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Route 66

) #32 of 84 Restaurants in Bar Harbor $$ - $$$ American,
21 Cottage St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1809
+1 207-288-3708
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good36%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
21 Cottage St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1809
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wife enjoyed lobster quesadillas, I had a burger. Both were really good. If you love 50's and 60's memorabilia, you'll love Route 66, Very good service, very nice relaxed atmosphere.We've walked past this place on several previous visits, this time decided to go in. It...More

Thank Roger K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The burger I ordered was medium well and I believe it was more medium. The cooking was very uneven. The fries that came with it were also unevenly cooked. In their defense the waitress asked if there was anyway that they could fix it and...More

Thank cmlarner
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a fun, entertaining and tasty experience. Cleverly designed, it sits off the street a bit. Decor is mostly automotive retro and makes waiting for the food go by quickly. Check both levels. Menu selection was just right and the food was good. Service...More

Thank Terry F
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Route 66 is slightly out of the way, but well worth finding. They have a wide selection of food, and everyone should be able to find something they like. The collectables are interesting, but the train ia awesome! I HIGHLY recommend the blueberry pie!

Thank coachronbo
Reviewed 4 days ago

You might even walk by and not notice this place - sort of hidden deep between two other stores. Once you get close you find 50's memories everywhere along with lots of car memorabilia. The food was good but nothing out of the ordinary. Would...More

Thank Julie T
Reviewed 4 days ago

Step back in time to the 50's here. The decor is musuem style. A drive-in speaker plays your favorite oldies right at the table. The menu is great lunch items like burgers and fries but there's so much more. My husband enjoyed his Cuban sandwich...More

Thank Christine N
Reviewed 5 days ago

Memorabilia through out the restaurant. Food was great! Service was ok...they were a little slow but worth the wait.

Thank T T
Reviewed 6 days ago

A friend and I were visiting Bay Harbor for four days. My friend wanted an lobster dinner, and the staff at our motel recommended Route 66. I don't eat seafood--an odd position to be in when visiting coastal Maine!--but I did fine at Route 66...More

Thank Judith D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Child who is a picky eater liked the chicken tenders, Fish & chips were better than the chain restaurants. Salads great due to more chicken than average. Chicken was seasoned very well.

Thank RichK121
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved all the memorabilia to look at, and the food was very good. i would recommend this place to eat.

Thank luv2breakfast
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Do you have gluten free options
28 July 2016|
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Response from acadia98 | Property representative |
Yes we have several items on our menu marked GF for Gluten Free in addition any of our sandwiches can be put on Gluten Free Bread and we even have a Gluten Free Pizza!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
American, Bar
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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
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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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