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All 19 Millinocket Restaurants

River Drivers' Restaurant

Fire Rd 20d, Millinocket, ME 04462
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Ranked #2 of 19 Restaurants in Millinocket
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $32
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
Wilmington, Delaware
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 via mobile

I will admit we were the only ones there in the middle of December but the view atmosphere and staff were all wonderful as was the food!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Visit here often. Always a joy whether coming off the trail or going out to dinner. I have hesitated on ordering tuna because other places often serve tuna that taste like tuna fish. The tuna at this restaurant taste more like something you might find at your best sushi bar. Just another example of the owners Midas touch. Charlie

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Ellsworth, Maine
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

A friend and I visited River Drivers' Restaurant when we were on a leaf-peeping day trip. The lunch and a walk with our dogs around the beautiful campground turned out to be the highlights of the day. I was glad that there were a number of vegetarian options, and the menu noted that gluten-free selections were also available. I had... More 

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Morris, IL
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40 reviews 40 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

After coming off of our moose tour we never expected a high quality full service restaurant and bar with menu choices you'd only expect to find in the city...but here it was. The meals for the four of us ranged from seafood to chicken with delicious appetizers. We soon forgot our disappointment and enjoyed bantering with the waitress and staff.... More 

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West Kennebunk, Maine
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Excellent food and service in a beautiful with spectacular view of Mt Katahdin. Well worth the drive from Millinocket. Now we want to return to rent one of the lovely cabins located on the property.

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Kyrenia, Cyprus
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

When we eventually found this restaurant we were not disappointed, the best food we had eaten in New England.

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East Longmeadow, Massachusetts
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Very pleasant surprise to find such a gem. It's on the way to BSP, and 1 mile down a dirt road, but you will be pleasantly surprised with new restaurant overlooking lake. Andy did a GREAT job preparing the food, and John served it with class. Would definitely go again!

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Beccles, United Kingdom
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144 reviews 144 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This is probably the best place to eat within many miles of Baxter State Park (there is nowhere to recommend in Millinocket!). The location is lovely, especially if the sun is going down over the lake. The restaurant is lively and comfortable, the staff are friendly and efficient and the food is very good. Worth every cent!

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Backnang, Germany
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We took a party of 14 people here for my mother's birthday and were very pleasantly surprised. The place has an amazing view of the lake and the mountain, and the restaurant itself is very nice inside. The staff was very helpful and friendly, despite the difficulties of dealing with 14 people. The food was excellent, and the wines were... More 

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Brunswick, Maine
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

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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Additional Information about River Drivers' Restaurant

Address: Fire Rd 20d, Millinocket, ME 04462
Phone Number: 207-723-5438
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Millinocket
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 32
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Contemporary, Bar

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