NEW – “In the Chef’s Kitchen” Friday, December 11th!

Join Chef Michael is his Camden kitchen for an evening of cooking and dining!  Assist in creating the evening’s four course menu which will be complimented with a wine paring. The goal is to recreate locally the fun that is enjoyed on their Foodie Adventures abroad!  

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Baked Figs with Appleton Creamery Goat Cheese and Lavender Honey

Fall Apples, Arugula and Honey Walnut Dressing

Pan Seared Duck Breast with Herbes de Provence and a Honey Drizzle

Mead Poached Pair with Honey Sorbet

Additional dates and full course descriptions will be available on our website soon.  These events are available upon request for private groups as well.

5-9pm /$115 for guests of the Inn / $125 non guests
Space  is limited to 8 people.

Thanksgiving Dinner Package

Leave the cooking to us and spend your Thanksgiving holiday at the Hartstone Inn!  Our Thanksgiving Dinner Packageincludes two night’s lodging, sumptuous breakfasts each morning and a five-course gourmet Thanksgiving dinner for two.   Enjoy cocktail hour before dinner, complete with delicious hors d’ oeuvres.

We have two seating times for our holiday dinner – 2:00 pm or 5:30 pm. 10-inspiring-thanksgiving-tables-3

The menu is as follows:

Prosciutto wrapped Sea Scallops with a Sweet Potato Puree and a Cranberry Butter Sauce

Butternut Squash Soup with a Honey-Nutmeg Cream

Herb-Roasted Turkey with a Sausage-Apple Stuffing and Shallot-Smashed Potatoes with a Sage Gravy

Pumpkin Soufflé with a Spiced Crème Anglaise

View package pricing here.  Place your reservation today as this holiday celebration fills up fast!


“Dine and Donate” to Benefit the Georges River Land Trust

The Hartstone Inn in Camden extends an invitation to the supporters of Georges River Land Trust for a night out to benefit their conservation efforts. Make your dinner reservation for May 4th, 11th or 18th and 50% of the food charges on your dinner bill will be donated to the Land Trust.

The mission of the Georges River Land Trust is to conserve the ecosystems and traditional heritage of the Georges River watershed region through permanent land protection, stewardship, education, and outdoor experiences.

Bring your friends and family for a sublime evening of dining and donating! Preview our dinner menu online here.

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5 Great Restaurants in Camden, Maine

Restaurants in Camden, Maine

Experience fine cuisine at the Hartstone Inn’s restaurant.

One of the best parts about going on vacation is going out to eat. Not only do you get the chance to experience local fare, you also get to indulge in delicious meals that you didn’t have to prepare yourself. While you’re visiting, be sure to check out the following restaurants in Camden, Maine.

The Hartstone Inn

The Hartstone Inn’s Camden restaurant offers breakfast exclusively for Inn guests, and it is open to the public for dinner. The restaurant changes its menu regularly to reflect seasonal ingredients, as well as inspiration from its award winning chef. Click here to preview the Inn’s weekly menu

Evening Dining at Hartstone Inn

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Easter Brunch Sunday, April 5th 2015

Hartstone Inn Easter Brunch


Bananas Foster Crepe with a Rum Whipped Cream

Choice of Entree:

Maine Crab, Tomato and Scallion Quiche
with Herb-Grilled Potatoes

Prosciutto Eggs Benedict with a Pesto Hollandaise.
Baby Greens with a Champagne Vinaigrette

Cast Iron Baked Strawberry-Vanilla Pancake
with Whipped Cream, Powdered Sugar and Bacon


Blueberry Crème Brûlée with an Almond Lace Cookie

Trifle of Dark Chocolate, Butterscotch Pudding and Salted Caramel

$25 per person
Seating times beginning at 10:30am.
Call 207-236-4259 to place your reservation.

Join us for Dinner and Support the Aldermere Farm 4H Club

Dine at The Hartstone Inn on Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 or Thursday, Match 26th, 2015 and treat yourself to world class cuisine, while supporting The Aldermere Farm 4-H club!

Aldermere Farm’s young 4-H members are raising money for a return trip to Louisville, Kentucky in November for the North American Livestock Expo.  It’s the world’s largest livestock exposition! They hope to once again prove that Maine Belted Galloways — our “Oreo cows” — and their young handlers rank among the best in the world.

Mention the 4-H club when placing your dinner reservation and 50% of your bill will be donated toward their $16,000 goal!

Call us at 207-236-4259 to place your reservation today!


