Top Choice Seafood in Bath & Around

Five Islands Lobster Company

Imagine crab cakes with fresh dill-tartar sauce, golden fried clams and lobsters dripping with melted butter. The food at this wharf-side lobster shack, 13 miles southeast of Bath in the fishing hamlet of Georgetown…
Top Choice Seafood in Wiscasset

Red's Eats

The lines for this iconic US 1 seafood shack, just west of the downtown bridge, slow down summer traffic so much that the local government has been trying to find a solution for decades (no joke). Incredible lobster…
Top Choice Italian in Rockland


In a sprawling Victorian house a mile from downtown sits Primo, widely considered one of the best restaurants in Maine. Awarded chef Melissa Kelly has reached celebrity status for her creative ways with New England …
Top Choice Vegetarian in Belfast & Searsport

Chase's Daily

A true farm-to-table experience, this cafe/bakery/farmers market presents fabulous, all-vegetarian fare – plus wicked good baked treats, from cauliflower and Gruyère tarts to custard buns. The lunch menu (creative s…
Top Choice Asian in Brunswick

Tao Yuan

A young, lauded chef (a James Beard 'Rising Star' nominee) is behind this high-quality pan-Asian eatery, where accomplished dishes dazzle palates with fresh flavor. Small plates range from dumplings and pork buns to…
Top Choice Seafood in Boothbay Harbor

Cabbage Island Clambakes

A prized Maine tradition: a scenic cruise from Boothbay Harbor to the small, family-owned Cabbage Island, where a traditional clambake provides a fabulously memorable feast for diners, who can explore the island in …
American in Bath & Around

Kennebec Tavern

On downtown Bath's riverfront, this upscale-casual restaurant is a favorite for its huge selection of sandwiches, pastas and seafood. The outdoor seating's a big draw.
Modern American in Bath & Around

Solo Bistro

In a downtown storefront, Bath's most praised fine-dining restaurant has a small, seasonal menu of creative New American dishes, such as grilled octopus, miso-roasted salmon and lobster risotto. There are great-valu…
Seafood in Boothbay Harbor

Lobster Dock

Of all the lobster joints in Boothbay Harbor, this sprawling, wooden waterfront shack is one of the best and cheapest. It serves traditional fried seafood platters, sandwiches and steamers, but whole, butter-drippin…
Modern American in Camden & Rockport

Francine Bistro

In a cozy house on a residential downtown side street, this New American bistro is one of the Midcoast's choicest picks for a creative meal. The ever-changing menu showcases chef Brian Hill's deft ways with local in…