Campground in Acadia National Park

Restaurants & Pubs

Bar Harbor Restaurants & Pubs - From Maine Lobster to French cuisine, from vegetarian to festive brews, Bar Harbor, Maine, and surrounding communities near Acadia National Park such as Northeast Harbor, Southwest Harbor, and Ellsworth, offer a diverse selection of restaurants and other dining options including pubs and Maine seafood cookouts. The following information will aid you in your search and selection of a place to eat and relax while visiting the area. Click business names or photos to view individual websites.


Featured Places

Geddy's - Open Daily Year-Round

19 Main Street, Bar Harbor
Summer: 11 AM - 10 PM
Winter: 11 AM - 8 PM / Fri. to Sat. 11 AM - 8:30 PM
(207) 288-5077 or email

Geddy’s is the Place to Meet, Eat, and Shop in Bar Harbor. The freshest lobster and lobster rolls come straight from their live lobster tank. The menu is thoroughly up-to-date, with a contemporary mix of regional flavors and around-the-world inspiration. Margaritas, creative cocktails, local beer on tap, hearty food, and friendly servers are all right here. Also shop for cool stuff downstairs at Geddy’s Down Under. Geddy’s, a Bar Harbor tradition for over 40 years.


Paddy's - Serving Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

50 West Street, Bar Harbor
207-801-3786

Featuring Irish-American Cuisine with a modern spin. Join us in a spectacular waterfront setting as we pay tribute to Ireland's rich and celebrated pub culture - a culture of hearty food and drink, good music, warm hospitality, and friendly banter. Slainte! Cheers!


La Bella Vita Ristorante

55 West Street at Harborside Hotel:
207-288-5033
123 Eden Street at Bar Harbor Regency:
207-288-9723

La Bella Vita is the perfect gathering place where family and friends can meet over a robust glass of wine, breath in the heavenly aromas of flatbread pizza, antipasti, small tapas style dishes and Italian entrees. The great ambience and spectacular Frenchman’s Bay views are reminiscent of the tiny harbor towns and villages along the Italian coast making this one of Bar Harbor’s premier dining spots.


Chart Room

Route 3 in Hulls Cove, Bar Harbor
Phone: 207-288-9740

The Chart Room, a favorite of summer visitors and locals alike, is just minutes from downtown Bar Harbor. Sumptuous menu items include traditional and chef-prepared seafood dishes such as broiled fish, boiled lobster, steamed clams, and fried shrimp, as well as prime rib. Kid's menu too. Dine on our pier, or indoors. Lunch and dinner.


Stewman's - Bar Harbor's Only Oceanfront Lobster Pounds

Downtown Bar Harbor:
207-288-0346
123 Eden Street at Bar Harbor Regency:
207-288-9723

Enjoy a downeast lobster bake in a relaxed atmosphere at either of our oceanfront lobster pounds. Succulent seafood, sandwiches, sides and your favorite beverages too, including wines and tasty local brews. All finished off with fresh Maine blueberry pie. Kids Menu also available. TWO GREAT LOCATIONS - Bar Harbor Regency or our Downtown location.


Jordan Pond House

Located on the Park Loop Road
Acadia National Park, MDI
Phone: 207-276-3316

This is one restaurant you must plan to experience. Dating back to the late 1800's, the Jordan Pond House continues the tradition of afternoon tea & popovers on the lawn overlooking spectacular Jordan Pond and the Bubble Mountains. Check the interactive Acadia map in this site for its location next to the Park Loop Road in Acadia National Park (Discover Park History). A Dining setting does not get much better that this!


Trenton Bridge Lobster Pound

Located just before Trenton Bridge
1237 Bar Harbor Road, Trenton
207-667-2977 • Fax: 207-667-3412

On the right in Trenton, just before crossing onto Mount Desert Island, is a family operated business called the Trenton Bridge Lobster Pound. They have been providing Acadia National Park visitors with the best Maine lobster, steamed clams, lobster stew, and more, that Downeast Maine has to offer since the 1950's. It does not get more authentic than this!

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Bar Harbor Beer Works

119 Main St., Bar Harbor
207-288-2886

Bar Harbor Beer Works is in the middle of it all right next to the Village Green. Dinner specials, unique burgers, great sandwiches and salads. Friendly, efficient service, with a variety of craft beers, inside and outside dining. Open 11am - 9pm, 7 days a week.

