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Joseph's by the Sea Restaurant

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55 W Grand Ave, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064-2645
+1 207-934-5044
17:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 11:00
Closed now
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Sun 07:00 - 12:00
Sun - Thu 17:00 - 20:30
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 11:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Shirley, Massachusetts
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Went here for Sunday Brunch. Great food choices. The view is so beautiful, the ocean is right there!

Thank emc121
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Orchard Beech was a last ditch effort to find a hotel on our trip up the Maine coast, its sort of a redneck rivera kind of destination LOL. Joseph's was the one stand out restaurant we found, nice location easy to get a reservation......price might be why! We enjoyed the view and overall it was a good choice.

Thank Thmack
Boston, Massachusetts
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103 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Had an EXCELLENT meal here. The service was phenomenal and the kitchen extremely accommodating. My daughter is a vegetarian and they turned their pasta maison into an absolutely delightful dish which should really be on their regular menu. The dinner started with breads and butters that could have been a fabulous meal all on their own. We had excellent salads... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

A good seafood restaurant. Not an exceptionally vast selection, but good food, I've been there with my wife and with our kids. Quality dining, to be sure

Thank Ian L
East Greenbush, New York
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

My husband and I went here for dinner and the atmosphere is wonderful, the staff is amazing. However I ordered stuffed lobster that was very overdone and he ordered the bison meatloaf also overdone. ultimately not worth the money.

Thank Private620
Aurora, Ohio
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500 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Joseph's was recommended to us because it was one of the few restaurants still open. It is definitely a fine dining restaurant with higher prices. The view was wonderful. We were seated by the windows facing the ocean. The dining room was beautifully decorated and soothing music filled the air. I started by ordering the Lobster Potato Pancake. The potato... More 

Thank Angie_Ohio
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129 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This was a first time visit to Joseph's for all three of our party. First impression walking in was positive. The small bar area is very attractive as is the entire restaurant. We were seated quickly but waited quite a while for someone to greet us and serve us water. The server finally arrived, served water, left a beverage list... More 

Thank Barbara W
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has a great view, peaceful environment and good food. It is great for a special occasion or a good intimate environment. I could have sat and looked out the window for hours. The service was great.

Thank Rayjay35
Ottawa, Canada
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

My husband and I went for dinner at Joseph's in August. The food and atmosphere is fantastic! We ate in the garden room which overlooks the sea. This is an upscale restaurant so the meal was not inexpensive, however, it was worth it. We returned for breakfast our last morning and regret that we waited until the last day. The... More 

Thank JanetOO7
Winchester, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

The staff and atmosphere are fantastic Great for breakfast and dinner. Beautiful views if you sit by the window.

Thank Denise T

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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, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 12:00
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 11:00
17:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 11:00
17:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 11:00
17:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 11:00
07:00 - 11:00
17:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 11:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 W Grand Ave, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064-2645
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Old Orchard Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 207-934-5044

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