Food Tours in Boothbay Harbor: Where to Find the Best Culinary Experiences

Boothbay Harbor’s culinary culture is like no other! This one-of-a-kind Midcoast Maine Destination is home to many breweries and award-winning restaurants. With stats like that, how do you know where to eat first? The perfect solution is to try out some of the best food tours in Boothbay Harbor! Read on to discover four of the best ways to get a taste of the town. Afterward, find more ways to sip and savor the best of Midcoast Maine in our complimentary Boothbay Harbor Vacation Guide. Use it for recommendations on wineries, breweries, outdoor recreation, and more. With so much local insight, you’re sure to plan the ultimate Maine getaway!  

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Take a Bite of the Best Food Tours in Boothbay Harbor

Maine Foodie Tours

A lively walking food tour is one of the best ways to try a delicious sampling of local cuisine. Maine Foodie Tours specializes in offering remarkable food tours in Boothbay Harbor. During the experience, a knowledgeable tour guide will show you to a rotating selection of restaurants, a bakery, a gourmet shop, and a beautiful historic inn. Along the way, you’ll also learn some local history while trying a varied selection of smoothies, renowned cheeses, craft beer, lobster rolls, blueberry soda, and dessert. 

Pro-tip: Expect to walk for approximately one mile up and down moderate hills. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.  

Cabbage Island Clambakes

If a non-traditional culinary tour of Boothbay Harbor is on your bucket list, then Cabbage Island Clambakes is a must for your visit! This one-of-a-kind food tour offers an unforgettable experience from start to finish. The tour begins at Pier 6 in Boothbay Harbor, where you will board the Bennie Alice and enjoy a scenic cruise to Cabbage Island. Upon arrival, you’ll be treated to a traditional Downeast clambake, complete with fish chowder, lobster, clams, corn on the cob, Maine’s finest blueberry cake, and more. Perhaps what makes this culinary tour so special is that it’s paired with the natural beauty of Midcoast Maine. After your meal, you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy the wonders of Cabbage Island; from great shady oak trees to wooded trails, the island offers peaceful reprieves for all.  

The Best Breakfast & Lodging in Boothbay Harbor Room 2 Bed

After you get a taste of Maine’s culinary delicacies, head home to Topside Inn to continue your foodie excursions. Our very own gourmet breakfasts are known throughout the area as the No. 1 breakfasts in Boothbay Harbor. Our breakfast menu features new recipes each season and showcases only the best and freshest local ingredients.  

When you book any of our award-winning accommodations, you can always look forward to the best amenities, getaway packages, and top-notch service. A daily hot-plated breakfast, access to our gardens, and beautiful views of the harbor are a few perks to enjoy during your stay.  

If you are ready to plan your next vacation, check our availability and book your stay. We can’t wait to host you at Topside Inn!