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21 Cottage St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1809 (Formerly Freddies Route 66)
+1 207-288-3708
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Maine
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I go here once a year hoping that "this will be the year" they get it right! It is so well decorated on the inside it could be such an unique experience. Again I am disappointed and have to say maybe next year...... I have never seen such greasy limp fries as you will find here....served in the cutest basket!... More 

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Thank Bree3
Minoa, New York, United States
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The decor was awesome!!! The french fries and chocolate shakes were good, but the burgers did not have much taste.

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Thank keeperofthebooks
York, ME
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381 reviews
280 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped in for lunch while in town on business. You walk down a short alley to go in. Once in, the décor is amazing. I've never seen more vintage "memorabilia" in any one place. Actually a bit overwhelming. But all good. The staff was a bit disinterested, but didn't do a bad job. The food was good, but the... More 

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Quebec City, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere is really cool! I loved the vintage feel. We ordered the lobster rolls plates that came with a small serving of homard bisque /clam chowder and fries. Everything was good, wasn't too impressed with the clam chowder but the fries were delicious. I feel this restaurant is a bit pricey for what you actually get considering the food... More 

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Thank Camille B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked in to a near dead silent restaurant with the exception of 2 kids running around. The parent were the only ones seated in the whole place. My wife and I ordered lobster corn chowder, lobster roll with fries, and lobster bisque. I also ordered a blueberry cocktail and she ordered blueberry beer. The lobster roll seemed to have too... More 

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Thank kerrydemps
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place came highly recommend by a local. The space was fun and funky but the food was plain and pedestrian. We had the fish and a lobster roll . The fish was barely edible and presentation was lacking. The lobster roll paltry and too much mayo. I'll pass next time we are in Bar Harbor. Sorry

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Thank BuckieDunn
Charleston, WV
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in here because they were one of the few places opended off season. We were the only ones in there and the waitress was very friendly telling us about Bar Harbor and about the restaurant that was decorated with 1950's toys and advertisements. It is large inside and has a small bar that offers full options.

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Thank SnickWV
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really interesting place. The decor inside and outside is very impressive. I was concerned that the eye catching theme decoration might be a gimmick hiding mediocre food but everyone enjoyed their meals. The staff was very friendly and professional. I would definitely go here agin.

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Thank Stephen O
Saint Louis, Missouri
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This highly "decorated" charming, stimulating eatery is a great place after a hike when you want a great burger and a milkshake -- or anything else. My kids and I play "I spy" for hours and really love the food. FUN!

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Thank sarahpiersonwolff
Westover, Alabama
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fun atmosphere with an eclectic collection of antiques and toys. Food was good and service was not bad. The food was not memorable but tasty. However, the atmosphere stimulates conversation and a trip down memory lane.

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Thank Jeffery S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Cottage St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1809 (Formerly Freddies Route 66)
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-288-3708
Description
Route 66 Restaurant offers one of the largest menus in Bar Harbor. Stop in for lunch and try one of our signature Cadillac Burger's or get your fill of Fresh Maine Lobster with our Lobster Trap, a traditional Fresh Maine Lobster Roll served with a cup of Maine Lobster Bisque.Our Dinner menu offers something for everyone from Burger's and Salads to Hand Cut Steaks, Homemade Slow Roasted BBQ Ribs to a Fresh Maine Seafood Pasta. We also offer a bar area with nine-draft lines specializing in locally brewed beer. For your sweet tooth try one of our famous 50's style Milkshakes.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?