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Cook's Lobster House

68 Garrison Cove Rd.
Bailey Island , ME , United States http://www.cookslobster.com/
(207) 833-2818

Freshly caught seafood is served at this casual Bailey Island restaurant. Opened in 1955, Cook's is located on a fully operational wharf and, unsurprisingly, has nautically themed indoor dining rooms with wood-paneled booths, as well as waterfront deck seating overlooking Casco Bay. In addition to standard New England seafood dishes — chowders, shrimp, clams, scallops, and of course, lobsters — the kitchen also churns out hand-cut steaks, pasta, and chicken dishes. Group menus, including full-service lobster bakes, and a kid's menu are also available. 

From the From the May 2008 Food & Wine Go List

This whitewashed restaurant has attracted a fashionable crowd ever since it opened about a decade ago. The menu adds subtle but smart twists to Mexican seafood dishes—for instance, topping raw-tuna tostadas with chipotle mayonnaise and serving snapper with a red salsa on one side and a green one on the other.

We loved: Mussels in spicy chipotle broth.

Insider tip: Contramar is only open for lunch; it’s best to arrive between 1:30 and 2 p.m., just as it opens, or at 5 p.m., when the crowds have thinned.

Last updated 2012-03-05 19:50:47 UTC
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