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Tugboat Inn Restaurant

80 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1770
+1 207-633-4434
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“lobster bisque” (42 reviews)
“haddock” (30 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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80 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1770
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Reviewed 3 days ago

WE enjoyed our dinner at the Tugboat Inn. Our server was new but she was very pleasant and did a very nice job. Food was very good and the view of the habror was great.

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were looking for a place to get out and have dessert after having dinner at our resort. We found the dessert menu here to have some different items on it and stopped in. We were seated promptly and our waitress was very friendly and...More

Thank ristarlite
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Slipped in here for dinner. Was average food wise, cols law was too sweet, fries were soft and baked potato under cooked. We both had lobster, pricey in comparison to later pricing in our trip. Service was pleasant but wouldn't go back.

Thank nickvandekar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Traveled to Boothbay Harbor this year and last and ate here both times. Reasonably priced for the area and food does not disappoint. My husband had fried scallops and I had the baked stuffed haddock and happy with both. Will come again!

Thank Susan8127
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great restaurant overlooking the harbor very convenient to Boothbay Harbor shops and things to do. Our lobster dinner was delicious and our waitress was very friendly.

Thank sfoster2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go to Boothbay a couple times a year and frequently say at the Tugboat Inn. We have a lot of good memories there. The waitstaff at the restaurant are wonderful and many have been there for years! Shoutout to Lois, who makes the best...More

Thank nappy5300
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here with my husband over the weekend. I've stayed at the tugboat inn a few times and have had a nice stay. The rooms are clean and bed comfy. However, the restaurant is a different story. We got there at 1pm on saturday. The...More

Thank Merena M
BSS59, General Manager at Tugboat Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your review. We are so sorry that your visit to our restaurant was not up to par. We try very hard to provide good food and good service, and we obviously fell short on both counts. You should have been...More

Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Very good choice of seafood .Service was excellent . Good view out to the ocean. Lovely relaxing Sunday dinner.

Thank TheOHareclan
Reviewed 19 February 2018

A nice place to have lunch or dinner with an ocean view. Food is good and good service.Prices are average for the area.

Thank BandS2005
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We went for a late supper at the Tugboat Inn Restaurant after viewing the Gardens Aglow. The waitress was very nice and the service was good. The food was average.

Thank Linda B
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26 February 2016|
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Response from Zwerbach | Reviewed this property |
we were there in October therefore I do not know about February. Better give them a call or look for another place, we were not satisfied with their service and food was just average.
26 February 2016|
Response from BSS59 | Property representative |
Thank you for checking - our Inn opens for the season on Friday, April 22. Our Restaurant opens the following Friday, April 29.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Commercial St, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1770
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-633-4434
  • E-mail
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