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Burning Tree

69 Otter Creek Drive, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04660-6705
+1 207-288-9331
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“monkfish” (18 reviews)
“fritters” (9 reviews)
“swiss chard” (15 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
69 Otter Creek Drive, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04660-6705
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Reviewed 3 August 2014

This is a lovely restaurant and the seafood was very fresh. Our appetizers were very tasty. For entrees we had the bouillabaisse and the cod in broth which were quite generous portions. There was a wonderful-sounding cheese plate the night we were there. We wanted...More

Thank Janice G
Reviewed 2 August 2014

If you've ever been to a restaurant where almost everything on the menu looked terrific, then you might have been to Burning Tree. It took us quite a while to decide on our entrees and we wound up having to narrow our choices first to...More

1  Thank CaptainCosmos
Reviewed 31 July 2014

The restaurant came highly recommended by our inn keeper and it did not disappoint! My husband is a professionally trained chef and we both loved our meals. There were so many fish dishes to choose from and the appetizers were outstanding! I had the clams...More

1  Thank 757Canes1
Reviewed 31 July 2014

We were so happy with each course. Celebrated 60th birthday, all the way from Clarksburg, WV One of our best culinary experiences in Maine.

1  Thank Steve H
Reviewed 24 July 2014

Fresh, inventive, beautiful presentation - this restaurant is all that. The location seems to be in the middle of nowhere,. Doesn't mater. Drive there. Make a reservation first. We had the muscles, salads and Bouillabaisse. Literally the best fish anything I have ever had. The...More

Thank Wendy T
Reviewed 22 July 2014

This was our second time dining at The Burning Tree. Both experiences were the same. Although the food is good, we will not return. From the moment we stepped into the restaurant - 10 minutes early for our reservation - we were treated with arrogance....More

5  Thank CYNTHIA H
Reviewed 19 July 2014 via mobile

Little out of the way but absolutely fantastic food and presentation. Did not expect to find that quality and freshness of food. Amazing. One of the best meals we had in Maine. Funky atmosphere but superb food.

2  Thank Tenoannie
Reviewed 14 July 2014

In late June a friend and I had spent a day on Mt. Desert Island, and our final destination of the day had been Hunter Beach near Otter Point. We left that beautiful spot near supper time and headed through Otter Creek on our way...More

1  Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 9 July 2014

Great food; lots of organic options. The flatbread is a must as well as the clam pasta. And the fritters are also a great appetizer option. Never miss a year without eating here. I always get a reservation because it gets busy during the summer!

2  Thank Mary L
Reviewed 23 June 2014

The Burning Tree is a long established restaurant in Otter Cliffs, that serves fresh and delicious food just steps from Acadia National Park not far from the resort town of Bar Harbor Maine. While small in size, the restaurant benefits from an organic garden and...More

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Jennifer B
11 February 2017|
Response from ShivUSA | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if they are open in Winter Months. We went in the first week of October, 2016 & they were.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
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 Drive, 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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