Youngtown Inn and Restaurant

581 youngtown road , Lincolnville, ME 04849 USA (Show map)


The Youngtown Inn is a classic 1810 farmhouse built proudly upon two centuries of New England heritage. This grand old house was the center of Young family poultry and dairy farm for more than seven generations. Our intimate Inn offers six comfortable and tastefully decorated guest rooms with private baths. Some rooms offer queen canopy or sleigh beds, balconies and fireplaces. All rooms offer the convenience of free wireless internet. Seasonal rates available. The Youngtown Inn Restaurant offers elegant dining in gracious surroundings. Chef/owner Manuel Mercier draws upon his French heritage and European training to create an array of traditionally prepared dishes. Please take a moment to review one of the restaurant's sample menus as well as their extensive wine cellar offerings. Nestled in the Camden Hills, the inn is just five minutes away from Camden Harbor. Located halfway between Boothbay and Bar Harbor, it is the ideal location for exploring the Midcoast Region.



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  • Guest room4.3
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Onsite Dining4.8


4.8 on October 25, 2016

Maryann and Manuel are charming hosts.

Good Food Friendly Hosts

5 on October 05, 2016

The Hosts could not have been more accomodating. Upbeat and great info. Especially restaurant recommendation for Bar Harbor - Havana restaurant. Thanks, Larry and Ann

Best Stay Ever!!

5 on September 24, 2016

My husband and I were looking forward to our return trip to the Youngtown Inn and our beloved Maine. As always the room was beautiful and it felt very private. ManyAnn and Manuel were as gracious and MaryAnn even had my favorite flowers in the room upon our arrival. Our breakfasts were over the top and our dinner was top star!! We cannot wait for our visit next year!!!

Charming & Quiet

3.8 on September 20, 2016

Our stay at Youngtown Inn was restful and quiet, yet we were minutes from shops, restaurants and breath-taking views of the Maine coast. We were well taken care of and had plenty of privacy. The breakfasts were delicious and so beautifully presented. Our room was clean and tastefully decorated with a balcony overlooking the countryside, which reminded us a bit of the south of France.

What it's all about

3.8 on September 16, 2016

From the welcoming smile and assistance with the bags to the decor, ambience and food the Youngtown Inn offers all you could want (from an Inn). Always with a smile, Maryann aims to please. You won't be disappointed.

Lovely B&B with gourmet dining

5 on September 01, 2016

My husband and I (and our two tiny dogs) stayed at this lovely B&B for two nights in August, which is the perfect time of year to visit Maine. We were warmly greeted upon arrival and the owner, Maryanne, even carried my luggage upstairs to our room. We stayed in the beautiful pet friendly suite, which was perfectly appointed and quite comfortable. We enjoyed a gourmet breakfast both mornings, and our only disappointment is that we didn't get a chance to have dinner at the inn's restaurant, which has received rave reviews. The hospitality was warm, friendly and generous, and we hope to be able to return for another visit one day!

great b&b. highly recommended.

4.6 on August 24, 2016

This is a great place to stay for those visiting Camden. Highly recommended.

What a jewel ... loved every minute of it

5 on August 19, 2016

We booked a stay at the Youngtown in while attending a wedding in the area, and as guesthouse owners ourselves we were impressed with the friendliness of the proprietors in making our stay immensely enjoyable, the ambience of the property which was originally built in 1810, and the magnificent quality of the food. While we weren't able to partake in their dinner menu (which looked amazing!), their breakfast display was beautiful and delicious and we were very, very pleased with everything.

Wonderful experience

5 on August 18, 2016

My husband and I loved our stay at the Youngtown Inn and Restaurant. The inn has a lovely French feel. Our room had a balcony that overlooked the pretty countryside. The inn is in a great location, just a few miles out of Camden. The owners, MaryAnn and Manuel couldn't have been more helpful. After a sumptuous breakfast they gave us all sorts of options for our day's travels. Perhaps the best part of our stay was the amazing dinner. The highly acclaimed restaurant lived up to all of our expectations. The menu was French farm to table. All ingredients were locally sourced and our dinner was well priced. We cannot wait to return.

