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Great find!
We found this place the first night we were in the area. They set the bar high! We shared a lobster and had fun learning how to crack the lobster for the meat. The lobster was good. The sides good as well. Blueberry pie to...go- well that was a treat later! Would highly recommend this restaurant.More ... read more
Thelmaharper via tripadvisor.com - Sep 19, 2020
Food was delicious. The fries are incredible.
Bradley Raper via google.com - Sep 16, 2020
Great location with a park-like outdoor dining area (so important in these Covid-19 days) by a river. Food was great with friendly service.
David Epstein via google.com - Sep 14, 2020
Good food out by the water
We had dinner at Union river lobster pot on Thursday during our trip to Acadia. The food is great, and we really enjoyed eating out on the lawn by the water. I had the lobster dinner, perfectly prepared, fresh and tasty, and my wife had...More ... read more
Carlo D via tripadvisor.com - Sep 12, 2020
Great food n great area n wonderful staff.
Joshua Crabtree via google.com - Sep 8, 2020
Great open air seating with a wonderful view. Terrific menu.
Ginger Petraglia via google.com - Sep 7, 2020
We got there at opening time. The service was fast, staff friendly and the outdoor seat was pleasant. Recommend you sit down by the water. It's a tidal river so if you time it right, you can see if come in or out quickly during your meal.
Joshua Reap via google.com - Sep 7, 2020
My new favorite place for lobster! Of course COVID-19 changed everything over the last several months so I didn't know what to expect. The ordering was seamless...we looked the menu up online and everyone knew what they wanted. We found a picnic table out on the lawn overlooking the beautiful Union River. We placed our order and ... read more
Eliza Epifano via google.com - Sep 1, 2020
This place is great. First time there. Food was good. The boxes the food comes in, turn into plates to eat your food on.
Joyce Deal via google.com - Aug 31, 2020
Found this place not far from our hotel while on vacation and we ate here our first night then after tryin other places that were eh we came back cause it was so good!! The Lobster Poutine is what attracted us and it did not disappoint we got it every time, you have to try it. Crab roll was delish as was the lobster roll, we didnt ha ... read more
Shelley Mayberry via google.com - Aug 31, 2020
Another awesome find.
Another awesome find... lots of outdoor sitting. They have live music some days. Great lobster/seafood/crab rolls/fish tacos.
dinakarzina via tripadvisor.com - Aug 29, 2020
I was planning to visit airline ...
I was planning to visit airline brewing company but it was full and definitely didn't want to wait in the pouring rain. After searching Yelp, this place came up and I'm glad I checked it out. Very tasty hot butter roll! You don't want to miss out!
Ami D. via yelp.com - Aug 29, 2020
The best seafood in Maine.
Michael DiGangi via google.com - Aug 29, 2020
Delicious fresh lobster! Staff is super nice and the tables outside along the river are the best set up considering the world we are living in at the moment!
Lionel Taurus via google.com - Aug 29, 2020
Always a good experience ... read more
Jane Haslam via google.com - Aug 28, 2020
Good place to have lunch or dinner. Outside Inside dining. Feels like a picnic.
Bill Bowling via google.com - Aug 26, 2020
Great choice leaving Bar Harbor! ...
Great choice leaving Bar Harbor! Lobster Roll & our fried Whole Belly Clams were delicious & filling. Seat yourself inside & out. Order at counter!!
Bev S. via yelp.com - Aug 24, 2020
Excellent food and service.
Excellent food and service. We ordered curbside pickup for 10 people. Not long after we parked, someone came out and got our name. They brought the food out when it was ready—hot and got everyone’s order right. The food was great. Large portions, great seafood....More ... read more
amarielle via tripadvisor.com - Aug 24, 2020
We stopped on the way back from ...
We stopped on the way back from Bar Harbor. We ate outside by the river. It is a gorgeous spot and so peaceful. The food was delicious. I had the Grilled Shrimp Po Boy and my daughter had the Crab Cake Sandwich. It was a perfect ending to a wonderful trip.
Joyce M. via yelp.com - Aug 21, 2020
Went here after stopping by the ...
