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The Maine Harvest @ The Harraseeket Inn

4.3
79 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
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  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies

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About

The Maine Harvest @ The Harraseeket Inn features American cuisine with a Continental flair in a casual yet elegant setting. Our Chef’s utilize the freshest in locally purveyed organic and all-natural cuisine.

The Maine Harvest features tableside preparations and tableside desserts. A house specialty is the Chateaubriand for Two, flamed and carved tableside.

We are pleased to be recipients of the Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence. Our knowledgeable staff are there to assist you in pairing the perfect wine with your meal.

For another special treat, join us for our celebrated Sunday Brunch. We were recently voted "Best Brunch" by the Down east Magazine's 2010 readers poll.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American, Continental, Fusion / Eclectic
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Hours of operation
Breakfast Daily: 7:00am - 10:30am; Sunday Brunch: 11:45am-2:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 9:30pm
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Phone number
(207) 865-9377
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Troy Mains
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Private party facilities
The Cumberland Room is located just to the rear of the dining room and can accomodate up to 20 people. It"s a lovely setting with windows looking over the gardens.
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Private party contact
John Vallo: (207) 865-9377 ext. 439
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Mallet Drive
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, High Tea, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 79 People Are Saying
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4.3  based on all time ratings
4.4
food
4.2
service
4.2
ambience
3.8
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89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Bigelow212 (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on December 24, 2016

The room was festive and beautiful - but sadly the food and drinks were mediocre.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
3.0  Dined on November 13, 2016

We arrived at 5:30 pm on a Sunday night, it was quiet and seating only in the front of the area. Crispy duck was not crispy making good and not outstanding. The lamb was outstanding. Hand Crafted cocktail lived up to its presentation. Recommend the location and ease of access while in Freeport. Did not like music, it was smooth jazz when we arrived and changed to Country Western during appetizer, it was not loud and quiet conversation could ensue. The Inn is a fine place to stay and eat while in Freeport. Within the building is the Tavern, that serves good food as well. It is a bit more louder in ambiance.

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vipBruce79 (New England)
4.0  Dined on August 15, 2016

Creative interpretations and interesting combinations. Nice work with the gluten-free offerings.

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vipChewintItUp (New England)
5.0  Dined on June 25, 2016

Decided to go here after reading the other reviews from OpenTable. We decided to do a trip up to Freeport for the first time and this was one of the recommended hotspots. This definitely did not disappoint and the overall experience was great.

The restaurants is part of the larger historical hotel and it has a charm and class to it that was appealing to us. The apps that we order turned out well and the service was appreciated.

For example, we asked for two glasses of wine that the waitress let us taste quickly before pouring out the glasses. My wife actually did not like the taste and the waitress did not hesitate to allow us to choose another wine without any embarrassment. That was very much appreciated and in the end the whole evening was great.

The next time we head back up to Freeport, this will definitely be one of our spots to go back to.

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Paula (Denver)
3.0  Dined on June 17, 2016

We are foodies and don't mind spending extra for a memorable meal. We have had excellent meals here in the past. However, this particular evening it was way off. The food was average, definitely not fine dining, and didn't match the prices. Disappointing

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vipFranC (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on June 12, 2016

If you are looking for an old world New England fine dining spot, this is it. Lovely historic inn that offers both lodging, fine dining and a tavern. My husband loved his salmon and my halibut was delicious, especially the lobster mashed potatoes! I also really enjoyed the fresh fig and beet salad, not something you see very often in combination.

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vipPeter (New England)
5.0  Dined on May 1, 2016

This was our second visit to the The Maine Harvest@ The Harraseeket Inn and I am sure there will be more. The brunch offers a variety of tasty dishes arranged in an attractive display. The star of this spread is a mountain boiled Maine lobster with melted butter on the side and there is no limit. In addition to lobster there are an interesting variety of salads, cheeses, fresh fruit and breads. There also breakfast foods, pasta and hot vegetable dishes. There is also a carving stand where delicious prime rib is served. If you have room there is a tempting assortment assortment of desserts including a made to order crepes station.
The hotel and the dining room are very attractive and service is very friendly and efficient. There is a full liquor service available. The quality of the brunch indicates that the other meals will be good as well. The Maine Harvest Brunch will make a good addition to a shopping tour of Freeport's outlets.

