Dog Friendly Restaurants In Boothbay Harbor, ME

Dog Friendly Restaurants In Boothbay Harbor, ME

Everyone who has a dog knows heartbreaking it is to leave them at home while on vacation. You’re in luck! Boothbay Harbor, Maine is a very dog-friendly city that is also a great place to take a summer vacation. Linekin Bay Resort, in particular, is located right on the water and has dog-friendly cabins. Now that you have a place to stay, where can your dog come with you to eat? Here are some restaurants in Boothbay Harbor that will let you bring your pooch.

The Lobster Dock

The Lobster Dock has tables on their deck set up specifically for pet owners. The picnic tables overlooking the harbor give in to the Maine ambiance and classic seafood restaurant feel. Their fresh seafood chowders and other dishes are prepared fresh daily. You can choose your own fish from a tank and watch it get cooked large outdoor pots. The shrimp and scallops are caught in the Boothbay region and the restaurant workers are there to show you how to peel and eat the best way. One menu item that’s a guest favorite, but isn’t seafood, are their deep fried artichoke hearts.

Boathouse Bistro

This restaurant has a little bit of everything. They have Spanish tapas, New England seafood, an extensive wine list, and a rooftop deck with harbor views. The top deck is also dog-friendly! This casual space is open for lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch. The sangrias on the affordable wine list are a guest favorite. Try some of their tapas like fresh oysters or a whole entree like their grilled swordfish.

Watershed Tavern

While they’re only open Wednesday-Sunday, this Boothbay staple also has a craft brewery. Enjoy local brews at the Boothbay Craft Brewery, then head to Watershed for food. Dogs aren’t only welcome in the beer garden but treated as a guest. Your pooch will be served its own water and presented with a dog menu with freshly made kibble snacks. The people menu includes appetizers like Charcuterie boards, locally sourced salads, Atlantic Haddock, and skillet meals.

Mama D’s Mercantile

This little breakfast restaurant has been a Boothbay fixture for 13 years. You’ll love the cozy seating and outdoor deck where dogs are welcome. They offer a wide selection of fair trade coffees that are self-serve with free refills. The pastries are the true breakfast hit at this restaurant, while the lunch menu features an array of soups and sandwiches.