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Forks in the Air Mountain Bistro

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Caramelized Vidalia Onion Soup
whiskey, swiss, house made croutons
Bistro Chili
beef sirloin tips, bison, kidney and black beans, onions, peppers, sour cream, green onions, cornbread
Charred Caesar Salad
romaine, parmesan, white anchovies, house made caesar dressing and croutons
Forks House Salad
mixed greens, roasted vidalia onions, sunflower seeds, house made buttermilk-herb dressing
Market Price
Freshly Shucked Maine Oysters
cold river gin cocktail sauce, red wine mignonette
Pan Blackened Salmon
cajun seasoning, polenta, cumin-lime drizzle
Pan Roasted Mussels
white wine, onions, tomatoes, garlic, bacon, smoked almonds, grilled baguette
Crispy Calamari
pickled red onions, charred jalapeno aioli
Truffle Fries
fresh herbs, parmesan, sriracha ketchup
Grilled Flatbread
pepperoni, kalamata olives, tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella
Braised Baby Back Ribs
house made wild blueberry bbq sauce, cheesy jalapeño grits
with Chorizo $14.0
with Chicken $16.0
with Maine Lobster $19.0
Pineland Farms Mac and Cheese
orecchiete, cheddar cheese sauce
Baked Atlantic Haddock
butter and herb panko bread crumbs, creamed corn with lobster
Maine Mushroom Risotto
wild mushrooms, onions, white wine, parmesan cheese
Hand-cut New York Strip Steak
tri-color tomato tapenade, yukon gold mashed potatoes, butternut squash
New England Cioppino
mussels, calamari, haddock shrimp, tomato saffron broth, pesto, grilled baguette
Pan Roasted Statler Chicken Breast
bacon-dijon pan sauce, yukon gold mashed potatoes, sautéed greens
Bison Burger
pineland farms cheddar, crispy onions, cherry pepper aioli, brioche (or gluten free) roll, fries, sriracha ketchup
Forks in the Air Mountain Bistro is a Rangeley restaurant celebrating Maine's food and drink at its best. Located on Main Street in Rangeley, Maine, join us for dinner.
$15 - $35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed December 2, 2018

WOW....this was exceptional....only 2.5 hours from Maine's biggest city, Portland. It is worth a day trip to enjoy the area and the finest meal in ski country! Truly outstanding!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank InnVictoriaVermont
Reviewed November 18, 2018

Forks is a lovely place to dine. We decided last minute and thankfully called for a reservation. Due to the popular Saturday we did have seating a the bar. The seating did not detract from the terrific food and drink. The bartender was efficient and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Pat D
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

The ambiance at Forks in the Air is exactly what we expected - classy. The food was excellent. They even had sushi an unexpected surprise. We would go again.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Escape188123
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Excellent service, environment and wonderfully fresh food.... open when others in the area are not. Went back for a second night. Loved the variety in the bar area!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Debbie J
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Clearly the best restaurant in Rangeley - fresh and local ingredients, fairly creative, friendly service - very busy - make a reservation or you might be disappointed. We ate their twice and were very happy. Wine and craft beer list could use an upgrade, but...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 619ronc
Reviewed October 18, 2018

Unexpectedly fine food, with a complete wine list and excellent cocktails. Very friendly and attentive service. Nice local feel. Unpretentious.

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

This place was recommended and didn't disappoint. The onion soup is delightful, the salmon main is well worth it. Great service, generous portions,we were well looked after, highly recommended.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ian M
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

We visited this restaurant for dinner and it was very busy. The food was excellent starting from entree to mains and dessert. The staff was really friendly and It could not have been better.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kdoenier
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a very delicious meal at Forks, and highly recommend it as a place to dine in Rangeley. The food is excellent, the service attentive and friendly, and it’s a special ambiance as well. Very satisfying.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank KDUB7
Reviewed September 17, 2018

I can't overstate the quality of the experience we had with FAMB. We met with Karen and Steve in August of 2017 when we first scheduled a last minute wedding for my daughter and her fiance. They were thoughtful and helpful, tending carefully to the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank Cathy M
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