Way Down East Restaurants

Riverside Inn & Restaurant

  • 608 Main St. Map It
  • East Machias
  • American

Published 05/21/2015

Fodor's Review

A bright yellow exterior invites a stop at this delightful restaurant in a former sea captain's home perched on the bank of the Machias River, as are the restaurant's vegetable and herb gardens. Ask for a table in the intimate sunroom, which has water views and opens to the other dining room. You can enjoy a drink on the deck. The chef-owner brings a special flair to traditional dishes, such as pork served with a pistachio crust. His signature dish is salmon stuffed with crabmeat and shrimp. In summer months the menu includes dressed-up dinner salads—try pairing one with standout appetizers like hake cakes and red-tuna wontons. Also an inn with Victorian touches, Riverside has two guest rooms in the main house and two suites in the coach house.

Restaurant Information


608 Main St., East Machias, Maine, 04630, United States

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207-255–4134; 888-255–4344

Restaurant Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Closed Jan. and Mon. Closed Tues. and Wed. in Feb.–May, Nov., and Dec. No lunch

Published 05/21/2015


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