Went here after stopping by the L. L. Bean outlet 5 minutes away. Not only was the food really good, I appreciated their COVID-19 safety measures and efficient service. We got butter dipped lobster roll, shrimp cocktail, and the pulled pork fries, all very good. And the setting was lovely. Will definitely visit again the next time we ... read more
Missy S. via yelp.com - Aug 16, 2020
Great restaurant but expensive
This a great restaurant to visit with your family. It’s a 5 star everything but it is a bit expensive ... read more
Napoleanthegrear via tripadvisor.com - Aug 16, 2020
River side dining
Glad we stopped in for a lobster dinner. Ordered the lobster pot special which included a lobster, steamers, corn and potato. All cooked perfectly. Wife had the lobster roll which was delicious. The staff was busy cleaning to keep us safe. Tables were spread out...More ... read more
564watersedge via tripadvisor.com - Aug 14, 2020
Good food and nice location. Counter service and sat at picnic table near river.
Owen McKeon via google.com - Aug 12, 2020
Enjoyed the fried seafood combo ...
Enjoyed the fried seafood combo and especially the double portion lobster roll.

If you are eating outside on the lower lever, enjoy the river and don't forget to save a few French Fries for the ducks.
Lorrie W. via yelp.com - Aug 10, 2020
Great food and lovely view.  Had ...
Great food and lovely view.  Had the lobster pot which was great! Would recommend to friends.
Deneen T. via yelp.com - Aug 8, 2020
Loved sitting by the river to enjoy our food. Fish tacos, shrimp po'boy (special), and fried haddock were all exceptional. The open face blueberry pie was perfect--full of wild blueberries and not too sweet.
Patricia Boye-Williams via google.com - Aug 8, 2020
Blueberry pie was amazing!
Madeline Bartos via google.com - Aug 8, 2020
Such a cute place along the river! Had awesome outdoor seating and food was very good. Staff were friendly. So glad we found this place while visiting!
Gina Furtak via google.com - Aug 7, 2020
forgot about this place as it is hidden around the corner look for the sign on the ground
yes, I truly forgot about this great place. Up near Rooster Bros. store. a great place for the family. Had the best fried clam plate out on the lawn with nice picnic tables but the do have inside seating as well. Music when we were...More ... read more
Barry N via tripadvisor.com - Aug 7, 2020
Great dinner! Great service. Beautiful location ... read more
Bill Smith via google.com - Aug 6, 2020
Delicious lunch, meticulous grounds, conveniently located next door to Rooster Brothers Kitchen Store.
Dorothy Sieradzki via google.com - Aug 6, 2020
Great service! Generous portions, and at different pre-selected amounts. Varied drink selection and indoor and outdoor seating. You won't leave without reeking of clams, lobsters, mussels, chowder, and butter. In a good way! Sit on the water or on an Adirondack-style deck. You won't leave hungry or in a bad mood.
Jordan Gow via google.com - Aug 6, 2020
Our new favorite Maine restaurant
My family’s new favorite place !! We each loved all our meals and thought we had the best dinner .We loved the lobster , fish tacos , pulled pork and fish and chips ! All delicious!! We appreciate how this restaurant adapted to all the...More ... read more
Dream102930 via tripadvisor.com - Aug 5, 2020
Great specials!
John C via google.com - Aug 4, 2020
Good food and fast service 👍👍 ... read more
Harry Uhlianuk via google.com - Aug 3, 2020
Fantastic business lunch. Great view and fantastic food. Try the street corn!
Maryanne Rhoads via google.com - Aug 1, 2020
New restaurant for our annual vacation in Acadia
We have passed this restaurant for decades, rarely eating in Ellsworth during our Maine vacation near Acadia. This year is a time for changes. The restaurant has been stripped down of ornamentation due to COVID, a few tables in the indoor area, tables in the...More ... read more
Thekansaspyet via tripadvisor.com - Aug 1, 2020
Best lobster meal combo we
Best lobster meal combo we have had in the Ellsworth Bar Harbor region! Down East meal. Comes with lobster, we order a 2 lb beast, lots of mussels and the chowder. Highly recommend ... read more
Larry I via tripadvisor.com - Aug 1, 2020
Absoluey amazing!! The atmosphere was peaceful, the food delicious, and the beer out of this world!! We even had some visitors!!
Erin Casey via google.com - Jul 31, 2020
Beautiful setting, quick service, delicious food and reasonable prices.
