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About 1637 at York Harbor Inn

The York Harbor Inn’s recently renovated restaurant- “1637”, offers wonderful ocean view dining in a landmark historic inn. Upon entering the dining room, you are welcomed to the past, present and future in both atmosphere and culinary art. Our menu, featured in Food & Wine Magazine, emphasizes native seafood, creatively prepared and artfully presented, as well as casual, contemporary cuisine. Menu highlights include our gourmet Flatbreads made with our own smoked sausage or fresh lobster meat, Lobster Tempura, a Ploughman’s Platter featuring house cured meats and homemade sausage, a Raw Bar menu featuring fresh oysters, shrimp, and clams, Corn and Lobster Chowder and our locally famous Seafood Chowder, as well as the best in steaks and pasta dishes. Our ocean-view piano bar has entertainment many nights of the week and Sunday Brunch is served year round.

480 York Street
York Harbor, ME 03911
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Seafood, Continental

Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Sunday: 10:00am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Nightly: 5:30pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Orchard Lane, Rte. 1A

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(800) 343-3869

Website:
http://www.yorkharborinn.com/

Entertainment:
Piano bar, calypso guitar/vocals and Jazz duo featuring Light Contemporary, Jazz, and Classics Wednesdays thru Saturdays.

Parking Details:
Private parking lot and street parking available.

Executive Chef:
Gerald Bonsey, CEC, AAC

Private Party Facilities:
Private dining rooms, some with ocean views available. Accommodating parties of up to 40 people.

Private Party Contact:
Cheyenne Wright : (207) 363-5119 ext. 192

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Sun - Thu 5:30PM - 6:00PM 8:30PM - 9:00PM

1637 at York Harbor Inn Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.7

value

4.3

Noise

Quiet

92% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Anniversaries (16)
Good for Birthdays (14)
Romantic (14)
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Scenic View (14)
Special Occasion (14)
Waterfront (14)
Good for a Date (14)
Worth the Drive (12)
Cozy (10)
Quiet Conversation (8)
Bar Seating (7)
Comfort Food (5)
Creative Cuisine (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Live Music (5)
Notable Wine List (5)
Casual (4)
Fit for Foodies (4)
Good for Groups (4)
Neighborhood Gem (4)
Seasonal (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Authentic (3)
Healthy (3)
Fun (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
Business Meals (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Organic (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
People Watching (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Afternoon Tea (1)
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 (New England)·Dined on September 28, 2017

Good food and consistent. Relaxed atmosphere and good views especially with window seatings.

Tags: Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive
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 (Naples)·Dined on September 22, 2017

We love 1637. Food and service excellent and the views are terrific. It has a tradition New England feel.

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 (New England)·Dined on September 16, 2017

If you are a lobster fan then you must try the lobster flatbread! Seafood ravioli is also fabulous.

Tags: Bar Seating, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Waterfront, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View, Fun
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 16, 2017

I have not written a review for sometime because we have been dining out a lot this year. This time I had to make an exception. This restaurant hit all the right notes, from the original greeting by our host to the beautiful decor to our server Ian who was excellent. This place oozes charm,from the colonial structure to the lovely bay windows over looking York Harbour. This was a special ocasion for me as I had traveled back east to see my 90 year old mother and my sister who helps her everyday. I wanted something special for them and found it on opentable. The food was glorious from the cocktails to the appetizers to the main courses. I could go on but let me finish by saying if you are in this area take time to dine here. Take it from me I was born in southern New Hampshire and tried many restaurants, this is by far my favorite.

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 (New England)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Anniversary dinner with our daughter. Lovely ambience and pleasant service!

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 (New England)·Dined on September 9, 2017

We have been here before and the food is always good and the view terrific. The wait staff is very attentive and helpful. A very enjoyable evening.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Gluten Free Options, Scenic View, Bar Seating
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 4, 2017

Food was ok absolutely no dairy free option. It appears everything is premade so they are not prepared to cook anything special. For that reason I will not return.

