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The Boon Island Ale House - CLOSED

124 Post Rd, Wells, ME 04090-3802
+1 207-641-8489
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good18%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
30 Jul 2015
“Not the best”
17 Mar 2015
“Not something I'd recommend”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Pub
$$ - $$$
124 Post Rd, Wells, ME 04090-3802
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141 - 150 of 199 reviews

Reviewed May 10, 2012

We had a wonderful time in Wells, and had the best meal at Boon Island Ales. The help was very friendly, and the atmosphere is just grand. If you enjoy seafood, they have the best seafood bouillabaisse and it is served with linguini. Yum. My...More

Thank hawk10707
Reviewed May 8, 2012

Boon Island Ales recently moved locations. The new location is substantially larger than their previous one. To be honest, I was very excited for this place. I was there for opening day and to my disappointment I was not impressed. Now I completely understand that...More

2  Thank CDReynolds
Reviewed May 4, 2012 via mobile

The service was slow and the food was prepared poorly. Quite frankly, with all of the local brewery's in maine the beer doesn't own up either. I'm honestly skeptical that this place is even in the top 10 for wells Maine. Seems a little odd...More

5  Thank Dabs34
Reviewed May 4, 2012

Love this place.... great everything, can't get enough

Thank Mario A
Reviewed April 30, 2012

We took another weekend trip to Maine, and of course had to visit the Boone Island Ale House.... found they had moved to a larger location up the road .... nice new place, location is better making it more visible. Phil was again a class...More

2  Thank sandilovett17
Reviewed April 27, 2012

Boon Island Ales recently opened in Wells and my husband and I decided to check it out. We began our meal with scallops wrapped in Bain. The bacon wasn't as crispy as I would have liked but the scallops were cooked perfectly and delicious! My...More

2  Thank melis56
Reviewed April 26, 2012

The owners Tina and Phil hired me to work at their restaurant in 2010. At that time BIA was new and run by only family and friends of the family. The economy was tough and I would have been happy to find a job anywhere,...More

5  Thank SupinskiJ
Reviewed April 16, 2012

Was here for their opening weekend and was excited to try a new restaurant in Wells. The signs are misleading as we thought this was a traditional brewpub but is a little more upscale for Wells living. Once seated we were informed that on their...More

2  Thank robk768
Reviewed March 4, 2012

We visted twice in the short time we were staying in Oqunquit--excellent and friendly both times, especially enjoyed the confortable feeling of the people and place----not to mention the fried Shark chunks!!! When we return in May, it will definitely be our new favorite place...More

1  Thank Thomas K
Reviewed December 1, 2011

Very nice menu. My wife and I had subs that were very good. Service was fast and efficient, staff was pleasant. Good place for a quick meal and drink.

2  Thank Ken W
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Pub
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 Post Rd, Wells, ME 04090-3802
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Wells
  • Phone Number: +1 207-641-8489
Casual, Comfortably Elegant Chef Inspired Restaurant with a Nautical flare.
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