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Burning Tree

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69 Otter Creek Dr, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04660-6705
+1 207-288-9331
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“monkfish” (23 reviews)
“fritters” (9 reviews)
“seafood” (37 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
69 Otter Creek Dr, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04660-6705
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Reviewed 3 days ago

All four fish entrees our group ordered were expertly prepared and beautifully presented. The Pan-sauteed Monkfish glazed with sweet chili sauce was the best fish I have ever tasted. It was paired with Thai style eggplant and coconut rice with a cucumber salad on the...More

Thank badgertravelers
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a delicious, creative dinner here. Our service was excellent. We had seafood critters, a savory donut appetizer that was really divine, and a monkfish special. WOW We had to drive here from Bar Harbor as it was about 5 miles out, but it...More

1  Thank Joanna M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a lovely dinner with another couple. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal of scallop mousse wrapped in Swiss Chard, Special of haddock and two others. The service was excellent-not too pushy, but there when you want it. The wines were excellent...More

Thank weathermanbill
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last year, this restaurant was the highlight of our dining experience for the 2 weeks we were on the island. This year, it was horrible. That swing amplified our disappointment - and the highest priority at the end of the evening was to get out...More

1  Thank jimmyd_boston
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really fun food presentation. Local crab cakes with a mini crab to decorate. More than just lobster.

Thank dianar04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Six of us had a lovely dinner on Saturday evening at Burning Tree. Burning Tree has an interesting menu with a lot of fresh Locavore ingredients, and everyone in our party enjoyed their food. I had the Gorgonzola Bombolini and beet salad - a small,...More

3  Thank nancyolah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The fact that this place is ranked 41st is a discredit to Trip Advisor. Best place our family ate all week, by a mile. We had two 9 year olds and they went out of their way to accommodate them. Everything about our meal was...More

1  Thank RBH_SBH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner there one night: best restaurant we found in Bar Harbor, really a level above all the tourist places in town.

Thank Rowellan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and I were looking for a fine dining experience on short notice. After looking at what we could find online for a menu, we were able to secure a reservation here on a Saturday night. I figured I would be in the clear,...More

2  Thank ppin1pod
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's obvious that great care is exercised in the prep stages. Even the side dishes are exquisite. The problem was in deciding which entree to choose. Save room for dessert. The Earl Grey tea ice cream was outstanding. Yes it's homemade. This place is pricey...More

Thank Paul W
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Jennifer B
February 11, 2017|
Response from ShivUSA | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if they are open in Winter Months. We went in the first week of October, 2016 & they were.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Otter Creek Dr, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04660-6705
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-288-9331
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