything less than perfect. We'll be addressing your concerns with the appropriate members of our team. We'd love...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
10:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1335 Route 1, Yarmouth, ME 04096-6970
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Yarmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 207-846-3082
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Description
Owner Matthew Witham are proud and excited to invite you to The Muddy Rudder Restaurant. Matt's vision of providing guests with exceptional food, coupled with impeccable service, has materialized on the picturesque coastline of Maine.
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