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“Average meal - Easy and local”

Lighthouse Inn & Restaurant
Price range: US$5 - US$24
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations
Description: The Lighthouse Inn and Restaurant is under "New" management. Same family for 50+ years, third generation. We've changed our menus and will be making more changes as we progress. Thank you for visiting with us in the 2015 season.
Reviewed 26 July 2014

We stopped in for a quick lunch on a rainy day. The place was empty and we felt a bit uncomfortable. The food was prepared well, no frills, and not what we expected. Not sure if we will go again.

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1  Thank Bluebaci
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Reviewed 18 July 2014

After we were unable to find a parking spot at the Jordan Pond House (see review from earlier date), we drove a little farther to the Lighthouse Restaurant. The staff was very friendly, cheerful, and helpful. The murals inside the dining room were neat. The food was good. I got the whale burger and it was very filling.

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Thank MercsMiles
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Reviewed 17 July 2014 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch after a morning in Acadia National Park. Looked quaint from the outside. Looks can be deceiving. 1970s retro on the inside. Ordered the crab melt and my friend ordered a tuna melt. We ordered beer battered onion rings to share. They were average and we would give them 3 stars. However, the crab and tuna melts were totally without taste and were greasy. The potato chips were some grade C brand that were not very good. Our waitress had lots of trouble speaking and understanding English. A lady from another table with 8 customers had to get up and get flatware and napkins for three persons at their table after the order was delivered. I strongly suggest you avoid the Lighthouse Inn Restaurant.

1  Thank Bob B
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Reviewed 3 July 2014

After a four hour hike in nearby Acadia National Park it was great to find this little place in Seal Harbor ME for lunch, We made quick work of our tasty crabmelt sandwich, crab cakes and seafood chowder. Give this one a try, I do not think you can go wrong.

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Thank Paul C
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Reviewed 26 June 2014

Stopped here for a quick lunch and was deeply disappointed in the sub-par food served by a rude waiter who, even himself, went next door to get himself an iced tea because he "wouldn't dare drink the tea we serve here" (as overheard by us as he spoke to the other waitperson). The place hasn't been decorated since the 1970's (maybe earlier) and hasn't been properly cleaned since the 1990's and if I hadn't had two starving kids with me, I would have walked out. They have the advantage of being the only game in town so they don't bother making any effort. They even managed to ruin a grilled cheese sandwich (greasy and somehow burnt, yet cold at the same time) and the fries had been re-fried several times over. Also the salad with fresh crab meat was actually canned and not high quality canned even. Just save yourself $50 and avoid this place entirely.

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2  Thank Jen G
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