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Brown's Wharf Restaurant

121 Atlantic Ave, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-2221
+1 207-633-5440
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“turkey dinner” (27 reviews)
“twin lobsters” (21 reviews)
“seafood” (37 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
121 Atlantic Ave, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-2221
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We ate here twice during our stay in Boothbay Harbor. The food is delicious. The service is friendly and efficient. The restaurant seats right on the harbour. The view is extraordinary. I can’t wait to eat here the next time we visit.

Thank MaryAnneW136
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were not sure what to order for dinner so we thought as an opening we'd try the escargot. After this order (we split it), we looked at each other and with no words said, another orddr was placed. Quite simply, heaven in the belly....More

2  Thank gavph
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have had the opportunity to dine at this establishment 2 times now in the past month - each time having the same dish of the combo haddock and scallop plate. What I received was what I would call a 'Lunch' sized serving of just...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went in without reservations. Seated in the bar and served by Lexi. What a wonderful experience. Lobster dinner was fantastic. Ordered the Saturday lobster special which was two steamed lobsters. Lexi took very good care of us. Bundle of energy. Place was full of guests,...More

Thank nicknichols777
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at 7:30 on a Friday night without a reservation. The restaurant wasn’t overly busy, but the hostess seemed annoyed that we had no reservation and even more perturbed that we wanted to sit outside. She seated us inside at a corner table. From...More

1  Thank rossclaudine
Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I were recommended Brown’s Wharf during a sailboat tour in Boothbay Harbor. We even saw one of the families that recommended it at the restaurant. After nearly 15 minutes of seeing our server go by, and not even take our drink order,...More

Thank RCagle23
Reviewed 1 week ago

I always enjoy going to Brown's for Dinner. The parking is free & easy, the staff is very friendly, and I always get an enjoyable meal at a reasonable price. Brown's has been there for over 50 years, and is the quintessential, full service Maine...More

Thank JimBoothbayCC
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful place on the harbor. We ate there twice during our 3 day stay. Twin Lobsters! Wonderful breakfast.

Thank tmsmith1989
Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading the great reviews of Browns we decided to give it a try. We were seated at a window table overlooking the marina and beautiful harbor. It was nearly 15 minutes before our waiter checked in with us and took our drink order. It...More

1  Thank Hopscotch1383
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was kind, but for the price the food left a little more to be desired. Most of the food was overcooked and dry.

Thank Chapeldreamer
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Questions & Answers
13 August 2017|
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Response from MSME22 | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant is Open for breakfast Sun-Sat. Open for dinner: Sun, Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri & Sat. Closed every day during lunch and also closed for dinner on Tuesdays I suggest you call Brown's directly to learn when they... More
1 May 2017|
Response from MichelleFrontDesk | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. Yes, we do. Please five us a call at 800-334-8110 and we will help you purchase a gift certificate.
Richard F
29 May 2015|
Response from Carol L T | Reviewed this property |
No I'm sorry didn't get dessert. Only Lobster
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 Atlantic Ave, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-2221
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-633-5440
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