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King Eider's Pub and Restaurant

2 Elm St, Damariscotta, ME 04543-4078
+1 207-563-6008
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Soups, American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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2 Elm St, Damariscotta, ME 04543-4078
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Snuggled in a quaint corner of Damariscotta, this restaurant is known for its seafood. I particularly liked the outside area. Daily specials. Great Mussels.

Thank DRH0PS
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place for food. My wife was raving about the mussels, and my food ha d a lot of pizzaz! Service and atmosphere is very good. We'll go there again.

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful restaurant tucked just off Damariscotta 's main street. Best parking is behind the restaurant. We were quickly seated but those that arrived at 11:40am on a Saturday had a 30 minute wait. Maine eats early Hallmarks of the kitchen are Damariscotta oysters that will...More

Thank MasterMaineGuide
Reviewed 11 May 2018

King Eider's Pub is great! Been there many times but it's been a few years. Full bar and huge selection of Whiskeys and Scotch. Famous for their oysters this place has a great feel and of course wonderful selection of local sea food. Highly recommend!!

Thank tarpon321
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

This is a hidden gem among the little shops in Damariscotta. Stop by for great food and drinks and pleasant staff. Good oysters, non fried fish n chips.

Thank DocPT1
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Three of us recently had lunch here (downstairs). Cozy, pub-like atmosphere, good service, tasty food. I had a lunch special, the Damariscotta Dip ($14.99) which was basically a French dip sandwich served on focaccia. It was huge (overstuffed with shaved prime rib)! It was tasty!...More

Thank skeelovr
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Once again on a trip up to Mid Coast I had to stop for lunch at King Eider's Pub. The food was excellent and the service was warm, friendly and attentive. I had the Eider Burger this time and it was cooked to perfection. The...More

Thank CT-Foodie60
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Ate lunch here on the recommendation of the staff at Split Rock Distilling. It was a great choice. The service was attentive without hovering. Had a signature salad with black bean/quinoa cakes. Delicious and filling, and I'm typically a carnivore! Very convenient location next to...More

1  Thank Barbara K
Reviewed 1 March 2018

We were a group of 5 that was looking for a place to watch the game. The tv's are small and they "can't" turn on the sound but a great place to hang out on a very cold winter day. Delicious chicken pot pies!

Thank paducah1983
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

This week we poked around mid coast Maine and visited King Eider’s Pub for lunch. A business owner in Boothbay had recommended it to us last year. There were 4 of us dining and everyone of us finished our meals and were thrilled with the...More

1  Thank Lynn O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Elm St, Damariscotta, ME 04543-4078
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Damariscotta
  • Phone Number: +1 207-563-6008
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Come and visit us at King Eider's Pub in the heart of the coastal village of Damariscotta Maine. Our historic building has been home to many interesting businesses over its 100+ years. Today, its warmth draws the visitor into the first floor pub with its brick walls, handsome cherry floors and low beams hung with old iron hooks holding handmade mugs. Step upstairs to our warm and very comfortable dining room and peruse a “wine lovers” wine list. Our oyster bar is aptly named for the local Damariscotta River oysters that are served here in the intimate little bar and those oysters will quite literally spoil you for any other – anywhere! Our extensive menu and daily offerings of native seafood, steaks, cuts from our butcher and fresh produce will provide you with just the right pairing. Home of New England’s Finest Crab Cakes And Everything a Pub should be
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