Acadia National Park Travel Guide

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What to Eat in Acadia National Park

While there aren't many dining options within Acadia National Park, nearby Bar Harbor, Maine, is chock-full of quaint eateries and bars. Of course, lobster is a must-try dish in Maine, and you'll find some of the best at Beal's Lobster Pier, Thirsty Whale Tavern and Galyn's. Many visitors also recommend the blueberry pancakes and pies from Café This Way and Jeannie's Great Maine Breakfast. If you would rather pack a picnic lunch for your day in the park, stop at one of the few grocery stores downtown or grab a sandwich from a casual shop like Downeast Deli and Boxed Lunch Co. Keep in mind many Bar Harbor restaurants operate seasonally, so be sure to check the hours and closures before you go.
The only restaurant within the park is Jordan Pond House Restaurant, which overlooks Jordan Pond. The restaurant is famous for its afternoon tea, popovers and seafood. However, be prepared for long waiting times as it's usually crowded.

While there aren't many dining options within Acadia National Park, nearby Bar Harbor, Maine, is chock-full of quaint eateries and bars. Of course, lobster is a must-try dish in Maine, and you'll find some of the best at Beal's Lobster Pier, Thirsty Whale Tavern and Galyn's. Many visitors also recommend the blueberry pancakes and pies from Café This Way and Jeannie's Great Maine Breakfast. If you would rather pack a picnic lunch for your day in the park, stop at one of the few grocery stores downtown or grab a sandwich from a casual shop like Downeast Deli and Boxed Lunch Co. Keep in mind many Bar Harbor restaurants operate seasonally, so be sure to check the hours and closures before you go.

The only restaurant within the park is Jordan Pond House Restaurant, which overlooks Jordan Pond. The restaurant is famous for its afternoon tea, popovers and seafood. However, be prepared for long waiting times as it's usually crowded.

Find the Best Restaurants in Acadia National Park

  • #1
    Helen's
    #1 of 15 Places to Eat in Machias
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 738 reviewsTripAdvisor (738)
    $ - $$ | American, Seafood, Soups
    111 Main St Route 1, Machias, ME 04654
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  • #2
    The Blue Bird Ranch Restaurant
    #2 of 15 Places to Eat in Machias
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 407 reviewsTripAdvisor (407)
    $ - $$ | American, Seafood
    78 Main St, Machias, ME 04654-1150
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  • #3
    Riverside Take Out
    #3 of 15 Places to Eat in Machias
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 66 reviewsTripAdvisor (66)
    $ | American, Seafood
    Rural Route 1, Machias, ME
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  • #4
    Pat's Pizza Machias
    #4 of 15 Places to Eat in Machias
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 94 reviewsTripAdvisor (94)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Pizza, American
    168 Main St, Machias, ME 04654-1120
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  • Tom's Mini Mart
    #5 of 15 Places to Eat in Machias
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 39 reviewsTripAdvisor (39)
    $ | American
    21 Dublin St, Machias, ME 04654-1405
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  • #6
    Whole Life Natural Market and Cafe
    #6 of 15 Places to Eat in Machias
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 31 reviewsTripAdvisor (31)
    $ | Mexican, American, Cafe, Italian, Deli
    4 Colonial Way, Machias, ME 04654-2015
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  • #7
    River's Edge Drive In
    #7 of 15 Places to Eat in Machias
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 23 reviewsTripAdvisor (23)
    $ | American, Fast Food
    95 Main St, Machias, ME 04654-1130
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  • Dunkin'
    #8 of 15 Places to Eat in Machias
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 28 reviewsTripAdvisor (28)
    $ | Fast Food, American
    300 East Main St, Machias, ME 04654
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  • #9
    Jo's World Famous Schnitzel Wagon
    #9 of 15 Places to Eat in Machias
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 17 reviewsTripAdvisor (17)
    $ | German
    125 Dublin St, Machias, ME 04654-1338
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  • #10
    The Thirsty Moose Cafe
    #10 of 15 Places to Eat in Machias
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 18 reviewsTripAdvisor (18)
    $ | Bar, Pub, American
    36 Main St, Machias, ME 04654-1129
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  • #11
    Skywalker's Bar & Grille
    #11 of 15 Places to Eat in Machias
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3.5 based on 27 reviewsTripAdvisor (27)
    $ - $$ | Bar, Pub, American, Southwestern
    86 Main St, Machias, ME 04654-1150
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  • Subway
    #12 of 15 Places to Eat in Machias
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 13 reviewsTripAdvisor (13)
    $ | Fast Food
    1 Court Street Unit 5, Machias, ME 04654
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  • McDonald's
    #13 of 15 Places to Eat in Machias
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 3 reviewsTripAdvisor (3)
    30 Dublin Street, Machias, ME 04654
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  • Hing Garden
    #14 of 15 Places to Eat in Machias
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3 based on 35 reviewsTripAdvisor (35)
    $ - $$ | Chinese, Asian
    46 Main St, Machias, ME 04654-1129
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  • Freshies Machias
    $ | American, Pizza, Fast Food, Deli, Healthy
    56 Main St, Machias, ME 04654-1129
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