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Oliver's at Cozy Harbor

36 Cosy Harbor Rd, Southport, ME 04576-3107
+1 207-633-8888
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“scallops” (17 reviews)
“crab cakes” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
36 Cosy Harbor Rd, Southport, ME 04576-3107
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner at Oliver's the last night They were open for the season. The food matched the beautiful view. Our waiter William was a real pro. We both had hamburgers which was a nice change From lobster. Delicious oysters and interesting salad.

Thank dawsonrangefarm
Paul C, Owner at Oliver's at Cozy Harbor, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Dear Last night Hard to believe summer is already over!! Glad you love the hamburgers!! Look forward to seeing you next summer!!

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Oliver's is a limited seating (in or outside) restaurant located in Southport at the end of a road on the water's edge.Perfect place to watch the sunset a you eat. I enjoyed a perfectly seared tuna as an appetizer and a scallop dish (not fried)...More

Thank Paul D
Paul C, Owner at Oliver's at Cozy Harbor, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Dear Sunset, Glad to hear that you enjoyed your seafood as well as the chicken Parmesan. The views from Olivers is one of the best in Maine. Come back soon.

Reviewed 6 September 2017

Small restaurant with great outdoor seating on waterfront. Beautiful views of harbor and ocean. Very limited (maybe a half dozen tables) inside, but we decided to give it a try on a pretty cold and windy day and did get seated inside quickly. Lobster Mac...More

1  Thank Pamela M
Paul C, Owner at Oliver's at Cozy Harbor, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Dear Excellant, Thank you for your review of the fine food we serve at Olivers. We do have seating upstairs as well inside ... which you were probably not aware of while you were there. We are closing for the season on 9/10. It is...More

Reviewed 5 September 2017

If you are visiting Boothbay, and want a spot that is more local and not that "tourist trap" feel to it, find the place. It was recommended by a boat tour captain, and it is worth it. Good food, great views, limited menu but overall...More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Not far from Boothbay Harbor. Worth the trip to get away from the traffic at Boothbay Harbor. Gluten free choices. Lazy lobster made my wife's day. I had the Greek Scallops an excellent choice. Casey little Harbor, very picturesque. Eat inside or out. Only serve...More

Thank davidwA726NF
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Had dinner there a week ago. Diner was good and the service was very good. The location is peaceful and scenic on a beautiful harbor. My fault that I left my credit card behind by mistake. A week later and two calls to the restaurant...More

Thank Shart43
Paul C, Owner at Oliver's at Cozy Harbor, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Dear credit card, Di you get your credit card back yet?? Let me know if there is anything else we can do

Reviewed 15 August 2017

Charming cafe with inside and outdoors seating on a pretty little harbor located on Southport Island (a 10 minute drive from Boothbay Harbor). Very good food and service although food can be a little delayed when there is a large crowd.

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Sailed over from Five Islands. Tied up at the public dock. Friendly staff seated us right away. I had the ribeye and my wife had the scollops. My wife is a very picky eater and I usually end up helping out with her plate. Not...More

Thank wpd91
Paul C, Owner at Oliver's at Cozy Harbor, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Dear Outstanding!! So glad you enjoyed the entire menu!!! We aim to please and make every experience perfect!!! See you next summer!!

Reviewed 12 August 2017

Service and fried clams were terrible. We had our appetizer before utensils and the waitress told us they were in the dishwasher and waiting for them to be done. Service is probably bad because they automatically add 20% gratuity. The view is nice though.

1  Thank MaryKris M
Paul C, Owner at Oliver's at Cozy Harbor, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Sorry to hear that you did not have great service. We are known for having the best fried clams. Were you just angry that your utensils were late??

Reviewed 12 August 2017

We stopped here after a visit to Boothbay Harbor and the Maine Aquarium. It is a bit out of the way, but well worth the drive. We were able to sit out on a deck overlooking the adjacent cove on a lovely summer day, which...More

Thank DavidBenz
Paul C, Owner at Oliver's at Cozy Harbor, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Dear Very Nice, Glad to hear that lunch was very good!! The driveway is owned by the town however. Thanks

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Response from George W | Reviewed this property |
If a burger is undercooked, send it back, no one loses, the restaurant just cooks it until its done to your requested temp, but if you don't ask, it doesn't happen!! I had a scallop Po Boy there, was the best I ever had... More
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Yes It is wheelchair accessible
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$29
Cuisine
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Cosy Harbor Rd, Southport, ME 04576-3107
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +1 207-633-8888
Description
Olivers is an upscale fun and upbeat lobster shack with a varied menu with specials everyday. You can eat inside or outside. Breath taking views of Cozy Harbor. You are able to dock your boat as well. Serving food seven days a week. See you there. Closing for the season September 11th.
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