Fabulous B&B as well as an excellent dining room

5 on August 15, 2016

My third stay here and I always enjoy coming here. This time, I stayed 3 nights and wish I had stayed longer. Hosts MaryAnn and Manuel are just wonderful. Breakfasts are amazing and dinners even better. Andrew

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Rooms & Rates

Room #1

This well appointed bright & sunny guestroom with its two double beds is a favorite for families, traveling companions or girlfriend getaways. The private ensuite bath is equipped with a shower.A French door leading to wrap around balcony is perfect for morning coffee. Enjoy the flat screen TV with DVD player.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Double

Nightly Rate: $170 - $199

Room #2

This cozy, romantic room has a queen size verde-gris iron canopy bed and private bathroom with shower. There is a small sitting area with two chairs and table, and a flat screen TV with DVD player. The French door leads to a balcony and side entrance.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $199 - $219

Room #3 mini suite

Our Family Suite. This suite has a queen bedroom with a verde-gris iron bed, flat screen TV with DVD player. The spacious ensuite bathroom has a tub/shower. Relax in the sitting room with cozy gas logged fireplace, and a trundle bed which turns into 2 single beds, another flat screen tv/dvd; perfect for small children. (Small pet accepted in this room $50.00 per pet fee apply)

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 2 Twin

Nightly Rate: $199 - $219

Room #4

A charmingly romantic room with queen iron wicker bed , large bathroom with tub/shower, sitting area with gas logged fireplace & flat screen TV with DVD player, and a French door leading to the balcony and side entrance.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $199 - $219

Room #5

Nestled under the eaves on the third floor with cathedral beamed ceilings, this large well appointed guest room has a wicker iron bed, a single bed for an additional guest, and T.V. DVD .A set of french doors opens up to a Juliet balcony. It has a bright and spacious bathroom with tub/shower and a skylight.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $199 - $219

Room 6

Escape to the third floor for a private romantic retreat. This spacious guestroom has cathedral beamed ceilings, a wooden painted sleigh bed, sitting area with a sofa which opens to a full size bed, and a T.V/DVD. A set of french doors opens up to a Juliet balcony. The bright and cheerful bathroom has a tub/shower and sky light.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $199 - $219

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Location Type

by the lake, hiking trails, cellardoor winery, Countryside, Small town, Wine country


Portland, ME (PWM-Intl. Jet Port) 50 miles

Directions to property:

From the South (Boston): Take I-95 North to Maine Turnpike (I 95). Just past Portland, take exit 52 to I 295. Follow I-295 to Route 1 Coastal Exit 28 (Bath / Brunswick) . Follow Rt. 1 along the coast through Waldoboro, turn left onto Rt. 90. Continue on Rt. 90 until it intersects Rt. 1 Rockport. Turn left and continue into Camden on Rt. 1. Travel through the town of Camden and turn left on Rt. 52 (Camden Library). The Inn is located 4.5 miles on your right just past Lake Megunticook.

Area Attractions

Art Galleries, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Lake, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, restaurant on site, wine bar and full liquor on site, 1/2 mile from cellardoor winery, lake megunticook, camden hills state prak, Picnic area, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Desk, Library, TV Video games, Wedding Facilities

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, CD player, Ceiling fans, DVD Player, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Private entrance, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Videos, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Kayaking, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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  • Check In:: 3 pm - 10 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: No
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 nights minimum at week-ends and holidays
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Mastercard, Personal checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: To confirm a reservation, payment for the first and last night of your stay is required as a deposit.
  • Cancellations: A fourteen (14) day advance notice of cancellation made in the form of a FAX, Email or standard U.S. Mail, is required for a refund. There is a $25.00 per room, per night bookkeeping fee for all cancellations. Cancellations made by telephone will NOT be accepted.
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Manuel & Maryann Mercier

Languages spoken

English, French

Resident Pets

About the innkeepers

They purchased the Inn in December 1991 and over the years, while raising a family, have built up an extensive clientele. Together, they continue to grow the business, always striving to offer guests a memorable experience for both lodging and fine dining. The inspiring story of the Merciers and popularity of their Inn and Restaurant have captured favorable attention from many travel and food publications.

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multi courses gourmet

  • Time Served: 8am/ 9am
  • Serving Location: Breakfast Room, Breakfast/dining area, On-site restaurant

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian

Signature Dish

Lobster ravioli, rack of lamb and crème brulée
A seasonally-changing dinner menu is supplemented with daily special offerings which take advantage of the freshest available ingredients. Lobster ravioli, rack of lamb and crème brulée have been the theme for many culinary writers. Along with delicious cuisine, the Inn offers a full bar and extensive wine list including “by-the-glass” selections.

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