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Maine Restaurant Week – March 1-14, 2015

1505519_10151809826346755_817547889_nRestaurant Week  is a celebration of the culinary talents of area restaurants. During restaurant week, restaurants offer specially priced three-course meals. Chefs work hard year round to take care of their customers. During restaurant weeks, they go above and beyond. The first restaurant week concept originated in New York City in the early nineties and caught on in Maine in 2009.
At the Hartstone Inn, we offer a special three course menu for $35 during Maine Restaurant Week.

Maine Restaurant Week March 1-14, 2015
Three course menu / $35


  • SOUP – Green pea with smoked ham hock & soft herbed marscapone
  • SALMON – Beetroot and vodka salmon gravlax, whole grain mustard potato salad, watercress, crisp focaccia
  • DUCK – Confit duck & caramelized onion tartlet, shaved peccarino, aged balsamic & port reduction, chive creme fraiche


  • CHICKEN – Roasted breast glazed with lemon & thyme, butternut squash purée, roasted fingerling potato, savoy cabbage, chicken jus
  • SEA BASS – Lobster risotto with spring onion & chive, wilted kale
  • BEEF – Slow cooked with Maine made root beer, horseradish creamed potato, heritage carrots, wild mushroom ragout


  • SOUFFLE – Kahula coffee flavored, Maine sea salt caramel creme anglaise
  • CREME BRULEE – White chocolate & raspberry, home baked shortbread
  • LEMON TART – Toasted Italian meringue, vanilla ice cream

    Seatings begin at 5:30pm each night.  Call us at 207-236-4259 to reserve your table.

Hartstone Inn Valentine’s Day Menu 2015

Treat the one you love to a romantic, candlelit dinner at the Hartstone Inn this Valentine’s Day.  Chef Michael has put together a delicious menu that is sure to please.   Don’t hesitate in placing your reservation as space in our intimate dining room is limited.

Valentine’s Day – Saturday, February 14, 2015
$65 per person

AMUSE BOUCHE – Oysters Rockefeller
SCALLOPS – Iberico ham, pea puree, coriander shoots
PARSNIP VELOUTE – bosc pear syrup, toasted walnuts, brioche
SORBET – pineapple & coconut
BEEF FILLET – slow roasted, pomme anna, caramelized shallot
& garlic puree, watercress, cognac pepper cream sauce
DARK CHOCOLATE TART – cinnamon & sea salt ice cream, fudge sauce
SWEET TREATS BOX – selection of the Hartstone Inn’s signature treats to take home

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Thanksgiving Dinner Getaway Package

Hartstone Inn ThanksgivingBelieve it or not, Thanksgiving is just around the corner!  Leave the cooking and dish washing behind and spend Thanksgiving with us at the Hartstone Inn.  Choose one of our 22 well appointed guest rooms and make it a special holiday getaway sure to be remembered for years to come.

Our Thanksgiving Dinner Package includes two nights lodging, sumptuous breakfasts each morning and a five-course, gourmet Thanksgiving dinner for two. Upon arrival, find champagne and homemade chocolates in your room, including pumpkin truffles.   

View our Thanksgiving Dinner Package Rates here.  Click here to check room availability.

We have two seating times for our holiday dinner, 2:00 pm or 5:30 pm.  The menu is as follows:

  • Maine Lobster and Portabella Mushroom Tartlet with a Parmesan Gratin
  • Butternut Squash Soup with a Honey-Nutmeg Cream
  • Cranberry-Lemon Sorbet
  • Herb-Roasted Turkey with a Sausage-Apple Stuffing and Shallot-Smashed Potatoes with a Sage Gravy
  • Pumpkin Soufflé with a Spiced Crème Anglaise

Mother’s Day Brunch

Camden Mother's Day Brunch

Treat Mom to a mouthwatering, three course Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday, May 11th at 11am. 


  • Earl Grey Pound Cake with a Lemon Mousse and Fresh Fruit

Choice of Entree:

  • Asparagus and Morel Quiche with Gruyere and Maine Lobster.  Herb Roasted New Potatoes
  • Crème Brûlée French Toast with a Raspberry-Star Anise Sauce and Cumin Spiced Bacon
  • Italian Eggs Benedict – Poached eggs, prosciutto and tomato on Italian toast with a pesto hollandaise.
    Spring Greens with a Lemon-Parsley Vinaigrette

Choice of Dessert:

  • Strawberry-Rhubarb Galette with Homemade Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
  • Dark Chocolate Truffle Cake with an Espresso Crème Anglaise

$23.95 per person
Call 207-236-4259 to reserve your table.