About Bar Harbor
The classic Supper Club on beautiful Gull Lake. Steaks,Chops, Pasta and
Seafood served in a casual atmosphere
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 5:00pm;
Dinner: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Bar Harbor Ratings and Reviews
Bistro steak ... YUMMY!
If duck is the special of the evening ... order it! It is one of the best entrees I have ever eaten here. Tonight, however, it was the Bar Harbor Bistro Steak. That is my go to entree when I can't get the duck. It was grilled to the perfect medium rare and the blue cheese sauce and brandy peppercorn demi are yummy! DELICIOUSO!!
A little pricey,and very noisy on a Satu ...
A little pricey,and very noisy on a Saturday night. Didn't seem to have many affordable dinner options,but just love the view!
Mother's Day Dinner
Everything about Bar Harbor is outstanding! Loves the meal choices along with the wine selection. The staff provided great service and was not rushing us through the dinner. If we want scenic views and the opportunity to enjoy your food and drink outdoors, they have an outstanding deck that overlooks Gull Lake. You must experience what Bar Harbor has to offer!
The food was excellent as always however, the service that night seemed confused. While we had a reservation, two hosts didn't seem to know where to seat us. We sat a bit waiting for our server, then a different host came by apologizing, then took our drink order. Then another came by with drinks, then our server. She may have been new. However, the food was excellent!
I made reservations for our 5th anniversary together. The Bar Harbor was the most fabulous place for all my needs. I was walked through how to order fresh beautiful flowers that were set up on our beautifully set table. When we got there and I checked in I was told in front of my girlfriend that everything was set sir. We arrived early & had a drink in the bar. The floor manager then came to grab us & brand us to our special table. All was perfect. The night just got better & better. The food was some of the best we have ever had. Have to add they have a wonderful varied wine list.
Had tuna appetizer and a house salad.... ...
Had tuna appetizer and a house salad....wanted a small meal. It was great.
wonderfully full of crab meat, wonderfully void of fillers.
This place has been around since the 30s. The ambiance is just that. Dark hardwood, leather, 30s era fans (probably just for looks now) massive fireplace. The food was outstanding! Seriously top notch preparation and one of the best steaks I've had. Seems they may be a little under-staffed but really no hard complaints on the service. I recommend!
Everyone in our party raved about their dinners!
Excellent food in a great setting. The staff was attentive. Well worth it.
The menu has many good choices. Several ...
The menu has many good choices. Several that we have tried were all very good. Our server was excellent. We have had nothing but good experiences at Bar Harbor restaurant.
was pretty good but....
This was my first time to bar harbor. For some reason I couldn't get a reservation until 830 and there was only one reservation left (Valentine's day) but when we went there the place was pretty dead quiet, very few people there. Beautiful location and building. The food was good but I wouldn't say great for the price. And maybe it was because it was so late but we weren't even offered dessert, more rushed out the door. Not sure if I'll go back...been there done that...
All around a restaurant of excellence! W ...
All around a restaurant of excellence! We make sure to dine here every time we stay at Grandview Lodge. From the moment you walk in the door to the excellent service, (bar and restaurant) the food is amazing and the views of the lake are breathtaking. Our recent visit was for Valentine's Day dinner, it was dusk, and shortly after being seated, we were able see a group of deer walking across the frozen lake. It was an absolutely, gorgeous sight! Thank you Bar Harbor! 😊🍷
Best fine dining in the area. Food is v ...
Best fine dining in the area. Food is very good. Service timing is always off and fairly inexperienced for the prices and fine dining they are going for.
Amazing Experience Can't Wait To Come Back!
My Fiance and I came up north to celebrate out three year anniversary at a romantic cottage in Brainerd. The owner recommended Bar Harbor for our romantic dinner. When we stepped into to beautiful entrance with a welcoming fireplace we knew this was a special place. We were seated by two families that were celebrating a birthday and the noise was a touch louder then we wanted but it was still a fantastic experience none the less. I would for sure recommend Bar Harbor. We cannot wait to come back in the summer to see the place in full bloom in the summer!
0NE OF OUR ALL TIME FAVORITES YEAR AROUND
We love this place . Location, food, service, ambiance....it has it all going on.
We love Bar Hatbor! It's a go-to place for special occasions as well as when we have guests. We love the patio in the summer and most recently brought our Kinship Partner there for dinner to celebrate her 16th birthday. Great food. Great service. Elegant experience.
ALWAYS have amazing food and top notch a ...
ALWAYS have amazing food and top notch ambiance! One of my top favorite restaurants!!!!
