Restaurants in Maine

Hugh Stewart

No self-respecting food-lover on a tour of Maine would skip a visit to this restaurant, only three miles (yet worlds away) from Ogunquit’s busy... Read More

The ospreys are often circling overhead at Bagaduce Lunch, a no-frills take-out restaurant on a tidal river in Brooksville—and recipient of a... Read More

This Munjoy Hill restaurant and bar serves a rotating selection of New American dishes utilizing organic, seasonal ingredients. The menu is organized... Read More

In 1961, longtime fisherman and lobsterman Billy Tower started scouring nearby waters for seafood to serve at his casual, Perkins Cove restaurant, which... Read More

This roadside spot on Highway 175 isn’t far from Northern Bay on Maine’s central coast, and it's open only in the summer. Owners Larry and... Read More

Eat where the fishermen and the dockworkers eat—although you don’t necessarily need to dine at 4 a.m., like they do. There’s more than just breakfast at... Read More

This sleek and modern restaurant is a new entry from celebrated Boston chef Lydia Shire, whose menu includes her famous lobster pizza (way better than... Read More

You have your choice of authentic, hearty seafood joints along the Portland wharf, but none are as fun or as food-forward as the landmark, two-story... Read More

With just 20 seats in all (four of which are at the bar), Middle Street newcomer Bresca is one of Portland’s most coveted reservations—with... Read More

One whiff of the hickory wood–smoked BBQ, and you’ll be seduced by this roadhouse restaurant, one mile south of downtown Freeport. Here,... Read More

Pronounced "kay-o-las," this restaurant in Portland's tree-lined West End area specializes in down-to-earth New American food with splashes of... Read More

Sure, you can eat inside at Cameron’s—or on the nice covered deck—but why would you want to? The Brunswick seafood shack does a great lobster roll and... Read More

This family-friendly joint has famous thick chowder, plus burgers and lobster rolls. Read More

Sweets are no afterthought at this hip, easygoing bar and small-plates emporium. As with the rest of the menu, the dessert emphasis is on simplicity,... Read More

I had my best meal all year while seated at the bar of this hip, nonthreatening small-plates emporium in the Old Port. The vibe is unhurried and... Read More

Part farmstand and part restaurant, Chase’s Daily is owned and operated by Penny Chase and her family. The restaurant, housed inside a refurbished... Read More

An anchor of coastal Belfast’s funky downtown, Chase’s hosts a farmer’s market (from the Chase family farm) right in the back of the restaurant. The... Read More

This massive red-roofed building remains open daily throughout out the year (with truncated hours from Mother's Day to Columbus Day) and specializes in... Read More

When chef Lee Skawinski travels around Italy each year, he's not just sourcing recipes. Strains of beans, squash, and lettuce from the area wind up on a... Read More

Cod End consists of a cookhouse, fish market, and dock, all packaged into one locale. The outdoor deck is scattered with picnic tables, which is the... Read More

Freshly caught seafood is served at this casual Bailey Island restaurant. Opened in 1955, Cook's is located on a fully operational wharf and,... Read More

Dangling at the bottom of the Pemaquid peninsula (actually, on the car-accessible Rutherford Island), Coveside is a welcoming pub with a deck, marina,... Read More

More than 75 years in, Bucksport’s tiny Crosby’s turns out all the deep fried seafood classics and goes above and beyond the requisite lobster rolls... Read More

  • 1 of 5
  • >
Back To Top