2023 Best Restaurants with the Best Food in Maine Area

Top Rated Restaurants
in Maine

When it comes to reviewing and recommending restaurants, we believe that what is on the plate is by far the most important factor. We rate the food on a 20-point scale. Our take on the décor, service, ambience, wine list and other factors are explored within our full reviews, which are simply a click away.

Presented in alphabetical order, these Top 10 Restaurants earned the highest food ratings in Maine.
 
15/20
Chef/owner David Turin's cozy neighborhood bistro offers smaller plates with smaller prices, perfect for sharing. See More
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16/20
Small but mighty “555” is ideal for a special occasion or splurge. See More

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American Regional, Contemporary, Seafood
Fore Street
15/20
First-rate yet unpretentious Maine cuisine from a locally focused innovator. See More

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Hugo's

Contemporary, New American, Molecular
Hugo's
15/20
Compose a tasting menu of avant-garde farm-to-table cuisine, served in a swanky setting. See More

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M.C. Perkins Cove
14/20
A room with a view of crashing waves showcases creative dishes featuring Maine's bounty. See More
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14/20
Elegant and modern Japanese cuisine with European influences. See More
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On the Marsh Restaurant
15/20
Contemporary seasonal cuisine amidst European elegance and the chance to enjoy a table in the kitchen. See More

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8/

Primo

Mediterranean, Contemporary, Italian
Primo
15/20
Tuscany comes to northern Maine, taking farm-to-table cuisine to new heights. See More

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Contemporary, American, Fusion
76 Pleasant Street
15/20
Intimate dining in a historic Victorian home featuring local fare and friendly staff. See More
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The White Barn Inn Restaurant
16/20
Elegance and European hospitality combine to make one of New England's most treasured culinary experiences. See More

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