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“Best Wine Pairing Ever”

Natalie's Restaurant
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Ranked #10 of 51 Restaurants in Camden
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$72 - US$109
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Main Street
Description: Awarded Top 100 Restaurant In The USA, Natalie's offers a refined dining experience featuring Modern New England cuisine, influenced by international cuisines and inspired by the seasons. Executive Chefs Chris Long and Shelby Stevens create modern dishes with subtle and unexpected flavor combinations. Awarded best overall restaurant in New England, Natalie's uniquely blends a current sense of place and time with modern techniques and the bounty of Maine. The result is classic regional dishes reinterpreted and local sourced ingredients prepared with a worldly sophistication. Chris Long became 2013 Maine Lobster Chef Of The Year and Mixologist Seth Knowlton was awarded best bartender in Maine in 2013 by Eater. The restaurant received the AAA 4 Diamond Award in addition to a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence and was awarded best restaurant in New England by Diner's Choice in 2013. The restaurant offers outside dining in season, with breathtaking views over the harbor and hills. Natalie's is fully air conditioned and has a full bar and lounge for cocktails and lighter fare. Natalie's offers a 3-course Prix Fixe, a 7-course tasting and a 4-course Grand Cru Lobster Menu.
Reviewed 10 June 2014

If you enjoy a fine dining experience with a range of delicious, interesting (and not TOO exotic) plates you should definitely try Natalie's. I had the Menu Saisonnier and my wife chose the al la carte menu. We both enjoyed the wine pairing menu. It was simply delicious and I have never had a more perfect dining with wine pairing experience. It was a pretty dismal rainy day in Maine and warmth of the reception and service more than made up for the dreary day. A must do if you are traveling in the area.

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2  Thank Ed W
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Reviewed 29 May 2014

Amazing, amazing, amazing. Micah and the team provide spectacular service. The food is amazing as is wine service. If you're from a city like NY or San Fran, you will find the value astounding. Actually, if you're from anywhere, you'll find the value astounding. I was not crazy about our "carrot cake" dessert, which was more carrot than cake, but otherwise all was sheer perfection!

1  Thank KathleenP33
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Reviewed 26 May 2014

We were staying in the Camden Harbour Inn for a long weekend so we had the good fortune to eat breakfast at Natalie's for three days, as well as to have their 5 course tasting menu one evening with the accompanying wine pairings. Every detail is managed with such care that you can feel the thoughtfulness behind all of it. For example, the breakfast each morning was started with a small shotglass smoothie of the day with a cup of diced fruit in rosewater simple syrup. A perfect amount to start the day off right. The smoked salmon with the bagel and creme fraiche was among the best I've ever had. As were the roasted mushrooms we had every day. For the dinner tasting menu, they offered everything from lobster bisque with a carrot panna cotta (yum) to a salmon dish with pasta and spring peas that literally tasted like springtime in your mouth. It was the best thing either my husband or I had eaten in months. The service was friendly and kind and the food was amazing. When you're looking for that special meal to really blow your socks off, this is the place.

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2  Thank MegBedfordMA
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Reviewed 20 May 2014

Try it, you will not disapointed! Every plate is made with love! Each product choose with precision! Each taste is studied! Loved it! loved it!

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Reviewed 27 April 2014

Very expensive but worth it. They kept bringing little extra dishes between courses that made the whole experience very special.

2  Thank bayfair
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