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All 17 Millinocket Restaurants

River Drivers' Restaurant

Fire Rd 20d, Millinocket, ME 04462
207-723-5438
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Ranked #2 of 17 Restaurants in Millinocket
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $32
Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Contemporary, Bar
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: To highlight our water and woods location, the New England Outdoor Center offers guests a choice of dining experiences. The River Drivers restaurant has long served as a fine dining option complimenting the high spirits of our pub. The new River Drivers offers a refined dining experience, where a vibrant atmosphere and good food are the key elements. The location overlooks Mt. Katahdin and Millinocket Lake. The restaurant, open daily, serves high-quality American food and uses in-season, fresh and local ingredients.
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English first
Brunswick, Maine
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We had just climbed Katahdin and descended upon the River Drivers' Restaurant in our damp and dusty gear. We were heartily welcomed and served well, even though a large wedding party had been booked at the same time. The food, while nothing super special, is well handled and certainly the best I've had in the area.

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East Freetown, Massachusetts
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Everyone in our party enjoyed their food. I ordered lobstah roll and onion rings. The lobstah roll was reasonable priced and delish. The onion rings were great! They were tempura. Very light.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Ate at bar. Bartender/server extremely helpful. Gave advice about the area etc. food was good. Well prepared good selection, fresh Prices reasonable

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New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

This place was just awesome. From the people, to the food, to the location; just awesome. If you are in this area, I highly recommend you come here. This restaurant is located at Twin Pine Campgrounds on the way to Baxter State Park. It is well marked but does require traveling on a dirt road for a mile or so.... More

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Granted, I've only been here for breakfast, but I keep coming back. The view, the patio, the friendly people and the wonderful menus are all first-rate. Especially if you've been out roughing it on Katahdin or the lake, this is a wonderful place to come home to.

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Dedham, Maine
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The food was fantistic but I would have to take points away for the time we waited for our meal after the order was taken. We waited a full hour before the soup arrived so the meal was an hour and 15 min wait. I could understand this if we were having alcoholic drinks but we only had water and... More

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New York City, New York, Usa
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134 reviews 134 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This was a very, very good restaurant. The friendly service, quality of fresh food, the presentation, and the wine list were really appreciated. The menu was quite sophisticated, and the combination of friendly efficient service made this place a winner. It is informal and family friendly as well.

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Scarborough, Maine
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We had an early dinner at the Restaurant. The staff is very friendly and outside seating was pleasant. The food was presented in an attractive manner, although the portions were quite small. The meals were delivered very quickly, almost too quick. The salads were fresh and very colorful. Vegetables are grown on site during the summer. My entree, Grilled Orange... More

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Cumberland Center, Maine
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We stumbled upon this resort while looking for a dinner place before heading into Baxter. The location is beautiful and the food was first rate. Happened to be a Friday night so my daughter ordered the all you can eat fish fry (great value). After dinner we walked down to the shore and enjoyed the views of Mount Katahdin across... More

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Hamburg, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We were staying at one of the NEOC cabins and after a long day of adventure we headed to the River Driver's restaurant. It was a very busy Saturday evening and we did not have a reservation. After a short wait we were seated at a table next to the bar and had a very friendly waitress who gave us... More

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