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Iron Bound Restaurant

1513 US Hwy 1, Hancock, ME 04640-3831
+1 207-422-3395
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“beet salad” (9 reviews)
“halibut” (12 reviews)
“lemon curd” (4 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 21:00All hours
American, International, Contemporary, Gastropub
1513 US Hwy 1, Hancock, ME 04640-3831
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I had dinner at Ironbound and were quite disappointed. The dining room is very nice and the service also good. Unfortunately our meals (undercooked haddock and a very. Mediocre beef dish) were poorly prepared and just average. Desert sounded extravagant but was...More

Thank ARTarea51
Reviewed 2 days ago

After the summer season there are not many places to eat in Sullivan or Hancock Maine. Iron Bound was rated number one. A big fish in a very small pond. The hostess was quite friendly, but the waitress was rather rude. My steak was okay--more...More

Thank MeridenTravelers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sometimes it is difficult to select an item off the menu, but when we start a burger come to a near by table, our selection became easy. It tasted as good as it looked. We both had the Angus Bacon Cheeseburger and if other items...More

Thank Atravelerad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had never been to New England before, and was amazed at the quality of seafood available, and how wonderful it tasted. We had halibut in some unusual tart sauce and a haddock sandwich that was absolutely delicious. I just did not know a (very...More

Thank Charleneki
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband & I were privileged to experience Chefs Table @ Ironbound Restaurant with our dear friends Rob&Candy last week. The food was amazing!!! The entire staff was attentive and welcoming. We enjoyed every morsel and were treated like rock stars! Chef George is like...More

Thank kathleengreenwood
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We enjoyed a wonderful meal at Iron Bound in early September 2017. We started with oysters on the half shell (really delicious, locally farmed, but only negative remark is that the oysters were not completely separated from the shell--difficult to slurp!). The pork ribs app...More

1  Thank Geneva W
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Rustic flair perfect place for a lovely dinner. Daneen our waitress was very knowledgeable and needing a break from the Maine lobster she suggested the Ribeye. Absolutely mouthwatering one of the best we've experienced. The homemade mashed potatoes to go with it just topped it...More

Thank Tina R
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Have been going here for a few years now and it is truly one of Maine's best. The friendly service (thanks Leslie!) and the amazing food can't be beat. Love the local seafood (try the oysters), the heritage pork and the buttery blueberry pie. Hope...More

Thank Will L
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We went to Ironbound last night. There were four of us and we shared the delicious Lobster and macaroni and cheese as an appetizer. Then we had salads and one had a burger all of which were delicious. Highly recommend!

Thank leehem
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Service was excellent, careing and attentive. Food was outstanding with lots locally sourced. We had the oysters, lamb sliders and halibut. All of it awesome and cooked perfectly. The English Toffee Pudding cake is a "must" for dessert. Atmosphere and decor all great as well....More

Thank jenmwhite01
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$35
American, International, Contemporary, Gastropub
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1513 US Hwy 1, Hancock, ME 04640-3831
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Hancock
  • Phone Number: +1 207-422-3395
  • E-mail
Eat, Drink. Sleep. Gather. Eat: Ironbound Restaurant and Inn exudes old world casual charm in our bar, and diningroom where we serve a wide menu of contemporary and traditional American cuisine including a wonderful range of appetizers of fresh salads; Maine oysters; ribs; award-winning smoked seafood and hearty lamb meatballs. Our entrees are creative and prepared to order using quality meats; local Maine seafood; organic chicken, pork and lamb, as well as vegan offerings. A beautiful fireplace with large hearth, original Maine artwork and interesting decorations add to the ambiance. A pleasant sitting room and outside patio area for el fresco light fare and drinks is a great place to gather with friends. Drink: Our handcrafted drinks are poured with a heavy hand from our well-stocked inventory and are made right at the bar. Sleep: Want to spend the night? We have delightful inn rooms upstairs where casual comfort, fabulous bedding and private baths await your tired and weary. Continental breakfast is served in the morning in the common area sitting room. Gather: Planning an event? Just want to gather with friends? Weddings? Reunions? Retreats? Drop us an email and tell us your ideas. We are more than just a place to eat or stay. Ironbound is a memorable Maine experience.
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