Dining Near Bar Harbor

Our Favorite Restaurants on the Island

A WALK FROM THE COTTAGE

  • CAFÉ THIS WAY
    Funky and fresh dinner menu, just off the Village Green.
  • COTTAGE STREET PUB
    Creative, hole-in-the-wall cocktail bar near the Inn.
  • GALYN’S
    Seafood, chops, chicken presented in straightforward recipes.
  • HAVANA
    Local ingredients with pan-Latin flair; famous for mojitos but try the Caipirinha cocktail.
  • MACHE BISTRO
    Award-winning local bistro with a talented chef/owner; tough to get a seat, so book ahead.
  • ROSALIE’S
    Thin-crust New York style pizza; the locals rejoice when they reopen each year.
  • SIDE STREET CAFÉ
    Casual and fun, best choice for lunch or a casual dinner. Best lobster rolls and burgers on the island.
  • JORDANS ON COTTAGE STREET
    A terrific place to eat breakfast.
  • TWO CATS ON COTTAGE STREET
    Another wonderful place to eat breakfast.

  • MORE ON MOUNT DESERT ISLAND

  • THE BURNING TREE, OTTER CREEK
    For over 25 years, offering a creative menu focusing on seafood and their own garden; 15 minute drive from the Inn.
  • RED SKY, SOUTHWEST HARBOR
    Consistently great cuisine and service; 25 minute drive from the Inn.
  • THURSTON’S LOBSTER POUND, BERNARD
    Guests ask us, “Where’s the best place to enjoy lobster?” THIS is it! 25-30 minute drive from the Inn.
  • SWEET PEA FARM CAFÉ, BAR HARBOR
    Located on Rt. 3 on the Bar Harbor Winery property, some of the best local ingredients and wood-fired pizzas.  Full bar.

  • ON LITTLE CRANBERRY ISLAND

  • ISLEFORD DOCK RESTAURANT
    Take the mail boat or private water taxi to this wonderful quiet island. On the dock you’ll find the Isleford Dock Restaurant – outstanding ingredients, artful presentation, beautiful sunset vistas of the little fishing harbor and the mountains of Acadia National Park. A very special evening, indeed!