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Asticou Restaurant

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15 Peabody Drive, Northeast Harbor, Mount Desert, Mount Desert Island, ME 04662
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a wonderful lunch with a beautiful view on the deck at the Asticou Inn. We watched the fog lift to slowly reveal lovely Northeast Harbor beyond the gardens and pool at the Inn. My choice was the lobster quiche with dill and havarti cheese, and my husband had a fried fish sandwich with homemade potato chips. Both were delicious,... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Thanks to trip advisor, my husband found this gem. After visiting Asticou Gardens we crossed the road and were treated to a fabulous lunch on the terrace. From the scrumptious popovers(ginormous), crisp salads, fabulous cream based soup, killer quiche, crab cake lettuce wraps. My husband's 53rd birthday lunch will be remembered. His mom wants to go back for dinner. Popovers... More 

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Fayetteville, PA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Three couples decided to meet here for dinner. Our drink orders were not filled correctly, the bar ran out of vermouth for an old fashioned, and my G and T had the wrong gin. The prices didn't match the quality of the food. Mussel appetizer had no broth for the accompanying bread and the popovers were overcooked and dry on... More 

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Stone Harbor, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were visiting the Bar Harbor, Maine area for 3 days and we ate lunch twice at the Asticou Restaurant. Both days my husband had the fish sandwich and I had the fish sandwich the second time we had lunch there. The fish was so fresh and the batter was not thick like in many places and... More 

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New Haven, Missouri
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77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You can't go wrong with this place when looking for a place to eat while visiting Acadia. Excellent food and even better service (thanks Jon and help from Kyle).

Thank Tim O
Rome, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When Jordan Pond House popovers and seafood chowder went belly up, we started going to Asticou Inn for our "fix." Can't beat it!

Thank Geri8037
Florida, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met a group of girlfriends for traditional (Acadia Corp recipe) popovers and had a delightful day on the deck overlooking Northeast Harbor. Attentive and pleasant service, delicious popovers and even better blueberry mojitos!! This is the way life should be!

Thank StaceyR321
Kerrville, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the perfect ending to lovely day. We had early supper sitting on the deck, with lobster quiche and a glass of chardonnay. The weather was perfect and so was the view.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in for lunch and enjoyed a beautiful view from the deck as a bonus. Service was impeccable, food was delicious and the blueberry pie a la mode the best. I had the spinach salad with cranberries and local goat cheese topped with a crab cake. Husband had the lobster roll. Since this is now run by the folks... More 

Thank debinnh
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for dinner with two little ones. Everyone was very nice. Popovers were better than Jordan Pond. Ordered crab cakes and calamari for appetizers (very good). Then steak (sauce would have been better on side). It's very old school to put on the steak. However as Texans, we are used to meat standing on its on with no sauce or... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $35
Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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: 12072763344
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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