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The Maine Dining Room

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162 Main St, Freeport, ME 04032-1311 (Mallet Drive)
+1 207-865-9377
07:00 - 10:30
17:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 17:30 - 21:00
Sun - Sat 07:00 - 10:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 21:30
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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

This is an upscale dining experience where you can have Caesar salad or crepes for dessert prepared table side. You can choose from chateau briand, rack of lamb or lobster among other tempting treats. One can order a huge presentation of lobster meat, shrimp, oysters, etc. or a simple crock of lobster stew. Simply scrumptious!

1 Thank Elinor C
Cranston, Rhode Island
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481 reviews
380 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 266 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

We ate here New Year's Eve and though the Dining room was busy we had an outstanding dinner. The service was great, the food selection and preparation was more than adequate. If in Freeport make a point of eating at the Maine Dining Room.

1 Thank m1006
Sturbridge, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

When we stay at the Harraseeket Inn on a Sunday night, we always have dinner in the Maine Dining Room. The menu changes frequently so we never have the same choices from one year to the next. This time I had the salmon which was delicious. My husband had the chicken, but he said it was just OK. The service... More 

Thank evwilli
Suffield, Connecticut
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

We had dinner & brunch at the Maine dining room in the Harraseeket Inn. Dinner was the best meal of our vacation. My husband had the maple glazed salmon and I had the haddack. They were both delicious & cooked to perfection. The waitress was prompt & attentive. We had brunch here the following morning. It was usual New England... More 

1 Thank Ann B
Carmel, Indiana
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

20th anniversary dinner at the Maine Harvest....initially the server seemed attentive but drifted away. We never received additional drinks ordered, never received water refills from our server. While paying tab, another server offered.

1 Thank Hoosier5251
Painesville, Ohio
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

My husband and I recently stayed at The Harraseeket Inn and were delighted to have dinner in the Maine Harvest dining room. From start to finish, everything was perfect. The service and atmosphere were excellent and the food so delicious. We both ordered the Waldorf salad, which was awesome. My husband ordered the seafood mélange and I the ducking prepared... More 

2 Thank Corkyhart
Galena, Illinois
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

Always had great food and a nice variety. Waitress was friendly and helpful.Loved their desserts! Would visit again.

1 Thank Twiggy1949
Oceanside, New York
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141 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

This is a wonderful restaurant for a special dinner. Very relaxing ambiance with fireplace in the main dining room and good separation between tables for quiet conversation. We both loved our choices. I had a ceasar salad and a seafood melange as main dish which had scallops, mussels, salmon and lobster with a coconut sticky rice and green curry sauce.... More 

1 Thank oceansidetraveler0
Petoskey, Michigan
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489 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 319 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

We were staying at the Inn so we thought we'd dine at the restaurant. We were led to believe it was a white tablecloth type establishment. Not so. While nice, it is an average dining room with low ceilings. Burlap covered tables. Entrees average. Polenta cold. Server nice, but below par wine list. Wouldn't go back.

Thank dre51
Greenwich, CT
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119 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

On our way to Bar Harbor for a wedding, we decided to break up the trip with a stop in Freeport. An old friend lives nearby so we invited him to join us. The Maine Harvest restaurant is the fine dining room of the Harraseeket Inn. The food was creative and nicely plated. Oysters were ordered and the mignonette sauce... More 

1 Thank RockridgeC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 10:30
17:30 - 21:00
07:00 - 10:30
17:30 - 21:00
07:00 - 10:30
17:30 - 21:00
07:00 - 10:30
17:30 - 21:00
07:00 - 10:30
17:30 - 21:00
07:00 - 10:30
17:30 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 162 Main St, Freeport, ME 04032-1311
    (Mallet Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Freeport
  • Phone Number: +1 207-865-9377
Our waitress forgot our coffee & lines were long for popovers/prime rib otherwise I would have given 5 stars for service/ambiance. This was our 2nd time. Celebrating my b'day weekend. We were here a year ago & absolutely loved it. The variety of food from lobsters, prime rib, eggs cooked in various ways, dansom plum champagne infused smoothie soup with creme with mint to the absolutely yummy chocolate decadence cake, blueberry pie & so many other desserts are only some of food served at this delicious Sunday brunch. We will definitely go there again next time we're in Freeport, Maine. It's in the Harraseeket Inn. I've had Sunday brunches at other 5 star hotels in USA including Hawaii, Europe, Japan & Canada but this brunch beats them all

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