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Linda Bean's Maine Kitchen and Topside Tavern

88 Main St, Freeport, ME 04032-1214
+1 207-865-9835
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Overview
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good32%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (183 reviews)
“corn fritters” (11 reviews)
“haddock” (37 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
88 Main St, Freeport, ME 04032-1214
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1 - 10 of 958 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great little spot on a Sunday afternoon for some applies and wine on the patio. Had the crab cakes, lobster bisque and the seafood chowder - All were very good, very tasty. As you can see in the pic, we cleaned out plates.

Thank Katerine_Steve
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped in here for lunch after shopping at L.L. Bean and had a great burger and my mom had the chicken BLT sandwich, both were awesome. I especially was looking forward to trying homemade potato chips I've heard a lot about them...they were delish and...More

Thank Lorraine P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I think I just said it. Average. I've had better. The lobster was bland and flavorless. The onion rings were very good tho. Just not worth $20.00

Thank Carol T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was my favorite place to eat in Freeport. It is right on Main street. Huge amount of lobster. Just delicious. They have a larger size, but the regular is big. Sit by the window if possible so uou can watch the shoppers go by.

Thank Tcs6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Linda Bean's serves a lobster roll that is so packed with lobster meat that you have to look twice and that is the smaller size. The service was great. Personally, i could have used a little more butter and lemon but no big deal. A...More

Thank RICHARD S
LBMKTT, Owner at Linda Bean's Maine Kitchen and Topside Tavern, responded to this review

Good day Richard, Thank you for the lovely review! We certainly appreciate the feedback. Our lobster roll will be growing even larger with our new menu coming out soon, we can't wait to see you again! Sincerely, Linda L. Bean

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Let me start off by saying that the service and atmosphere at this restaurant were good. The outdoor seating was perfect on a surprisingly warm spring day. Now, for the food. The lobster roll was average. Not bad, not good, just average. I can't help...More

Thank Colin W
LBMKTT, Owner at Linda Bean's Maine Kitchen and Topside Tavern, responded to this review

Good day Colin, Thank you for taking the time to write in about your experience at our Freeport restaurant. I'm sorry our lobster roll didn't hit the mark with you and I hope you were able to speak to the manager and make sure you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate upstairs at Linda Bean's Main Kitchen. We had a great waitresses and we had really great meals. Everything about what we ordered was delicious. The sea scallops were so good, we ordered an additional batch. We also had the mashed potatoes with lobster,...More

Thank Kelly B
LBMKTT, Owner at Linda Bean's Maine Kitchen and Topside Tavern, responded to this review

Good day Kelly, Thank you so much for taking the time to write in about your experience! We love all feedback as it helps us grow and serve our customers like they deserve to be served. I'm happy you enjoyed your dinner, I've also been...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was surprised that the lobster on the roll was cold, flavorless and punctuated with a sprinkle of dill. The roll itself was fresh, the coleslaw was terrific with a light kick of horseradish. My family had a cheeseburger and it looked great and she...More

Thank Cleo W
LBMKTT, Owner at Linda Bean's Maine Kitchen and Topside Tavern, responded to this review

Good day Cleo, I'm so sorry to hear about your experience! The lobster roll is served cold, with only the bun toasted and the herbs are a specialty mix I create myself, I'm sorry it didn't meet up with your expectations. We never want someone...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are lobster roll lovers and sample them all over New England. This is one of the tops! We sat at the bar for a late lunch and the restaurant was doing a brisk off season business. The buns are grilled to a crispy perfection...More

Thank GretaBeth
LBMKTT, Owner at Linda Bean's Maine Kitchen and Topside Tavern, responded to this review

Good day, Thank you so much for taking the time to write in about your experience! We love all feedback as it helps us grow and serve our customers like they deserve to be served. I'm happy you enjoyed our lobster roll....your description perfectly captured...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Since we were visiting LLBean and it was lunch time we went right across the street to Linda Beans's Maine Kitchen. We were seated upstairs which was very nice. The calamari was lightly fried and delicious. I had a cup of the seafood chowder which...More

Thank roytan1947
LBMKTT, Owner at Linda Bean's Maine Kitchen and Topside Tavern, responded to this review

Good day, Thank you so much for taking the time to write in about your experience! We love all feedback as it helps us grow and serve our customers like they deserve to be served. I'm happy you enjoyed your lunch, we look forward to...More

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tarheel2000
Do you take reservations for breakfast/brunch?
22 May 2017|
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Response from Mosey55 | Reviewed this property |
I reviewed Linda Bean's Restaurant at the Portland Jetport. It's within the security area and there were lots of seats. I've never been to the restaurant in Freeport, but I do know they have a lovely outside seating area... More
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tarheel2000
Do you take reservations for breakfast/brunch?
22 May 2017|
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Response from CrossRolf | Reviewed this property |
Previous reply I live the next town over, even though I have Chicopee,MA. So I do go to Linda's a bit and never been disappointed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 22:00
Monday
07:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 22:00
Thursday
07:30 - 22:00
Friday
07:30 - 22:00
Saturday
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Main St, Freeport, ME 04032-1214
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Freeport
  • Phone Number: +1 207-865-9835
  • E-mail