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 (New England)·Dined on September 4, 2017

Outstanding service, atmosphere and food. One of our favorite spots to come for a special occasion. We celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary there and try to make it over from VT a few times a year.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Waterfront, Worth the Drive
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Food was awesome

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 (New England)·Dined on September 3, 2017

We love 1637 at York Harbor Inn. We have been there many times and have never had a bad experience. The food is always delicious. Two of my favorites are the spinach salad and lobster stuffed chicken. Fantastic!

Tags: Authentic, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Seasonal, Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Great dinner! Wonderful service! Would recommend to anyone looking for a lovely night out.

Tags: Fun, Cozy, Live Music, Casual, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Everything was great as usual, that's why we keep going back.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Great place - have been going here for years. The inn is not waterfront but is directly across the street - the views of the Atlantic from the restaurant are beautiful. The space is arranged so there's not a bad seat in the house. Very cozy - almost old fashioned, one of the things I love about it. Food is very good - very New England. Love lobsta? You can get it here any number of ways. Nice bar menu and great wine list. If you want something trendy, this probably isn't your place. Want something comforting, you'll love it here.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Good for a Date, Romantic, Cozy
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 (New England)·Dined on September 2, 2017

As always, YHI fulfilled all expectations. Beautiful view of the ocean, excellent wine selections, and of course the best entrees anywhere. Crab stuffed haddock baked to perfection, baked scallops and (special request) baked shrimp melt in your mouth, and a filet of beef which was perfectly cooked, tender and tasty, and large enough to share with the fish-eaters. Thank you, YHI!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Casual, Bar Seating, Authentic
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 26, 2017

We eat at this restaurant every summer an it is always great. Their ribeye special was delicious. Each year they add new exciting things to the menu. The room is spectacular!

Tags: Waterfront, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great Beer
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 24, 2017

We had a very enjoyable meal and decided it was so good we came back the next night. Food, atmosphere and service were all great and we really enjoyed it.

Tags: Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on August 24, 2017

This is a charming old inn and dining room with a lovely view of an oceanside park and York harbor; unfortunately the food is only average.

Tags: Waterfront
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 (New England)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Seated by a window with view of the ocean. Just perfect! Service was attentive but not overbearing. We enjoyed signature martini's and a lovely bottle of wine from their extensive wine list. The spinach salad was superb; sweet strawberries with glazed nuts and very fresh spinach. This very easily could be a full meal with added shrimp, salmon or beef. We chose another appetizer special for our main dish. It was grilled scallops with polenta. Excellent! We've been many time to the YHI and have never been disappointed.

Tags: Romantic, Scenic View, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine
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 (New England)·Dined on August 16, 2017

Beautiful Inn. Service was great. Food was superb! View of York Harbor Bay was amazing!!
Definitely would return!!!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Seasonal, Waterfront, Healthy, Afternoon Tea, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Afternoon Coffee, Tasting Menu, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Scenic View, Casual, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries, Organic, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Fun, Gluten Free Options, Great for Lunch, Authentic, Cozy, Special Occasion, Comfort Food
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 (New England)·Dined on August 12, 2017

This is such an amazing restaurant. The food is unbelievable and the service is outstanding. Their lobster mac and cheese and their lobster stuffed chicken are both phenomenal. They also have a great cocktail menu and delicious deserts (the sundae is to die for). I highly recommend this place.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined on August 10, 2017

This was the perfect location for meeting a client & his wife for dinner on a weeknight as it was midway. The food and presentation was excellent. Everyone really enjoyed their meal and the portions were ample. We had requested a corner/quiet table since at least one person was hearing disabled and although we were accommodated, the "corner" seating had open windows leading to the next dining area and the sound really carried. When we were shown our table, it looked cozy and inviting with an L shaped leather booth. But one end was higher than the other and the low end seat sunk down quite a bit. It was also a large table so we were further away from our guests than we would have preferred. The view was lovely for those facing the front window looking out over the ocean. All in all, it was a pleasant enough evening and the food was excellent. Would definitely give it another try.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Afternoon Coffee, Good for a Date, Tapas
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 (Richmond)·Dined on August 8, 2017

Food and service much better than outstanding. It was the best meal we had in a week in Maine.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on August 7, 2017

Always delicious. Never disappointed. Excellent all around. 5 stars

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 3, 2017

Our 55th anniversary was celebrated with a wonderful dinner. Our server Debbie was most accomadating ambiance was very nice as usual.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on August 3, 2017

Wow! This place blew us away! From the lobster stuffed lobster (say what?), to the great service, to the unbeatable view! Expensive but worth every dollar!

