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5 Great Restaurants in Camden, Maine

5 Great Restaurants in Camden, Maine

Restaurants in Camden, Maine
Experience fine cuisine at the Hartstone Inn’s restaurant.
One of the best parts about going on vacation is going out to eat. Not only do you get the chance to experience local fare, you also get to indulge in delicious meals that you didn’t have to prepare yourself. While you’re visiting, be sure to check out the following restaurants in Camden, Maine.

The Hartstone Inn

The Hartstone Inn’s Camden restaurant offers breakfast exclusively for Inn guests, and it is open to the public for dinner. The restaurant changes its menu regularly to reflect seasonal ingredients, as well as inspiration from its award winning chef. Click here to preview the Inn’s weekly menu

Evening Dining at Hartstone Inn

Experience the cuisine of Hartstone Inn’s internationally award-winning Chef/Owner Michael Salmon. The restaurant is open to the public, as well as guests of the inn, for dinner every night beginning at 5:30 p.m. Our acclaimed evening meals are a sumptuous gourmet treat presented in our elegantly appointed Camden, Maine dining room on fine china. Come early and enjoy one of our famous cocktails in the Inn’s parlor. 

If you love to enjoy a glass of wine with your meal, the Hartstone Inn’s wine lists features
wonderful wines from across the country and around the world. Our wine list offers a wide range of varietals at exceptional prices, and it has received the Wine Spectator’s “Award of Excellence” award since 2005.

Breakfast at the Hartstone Inn
Breakfast at the Hartstone Inn is served exclusively to Inn guests and is included in the room rate. It is decidedly different from your everyday fare. Prepared with care, our breakfasts are an enticing reason to get out of our comfy beds each morning! Wake up to the aroma of freshly brewed Green Mountain coffee, sizzling bacon and house-made pastries from the kitchen. Linger over a complete gourmet breakfast on the sunny porch or in front of the Inn’s dining room fireplace.

Lunchtime Restaurants in Camden, Maine

While you’re out and about exploring Camden, stop and grab a delicious bite to eat at one of these restaurants:
  • Home Kitchen Café on Main Street is open year-round for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Home Kitchen Café is closed on Tuesdays. 
  • Boynton McKay on Main Street serves breakfast and lunch. Boynton McKay is open Tuesday-Sunday. 
  • Camden Deli on Main Street is open for lunch and dinner 7 days a week. 
  • Waterfront is open for lunch and dinner 7 days a week year-round. Located on Bayview Street, this restaurant offers views of the harbor. 

Lobster Picnic Pail to go

If you’re interested in a picnic lunch, the Hartstone Inn will be happy to order a Lobster Picnic Pail or Gourmet Backpack Lunch for you! We’ll have it waiting for you so you can enjoy a leisurely picnic lunch while you explore Camden. 


The Hartstone Inn is an enchanting bed and breakfast hideaway in the heart of downtown Camden, Maine. Choose from 21 elegant guest rooms and suites, appointed with luxurious amenities, including soft robes, fine linens and down quilts and pillows. Enjoy gourmet cuisine morning, afternoon and evening, and maybe even try your hand at preparing a gourmet meal or two yourself with our Foodie Adventure Packages. Our Camden bed and breakfast is the perfect place to get away from it all.