Acadia Park Restaurants – top 10

Home to the best farmers and fishermen in the US, Acadia National Park is home to one of the most amazing local seasonal produce. Mount Desert Island is a favorite spot for all food lovers, especially for those who love mussels, clams, shrimps, scallops, crabs, haddocks and the ever-popular lobster. The restaurants here serve the freshest sea food.

Maine is also the largest supplier of blueberries in the US. 99% of all blueberries are produced in Maine. So experience the flavor of fresh blueberries as the local restaurants serve their unique blueberry cakes, pies and compotes. These alone make the trip to Acadia National Park worthwhile.

To enjoy these delicacies, the top ten places you can go are as follows:

  1. Abel’s Lobster Pound

    The best place to have the best lobster at Acadia National Park. Located in a spruce grove that overlooks the beautiful mountains, this is a perfect place to sit outside for a picnic or you can opt to sit inside for a cozy dining experience.

    • Address: 13 Abels Ln, Mt Desert, ME 04660
    • Contact Number: (207) 276-5827
    • Rating: 4/5
    • Price Range: $5 – $33
    • Cuisine: Seafood Cuisine
    • Good For: Lobster
  2. Ben and Bill’s Chocolate Emporium

    The line outside of Ben and Bill’s Chocolate Emporium is enough to tell you how famous their ice cream and confectionaries are. The wait may be long but once inside, it is totally worth the wait once you taste their delicious traditional chocolates, special butter cream fudge and butter crunch. Their blue berries in white chocolate with their homemade gourmet ice creams ensure that no one leaves unhappy.

    • Address: 66 Main St, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
    • Contact Number: (207) 288-3281
    • Rating: 4.5/5
    • Price Range: $1.25 – $28
    • Cuisine: Chocolate Cuisine
    • Good For: Chocolates, Cakes, Ice Cream
  3. The Burning Tree

    Surrounded by herb and vegetable gardens, The Burning Tree is built like a rural cottage with a sophisticated ambiance. The restaurant specializes in serving fresh and healthy vegetarian and seafood dishes. If you love meat, then this is not the place for you as you won’t find any pork, lamb or beef dishes here. However, you can find two chicken dishes with crab cakes made with freshly caught local crabs. Even when you leave after a hearty meal, you will not forget the taste for years to come.

    • Address: 69 Otter Creek Dr, Otter Creek, ME 04660
    • Contact Number: (207) 288-9331
    • Rating: 4.1/5
    • Price Range: $31 – $60
    • Cuisine: Seafood and Vegetarian Cuisines
    • Good For: Lobster Pie
  4. Café This Way

    One of the favorite breakfast locations in Acadia National Park, Café This Way is just behind Mount Desert Street. The breakfast menu includes the restaurants specialties Eggs Benedict, pancakes with Blueberries, specialty omelets, burrito with scrambled eggs, smoked salmon bagel plate, guacamole and sausages.

    • Address: 14 Mt Desert St, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
    • Contact Number: (207) 288-4483
    • Rating: 4.5/5
    • Price Range: $11 – $30
    • Cuisine: Breakfast Cuisines
    • Good For: Crab Cakes
  5. Eat-A-Pita and Café 2

    Located on the Southwest Harbor on Main Street, Eat-A-Pita and Café 2 is the place to be for anyone wanting a healthy vegetarian meal. Also serving seafood, the crab cake sandwiches are exceptional as they are served with a delicious remoulade sauce that puts every other sauce to shame.

    • Address: 326 Main St, Southwest Harbor, ME 04679
    • Contact Number: (207) 244-4344
    • Rating: 4/5
    • Price Range: $1.95 – $15
    • Cuisine: Sandwiches & Salads
    • Good For: Cake Sandwiches
  6. Fathom

    A new entry to the restaurants of the Acadia National Park, Fathom is the place to be with its creative and comfortable ambiance. Serving one of the best cuisines that are prepared with fresh local ingredients, the Brown Family Farm pork chops gives the most amazing flavor. The diverse list of wine offered enhances the restaurants appeal as you enjoy the delicious food. The professional and friendly staff makes the evening here at Fathom truly special.

    • Address: 6 Summer St, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
    • Contact Number: (207) 288-9664
    • Rating: 4.5/5
    • Price Range: $7 – $68
    • Cuisine: Meat and Seafood
    • Good For: Wine
  7. Havana Restaurant

    Regarded by most as their favorite restaurant in the whole world, Havana has won the hearts and tummies of everyone who tastes their highly flavored food. Overlooking Main Street in Bar Harbor, the tomato-colored dining room perfectly complements their restaurant’s interior design. Their Bruschetta, a bite-sized tortilla filled with tomatillo, goat cheese and Kalamata olives is enough to bring a smile the moment it enters your mouth. Other dishes also include chicken, fish, beef, pork and vegetarian dishes all of which are served with a highly integrated-accompaniments.

    • Address: 318 Main St, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
    • Contact Number: (207) 288-2822
    • Rating: 3.5/5
    • Price Range: $5 – $36
    • Cuisine: Seafood, Vegetarian and Meat
    • Good For: Rack of Lamb
  8. Jeannie’s Great Maine Breakfast

    As the name suggests, Jeannie’s Great Maine Breakfast is truly a great place to have your first (and probably the biggest) meal of the day. Their signature strawberry rhubarb fruit spread is an amazing memento to take back home. This small breakfast restaurant has something for everyone so don’t miss out on a great breakfast here at Jeannie’s Great Maine Breakfast.

    • Address: 15 Cottage St, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
    • Contact Number: (207) 288-4166
    • Rating: 4.5/5
    • Price Range: $7 – $53
    • Cuisine: Breakfast Cuisine
    • Good For: Blueberry Menu Items
  9. Jordan Pond House

    Overlooking Acadia National Park’s emerald green Jordan pond, this 100-feet-deep pond lies between The Bubbles, the two round mountains. The restaurant is the perfect place to grab a snack after or before going on a hiking trip on the Jordan Cliffs Trail. It serves one of the best seafood and their homemade strawberry ice-cream is a must eat when visiting Acadia National Park.

    • Address: Park Loop Rd, ME
    • Contact Number: (207) 276-3316
    • Rating: 4.4/5
    • Price Range: $6 – $43
    • Cuisine: Seafood, Salads, Sandwiches and Desserts
    • Good For: Healthy Organic and Fresh Eating
  10. Knox Road Grill

    Located at the perfect spot, hikers/bikers emerging from the woods will find Knox Road Grill for a nice BBQ and beer. Their delicious baked beans with pulled pork, ribs and Italian sausages are just the tip of their best menu items. Their specialty blueberry root beer and seasonal ales are reason you will see such a long line outside the restaurant.

    • Address: 15 Knox Rd, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
    • Contact Number: (207) 288-9200
    • Rating: 4.5/5
    • Price Range: $2.5 – $46
    • Cuisine: BBQ and Grill
    • Good For: Pork

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