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River Driver’s Restaurant & Pub

) #1 of 17 Restaurants in Millinocket ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, ,
30 Twin Pines Rd, Millinocket, ME 04462
+1 207-723-5438
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
07:00 - 21:30All hours
American, Bar, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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30 Twin Pines Rd, Millinocket, ME 04462
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Absolutely delicious salmon and haddock seafood meals. Fine dining in a casual setting with a view. It's off the beaten path, but worth the trip.

Thank LeftTown
Reviewed 4 days ago

Delightful dinner and service here after taking the Moose Tour via pontoon boat ride. Great views. Make reservations.

Thank Fifi2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have eaten at River Drivers twice now-once after climbing Katahdin and today after a day rafting the Penobscot. The food and service have been wonderful both visits but today we had the energy to walk to the water after we placed our order. The...More

Thank AmyFVolk
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great place to relax and enjoy the view of Katahdin. Accomodations are beautiful and clean. The staff is very friendly.

Thank eearly2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had just picked up a son that hiked ten days on the Appalachian Trail. I knew the boy was hungry, so I brought him here instead of unleashing him on his grandparents. The place is five star for its backwoods location. Set along the...More

Thank William B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great beer and vittles! The view was spectacular and the ambiance enhanced by the panelling from underwater logging expeditions.

Thank KTHhiker
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was good although service was a bit slow but setting is lovely. This isn't a quiet romantic restaurant but we would definitely go back. My husband's hamburger and fries were amazing.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely outdoor setting just outside the Baxter State Park. Dinner menu available from 4.00pm. There are some slightly unusual combinations but all the food was excellent with fresh ingredients. Service was attentive without being overbearing. Wide choice of meals from pub style to fine dining,...More

Thank Tyke49Wales
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the lovely 5 Lakes Lodge, and drove the 17 miles each way for dinner. My husband said the lobster bisque is the best he's every had. He also had the haddock stuffed with crabmeat and lobster. Seafood is always great in Maine...More

Thank Lyn D
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We love this place for the atmosphere and food is about the best in the area. Sit outside and view the lake, see the pit fire in cooler weather.

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Nearby Attractions
Baxter State Park
311 reviews
22.25 km away
Maine Quest Adventures
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Mount Katahdin
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Elephant Mountain
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52.79 km away
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Karen L
30 August 2016|
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Response from Curtis M | Reviewed this property |
Contact the restaurant.
20 June 2016|
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Response from Lash018 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is one local brew. We asked the waitress and she guided us through the selection.
5 August 2015|
Response from Matt P | Property representative |
Yes - We have a number of gluten free options on our menu (our chef has a sister that is allergic to gluten). We can make meals dairy free also - although you would have to let your server know when you are ordering so... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 32
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Twin Pines Rd, Millinocket, ME 04462
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Millinocket
  • Phone Number: +1 207-723-5438
  • E-mail
Discover award winning dining in a relaxed setting with menu choices ranging from pub offerings to gourmet cuisine - all prepared by our in-house chefs with the most discerning foodie in mind. Whether you are planning a romantic dinner for two, a family get-together of fun, or a large group function - River Driver's diverse menu of freshly prepared food is available for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Situated on Millinocket Lake with dramatic and ever changing views of Katahdin, River Driver offers an unparalleled regional dining experience. Arrive early and ask one of our talented bar tenders to mix up one of our seasonal beverages or to suggest a craft beer or fine wine from our extensive selection.
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