“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

Starter:

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

Dessert:

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!

SEND ‘EM SOUTH!
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

Appetizers

  • 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

Entrees

  • 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

Desserts

  • 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. 

Starter:

  • 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.

Easter Brunch at the Hartstone Inn

 Join us on Sunday, April 20th in our sun filled dining room for a mouthwatering, three course Easter brunch . 

Hartstone Inn Easter Brunch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

First Course:

  • Honey Almond Crumb Cake with Brown Sugar Grilled Peaches and Chantilly Cream

Choice of:

  • Maine Crabcake Eggs Benedict on a Croissant with an Arugula Salad.  Lemon Parmesan Dressing.
  • Caramelized Onion, Mushroom and Goat Cheese Frittata with Rosemary Grilled Potatoes
  • Cast Iron Baked Blueberry-Raspberry Pancakes with Whipped Cream and Powdered Sugar.  Seared Ham.

Dessert:

  • Chocolate Ganache Tart with Salted Caramel
  • White Chocolate Mousse Cake with a Strawberry Coulis

11am seating
$23.95 per person
Reservations at 236-4259

Hartstone Inn Receives 2013 Wine Specator Award of Excellence

Wine Spectator Award of ExcellenceWine Spectator’s Restaurant Wine List Award of Excellence recognizes “restaurants whose wine lists offer interesting selections, are appropriate to their cuisine and appeal to a wide range of wine lovers.” The Hartstone Inn is excited to have just received this award for 2013.  It has been an annual honor for us since 2005!

Featuring wonderful wines from around the country and world, our wine list offers a wide range of varietals at exceptional prices.  Click here to view our complete wine list.