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American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
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125 South St, Blue Hill, ME 04614-6112
+1 207-374-2300
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Richmond, Virginia
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been going to Barncastle for years. It's a great place for a casual dinner with friends. Kids enjoy it too. Interesting menu and good food. Nice wait staff. However, we were not seated once because we were 5 minutes late - even though we had a reservation and called ahead to say we were running a few minutes... More 

Thank clarson1118
Coventry, Rhode Island
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1,832 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 404 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

on the way thru Elsworth and Surry in Maine. a nice upscale area with a market,gas station and this nice old restaurant. huge parking area. Old fashioned homelike location but each room is seperate for dining. a menu that has a bit of everything from burgers to a great main dinner. I even see personal pizza being served. quality is... More 

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Barboursville, West Virginia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

The Barncastle, as the name implies, does look somewhat like a castle. Besides being a restaurant it also has guest rooms upstairs but I'm not familiar with those although I've been told they're nice. The downstairs is the restaurant, which is really an old house, with the actual rooms used as the restayrant area. It is very pretty inside. There... More 

Thank Susan M
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Comfortable chow house. Wood fired pizza was our favorite item on our only trip here. Great crust, sauce and more ingredients than you can ask for. We got there early so service was prompt and accurate. Price was reasonable. Would stop again if ever in the area.

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We stayed in one of the rooms and it was unique, warm, and romantic. Since then we have bought a home in the area and used to love the restaurant there but have been disappointed three times in a row now so I thought I'd submit a review so they can be aware of some issues. The servers can't get... More 

Thank Lynne_n_Steve
Lake Ozark, Missouri
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193 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

The food was very good; I wish I could say the same about the service. We had the impression right from the beginning that the server was very nervous and under pressure. She was very short with us and not friendly at all. At the end of dinner, our checks were presented and there was not a hint of appreciation... More 

Thank bassn386
Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We had no idea where to dine, especially as it's off season, and we got a recommendation from a local young woman to go to Barncastle. The building is huge, and, true to its name, looks like a castle made from a barn. The interior was not fancy, but well-appointed. There were bookshelves and artwork throughout the dining room. We... More 

Thank Helene K
Brookline, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We had dinner this past weekend and found Barncastle to be a good choice. Note that the Blue Hill area isn't exactly a dining Mecca, but this place was recommended by the folks that own the cottage we stayed at and it lived up to their comments. They are locally sourced which is something my wife and I look for.... More 

Thank MichaelFr
New York City
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We stopped by this restaurant on the way back from a visit to Acadia. We had to wait quite some time for a table but it turned out to be well worth it. We all ordered pizza and it was excellent. The blueberry pie was also delicious.

Thank purnnyc
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Barncastle is an inn, but we eat there regularly when in the area. Pleasant old building, friendly staff, known for their pizzas but other food is great. Love their mussels.

Thank JMBT2013

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 South St, Blue Hill, ME 04614-6112
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Blue Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 207-374-2300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?