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Burning Tree


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


American, Seafood, Asian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed today via mobile

We made reservations for 8:00 at Burning Tree. We have had great experience with several farm to table restaurants including Primo and the unbelievable Blackberry Farm. 8:00 reservation and we were seated at 8:18. Our server arrived shortly after. We ordered a bottle of wine...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Steve_Ellis57
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have been going to the Burning Tree when on Mt Desert Island for the last 25 years. It used to be one of the few places to grow their own herbs,etc, and they still are ahead of the curve in growing and using local...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank gato94
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a delightful restaurant which packs a big punch with its fresh greens, local seafood and creative cooking. The wine list contains lots of interesting choices for even the discerning oenophile. The outstanding feature of Burning Tree for us was the inclusion of several...More

Date of visit: September 2019
1  Thank OZinNY
Reviewed 1 week ago

In the quaint little town of Bar Harbour, one stumbles across this charming little house that has been turned into a restaurant. What's not so little is the flavours that come bursting out of the plates that is served here!! Excellent!! Charming,surprising and so at...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank SMEN84
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic restaurant in a quiet village with a crowd waiting for tables but we’d booked ahead! Fabulous range of dishes on the menu and great service. Worth every penny!

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank CarolynPRobson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an amazing meal at one of our favorite local restaurants. However, this year the service was slower. Two tables who came in after us were served before us. However, we have been there many times and I can find no fault with their...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank tbev576
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were excited about dining here. We were told we could not order a bottle of wine while we waited for our table (strike one). We left within 5 minutes of being seated next to an open window on their semi-enclosed patio on a 57...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Voyage602477
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We made a reservation several weeks in advance on the recommendation of an acquaintance. We arrived on time and waited even though there were lots of empty tables. The hostess then put us at a table by the door going into the kitchen - this...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank jim f
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I supervised a wonderful group of ten college-age workers at a facility on Mt. Desert Island in Maine this summer. For the past several years, as a culminating event before they begin to go back to school, they have gone to dinner at the Burning...More

Date of visit: August 2019
2  Thank FairTripper
Reviewed July 29, 2019

Great experience, quaint setting. Mains had sauces that could have been thicker. A little less flavor that what I had hoped but overall a great meal!

Date of visit: July 2019
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