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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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New York City, New York
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was recommended from out Hotel Mgr. definitely a great recommendation for lunch. Loved the atmosphere , food was great as well as the service.

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Syracuse, New York
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We weren't sure about this place since he reviews were up and down but it only had a 20 minute wait on a Saturday night and all the other restaurants had waits around an hour. Lots of great kitschy items on the walls. The place is huge inside and the wait staff is extremely efficient. I think they could staff... More 

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Orpington
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was the exterior that attracted us to eat here. You can (and perhaps should) spend hours reading and looking at the decor. Although I was a little worried that this would mask a low standard of food, I was pleasantly surprised. The initial welcome was as about as enjoyable as a wet weekend in Skegness, but our waitress was... More 

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Westerville, Ohio
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179 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We sort of stumbled on this place while walking around Bar Harbor looking for a place to have lunch. The interior decor alone is worth a visit to this restaurant. It includes tons of travel / automobile memorabilia and is definitely a bit on the kitschy side. Mobile trains, vintage signs and antiques and more. Lots to see. As another... More 

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Richardson, TX
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114 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had my first Maine lobster roll and my dining companion had his first full lobster, complete with bib! Both were very tasty. Eclectic 50's decor was fun.

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Lewiston, Maine
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60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Five of us were able to walk right in and get a table - but considering the crappy day for weather we should have figured. Food was average fare, priced higher than it should be but this is Bar Harbor. Range of food types was somewhat lacking. Service was above average. Cocktails were pricey and small. Décor was fun to... More 

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Suwanee, Georgia
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82 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We had a group of 11 people for lunch. They did a good job of taking care of us. I had a burger, fries and root beer float. All were good and I did not hear anyone complain about their meal

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

While ashore from a cruise, and in an area where the lobsters seem to be standing in the street inviting you in to eat a relative, we stopped in Route 66. The entire place is like a trip back to the 1950's, with toys, memorabilia, photos and keepsakes all over the place. And, if that wasn't enough, the lobster was... More 

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Port Lavaca, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

The food was just ok. The service was not good. The waitress seemed to be more involved in visiting with friends than waiting on customers. Lots of decor on the walls, but I don't think I want to eat there again.

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kimmiesue00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went there on 10/19/16. We ordered nachos as an appetizer. I spit my first bite into the napkin. The chili tasted like it was made with rotten beef. The waitress took it away and came back to say it was made with turkey and not beef. Blah! Then my Cajun chicken pasta came. The noodles were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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?