Picnic at Salt Cottages | Onsite Snack Bar
Just as the kitchen is the heart of every home, Picnic is the soul of Salt Cottages’ where you’ll find all the sweet treats, savory snacks, and tasty indulgences that make summer in Maine so incredible. Stop by our counter for your favorites.
Ice Cream and Treats: 7am-10pm
Bar Harbor Dining
With so many incredible Mount Desert Island restaurants, famous ice cream shops, and iconic lobster shacks to choose from, you owe it to yourself to get out and try as many as you can. From coffee on the go-to lobster in the rough, here are a few of our favorite restaurants in Bar Harbor.
Specializing in some of the freshest seafood found on MDI’s coast, Galyn’s is a fine dining establishment with a laid, back casual vibe.
Side Street Café
Live like a local – or at least eat like one — when you indulge in the classic comfort foods found at this family-owned eatery.
Thirsty Whale Tavern
This local pub hangout’s menu includes casual seafood dishes including fish sandwiches & chowder.
You can’t leave Bar Harbor without stopping for a lobster roll chowder combo, and Stewman’s serves it in the rough.
More Dining Options on MDI
When you’re ready to venture beyond Bar Harbor for a meal, you will find an abundance of fantastic restaurants, cafes, and seafood shacks from which to choose.
Batson Fish Camp
Featuring the easy-going aesthetics of a vintage fishing camp, there’s no better place to enjoy light bites, burgers, salad, and their “soon to be famous” lobster roll.
Thurston's Lobster Pound
With views that rival the food, Thurston’s serves up all the classic Maine seafood fare you would expect to find at a lobster pound.
Specializing in locally inspired land and sea dishes featuring choice meats and freshly caught seafood from right here off the coast of Maine.
The menu at our sister property’s upscale restaurant is a celebration of Maine food featuring an eclectic mix of Down East essentials and imaginative creations.