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May 11, 2010 08:37 PM

Need Recommendations for the Waldoboro area please

Just rented a house in Waldoboro in August, I know wayyy off, but was just wondering if anyone can suggest anything GREAT in the area!!! Seafood, Steaks, Ethnic, it's WIDE OPEN.
I look forward to your replies!


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  1. Morse's for tasty, casual lunch. They also sell their sauerkraut and assorted sausages, pickles, etc., for home munching. They're on Rt 220, a couple miles north of Route 1. And at the corner of Route 1 and 220 is Borealis Breads - great stuff there.

    Nearby, Rockland-Camden area has excellent dining options on all levels. Cafe Miranda in Rockland is casual/eclectic, and the menu is huge. Rockland Cafe is extremely local, with very solid diner-type stuff. Lily Bistro - smallish menu, but everything I've had there was quite good.

    On the way upscale level, there's Primo (Rockland) and Francine Bistro (Camden) - I can't vouch personally for them, but others surely will.

    Enjoy - it's a beautiful area.

    Cafe Miranda
    15 Oak St, Rockland, ME 04841

    Lily Bistro
    421 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841

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    1. re: harrie

      Don't forget Moody's which is right there.Gotta go even if it's just to say you've been there. :)

    2. Very close to where you'll be, and not often mentioned but definitely worth the effort is Silver Lane Bistro: see my posting from last year

      Silver Lane Bistro
      1 Silver Ln, Warren, ME 04864

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      1. re: mainemal

        Thanks folks!! Keep em coming!!! That Silver Lane Bistro looks GREAT!!! Is it still there???

        Silver Lane Bistro
        1 Silver Ln, Warren, ME 04864

        1. re: sinned61

          I was wondering the same thing - if the Silver Lane Bistro is still operating. They are excellent, but I thought the owners were retiring and moving.

          Silver Lane Bistro
          1 Silver Ln, Warren, ME 04864

      2. McKean & Charles (Rte One, Waldoboro) is a nice wine shop which also carries some good deli items (e.g. cheeses, homemade hummus) and gourmet ingredients.

        1. I wholeheartedly agree with Morse's- fantastic. I'm lukewarm on Silver Lane, and stone cold on Moody's . Unless you like cafeteria food. (actually the pies are quite good) The Narrow's tavern (downtown Waldoboro RT220) has consistent food and their draft beer always tastes good. Bullwinkle's/ The Bog is ok too- good BBQ. Can't beat Primo- really truly one of the best dining experiences in all of NE. I'd also look to RT 32- Anchor Inn in Round Pond and Shaw's Wharf are great seafood places right on the water.

          Anchor Inn Restaurant
          Anchor Inn Rd, Round Pond, ME 04564

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          1. re: kspst

            Just as a note: Shaw's isn't in Round Pond, but further down the peninsula at New Harbor. And not far down Rt. 1 from Waldoboro is Damariscotta, where Damariscotta River Grill is very good indeed.

            1. re: mainemal

              Really appreciating all your replies folks......DON'T STOP!!!

              1. re: mainemal

                I'd choose Muscongus Bay Lobster, which IS in Round Pond, adjacent to the Anchor Inn, over Shaw's or most any other lobster pound.

                Muscongus Bay Lobster
                28 Landing Rd, Round Pond, ME 04564

            2. I'm not sure of the status of the Dip Net for the upcoming season, but the ride down to Tenant's Harbor is worth. Also take a day trip on the state ferry system out of Rockland to either North Haven or Vinalhaven Islands. DON'T TAKE A CAR. Good grub walking into the villages. (Don't tell anyone I sent ya.)

              Dip Net Restaurant
              1 Cold Storage Rd, Tenants Harbor, ME 04860