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108 Main St, Belfast, ME 04915-6534
+1 207-338-4684
17:00 - 21:00
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Mankato, Minnesota
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2013

Our party of four recently visited Belfast, Maine, and we had the good fortune to discover the Gothic. We began our evening at the lively bar with great-tasting cocktails crafted by John, the experienced and congenial bar-tender. John really set the stage for what turned out to be a wonderful meal. the food here is fresh as can be, bursting... More 

2 Thank Jane C
Belchertown, Massachusetts
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2013

My husband and I were so disappointed when we heard the Lost Kitchen had closed. What a treat that the Gothic is even better! We ended up going two nights in a row, it was that good. Night one, I had the heirloom tomato salad with mozarella gelato and hubby had the crab and the beets. For mains, I had... More 

3 Thank Belchertown_YJB
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2013

The Gothic came highly recommended and didn't disappoint. The meal was excellent and the creativity with cuisine was outstanding.

2 Thank nyctravelguy1
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69 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2013

I've eaten twice at The Gothic and thoroughly enjoyed both experiences. The Gothic is owned by cutting-edge restaurateur Matthew Kenney who pushes the edge of nouvelle cuisine. The menu offers a small but choice selection of "land, sea, and soil" options, ranging from meat, fish, to vegetarian (often vegan) choices. Fish and meat are cooked by the "sous-vide" slow-cooking method... More 

2 Thank Phil_in_Maine
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2013

After discovering that the far superior Chase's Daily was not open for dinner on Thursday night, my dining companion and I ventured over to The Gothic, a new dining establishment housed in an intricately embellished Victorian neo-gothic building. Upon being seating, we were greeted with a menu of several sharing plates, starters, main dishes, and desserts. Everything appeared quite promising,... More 

10 Thank GordonEats
Portland, Maine
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139 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2013

The decor of that restaurant that used to be the "Lost Kitchen" is nice. It used to be a bank. It has a tin ceiling and part tin walls. The decor is minimalist but pleasant. Reservations on weekend days are recommended since this is not a big restaurant. This was my first time there and considering the fact that this... More 

9 Thank 120CC
Camden, Maine
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53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2013

still pretty upset because we were waiting to try gothic for awhile,service was super slow which I can take if the food is worth the wait.its not,the micro portions might work in california or NY but your in Belfast maine were people like to feel they are getting value for dollar,after spending alot of money we went to another restaurant... More 

10 Thank ssscout78
Brookline, MA
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2013

After dining Lost Kitchen last summer was intrigued by the Gothic. We were looking for a nice dining experience but were very disappointed. 1. Waited for a table to open up for lunch, we are a party of four. Table opens up. We're seated. Waitress asks our drink order and after taking one order leaves the table....other three of us... More 

9 Thank Morgan406
Northport, Maine, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2013

Simply superb. Went to dinner with my partner the other evening and we were blown away! The food was marvelous, the service was excellent and the atmosphere was warm and inviting. The background music was even hip and groovy. We were presented with the menu, which was extensive and had something for everyone... we had that hardest time making up... More 

2 Thank fancypants67
Northport, Maine
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2013

We've stayed away from the Gothic because of the lack of choice in the menu. Our first foray was to sit at the bar for cocktails with the wonderful bartender Chris. We couldn't find a thing on the very limited menu. Tonight, that all changed. I noticed the menu had gotten larger and less stringent tonight and called for reservations.... More 

2 Thank MaineCliffDweller

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 Main St, Belfast, ME 04915-6534
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +1 207-338-4684
Driven by season, The Gothic's menu captures the locality and essence of Maine.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?