59 Reviews
20-160
Guest Capacity
Indoor/Outdoor
Venue Setting

About Dockside Guest Quarters

Make it memorable. Make it your own. Make it Maine.

Dockside Guest Quarters is a historically charming wedding venue in York, Maine. Situated on the rocky shoreline of York Harbor, this retreat-like venue will have couples enjoying the real feel of Maine. This venue prides itself as the idyllic Maine bed and breakfast that offers a romantic and relaxing escape to exchange vows.

Facilities and Capacity
Couples will want to soak up all the time they have at this venue; they can enjoy anything from the waterfront lawns to the panoramic views of the harbor from the restaurant. The front lawn is the perfect place to say vows and enjoy cocktails with the water in the background. For dinner and dancing, the newly renovated restaurant offers floor to ceiling windows and wrap around porches for up to 160 guests to enjoy the breathtaking views. For a more intimate space, the Deck Room can accommodate 25-60 guests and offers unparalleled views of the harbor.

Services Offered
Dockside Guest Quarters is a Maine-style bed and breakfast that loves to host couples for their wedding day. To help couples feel prepared and taken care of, they offer services to make their day memorable. A few services they offer include:

  • Chair rentals
  • Arbors
  • Runners
  • Lodging
  • On-site catering
  • Bar service
  • Station buffets
  • Lobster bakes
  • Vacation packages
     

Categories: Wedding Venue

Regions serviced: Portland

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59 Reviews for Dockside Guest Quarters

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5.0

When we started looking for venues we knew we might have some issues - as we wanted something different from the normal ceremony/reception. We wanted to be on the ocean/by the water, be outside the entire time, no tent, have an entirely passed meal, no sit down/buffet meal & lots of lawn games. When we met with Heather from the Dockside she was completely open to the idea and worked with us to make a perfect passed meal menu & create the day we wanted. They even let us have our dogs there with us (which was one of our sticking points) - as long as they were outside with us the whole time. Weeks later everyone is still raving about the food and how great the staff was. They truly helped to make our day exactly what we wanted & something we will always remember. I would definitely recommend the Dockside for any type of wedding - they were great and easy to work!

Profile Picture Lisa , 6/9/18, 3 Reviews
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue
Services Used: Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Scenic Views, Uncovered Outdoor, Bartender(s), House Beer, House Liquor, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Specialty Beer, Chairs, Furniture, Tables
5.0

Top notch venue for our wedding! Everyone and everything was perfect. Phil is easily accessible for planning purposes and flexible when it came to doing what we wanted to make it “our day” and not just another wedding.

Profile Picture Katy, 10/28/17, 2 Reviews
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue, Rehearsal Dinner Location
Services Used: Clean Up, In-House Bar, In-House Catering, Set Up, Wireless Internet, Indoor, Scenic Views, Uncovered Outdoor, Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Hors d'Oeuvres, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Parking, Wheelchair Access

Dockside Guest Quarters Pricing

Reception Site Fee
Peak Season
Starting from $500.00
Off-Peak Season
Starting from $500.00
Site Fees Include:
Bridal Suite
Chairs
China
Clean Up
Event Planning
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables
Wedding Catering Avg. Price Per Person
Plated
$28.00
Buffet
$40.00
Stations
$50.00
Hors d'Oeuvres
$10.00
Catering Prices Include:
Cake Cutting
Server(s)
Bar Service Price Includes:
Bartender(s)
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine

Dockside Guest Quarters FAQ

Venue Highlights
Maximum Capacity
160
Guest Minimum
20
Event Spaces
2
Type
Inn/B&B, Restaurant, Waterfront
Style
Coastal, Elegant, Unique
Setting
Covered Outdoor, Indoor, Scenic Views, Uncovered Outdoor
Peak Season Months:
May
June
July
August
September
October
Off-Peak Season Months:
January
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Preferred Vendors Only
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Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine
Outside Alcohol
Chairs
Dance Floor
Furniture
Tables
Aisle Markers
Aisle Runners
Altar/Arches
Audio Equipment
Centerpieces
Chair Covers
Decor
Drapery
Lighting
Photobooth
Tent Accessories
Tents
Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Chocolate Fountain
Parking
Wheelchair Access
Shuttle
Valet
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Professional Network & Endorsements

4 ENDORSEMENTS
The Dockside Restaurant on York Harbor is a quintessential Maine location for your wedding reception. Nestled in a working harbor location on the York River, it is a treat for locals and visiting guests that have never been to Maine. The opportunity to have the backdrop of the York River for your ceremony and wedding photos is sure to bring back the best memories of the day. I have been delivering to the Dockside for over a decade, and know Phil and his staff well. They are attentive and professional. The well maintained interior of the restaurant reflects the location with a modern subtle nautical theme. A solid choice for your wedding reception.

The Dockside Restaurant is a perfect venue for that couple who wants a wedding that is relaxed but organized, a beautiful location that can accommodate small and large parties, they can provide beautiful indoor and outdoor locations in case of weather, and the food and service is wonderful. It is the perfect venue for the couple who wants to host family from out of town with on-site accommodations - overlooking the ocean!!! It is one of my very favorite locations to photograph weddings at for all these reasons and more. Honestly, if I were to marry my husband again, this is the location I would choose.

The Dockside Restaurant is a fabulous venue for a wedding celelbration. Management treats their clients very well and the cuisine is excellent. Dennis LaPlante is the head chef and can do anything with food that your heart desires. The view speaks for itself. Our company has done over 300 weddings at the Dockside and we can say that you and your guests will be quite impressed!

We had the pleasure of doing a wedding at Dockside Restaurant on York Harbor recently and it was a huge success! Thank you to all the staff and the owner for being top notch! Dockside is a planner’s dream- a beautiful venue on the ocean where you can have your ceremony, reception and guests stay overnight- all within walking distance! I truly recommend this location to anyone who is looking for a beautiful ocean side wedding, terrific food and the convenience of having their entire wedding and overnight accommodations on one property! Thanks again to everyone who made this wedding just perfect! I anticipate this is just the beginning of a long career of Dockside and Detailed Engagements doing weddings together as a team!

Map

22 Harris Island Road, York, ME 03909   See On Map
207-363-2722 (phone)
Dockside Guest Quarters is a wedding venue from York, Maine servicing weddings throughout the local area, including York Harbor, Maine, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and Ogunquit, Maine. Dockside Guest Quarters is a professional unique waterfront wedding venue that has been part of the Maine wedding industry since 1991 specializing in outdoor wedding ceremonies, receptions, rehearsal dinners, showers, anniversaries.