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48 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1822
+1 207-633-5839
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster pie” (35 reviews)
“crab legs” (11 reviews)
“seafood” (63 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
48 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1822
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Superb service, excellent seafood and happy hour! Not fancy but nice atmosphere. Fish and chips are wonderful.

Thank MaineratHeart
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Everything was delicious. I will go again. Don't miss this place. We had several appetizers such as lobster Dip, crab and shrimp baked cake which it was outstanding. Then, we had the lobster chowder soup with ceasar salad and lobster for topping. I was amazed...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had dinner there. All the food was very good. There were many options for our grandchildren. Service was prompt and attentive. Prices were reasonable.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lobster and shrimp cakes were full of bread crumbs not seafood. Clam chowder nothing special. Would try elsewhere.

Thank Douglas M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Much of the entrees for lunch are grilled or fried. The Fried oysters were large and tender with a thin breading. They were consumed fast. The Haddock Sandwich was thick, firm and fried to perfection. The Clam Chowder was the best part of the meal...More

Thank Zep_58
Reviewed 1 week ago

The fried oysters are the best I"ve had no french fry taste in the oysters or the fish no fish taste in the fries ask for the small ones if you can they are the best I"ve ever tasted They fry the fish in a...More

Thank Scott J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed this restaurant. Crab legs were great as was the blueberry pie! Only down side was the salmon was a little too fishy tasting. View was nice and people watching was fun, too.

Thank MRHP
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived a little earlier than the dinner crowd and were able to sit inside with a nice view of the harbor from our table. Our server was good but not great. What WAS great was the food. The lobster dinner was wonderful--the best whole...More

Thank tanghao
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I have been to Kaler’s numerous times over the years. We usually eat here at least one on our annual visit to Boothbay. The view is gorgeous, right on the water. The food and service are pretty good too! We have never...More

Thank mbarron82
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I had lunch on the outside deck at Kaler’s after a lighthouse tour around the harbor area. The lunch was delicious, served quickly by Diana, our fabulous waitress, and the view of the harbor was amazing! I had a delicious grilled cheese...More

1  Thank Pamela N
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Questions & Answers
24 March 2017|
Response from Sam K | Property representative |
Hello, It is to cold here and there is still snow on the ground. Boothbay Harbor always said they rolled up the sidewalks in the winter, and they haven't put them back down yet. We will open the third week in May! Thanks for... More
30 July 2016|
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Response from Seajay p | Reviewed this property |
Yes, very dog friendly!
7 May 2015|
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Response from scorpio6737 | Reviewed this property |
Hi not sure on the lobster (sorry) but yes you can get seating with a view.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$50
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1822
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-633-5839
  • E-mail
Located right in the center of town, Kaler’s cheerful staff will be waiting to seat you. We offer harborside dining in a relaxed and inviting atmosphere. Our menu offers everything from fresh seafood to sandwiches and burgers. Lunch and dinner are served daily from 11:30am – 8:00pm. Be sure to bring the whole family, Kaler’s is a family restaurant with fun for all ages. While you wait for your meal, bring the kids out to the dock and explore our live touch tank. Or try your luck at our gumball machine. If you find a lobster on your gumball, your dinner is FREE. Adults enjoy Happy Hour in our Hunky Dory Pub from 3:30-5:30pm daily. Patrons receive $1 off 16 oz. drafts, $3 house wines by the glass, and $3 well drinks. So go explore our beautiful coastline, visit the local shops, go on a hike or a lobster boat tour, and afterwards, think of Kaler’s for a great meal. We’ll be here, ready to serve you!
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