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Reading Room Restaurant
Ranked #17 of 153 Restaurants in Bar Harbor
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$37
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: Refined pleasures await you in the Reading Room Restaurant. You will enjoy a dining experience where the delicious cuisine and attentive service are surpassed only by the breathtaking ocean view. Our menu includes fresh seafood, choice cuts of meat, daily specials and memorable desserts. Come join us and the nightly live entertainment of grand piano music which provides the perfect ambiance to the fine dining experience. Dinner is served nightly and the dress code is informal.Please note that we are unable to guarantee window tables You can request a window and we will do our very best!
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

A lovely all-around experience, we thoroughly enjoyed delicious food, excellent service and a beautiful ambiance during sunset. Not a place for young kiddos as this is a restaurant for a dining experience as opposed to a quick meal. Worth the prices.

Thank happytrailsNewYork
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Old fashion setting like your grandmother would take you to. Dinner was good tasting but menu choices not enticing. Service was friendly but slow when the dining room was busy.

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Thank StephenB1942
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

We had three breakfasts and two dinners here. Each one was excellent in taste, quantity and presentation. Luxury at it's best.

Thank maplerun62-Steel
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

The Bar Harbor Inn is my favorite place to stay, and we go there very often. We always eat at their restaurant, The Reading Room, as the food is fabulous. Ask for Shayna as your server - she is absolutely wonderful.

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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We will definitely come back to the Reading Room next time we're in Bar Harbor. The room is beautiful and if you come before dark and sit near the windows the view is equally lovely. All of our dishes were delicious and beautifully presented. My husband loved the lobster pie. I found the lobster outside the shell entree to be a great pick. The lobster was very tender and fresh tasting. We split a Gorgonzola and pecan salad and the flourless chocolate torte for dessert. The atmosphere is elegant yet it is not stuffy and many people were dressed pretty casually. I highly recommend The Reading Room for a special evening.

Thank Donna A
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