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Frank's Dockside

Water Street, Lubec, ME
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“veal” (13 reviews)
“haddock” (33 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Water Street, Lubec, ME
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

Stopped for take out of dessert. Went inside to find out what was available and staff very helpful. Had to step back outside to takeout window (which I missed) to place order. Home made blueberry rhubarb pie. Very good!! Neat atmosphere inside. Deck seating available....More

Thank crloganphila
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Lunch here required a short wait for a table, but that provided a chance to use a very clean restroom. Service was fast and friendly, and the menu was fairly extensive for a small kitchen. My crab roll was overflowing with fresh crabmeat, served on...More

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

If you in area a grest place for food. Many restaurants are closed M- Thursday so Frank's wins. The food is great friendly server and price right.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

After a day on Campbello island we were hungry and Franks was recommended by a local. Very good service, nice atmosphere overlooking the water, and good food. I had the crab stuffed halibut, one of the specials and was not disappointed. Looking forward to eating...More

Thank KC8212
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Stopped here on our way out of Lubec, It's a cozy little place with Italian influence and as soon as you walk through the door you are greeted by the sounds of Frank Sinatra. We had and ocean view table with appetizers and a fried...More

Thank CroninHill
Reviewed 26 November 2016

We stopped here for a quick lunch and thought it was great! Food was very good (especially the black bean burger) and service was fast. Nice views of the water. Highly recommend.

Thank DoctorKnow85
Reviewed 14 November 2016

I was pleasantly surprised to enjoy a delicious meal in the small town of Lubec. My wife and I crossed into the U.S. from Campobello Island to eat here on the recommendation of our B&B host. I had the Haddock Florentine, which was great. My...More

Thank Maurice B
Reviewed 14 November 2016

This restaurant in 'downtown' Lubec (all 2 blocks lonmg) is one of the nicer venues. Smaller restaurant but with a great, varied menu. Service was solid and the overall experience really fun. Highly recommended in the area which has limited restaurant offerings.

Thank Jon H
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Friends and I scored a window table for lunch and were able to watch a pretty powerful tide going out with numerous seals feeding in the eddies. We were greeted warmly when we arrived and our server was friendly and efficient throughout our meal. I...More

Thank NieSam
Reviewed 2 November 2016

A West Quoddy lighthouse volunteer recommended this diner, along with another near by. We're happy we chose Frank's. Very good home cooking selections. Nice setting. Fun to enjoy lunch while seeing New Brunswick, Canada across the inlet.

Thank BearBear47
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Nearby Attractions
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Questions & Answers
23 July 2016|
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Response from julezblue |
In answer to my own question. Dogs are allowed on many decks/patios in Maine. Ruby was in fact allowed on this one as well as others in Lubec.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Water Street, Lubec, ME
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Lubec
  • Phone Number: 207-733-4484
New, wonderful atmosphere, extensive menu, watch seals as you dine
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