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Bar Harbor Pubs & Taverns: Beyond Acadia's Shores, a Haven for Thirsty Explorers

Bar Harbor, Maine, may be known for its iconic Acadia National Park, but beyond the hiking trails and stunning vistas lies a vibrant scene for thirsty adventurers. Whether you’re a craft beer aficionado searching for award-winning brews, a cocktail enthusiast craving innovative concoctions, or simply seeking a lively atmosphere and casual bites, Bar Harbor’s diverse selection of pubs, bars, and taverns cater to every taste.

From harborside breweries boasting panoramic views to cozy gastropubs with expertly crafted cocktails, discover hidden gems offering unique ambiances, flavorful surprises, and stories waiting to be told. Here, we present a few of Bar Harbor’s popular watering holes, where each sip unfolds a new chapter in your Maine adventure.

TOP BAR HARBOR MAINE PUBS & BARS
Leary's Irish Pub in Bar Harbor, Maine

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Leary's Landing Irish Pub

Bar Harbor, ME

Leary’s Landing Irish Pub in Bar Harbor, Maine, offers an authentic Irish experience with a cozy, welcoming atmosphere. Tourists can savor traditional Irish fare, including hearty shepherd’s pie and fish and chips, paired with a wide selection of Irish whiskeys and beers. It’s the perfect spot for those seeking a casual meal and a pint, complemented by the friendly, lively ambiance of a classic Irish pub.

156 Main Street,
Bar Harbor, ME 04609

Finback Alehouse in Bar Harbor, Maine

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Finback Alehouse

Bar Harbor, ME

Craft beer bliss awaits at The Finback Alehouse in Bar Harbor! Savor award-winning IPAs, sours, and lagers brewed onsite in their industrial-chic taproom or soak up sunshine on the patio. Craving bites? Munch on bar favorites with a twist, like lobster mac & cheese or kimchi fries. Live music nights and a community feel make The Finback Alehouse a hoppy haven for your taste buds and soul. Cheers!

30 Cottage Street,
Bar Harbor, ME 04609

Upscale Irish Pub

Paddy's Irish Pub & Restaurant

Craving a taste of Ireland in Bar Harbor? Set sail for Paddy’s Pub. Dive into classics like hearty shepherd’s pie or Guinness stew, simmered to perfection and bursting with flavor. Feeling lighter? Fresh Maine seafood gets an Irish twist in dishes like pan-seared salmon with Guinness glaze or their renowned fish & chips with crispy beer batter. Don’t miss their juicy burgers, stacked high with local ingredients and Paddy’s secret sauce. Wash it all down with a perfectly poured Guinness, a selection of Irish whiskeys, or their signature Paddy’s Punch, a refreshing concoction for the warmer months. So raise a glass, say “Sláinte!” and let Paddy’s transport you to the Emerald Isle, right in the heart of Bar Harbor.

50 West Street,
Bar Harbor, ME 04609

TOP BAR HARBOR MAINE PUBS & BARS
The Dog and Pony Tavern in Bar Harbor, Maine

The Dog and Pony Tavern

Bar Harbor, ME

Dive into Bar Harbor’s history at The Dog & Pony Tavern, a classic watering hole since 1922. Soak in nautical vibes with vintage decor and friendly chatter. Savor craft beers & pub fare, from juicy burgers to fresh seafood specialties. Catch live music nights or unwind on the harborview patio – this local gem promises a relaxed taste of Bar Harbor’s local charm.

4 Rodick Place,
Bar Harbor, ME 04609

Finback Alehouse in Bar Harbor, Maine

Finback Alehouse

Bar Harbor, ME

Craft beer bliss awaits at the Finback Alehouse! This Bar Harbor haven boasts award-winning IPAs, sours, and lagers brewed onsite. Unwind in the industrial-chic taproom, or soak up sunshine on the patio. Feeling peckish? Savor bar bites with a twist, like lobster mac & cheese or kimchi fries. With live music nights and a community feel, the Finback promises a hoppy adventure for your taste buds and soul.

30 Cottage Street,
Bar Harbor, ME 04609

The Black Friar's Pub in Bar Harbor, Maine

The Friar's Pub

Bar Harbor, ME

Step back in time at The Friar’s Pub, Bar Harbor’s medieval-themed tavern. Cozy nooks and flickering candles set the mood for a friendly escape. Indulge in classic pub fare with a twist – think Maine lobster pie or shepherd’s pie with local lamb. Sample local brews or handcrafted cocktails. Live music on weekends adds to the lively atmosphere. Raise a glass and experience Bar Harbor’s unique brand of merriment.

10 Summer Street, The Black Friar Inn,
Bar Harbor, ME 04609

Leary's Irish Pub in Bar Harbor, Maine

Leary's Landing Irish Pub

Bar Harbor, ME

Craving a taste of the Emerald Isle in Bar Harbor? Leary’s Landing Irish Pub welcomes you with open arms (and Guinness!). Savor hearty classics like bangers and mash or indulge in their famous fish and chips. Don’t miss live Irish music nights that fill the air with lively jigs and singalongs. With warm hospitality and a touch of Irish charm, Leary’s Landing promises a pub experience that’s sure to leave you jigging with joy.

156 Main Street,
Bar Harbor, ME 04609

Paddy's Irish Pub in Bar Harbor, Maine

Paddy's Irish Pub & Restaurant

Bar Harbor, ME

Immerse yourself in Irish cheer at Paddy’s Pub & Restaurant! This waterfront gem offers a taste of the Emerald Isle in Bar Harbor. Savor hearty dishes like shepherd’s pie or guinness stew, or opt for fresh seafood with an Irish twist. Don’t miss their classic fish & chips or juicy burgers. Live music fills the air with lively tunes, while stunning harbor views complete the authentic Irish pub experience. Sláinte!

50 West Street,
Bar Harbor, ME 04609

Thirsty Whale Tavern in Bar Harbor, Maine

Thirsty Whale Tavern

Bar Harbor, ME

Dive into Bar Harbor’s lively spirit at The Thirsty Whale Tavern, a local favorite since 1988. This friendly spot welcomes families and adults alike, offering generous portions of fresh seafood classics like lobster rolls and chowder. Beyond the classics, savor signature creations like blackened haddock or fried Atlantic shrimp. Relax on the back garden patio or enjoy the lively pub atmosphere – The Thirsty Whale promises a fun and delicious Bar Harbor experience.

40 Cottage Street,
Bar Harbor, ME 04609

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