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Beginner’s Guide to Where to Eat in Belfast, Maine

A brief tour of Belfast, Maine’s best eateries!

Belfast, Maine is a beautiful coastal town that many lifelong Maine residents know very well! It’s become a destination for foodies from away, however, as it should be – the residents of Belfast have poured much of their hearts and souls into making it the destination that it is! One thing that makes Maine in general really special is that a majority of its restaurants are family owned. You can grab a handcrafted breakfast, lunch, dinner or snack and support someone’s dream on pretty much every corner! Added bonus – most of these dreams also offer great views…..

Alexias Pizza

Many locals claim this to be the best pizza around! We hear their white pizza is a staple. Great for families and quick dining.


Bay Wrap

As you might expect, this place offers gourmet wraps as well as other lunch options, including salads, desserts and espresso. Our sources claim that the Big Juan is a favorite.


Belfast Co-Op

Not just your average grocery store, the Belfast Co-Op offers breakfast, lunch, and dessert on the go options. Stock up on your staples while feeling your tummy – and your soul!


Bell the Cat

A delicatessen and sandwich shop featuring baked goods and coffee – Perfect for a no fuss, quick and delicious meal, you’ll enjoy great service, healthy options, and a great environment!


Chases Daily 

A locally sourced breakfast and lunch stop for a great pastry, snack, or picnic.  You can also pick up other necessities for your adventures in the shop here.



Darby’s has a very cozy, homey vibe, and the staff treats you like you’ve come home from college for a meal.



A homey feeling Italian restaurant, Delvino’s has a classy vibe, while still making everyone feel welcome. They offer everything you’d ever want from an Italian restaurant – including great wines, bread and oil. 



A family restaurant that offers a great view overlooking downtown Belfast and comfort food in a comfortable environment. It’s a nice place for larger families and groups to enjoy seafood and a relaxing experience.


Front Street Pub

A relaxing pub atmosphere that offers good drinks, food, and conversation. The Front Street Pub is also one of your best bets for entertainment and dancing late into the night! Sister restaurant of the Harborwalk Restaurant


Harborwalk Restaurant

A quaint place with great quality food for breakfast, lunch and dinner at a great price! Maine-sourced meats, produce and seafood including beef, mussels, oysters and lobsters, potatoes and seasonal vegetables.The atmosphere is historic and warm, with a sunny patio in the summer

Laan-Xang Cafe

This cafe has as a great view of the bay and is known by the locals as using super fresh ingredients and produce in their authentic Laotion and Thai restaurant


Meanwhile in Belfast 

A rustic, Mediterranean bistro that is so much more than the wood fire pizza that they are famous for! Salads and other specials are offered for lunch and dinner, as well as beer and wine.


A classy, relaxed atmosphere, an extensive menu and amazing views! Their specialties are steaks, local seafood and kicked up comfort food, plus of course the view of Penobscot Bay. Daily specials with many items made from scratch are available as well as a full bar.



A funky vibe with an eclectic menu! The offer a locally sourced and handcrafted menu featuring daily specials, vegetarian and gluten-free options. It’s also a great place to get a glass of wine or a beer and have a light dining experience.


Ondine Oyster + Wine Bar

A farm to table restaurant with an elegant ambiance and moderate prices. The team of chefs here are classically trained to provide a unique dining experience.  They offer daily specials, social hours, and weekend brunch.


Rollie’s Bar & Grill

A friendly sports bar with lots of seating, beer, and heart! You’ll always have someone to talk about the game with, or enjoy a good beer and some wings.


Seng Thai

Classic Thai Food in a classic thai style environment, with the addition of amazing views of the bay! Fast and friendly service makes this a great place to grab a bite to eat for lunch or dinner.


Traci’s Diner

Classic diner fare, offering breakfast for all operating hours, and lunch starting at 11 am. They open at 6 am!


Three Tides & Marshall Wharf Brewing Company

A fun, funky and unique spot – it’s got the feel of a rugged shipyard as well as a cozy, welcoming environment. They brew their own beers on site and have a very knowledgeable staff to help you determine the best beer for your palate. There’s also a Tasting Room in the brewery if you’re just looking to sample some of the different brews!

Youngs Lobster Pound 

A hidden gem on the bay! It’s a bit outside of downtown Belfast, but has a large waterfront space. It’s a traditional lobster pound, you choose your own lobster and picnic table, then let the magic happen!


Wasses Hot Dogs 

The original food truck, not on wheels. They offer a very basic menu of hot dogs, hamburgers, and fried food for take out. A few picnic tables are available if you can’t wait to dig in!


What are your favorite places to eat in Belfast Maine? Let us know in the comments!


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