Waterfront Dining

When you are looking for a beautiful ocean view breakfast location, lunch overlooking our pier, a fine dining experience with nightly entertainment, or snacks pool side, the Bar Harbor Inn offers four unique dining experiences in one spectacular location.

Chef Zach Dallesandro and his team will delight you with locally inspired dishes, using the freshest ingredients from Mount Desert Island and New England.

The Bar Harbor Inn is the most historic hotel in Bar Harbor with roots dating back to 1887 when The Oasis Club first opened the Mount Desert Reading Room. People from around the world, including many dignitaries have enjoyed socializing at the Bar Harbor Inn. We invite you to join us and soak in our rich history, while you enjoy dining looking over one of the most beautiful coastal landscapes in New England.

March 23, 2024 – Dec 1, 2024


Currently closed for the season.
March 30, 2024 – Nov 10, 2024


March 29, 202 – May 23, 2024


May 24, 2024 – Oct 10, 2024



Currently closed for the season
March 29, 2024 – May 23, 2024


May 24, 2024 – Nov 10, 2024


Currently closed for the season.
May 17, 2024 – Oct 26, 2024


The Terrace Grille does not accept reservations and seating is based on a first-come, first-served basis.
* The Terrace Grille stays open if weather permits, sometimes into the night in summer. On inclement days lunch is served in the Reading Room.

Bar Harbor's Beloved Shore Path

Due to major winter storms significantly damaging the Shore Path, there is ongoing construction along the waterfront.