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Newagen Seaside Inn

18 reviews
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$30 and under
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Perfect For:
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Worth the Drive

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If you love eating seafood just a stones throw from the ocean, Newagen Seaside Inn in Southport, Maine has a restaurant for you. Located by the Boothbay Harbor, Newagen Seaside Inn provides a secluded environment to enjoy dinner with family and friends.

One of Boothbay Harbor’s best-kept secrets, the Newagen Seaside Restaurant is away from the crowds and close to the sea. Locally sourced meats, freshly caught Maine lobster and seafood, and farm stand produce are both seasonal, and perfectly seasoned. Discover how traditional recipes taste brand-new in the sea air, and how new recipes are inspired by the riches and traditions of the Maine coast. Check out our menu posted on our website.

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Seafood, American, Wine Bar
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Daily: 11:30am - 2:30pm, Dinner: Sunday - Friday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm, Happy Hour: Sunday - Friday: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
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Phone number
(800) 654-5242
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Chef Thomas
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Parking details
Parking in on site and off the road.
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Special events & promotions
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Bar Dining, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 18 People Are Saying
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4.0Dined on October 11, 2017

This place is located in the Inn itself which is very convenient if you are staying there. The night we went, it was very busy and I do not think they were expecting it. I believe the service suffered because of it. They did try very hard so an "A" for effort here.

5.0Dined on October 3, 2017

This is our first visit to the inn. Met all expectations. Last week of the season and still a full menu. Mainly an older crowd.

5.0Dined on September 27, 2017

This restaurant is lovely for a special occasion. The staff was very welcoming and the ambiance was perfect. Everything we ordered was delicious and well-prepared. We are looking forward to visiting again....(and wishing we did not live out of state)! Thank you.

2.0Dined on September 18, 2017

We drove 25 minutes for our dinner reservation and upon arrival requested a window seat as the dining room was EMPTY! Request declined "because the tables were reserved"! Hello, we had a reservation but the host did not speak enough English to answer simple questions. Disappointing start to what should have been a quiet relaxing evening. Tables remained empty until near the end of our meal.

3.0Dined on August 23, 2017

If you're under 80 years old, you might want to skip this throw-back from the past. Feels like you're seated in the cafeteria of the old folks home, and I'm in my 60's!

4.0Dined on August 23, 2017

Can't get a meal anyplace more beautiful than this. Restaurant does a nice job of tasty classics and modern standards with excellent service and views that are the quintessential Maine.

5.0Dined on August 14, 2017

Chose Newagen Inn to celebrate our anniversary. Not too far to go and very nice in terms of the seaside location, friendly staff good food and beautiful facilities. Best part is that it is very much off the beaten path in an otherwise very busy tourist area which makes it peaceful and relaxing.

2.0Dined on July 31, 2017

We were served by Ricardo at our seated table, but he was also responsible for taking care of people at the bar. He was inattentive, and so there were many times we would have to ask over and over for a to go box or drink. It took so long for our check to come that I had to get up to go to the bar to get it. It was especially alarming to is because my wife and I had gotten married that day at the inn, and we were still wearing our suit/dress. I would have assumed he would have been more personable, but that was hardly the case. The table next to us said more in congratulations than Ricardo did. In general, it seems the service is very slow, inattentive, and impersonal, but the food is very good. So if you're in the mood to sit and talk for hours with your friends rather than any staff during your meal the place is great. Otherwise, a quick and personal bite seems to be out of the question.

2.0Dined on July 30, 2017

The food was as advertised and good. Cooked well, and delightfully presented. The menu selection left a little to be desired and was uninspired. The service this evening- like other days waiting for drinks at the bar- was abysmal. One dining companion, who ordered a burger, was told it was not cooked correctly the first time. The other three guests finished dinner before his meal arrived. Ordering was slow and the bartenders left a lot to be desired. Everything about this inn is wonderful, it's just a shame the service at the bar and restaurant was so poor.

5.0Dined on July 27, 2017

A delicious meal with a stunning view. Not to be missed.

5.0Dined on July 25, 2017

We really enjoyed our meal and you couldn't beat the view. Staff were good, but the food was amazing.

1.0Dined on July 6, 2017

Reservation was for 8:00 PM so the restaurant was not very busy. It is inside the Inn and the Inn is in the middle of no where so we expected the food and service to be outstanding. It took 2 hours to get our food, after we received our apps. The quality of the food did not reflect the prices. Our server did the best she could but had zero leadership. After waiting on our food for 2 hours, I had to send my crab cakes back. They were so salty, they were not edible. We never saw a manager. It was never addressed.

5.0Dined on June 27, 2017

An extremely pleasant experience in a beautiful surrounding. Food was very, very good and presented beautifully. Would definitely return to this lovely spot.

5.0Dined on June 1, 2017

The service was great,the food was delicious and we loved the entertainment. The view was also spectacular.

4.0Dined on July 11, 2014

Good food at a good value. The acoustics in the dining room, coupled with the frequency of large groups dining and having "lots of fun" make it almost impossible for a couple to converse. A great place to dine with your family or your own large group, just not for conversation or the hearing impaired.

2.0Dined on August 23, 2013

Had a very disappointing dining experience. The service was great, the view was ok but the food was over priced and tasteless.

4.0Dined on August 22, 2013

Good food ( outstanding mussels and lobster bisque) and excellent service from a young and enthusiastic staff make for an enjoyable evening. The only caveat relates to the ambiance. Our dinning area was attractive but quite noisy with stone floors and no sound absorbing materials of any sort which when full with families could be quite noisy. Also, we did not find the chairs to be comfortable for extended sitting and a long leisurely meal. The outdoor dinning would have been better for us if the evening had been warmer. Nevertheless, it was an enjoyable meal and we would return again.

4.0Dined on July 7, 2013

Food was nicely prepared, however three of our party commented that the item was not presented as per the menu. I had a Caprese salad, which made no mention of sun-dried tomatoes or pesto, another in our party had Short Ribs, which were advertised being accompanied with carrots. They arrived with watercress and root vegetables.