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Asticou Restaurant

15 Peabody Drive, Northeast Harbor, Mount Desert, Mount Desert Island, ME 04662
+1 207-276-3344
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (38 reviews)
“popovers” (78 reviews)
“lobster stew” (13 reviews)
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15 Peabody Drive, Northeast Harbor, Mount Desert, Mount Desert Island, ME 04662
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited the Asticou for cocktails, and popovers. Sounds like an odd combo, but when you visit this area a popover is a must. They are delicious, and cooked perfectly at the Asticou. Warm, soft, crisp, eggy and the jam was yummy too. I was...More

Thank SarahDanni
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Popovers the thing. We each had one with lemon curd and blueberry jam. I had a lobster roll and my friend had a crab roll. She loved her blueberry pie. The view of the harbor with the fog rolling in was lovely. Worth the walk...More

Thank Marilyn A
Reviewed 4 days ago

a spacious deck up on the hillside overlooking gardens and Northeast Harbor. The staff could not have been any friendlier. Spot on service. We arrived around 4, and they were still serving lunch. (12-5). We had the seafood chowder and lobster how'd. Both were excellent....More

Thank DorisP52
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are looking to eat popovers at the Jordan Pond House, try them at this restaurant instead. Locals told us that the legendary popovers used to be at the Jordan Pond House, but they people who make them are now here at the Asticou...More

Thank JeannieSM
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful place! The restaurant has gorgeous views inside and out. We came around 4 for tea, popovers, and dessert as a snack to tide us over til a late dinner. All the desserts were excellent, the popovers warm and crisp, and we enjoyed...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, awesome views and relaxing, elegant atmosphere. This is a place that caters to each and every guest in an unobtrusive manner.

Thank susanph51
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Asticou has had a major turnaround in the last two years ... new Chef and staff bring all that's wonderful about Acadia to Northeast Harbor ... including the very wonderful popovers and sides ... really worth a visit for the view alone ... but...More

Thank bluemoonbob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here shortly after going to Jordan Pond House, and had a similar meal. Chowder followed by popovers. Both parts of the meal were significantly better than JPH, particularly the chowder, although that perhaps says more about how bad JPH is. The chowder here...More

Thank davidG3366PJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place during a hike from Jordan Pond. Great find. Beautiful grounds and views and the food was also good. Service was excellent. Would highly recommend

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at the inn and decided to eat one meal there after a long day in Acadia park. We were not disappointed. Started with scallops and oysters. Flowed with halibut prepared in a very sophisticated style and cooked to precisely the right point....More

Thank J--Harpswell
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21 September 2015|
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Response from Gabrielle M | Property representative |
Anne, Thank you for your inquiry into dining options at the Asticou. We would very much like to work with you. August 12th and the 13th are a Friday and Saturday during the 2016 season. We are currently booked on the 13th... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Peabody Drive, Northeast Harbor, Mount Desert, Mount Desert Island, ME 04662
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Mount Desert  >  Northeast Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-276-3344
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The Acadia Corporation, the former operators of the Jordan Pond House and stewards of its traditions, is excited to be managing the Asticou Inn & Restaurant. The Asticou and the Jordan Pond House have a shared history originating in the 19th century of offering respite in the midst of the glacial beauty of Mount Desert Island.
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