Nice ambiance. Great food. A go to place
Bar harbor is one of our favorite places to go in the summer. We love sitting on the open deck in front by the waterside. The staff are always friendly and the food great! The also have a great outside bar. In the winter we like the lakeside booths. They also have a beautiful bar with occasional live music in that area. It is a nice "date night" place but also can also accommodate large groups too. They do a great job and are a very good dining place in the Brainerd Lakes area
We eat here a lot and are never disappointed. Something for everyone but do everything well.
My Girlfriend loved Bar Harbor.. She's l ...
My Girlfriend loved Bar Harbor.. She's looking forward to coming to Brainerd again soon so we can enjoy a Lovely Dinner again Food was outstanding we had Surf an Turf
Our server did not pay much attention to ...
Our server did not pay much attention to us unfortunately. We were disappointed with our experience. We go here often and overall have had good experiences in the past.
Dinner was great as always. Bar Harbor has been a favorite of my wife and me for many years and they always hit the mark. If I were to have any constructive criticism, it would be to find some friendlier hostesses. I have felt like I am putting them out by asking for a table - whether I had a reservation like I did this last time or not, like happened about a month ago.
Fun Piano Bar!
The piano player, Casey Cotton, was fabulous. He engaged the entire bar area and played a great mix of music. By far the best musician Bar Harbor has had in a long time!
Service and food were both great. Went with six people and all had a great time and loved their food. Had a booth by the window. Fire pit was on and made the atmosphere cozy. Great night! The hostess/manager , Noel, was exceptionally friendly and helpful
Love this restaurant the ambiance, servi ...
Love this restaurant the ambiance, service and food are all excellent. second time my family and I have eaten here, during our stay at Grandview Lodge.
It was wonderful.
But expensive!, and we do go to all the local restaurants.
A fun evening at Bar Harbor
We had dinner with three friends and had a great window table overlooking Gull Lake. We have eaten at Bar Harbor before, indoor and outdoor. It has an excellent menu and service. On busy Summer evenings it can be a little noisy but we went this time in October and it was a lot quieter. (My personal preference). The prices were medium-high but not outrageous. The service was excellent.
Great food, slow kitchen
As the title indicates, the food was outstanding and the wines were terrific. The kitchen was slow -- we waited 30 minutes between salad and entrée. And because of poor planning on someone's part, there was no bread AT ALL, so nothing to munch on while waiting. The best the server could offer was oyster crackers! Diners at a nearby table were more definitive about their unhappiness and somehow (!) a baguette was discovered for them. Our server was knowledgeable and can't be blamed for the slow kitchen and zero bread options.
The galic toast with smoked gouda sauce ...
The galic toast with smoked gouda sauce was one of the all time best appetizer we have ever had. I had the walleye and my wife had the scallops. Both were exceptionally good. Bar Harbor is a rare find of quality cuisine in this part of the state.
Great place for a special dinner
The food at Bar Harbor was wonderful and the ambience can't be beat! Has a classic supper club feel and the view of the harbor is beautiful! The service was not good, but it seemed to be an issue with our specific waitress--we saw others that were very good.
Food was excellent and the service was v ...
Food was excellent and the service was very good. We would return again because your food was excellent and we really enjoy your seafood selection.
Amazing all around!
Wow, this place is very nice after their remodel! I haven't been there for 7 years and I was not disappointed. The ambiance was really great, very classic yet modern. There was a pianist playing a grand piano which was really fun. The food was great, drinks were great, service was great. It was a little spendy, our bill was $100 before the tip. This included one appetizer, 2 entrees, a couple drinks and desert. We will definitely be back for our next special occasion!
Our server was personable and helpful with menu selections. Food was very good and delivered in a timely manner.
We stay once a year at grand view lodge and our visit always includes dinner at Bar Harbor. Historic with outstanding food and atmosphere!
The prime rib was as good as I have ever had. My wife loved her risotto. The service was far above average. We are looking forward to returning soon.
Loved it!! Would definitely go again...
Beautiful setting, excellent food, attentive service. This iconic supper club is a must do!
Beautiful setting with a lot of charm and style. The restaurant and bar has the beautiful dark wood paneling that you don't see very often anymore. The restaurant overlooks the lake and has outdoor seating on the deck and lawn. We sat in the bar while we were waiting for our table, and the staff was friendly and quick to being our drinks and food.
Bad server namedJoy
Our server Joy got two individuals dinner wrong twice !!!
One of my favorite restaurants
We've been coming to Bar Harbor for years and it is still one of our absolute favorite restaurants. Very high quality menu, wonderful staff and service. Highly recommend.
Love Bar Harbor
We love sitting on the patio in the summer and make a point of taking guests there when they are visiting. Inside is upscale, beautiful, and delicious. It's our restaurant of choice for special occasions like birthdays and anniversaries.
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