Ellen Boucher via google.com - Jul 31, 2020
Excellent lunch!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Jean Groder via google.com - Jul 30, 2020
Great food ... read more
Scott Wood via google.com - Jul 28, 2020
Great view to the river! Lobester was super fresh. Price and portion are good. Staffs are nice. I definitely recommend this place You can pick where to sit which I like it a lot. The blueberry pie was amazing. Don't miss the pie.
Gita Ghafari via google.com - Jul 28, 2020
Tasty Lobster Roll
We stopped here on our first and last day in Maine for lunch. I thoroughly enjoyed their lobster rolls. The blueberry pie was too sweet for my liking, though. The ambiance of the restaurant is very nice, with plenty of outdoor seating along and above...More ... read more
Greg0ry via tripadvisor.com - Jul 26, 2020
Great lobster! I had a lobster caesar salad and my friend had a 1.5 pound lobster as takeout. They included a lobster cracker and pick.
Geralyn Humphrey via google.com - Jul 26, 2020
Great food great prices.
Charlie Penn via google.com - Jul 26, 2020
Outside dining at it's best! We sat down by the river after ordering. Our food came quickly and delicious!
Sarah Pritchard via google.com - Jul 22, 2020
Good service, Good food, Great location overlooking the river. Very relaxing and pleasant. Would definitely go again!
Cindy Lee via google.com - Jul 22, 2020
Outstanding food, location is perfect, and service was 5 star. Great job and we will be back!
Christina f via google.com - Jul 22, 2020
Food was good, order similar to cafeteria style. Drinks and deserts are given to you at time of transacy and you find a table. Then food is delivered when ready. Nice outside seating or I side with view of small river rushing past. Plenty of parking, owner is very nice as are employees. Kind of quirky in the fact that you are to tip ... read more
Kevin Klingensmith via google.com - Jul 22, 2020
Butter lobster roll was outstanding! The blueberry pie was amazing as well and the crust was perfect. Well done! We will be back ... read more
Christina Falco via google.com - Jul 20, 2020
Stopped by on vacation with the kids - picked up our food after ordering ahead online. Had some delicious lobster poutine and various other delectable delights. We all sat outside on a picnic table beside the stream (in good social distancing fashion). Definitely worth a visit!
Nathan Claes via google.com - Jul 19, 2020
I walked in to get a blueberry pie but ended up getting the best fish tacos and crab sandwich I've tasted with the right quantity of creamy goodness and acidic zing. Glad I was curious!
Keren Paul via google.com - Jul 19, 2020
The Maryland crab cake sandwich is so delicious and absolutely spectacular. Do not miss it.
Marian Wells via google.com - Jul 19, 2020
Loved this place! It was perfect views on the river and I finally got my lobster that I had been wanting the whole trip! The ladies there were so sweet. It was the perfect last night of our trip.
Taylor Goebel via google.com - Jul 19, 2020
Everyone here is helpful and kind ...
Everyone here is helpful and kind and accommodating especially during these challenging times. I ordered for curbside pickup and everything was as ordered and on time (They even gave me extra tartar sauce for no charge)! I had eaten here once before (inside, last year) and could have left a 5 star review for location, view, service a ... read more
Barb N. via yelp.com - Jul 17, 2020
We stoped for luncheon on the way ...
We stoped for luncheon on the way home from Bar Harbor. Lobster rolls were great and staff too. They really take seriously all safety regulation for COVID-19. Very clean, outside dining area is attractive and loved the boxes they serve food . Looks like they also have very reasonable prices for lobster dinners.
Svetlana G. via yelp.com - Jul 14, 2020
Lobsters rolls are the best and clam chowder, everything was so fresh and awesome people ... read more
Wayne Forsythe via google.com - Jul 13, 2020
Outstanding lobster roll, plump with sweet meat on perfectly buttered bread! Great water view and outdoor seating. We were greeted by friendly owner, too! All staff are attentive and cheerful! Buttery crust to blueberry pie makes me wish I had room for seconds!
Cory Allen via google.com - Jul 11, 2020
Fabulous time ... read more
Rod Boye via google.com - Jul 11, 2020
Wonderful local flavor prepared to perfection. Locally sourced and quite possibly one of the most relaxing atmospheres. You can sit right on the river all by yourself. Just scroll through the photos. A must visit here in Ellsworth.
John Phipps via google.com - Jul 9, 2020
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