Contemporary Restaurants

The Veranda

Address: 21 Albert Meadow, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
The Veranda
$$$$$ Recommended New Editor's Pick View
Since 1986 The Balance Rock Inn has been offering luxury accommodations for the summer season in Bar Harbor. The original restaurant began in 1998 serving prix fixe dinner in our breakfast room. Although popular, we wanted to offer a service to complement the hotel. The Veranda Bar now offers innovative cocktails and food with an unparalleled view of Frenchman’s Bay. We present a seasonal cocktail menu with only fresh made mixers, syrups, and infusions. Product local to New England is the main inspiration in the kitchen. Our menu changes weekly depending on the ingredients local farmers have to offer. Check …

Fête's Petite Bistro

Address: 4 Reach Rd, Brooklin General Store, Brooklin, ME 04616
Fête's Petite Bistro
$ Recommended New
Chef La Mason has worked in kitchens for most of her life. She graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY in 2009. Through the Institute’s rigorous culinary program she earned a five-month externship at John Besh’s flagship Restaurant August in New Orleans, LA where she was offered a job in his restaurant group upon graduation. In 2011, Chef Besh sent Chef La to represent the Besh Restaurant Group at the Château de Montcaud in Provence, France under Chef Bernard Guillot. Upon returning from France she founded Fête, a farm-to-table, catering & gourmet meal service business tailored …