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MrMJC (New England)
5.0  Dined on April 16, 2016

Wonderful meal and service

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2016

Had an excellent meal with great service

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vipCate (Seattle)
4.0  Dined on February 12, 2016

We had been to the restaurant the last time we were in Freeport but didn't remember the name. So we reserved through Open Table thinking it was somewhere new. Good dinner, romantic surroundings, lovely inn.

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vipFred (New England)
3.0  Dined on December 11, 2015

If you are in Freeport shopping I would recommend you drive to Portland for dinner but if the weather is bad or you are tired I would recommend the tavern at the hotel. The dining room has a nice atmosphere but the food although nicely presented on the menu, simply fails to live up to expectations. The Lobster crepes are so awash in sauce and mushrooms that you really can't taste whether there is lobster or not. The duck was a good choice but again very simply done and the accompanying rice was awash in butter. We also had breakfast which was even more disappointing. Again, the tavern is a better dining choice if ou are at the hotel.

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vipPeggy (New England)
5.0  Dined on December 4, 2015

We had an excellent dinner here with friends. We always have a good experience here.

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tom14meet (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on September 20, 2015

Our dinner was simply great for the welcoming staff. Carlos our waiter was attentive and not overbearing. The food starting with the potato leek soup was very good. The presentation of the grilled scallops was so good. A great place to dine in Freeport Maine

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vipJeanne (New England)
4.0  Dined on September 18, 2015

Food was presented beautifully by a very experienced and thoughtful server. Thank you.

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Maine314 (Charleston)
5.0  Dined on September 13, 2015

This brunch was fantastic. They had everything you could want from lobster to fancy desserts and everything in between. Service was excellent from Stephanie, our server. The ambiance was nice with dining in one room and food in another. Noise level was minimal. This is a fancy brunch...so plan to stay for at least an hour or more. So much to eat...and nicely displayed. Loved it.....

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Lizzie01 (Detroit)
4.0  Dined on September 6, 2015

We were staying at the Inn, so we thought we'd check out the dining room for dinner. We'd been on the road since 5:00 am, so we were ready for a nice dinner. Firstly, reviews had listed this as Freeport's only fine dining establishment. We expected white tablecloths , candles, beautiful furniture. We encountered burlap covered tables with worn colonial furniture, low ceilings with cheap acoustical tiles. That being said, they have a nice menu. We ordered a $30 seafood sampler and were underwhelmed. The crab meat tasted metallic, though the lumps of lobster were good as were the oysters. We just thought it was overpriced. My lamb chops were flavorful , my husband's Black Sea bass excellent, even though the accompanying polenta was not heated through. Wine list weak. Server, Jessica, however was outstanding. If I went back to Freeport, I wouldn't go back. Expensive, somewhat ordinary.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on September 6, 2015

We went for the first time and would definitely return. The calamari appetizer was delicious as was the lobster stew. One of us had the duck which was excellent and we had the homemade pasta with lobster which was stellar. We were too full to try the desserts but next time we will split an appetizer so we have room for dessert.

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Gluenfreediner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on August 18, 2015

The restaurant is very intimate with excellent ambience. The service is very attentive. The tables are not crowded nest to each other so you can enjoy a private conversation. The seafood was outstanding, We started with the Lobster stew which was terrific. My wife had the lobster which was terrific and I had the lobster in a wine sauce with pasta which was unbelievable. The dessert of blueberry pie with ice cream was the best I ever had. I highly recommend this restaurant. By the way my wife is gluten free and there were plenty of choices for her.

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vipsouthfloridatransplant (Miami)
5.0  Dined on October 18, 2014

Was not sure what to expect, and we were absolutely delighted with this restaurant. Will definitely return. Lovely setting; excellent experience. Food was terrific, as was service. Tried variety of items from salad, entrée, and dessert portions of menu, and not one was disappointing. One of the people in our group just returned from trips to NYC and San Francisco; she said that her meal was better than any she had in either of those cities.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
3.0  Dined on October 3, 2014

Atmosphere just ok, not all that cozy or warm. Our server did a nice job...friendly, attentive for the most part. They seemed a little understaffed, and waits between service were a bit long at times. Food was very good...a solid 8. Just not amazing, at least not the dish my wife and I had. Overall, still a nice place for dinner.

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