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 (New England)·Dined on August 2, 2017

Great meal

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 (New England)·Dined on July 31, 2017

We love this place for its delicious cuisine and impeccable New England ambiance.

Tags: Waterfront, Creative Cuisine
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 (New England)·Dined on July 30, 2017

We had a wonderful Anniversary dinner. Great service, food was fantastic and quite reasonably priced. We arrived an hour early and the restaurant gladly seated us. Great dining experience all around. Highly recommend!

Tags: Casual, Kid-friendly, Handcrafted Cocktails, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Waterfront, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (New England)·Dined on July 30, 2017

We try to make the York Harbor Inn restaurant a family place to eat on a regular basis. The lounge background music, guitarist, is always very nice. The food is consistently very good. In fact, we have never had a bad meal there. The kitchen was a bit slow on Sunday night but, since it was a beautiful, clear night on the water, the view made up for the wait.
Thanks

Tags: Scenic View, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine
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 (New England)·Dined on July 30, 2017

This use to be such a great restaurant but it has really gone down. The bar tender was rude and did not make our drinks correct. The menu was limited, sandwiches and a few dinners. Short staff. It really is more of a pub now not

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 25, 2017

Just wonderful!!!!!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 23, 2017

We have been coming to the York Harbor Inn for 26 years, and we are always extremely pleased with our dining and lodging experience!

Tags: Waterfront, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New England)·Dined on July 22, 2017

The Nubble Light Lobster was to die for. Can't wait to go again.

Tags: Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View, Waterfront, Live Music, Romantic, Cozy, Worth the Drive
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 (New England)·Dined on July 14, 2017

Awsome seafood. Loved everything. Nice waiter. We are visitors from norway and stopped by and had a wonderful time!

Tags: Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Waterfront, Bar Seating, Comfort Food, Authentic, Good for a Date, Seasonal, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Good for Groups
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 (Tampa)·Dined on July 13, 2017

This was our third time at York Harbor Inn. It is a place we visit in southern Maine every summer. The food is creative and delicious and our waitress (Debbie) was pleasant and proficient. The lobster avacodo salad was fresh and colorful and the seafood pie was filled with chunks of tasty fish. We will be back as we make special memories at this great restaurant!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Fun, Comfort Food, Romantic, Waterfront
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 (New England)·Dined on July 1, 2017

We arrived one hour early and the staff accommodated us. Our table had a wonderful view of the ocean, and the wine and food were excellent. We shared the crab cakes as an appetizer. I had the seafood ravioli and my husband had the lobster and avocado salad. All of the food was
delicious and the portions were appropriate and comfortable. Our server was attentive and friendly, but she also gave us space. We were not rushed through our meal at all. I look forward to returning to this restaurant and I recommend it to others.

Tags: Scenic View, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on June 27, 2017

Romantic, special, great view

Tags: Romantic
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 (New England)·Dined on June 24, 2017

We ordered the mussels, they were good however, the dipping bread was hard as a rock. The bread that came before the mussels was really good, I enjoyed the roasted garlic and butter that came with the brea. My husbands seafood pie was disappointing, there was no sauce thus no flavor, just the watery juice from the seafood. The "pie" was only breadcrumbs sprinkled on top. I had the steak tips, they were just okay. The price was on the high side.

Tags: Romantic
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on June 22, 2017

Eve thing was perfect. Seated promptly, wonderful and considerate waitstaff, wide variety of menu selection, prix fixe menu a great value and a beautiful water view. Can't wait to return.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Scenic View, Worth the Drive
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 21, 2017

Gorgeous view and great food! Went for the early bird special which is offered before July1. Just can't beat the price, $20.95 for 3 courses! Food quality, ambiance and service are excellent!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good Vegetarian Options, Worth the Drive, Scenic View, Romantic
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