Gene Ko

Chowder

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The Restaurant: Dolphin Marina & Restaurant, South
Harpswell, ME

The Skinny: Hidden at the end of a
country road in South Harpswell, this family-run marina-side restaurant’s fish
chowder is a well-guarded local secret. The creamy haddock-laden soup has long
had lobstermen’s nets in a twist, and since the restaurant opened in 1972, more
than a few locals have waxed poetic about the unusually rich, smoky chowder. It
comes with wonderful home-baked muffins made with small tart Maine blueberries.
The simple menu also includes standard dockside fare like rolls and fried
scallops—but with chowder this good, why bother? —Travel + Leisure staff

America's Best Comfort Foods

Chowder

The Restaurant: Dolphin Marina & Restaurant, South
Harpswell, ME

The Skinny: Hidden at the end of a
country road in South Harpswell, this family-run marina-side restaurant’s fish
chowder is a well-guarded local secret. The creamy haddock-laden soup has long
had lobstermen’s nets in a twist, and since the restaurant opened in 1972, more
than a few locals have waxed poetic about the unusually rich, smoky chowder. It
comes with wonderful home-baked muffins made with small tart Maine blueberries.
The simple menu also includes standard dockside fare like rolls and fried
scallops—but with chowder this good, why bother? —Travel + Leisure staff

Gene Ko

America's Best Comfort Foods

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