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Burning Tree

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69 Otter Creek Dr, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04660-6705
+1 207-288-9331
17:00 - 22:00
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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312 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

A group of four of us had an early dinner here recently. Outside of Bar Harbor about 10 minutes. Nice atmosphere. Good service. Food was outstanding. Highly recommended.

Thank Andy C
Danville, California
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148 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

The short drive to this rustic house is well worth your gastronomic time. Make a reservation before going. We always eat late, so 8:30PM was ideal for us! We thoroughly enjoyed our entire meal of individual appetizers (house salad/smoked salmon (excellent)), shared swordfish special with a very tasty dessert. Our well priced red wine went perfectly with our entire dinner.... More 

Thank StrandsDanville
Bath, Maine
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102 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We've been dining here for years on our annual visit to Bar Harbor. The food has always been consistently delicious and the seafood always very fresh. It is a few miles out of Bar Harbor, but worth the drive.

Thank bathtravel123
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went quite late on a Thursday night. The service was professional and efficient. The menu was fairly extensive and we ordered an appetizer and two main dishes. Our meals arrived in a timely fashion, were very attractively prepared and the portions were a good size. We also ordered from their nice selection of craft beer and... More 

Thank Brenda C
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200 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

While visiting in Bar Harbor and driving around the area we noticed this place and thought it was worth trying. However.....when we walked in the door and asked for a seating for two, we were told there was nothing available even though we could see empty tables. We would not have minded so much if we had been told seating... More 

Thank Buckeye017
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

I have had two great meals at the Burning Tree this summer. The food was creative and fresh. The service and ambiance were welcoming. I would recommend this restaurant to fish lovers and vegan/vegetarians.

1 Thank tennistice
St. Augustine, Florida
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

A short cab ride from downtown Bar Harbor but worth the ride. Quiet old house atmosphere. This a fish almost exclusive restuarant. Every fish dish was excellent. Service was good.

1 Thank DBatch69
Louisville, Kentucky
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We enjoyed a wonderful dinner at The Burning Tree. The best of our week in Bar Harbor. Charming setting, imaginative presentation and delicious food. Highly recommend! Reservations essential.

1 Thank Jeffrey61
Saint Louis, Missouri
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Three of us. Fantastic! Each of us have traveled the world, and this was one of the best meals we have had. The flavor combinations were unique, mouth watering, and delicious. The staff was very friendly. We highly recommend the Burning Tree.

2 Thank G K
new york
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

My friends and I had dinner here and it was one of the best meals I've ever had. We all started with a lightly picked mellon/burrata cheese appetizer and then I had a halibut special. Dessert was a lime flavored cheesecake. The whole experience was memorable - not just a meal. Thank you, thank you, thank you.

Thank consultjeanie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Otter Creek Dr, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04660-6705
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-288-9331

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?