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US$3 - US$40
American, Seafood
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed February 9, 2021

I have worked seasonally on fishing boats out of Homer and The Little Mermaid was something I looked forward to every spring! This is a wonderful eatery that I love going to.

Date of visit: April 2020
Reviewed October 23, 2020 via mobile

We had the most amazing dinner at Little Mermaid. The food was incredible and the service top notch. The only critique we had were the desserts. They did not match the quality of appetizers and meals we all had. Definitely check this place out. Just...maybe skip dessert.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed September 28, 2020

We visited LM in 2015, and on this return trip it was just as great. Even better is now there's some elbow room (a new, gorgeous location). We ordered a couple entrees, appetizers, wine, dessert; and all of it was delicious and filling. Staff and...owner were delightful; and our experience could not be better. We'll be back.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 14, 2020 via mobile

I will give this restaurant a five out of five review. I have not even eaten there yet, but I kept in contact with them trying to get reservations. They kept contacting me and have me for a summer cancellation list. Unfortunately they finally called...me with reservations but we had already made reservations with another restaurant. But what can you say about a restaurant that keeps in touch with you and they do everything they can to get you into the restaurant. I am extremely impressed and I will definitely, definitely make reservations so next time I’m in Homer, in advance. We are extremely professional and I really appreciate everything they did to go out of their way to try to accommodate us!!More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed August 28, 2020 via mobile

If you like the game Where’s Waldo? I suggest playing that but with mermaids in this restaurant. We ate the ‘Thai Seafood Balls’ they were on the special board but had crab, prawns, and salmon plus on side a slaw!! All was really delicious! If...only it wasn’t a special. We even ate the Halibut and it had a caesar dressing. Never had it that way and it was perfectly cooked and flavor. Definitely go here if you are in Homer and looking for seafood to eat.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 24, 2020

We ate here 2 nights in a row. Make a reservation! The oysters were just plucked from the sea and our 8 years olds ate them up. Everything was perfectly delicious and the staff treated us like we were special guests. Thank you!!!

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 20, 2020

Sister gave us a certificate to enjoy here for Hubs birthday, and boy did she pick the right place!! We decided on a nice bottle of Sauvignon Blanc that paired perfectly with the best chilled half shell oysters we have ever had...and we know our...oysters! Also enjoyed the fish chowder, and the equally delicious Ahi Poke. Service was welcoming and perfect. Do be aware many of the pictures on this review are of their old location on the Spit...this is the new location in town. Really cute inside.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 11, 2020 via mobile

This was one of my favorite restaurants in Homer. Not open everyday. Check before you go. Not a big place so we had to wait. Worth the wait.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed August 8, 2020

Referred there by our hotel. Extremely pleased. All the diners leaving were raving about the food while we waited to be seated. They were right. Amazing food at reasonable prices. Had the salad ( beet and Caesar). Both were great. Get the 1/2 size because...they are large. Poutine was great. My favorite was the fish chowder. Flavors were amazing. Came back next night for the same. Pot de crepe for dessert was also so good. Strongly recommend dining here.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 8, 2020

My wife and I tried the wild-caught prawn in satay sauce with poutine as a starter and very much enjoyed it.

Date of visit: July 2020
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July 25, 2016|
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Response from angelaz918 | Reviewed this property |
In our experience, it was not kid friendly. Take a look through the the reviews and see if the items mentioned sound like some thing your kiddo would eat. Also the place is tiny - definitely no room for a high chair and... More
Mary T
August 27, 2015|
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Response from voglco | Property representative |
Most likely, yes. We typically close around the 15th of Sept. Come see us as soon as you get to town so as to not miss us. Thanks.
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Little Mermaid

  • Yes, The Little Mermaid offers takeaway services.

  • Yes, The Little Mermaid offers delivery services.

  • The Little Mermaid is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5