Whether you’re looking for a stylish addition to your wardrobe or the perfect gifts for your friends and family, Boothbay Harbor has a store for that. The wide variety of unique shops and one-of-a-kind items make our coastal Maine town a utopia for retail therapy. During your visit, one store we highly recommend you stop into is Eventide Specialties. This cozy and inviting store has everything you need to find gifts for the foodie in your life or even something to treat yourself. Here’s what to expect at Eventide Specialties and which items you’ll hardly be able to resist.
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Why You’ll Love Eventide Specialties
Located right in the heart of our coastal village, Eventide Specialties boasts the freshest and most pristine olive oil selections. Their producers, importers, and suppliers concentrate their efforts on discovering the most superb extra virgin olive oils from around the globe with the philosophy that “freshness trumps everything else.” Each bottle of olive oil that you’ll find was carefully pressed for quality over quantity while implementing modern techniques that have raised the bar in the creation of olive oil. From the moment you walk through the doors, the quality, taste, and smell of Eventide Specialties’ olive oils are sure to astound you. We’re convinced that you won’t be able to leave without purchasing a bottle to take home for your own cooking.
Other Products You’ll Find in Eventide Specialties
Premium olive oils aren’t the only products you’ll find in this popular store. As you browse, you’ll be sure to come across other fascinating kitchen must-haves that you won’t find anywhere else including butternut squash seed oil, pumpkin seed oil, balsamic, Eventide vinegar, and more.
If you’re shopping for gifts, they provide an array of intricate gift baskets that anyone on your shopping list will enjoy. From sampler packs to baskets filled with all-natural pasta and sauces, the combinations are nearly limitless. You even have the option to get creative and build your own custom gift baskets. That way, you can pick and choose the perfect gifts for everyone back home, including yourself!
More Boothbay Harbor Shops That You Won’t Want to Skip
Your Boothbay Harbor shopping excursion doesn’t have to end at Eventide Specialties. Here are even more of our favorite local shops that are sure to delight!
- Oak Street Pavilions: From fresh seafood and handmade chocolates to prepared meals, Oak Street Pavilions has it all! The food menu is also updated daily, so you’ll never have to eat the same meal twice at this cozy and quiet shop.
- AE Ceramics: Are you searching for the perfect bowl, mug, or plate to add to your kitchen collection? Look no further than AE Ceramics. This unique gallery transforms the natural shapes of Midcoast Maine into dinnerware and accessories. Plus, all of the work is made by hand, making each piece unique.
- Seawicks Candle Company: Another great way to bring a little bit of Maine into your home is with a Seawicks Candle. These 100% soy wax candles come in unique fragrances like Coastal Storm, Blueberry Fest, and Cottage Lilac.
Shop Until You Drop In for a Full Evening of Relaxation at Topside Inn
After a wonderful shopping trip, head back to Topside Inn and unwind! Our bed and breakfast is just a short drive from downtown Boothbay Harbor and has everything you need for a relaxing getaway. Enjoy comfortable accommodations, top-notch amenities, and beautiful views throughout your stay. We even provide a delicious gourmet breakfast each morning! It’s everything you need for a memorable getaway to Boothbay Harbor that you’ll want to repeat again and again.
Book your spring/summer getaway with us soon. We can’t wait to welcome you to our slice of coastal paradise.
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