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Burning Tree

69 Otter Creek Dr, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04660-6705
+1 207-288-9331
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good15%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
69 Otter Creek Dr, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04660-6705
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Get out of town and treat yourself to something special. Farm to table sourced. Vegetarian options. Staff pleasant and efficient. Like eating at home without all the work. full bar, spectacular menu with wonderful specials. Enjoy dining in close quarters but pleasant surroundings with pleasant...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Last week ate in the room just inside the entrance, which appears to be a renovated porch that can be open air in the summer. The food and service were excellent, especially the dessert called "chocolate pots de creme." The only (minor) criticism is that...More

Thank cgnavigator
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We ate there on a Saturday night. We get reservations in advance. This is just outside Bar Harbor. Easy parking. Less tourists. Small menu with really interesting choices and flavors. They had a cauliflower appetizer that we ordered that was amazing! I don't ever eat...More

Thank Lisamb1
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We have been coming to the Island and driving by this place for 15 years, but never stopped to check it out. Recently, after talking to few summer residents, realized what we have been missing. It is not even a question, if this is one...More

1  Thank Yury1080
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Eight years ago, my husband and I ate at The Burning Tree. We thought it was the best reataurant we had ever eaten at, and we have eaten at restaurants in Europe, Japan, Indonesia, Canada, and throughout the US. We came back to Bar Harbor,...More

1  Thank worldgoer
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Dinner I have ever had in a restaurant. The menu in all categories is extensive and each sounded so good, choosing was a challenge. I think everything is a winner at Burning Tree! Started with the smoked salmon appetizer; the salmon is smoked at the...More

Thank CMHMaine
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Unfortunately…. I ate at this restaurant on my July trip to the Bar Harbor area. I was hesitant even when looking at the extensive menu (I am of the opinion that too broad a menu means “jack of all trades, master of none”) but reviews...More

1  Thank Kasu17
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Fantastic meal and service. We called before 9 Saturday morning and got reservations for 8:30 (that or 5pm available). Glad we had the reservations! We had the pear salad and mushroom special appetizers. The seafood fritters were also great. The lobster and calamari was delicious....More

Thank Anna V
Reviewed 23 September 2017

A local took us to this restaurant for dinner. It was outstanding. Full Disclosure our host was is foodie who eats here often, knows the owner and money is no object. While we had to wait a few minutes for the perfect table, according to...More

Thank B R
Reviewed 19 September 2017

So many appetizing choices. Several vegetarian selections among the many seasonal fish/seafood pork and beef plates..wonderful watermelon salad and our friends had a beautiful kale flatbread that they raved about.

Thank Peg I
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Kathy C
18 September 2017|
Response from weathermanbill | Reviewed this property |
No, it's very casual. You'll see others in anything from coat and tie to shorts.
Jennifer B
12 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
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Otter Creek Dr, 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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