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Aragosta

27 Main Street, Stonington, Deer Isle, ME 04681
+1 207-367-5500
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood
PRICE
$$$$
DETAILS
27 Main Street, Stonington, Deer Isle, ME 04681
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1 - 10 of 211 reviews

Reviewed 14 December 2016

A true fine dining experience. The food, the view, the service - all were excellent. Everything from appetizer to dessert was delicious and prepared as fine dining should be. We would definitely return and recommend to our friends.

Thank 72floridatravelers
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Superb! Reservations are a must as it is a tiny restaurant. Everything was SO delicious! We had the fresh blueberry mojito to begin our wonderful meal and everyone ordered something different. This was one of the best meals I've eaten in my life, and I...More

1  Thank Susan T
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited Aragosta on a Saturday night in August. We were warmly welcomed by the hostess and seated for our reservation within a minute of arriving. We ordered a bottle of Chardonnay which was lovely. I had a fabulous farmers salad which...More

2  Thank Vnegs
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Atmosphere - A Quaint restaurant within the village, overlooking the fishing piers and water. Service - C The night did not seem very busy. Two servers were working the floor. Our server was friendly. Service was a bit slow. Overall dining experience was 3 hours,...More

Thank Keith C
Reviewed 23 September 2016

I've been to this restaurant a few times and always have been pleased. The location is great, what a beautiful view I've had each time. The staff each time have been friendly to my party and I that I feel welcomed each time I come...More

Thank Toddberezney
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Let me start by saying that 2 years ago, also in the summer, we had a wonderful meal here, with zero complaints. Let me add to that that I am a 20 year veteran of the restaurant business and instead of being hypercritical because of...More

2  Thank rjhassman
AragostaMaine, Front Office Manager at Aragosta, responded to this review

I'm very disappointed that this was your experience while dinning with us. Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant and provide very specific and detailed feedback. I do hope you will dine with us again in the future as your experience is...More

Reviewed 20 September 2016

I have eaten at this restaurant at least three times since May. I have never had a bad meal and I love the location, but every time I have gone the experience has been marred by the place being short staffed. Assuming my three visits...More

Thank dputrich
AragostaMaine, Front Office Manager at Aragosta, responded to this review

Hi There, Thank you for taking the time to review us and provide important feedback. I apologize that your dinning experience has been marred by our service. We agree that if our guests are feeling like we are short staffed then something is not right....More

Reviewed 18 September 2016

On our trip to Stonington we stopped at Aragosta for lunch and were so glad we found this little gem! We sat outside on a gorgeous August day and enjoyed a delectable lunch. I had the crab cakes which were chock full of sweet crab...More

1  Thank Linekinlady
AragostaMaine, Front Office Manager at Aragosta, responded to this review

So happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us at Aragosta! Thank you for taking the time to review us and we are honored to hear our crab cakes were some of the best you've had! Hope to see on the deck for lunch...More

Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is lovely, the food good, but the waitress sort of ignored us. She was very friendly with other tables, which made us wait for our food...More

1  Thank KristiZmadame
AragostaMaine, Front Office Manager at Aragosta, responded to this review

Hi There, I'm so glad you enjoyed your meal, but do apologize that you did not find the service to be friendly. This is not who we are and i'm very disappointed that this was your experience with us. I hope you do come back...More

Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Best greens ever in the salad. Seriously the best, most flavorful. The only way to improve the salad would be to tear them into smaller pieces. The lobster ravioli was a perfect entree to share after a busy day. Nice wines as well. Will be...More

1  Thank jamiek830
AragostaMaine, Front Office Manager at Aragosta, responded to this review

So happy that you enjoyed everything! The greens you had were from Fine Line Farm and they are pretty spectacular. Hope to see you again in the future! Thank you for taking the time to dine with us and review us.

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Lizkayaker
Hosting friends for a weekend coming up and would like to come to Aragosta - but having no prices on the menu is daunting. Can you give me an example of a few dishes and prices to help us plan?
26 September 2016|
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Response from AragostaMaine | Property representative |
Hi There, Our dinner menu changes daily so our pricing varies. Appetizers are about $10-$15, entrees are about $26-$37 and desserts are about $8. Feel free to give us a call with any questions 207-367-5500!
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okonnor2016
I noticed that in the description it says to 'join us for lunch' but the hours listed are 5pm - 9pm. I'm wondering what your lunch hours would be as we'll be in town next week and would be interested in visiting your restaurant.
14 July 2016|
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Response from AragostaMaine | Property representative |
Hi There, Thank you for pointing out the discrepancy! You may also visit our website for any additional details.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Main Street, Stonington, Deer Isle, ME 04681
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Deer Isle  >  Stonington
  • Phone Number: +1 207-367-5500
  • E-mail
Description
Aragosta, meaning "lobster" in Italian, is presented by Chef Devin Finigan of Brooklin. Her farm-to-table cuisine features only the freshest and best quality meat, seafood and produce from local purveyors. Her love of Mediterranean and Italian cooking and the Maine coast come together for a beautiful menu of delicious food that is simply good. Guests will enjoy dishes like Chef Devin's specialty, butter-poached lobster ravioli, while overlooking the breathtaking views of Stonington Harbor. The kind, knowledgable staff will guide guests through the menu and thoughtful wine list to create a memorable dining experience. Join us for lunch on our beautiful deck as well, where Chef Devin has created a menu that puts an elegant twist on classic pub fare.