Cafe This Way

14 1/2 Mt. Desert St., Bar Harbor
207-288-4483

Cafe This Way has a wealth of Bar Harbor charm. Locals and frequent visitors alike know it is the place to go. “One part hip coffee house and one part casual-gourmet, Cafe This Way serves eclectic offerings for breakfast and dinner seven days a week.”

Downeast Lobster Bake

Hulls Cove in Bar Harbor
207-288-4055

We specialize in the Downeast "Lobster Bake" where your seafood, potato and corn-on-the-cob are expertly prepared together in a large stainless steel cooker right in front of you so that you can watch and ask questions about the process, lobster fishing or anything else.

Havana Restaurant

318 Main St., Bar Harbor
207-288-2822

American fine dining with a Latin flair. Featuring the freshest seafood, local & organic produce, lobster and one of Maine's best wine lists. Check website for special holiday openings.

Jordan Pond House

Acadia National Park
207-276-3316

This is one restaurant you must plan to experience. The view of Jordan Pond and the Bubble Mountains is spectacular. Check the interactive map in this site for its location next to the Park Loop Road in Acadia National Park.

La Bella Vita Ristorante

Two Bar Harbor Locations
207-288-5033 or 207-288-9723

La Bella Vita is the perfect gathering place where family and friends can meet over a robust glass of wine, breath in the heavenly aromas of flatbread pizza, antipasti, small tapas style dishes and Italian entrees. Frenchman’s Bay views are reminiscent of the tiny harbor towns and villages along the Italian coast.

Lompoc Cafe & Brewpub

36 Rodick Street, Bar Harbor
207-288-9392

The Lompoc Cafe & Brewpub provide an eclectic menu along with a full bar featuring fine micro brewed ales, scotches and brandies from around the world. On weekends hear live jazz, blues, original rock, and local acts. (Located in Bar Harbor on 36 Rodick Street off West Street)

Paddy's

50 West Steet, Bar Harbor
207-801-3786

Featuring Irish-American Cuisine with a modern spin. Join us in a spectacular waterfront setting as we pay tribute to Ireland's rich and celebrated pub culture - a culture of hearty food and drink, good music, warm hospitality, and friendly banter. Slainte! Cheers!

Poor Boy's Gourmet Restaurant

300 Main St., Bar Harbor
207-288-4148

Poor Boy's offers Maine seafood, lobster, steak, chicken, pasta, vegetarian, cheesecake and much more at a convenient central Bar Harbor location. We also have a full bar and make the best frozen Blueberry Daiquiris in New England.

Stewman's Lobster Pound

Two Bar Harbor Locations
207-288-0346 or 207-288-9723

Enjoy a Downeast lobster bake in a relaxed atmosphere at either 35 West Street or 123 Eden Street. Succulent seafood, sandwiches, sides and your favorite beverages too, including wines and tasty local brews all finished off with fresh Maine blueberry pie!

Trenton Bridge Lobster Pound

Trenton, Maine
207-667-2977

On the right, just before crossing onto Mount Desert Island, is a family operated business that has provided visitors with the best lobster, steamed clams, lobster stew, and more, that Downeast and the Acadia Region of Maine has to offer since the 1950's.

Union River Lobster Pot

8 South Street, Ellsworth
207-667-5077

Great seafood in an informal atmosphere awaits you on the banks of the historic Union River in Downeast Ellsworth, Maine. Food may be served inside or outside within season. (Open year round)

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Lots of Great Food & Atmosphere!

Greg A. Hartford, photographer, author, publisherAlmost everywhere you look in this area, you will find an excellent restaurant, lobster bake, or pub. Let be honest, … In this land, seafood and the Maine lobster is surely king! When I was young, my family would make the drive from central Maine to the coast on our way to Acadia National Park. By the time we made it to Trenton, just before crossing over to Mount Desert Island, we had built up a big appetite made even urgent from the anticipation. To take care of this, we would stop at the Trenton Bridge Lobster Pound, select our lobsters, have them cooked along with ample amounts of steamed clams, then gather everything again for the short trip to a nearby picnic area between the mainland and MDI. Many people are not even aware that there is a small island, also part of Acadia National Park, called Thompson Island. Look for the entrance on the left right after crossing over the Trenton Bridge. This is a nice place for families, couples, or other groups. Another thing to mention… The large sea scallops you can get here are not the same as the very small bay scallops. If you have never tried them, you surely owe it to yourself. Give them a try!