We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cook's Lobster & Ale House

68 Garrison Cove Rd, Bailey Island, ME 04003-2503
+1 207-833-2818
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good24%
  • Average21%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (155 reviews)
“blueberry pie” (26 reviews)
“steamers” (20 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 20:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
68 Garrison Cove Rd, Bailey Island, ME 04003-2503
Write a Review
Reviews (446)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 446 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently went with my husband and 2 out of state house guests. We hoped to show them a wonderful Maine seafood restaurant. While the setting was beautiful, the food was very much less pleasing than one would expect from such a long established business. The...More

Thank Bridget406
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went with a party of 10 and everyone enjoyed their meal. Great location and was very close to our house with amazing views. The fish in the fish and chips was great but alittle heavy on the breading. Several of our group had the...More

Thank lynxcatpro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Menu was not complete so choices were limited. Food was ok but not up to expectations. More of a tourist destination than a local hangout. Service was average.

Thank Durham_native
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A rain soaked dreary day led us to this restaurant on the way to bar harbor . We walked into a warm inviting lobster shack . The staff made us feel like family- immediatly offering a warm beverage. We all ordered the lobsta rolls (...More

Thank rose o
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being from coastal Maine, I'm used to the oceanfront restaurants that offer the typical fried seafood piled high on French fries. You can get this at Cook's, too, but you get other delectable choices as well! The chef at Cook's offers a French twist to...More

Thank travellernomore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cook's restaurant is the best known catering business in Maine. We discovered it several years ago while exploring the beauties of the state. It was a dream to come back to all those isles and islands we fell in love with during our previous visits....More

Thank TGaines
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

- the walk along the quaint path along the water...leads to one of the best restaurants in Maine. Authentic cooking, lovely atmosphere. Try the Lobster stew,....best recipe. Best blueberry pie.....homemade. The steamers here are delicious. You can view the sunset and water in a delightful...More

Thank chiantiConnecticut
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here the day before Mother's Day to treat my mom, I grew up in Maine and was visiting from Los Angeles and heard it was under new ownership. The food pretty good but maybe each of our 3 dishes was a bit over cooked,...More

Thank Lorraine P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What a pleasant surprise to find Cook's. Generous drinks, great cider on draft. Shared a variety of appetizers and loved them all. Generous portions. Crab cakes rival what you get in Baltimore - definitely order them.

Thank Marty H
Reviewed 9 May 2017

This is an in-season powerhouse attraction- great location along w/ great food in a cavernous dining area. Through many growth sprurts and additions, this remains one of the "must trys" when you are hungry Downeast. Classic coastal fare - well prepared.

Thank Michael L
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Morse's Cribstone Grill
353 reviews
.28 km away
Salt Cod Cafe
39 reviews
.41 km away
Island Candy Company
16 reviews
1.10 km away
Nearby Attractions
H2Outfitters - Day Tours
22 reviews
.41 km away
Giant's Stairs Trail
86 reviews
2.67 km away
Land's End Gift Shop
87 reviews
3.59 km away
Eagle Island State Park
18 reviews
6.54 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Cook's Lobster & Ale House staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 20:00
Monday
11:30 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 20:00
Thursday
11:30 - 20:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 Garrison Cove Rd, Bailey Island, ME 04003-2503
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Bailey Island
  • Phone Number: +1 207-833-2818
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing