6 Jolly Diners and Dives That Only Locals Can Understand In Damariscotta, Maine

At lunch time, Damariscotta, Maine has an embarrassing number of watering holes. The munch factories in Damariscotta, Maine have turned food into wonderful art.

All that being said, too many wannabe bloggers and knowledgeable, self-proclaimed critics have not given the loyal restaurateurs in Damariscotta, Maine a fair chance to demonstrate what they might accomplish. Sad! Unfair! To be real with our readers though: Wolfgang Puck can dine with their family in some other stopover town.

Not all chefs are gunning for a Michelin star or Zagats profile. Looking for contemporary vegan restaurants? Or maybe you need to fill up at a classic, passable standby for steaks, burgers and chops.

Transplants and sightseers to Maine will be impressed by how these heartwarming epicurean experts take advantage of authentic ingredients like lobster, cod and potatoes and related ingredients from Piscataquis and Somerset counties nearby. A handful on this list have had the same menus and briskets and roasts for decades. Others keep changing their menus by adding lobsters, apple ciders or maple syrup. And lastly, there are those with hidden menus you didn’t know existed.

The insightful gastronomists from Maine should seek novel brasseries that challenge deeply held convictions about food. Your jolly eyes will pop once you see the chops and potatoes in Damariscotta, Maine.

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