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Terrace Grille

1 Newport Drive, Bar Harbor Inn & Spa, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
+1 207-288-3351
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster bake” (27 reviews)
“spaetzle” (6 reviews)
“blueberry pie” (30 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Newport Drive, Bar Harbor Inn & Spa, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were on the cruise ship Anthem of the Seas and our ship called in at Bar Harbor. We were tendered in from the ship through pea soup fog so it was quite exciting. We did a little tour around Bar Harbour but unfortunately the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited in early October, a week before closing for the season. The restaurant only has outdoor seating, and it was so nice to sit on the terrace with a great view, even though it was a bit chilly. The drinks and food were great;...More

Thank Andrea K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OK, so why can't I order a sandwich at 4:45pm? It wasn't anywhere near dusk as stated on the menu along the sidewalk for the public to view. I wanted a blackened fish sandwich, but couldn't order it. OK, so we stayed, paid more for...More

Thank Jane123252
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location for views of the bay; good service and management of waiting line; lobster roll and lobster salad nicoise were outstanding

Thank GolfSwingCoach
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was really looking forward to eating here, being that this is a premier hotel in the area. We enjoyed sitting outside for dinner and the staff was very nice. My husband and I both had a surf and turf lobster dinner. We both felt...More

Thank -Luvthebeach-18301
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had boiled whole lobster with a lovely view of the harbor. Service was very good - our server was knowledgable, attentive and friendly. The boiled lobster was very good and reasonably priced. The plate it came on could have been a little bigger. The...More

Thank Jeff P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

first thing we do after checking in is eat lunch here . always good , always good service ,,LOVE ,love ,love the lobster roll .

Thank Rustie_11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place to watch traffic in the harbor. We arrived for an early dinner just a few minutes before the four masted schooner left the dock immediately below this outdoor cafe. We enjoyed a nice lobster bisque while watching the crew cast off...More

Thank EZWash
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined outside and brought our dog along, everyone enjoyed the beautiful view. Our waiter, Richard, provided excellent service and was very friendly. The food was great and not as pricey as other Bar Harbor establishments we had visited that week.

Thank Jenn Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Terrific umbrella table on the terrace below the Reading Room Restaurant at the Bar Harbor Inn. Great views of the dock, harbor, and tenders coming and going from the cruise ships. But more important: great food! We enjoyed a very unique and excellent lobster dish...More

Thank Joe_from_Boston
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28 December 2016|
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Response from Anthony F | Reviewed this property |
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27 August 2015|
Response from Chessie22 |
HAH! I just asked that same question a few weeks ago. The answer I got from someone was, "I don't know." "I don't go to the spa." I was hoping that the Inn would see the question and change the website. Evidently... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Newport Drive, Bar Harbor Inn & Spa, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-288-3351
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Enjoy the fresh air and relaxation of our outdoor cafe overlooking Frenchman Bay. The Terrace Grille serves Lunch and Dinner daily from 11:30am. Open to the public and no reservations necessary.
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