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The Bethel area has many wonderful restaurants!
We've arranged them alphabetically below with our honest comments from recent visits to these establishments.

Note:  If there is no "Review" associated with a particular restaurant, it just means we haven't been there yet!
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Bethel Inn & Country Club
Elegant fine dining featuring fresh lobster, salmon & daily specials from an award-winning chef. Music on the Steinway. Casual dining in the Millbrook Tavern.

Bethel Inn & Country Club
PO Box 49
Bethel, ME 04217

Tel: (207)824-2175
Fax: (207)824-2233
info@bethelmaine.com
www.bethelinn.com
 
Bottle & Bag
Open for breakfast at 5:30am; also serving lunch & bag lunches. Great food. Great prices. Daily specials.

Elaine Pitkin / Roberta Taylor
PO Box 1068
Bethel, ME 04217

Located at corner of Rte. 2 & Parkway
Tel: (207)824-3673
Fax: (207)824-4281
baglady@megalink.net
Little grocery store and breakfast/luncheanette.  You pass right by the Bottle & Bag on the way to the mountain.  
Breau's Pizza & Subs
Pizza, subs, ice cream, 100% lobstah rolls, homemade chowdah's & seafood dinners; now serving breakfast.

Rick Breau
PO Box 196
Bethel, ME 04217

Located on Rte. 2 west
Tel: (207)824-3192
Fax: (207)824-3192
Excellent diner style breakfast.  If you're looking for a hearty meal with a super casual atmosphere, Breau's Pizza & Subs is a good choice.
Briar Lea Inn and Restaurant
Fine dining for dinner and breakfast in an elegant 150 year old Georgian Farmhouse.

Gary Brearley
150 Mayville Road
Bethel ME 04217

(Routes 2 and 26, just north of Bethel village.)
Tel:(207)824-4717 / 877-311-1299
Fax: (207)824-7121
briarlea@megalink.net
www.briarleainnrestaurant.com
Wonderful breakfast - Elegant dining atmosphere with wonderful service.   
Cafe DiCocoa
Vegetarian and ethnic specialties in a sooth your soul atmosphere. Dine in or out. Cooking classes offered too.

Cathy DiCocco
PO Box 717
Bethel ME 04217

Located at 125 Main Street, Bethel
Tel: (207) 824-JAVA
Fax: (207) 824-4842
dicocoa@megalink.net
 
Finish Line Pizza
Pizza, subs, salads, tacos, etc. Eat in or take out. In season: take-out lobster by the pound, steamed lobster dinners, lobster rolls, ice cream & more. Call for delivery.

Sarah Hebert & Keith Blackard
PO Box 617
Bethel, ME 04217

Located at corner of Main & Railroad St.
Tel: (207)824-4700

keith540@yahoo.com
 
Great Grizzly Bar & Steakhouse
A seasonal real Maine experience with extraordinary lunch, ferocious apres ski & exceptional dining. Open November to April only.

Roger & Patrice Beaudoin
PO Box 388
Bethel, ME 04217

Located on the Sunday River Road in the same building as Matterhorn Pizza & Pasta.
Tel: (207)824-6271

grizzly@megalink.net
Great rustic "ski-lodge" atmosphere - excellent place for après' ski activities!  Excellent food and HUGE drinks!
Jacqui's Restaurant
Back to the 50's family restaurant serving a full breakfast menu, hot & cold sandwiches, "home of the biggest & best lobster roll in Maine," soups & breads, 25 dinner entrees. Daily specials.

Jacqueline P. Morin
P.O. Box 115
Greenwood, ME 04255

Located on Route 26, just south of turnoff to Mt. Abram Ski Resort, 15 minutes to Sunday River Ski Resort
Tel: (207)875-2250
 
Java House
Bethel's coffee house -- fresh-roasted Maine Carrabassett Coffee, espresso, latte, cappuccino. Muffins, bagels, pastries; soup & chowder; sandwiches on Groovy Grains fresh-baked bread. Whole bean coffee at wholesale prices.
Open every day at 6:30 a.m.

Tom Hildreth
P.O. Box 197
Kingfield, ME 04947

Located on lower Main Street, Bethel
Tel: (207) 824-0562 or 265-2326
Fax: (207) 265-3527
carrcoff@somtel.com
www.carrabassettcoffee.com
Great variety of coffee and pastries!   Stop by on your way to the mountain for a hot cup o' joe and a warm blueberry muffin.
Lake House
Four Star dining in a 4 bedroom inn. Many boast it has the best food in all of Maine.

Michael Myers
PO Box 82
Waterford, ME 04088
Tel: (207)583-4282
Fax: (207)583-6078
mjum@aol.com
www.lakehousemaine.com
 
Loon's Nest Restaurant/Kezar Lake Marina
Fine dining overlooking Kezar Lake. Seasonal.

Lee Conary
P.O. Box G
Lovell, ME 04051

Located at the Narrows on the West Lovell Rd.
Tel: (207) 925-3000
Fax: (207) 925-1911
imarinaman@yahoo.com
www.bethelmaine.com/kezarlake
 
Matterhorn Woodfired Pizza & Pasta
Dine in the warmth of our Swiss chalet. Enjoy one of our specialty pizzas or create your own. They have a unique smoked flavor, delicate texture & light crispiness from the wood fired oven. Enjoy delicious pasta creations, appetizers & desserts. Only the finest freshest ingredients are used. Open November to April only.

Roger & Patrice Beaudoin
PO Box 388
Bethel, ME 04217

Located on the Sunday River Road, in the same building as the Great Grizzly Bar & Steakhouse.

Tel: (207)824-OVEN
Nice wood chalet type atmosphere with good specialty pizza.  Located in the same building as the Great Grizzly. Lively and bustling - a bit loud, but fun. 
Mothers
A favorite Main Street Bethel restaurant. Serving lunch & dinner.

Sue Burnham
P.O. Box 385
Bethel ME 04217

Located at 43 Main Street
Tel: (207) 824-2589
Fax: (207) 824-8312
You can't beat Mothers for exceptional meals with interesting gourmet combinations...delicious!  Located in a converted Victorian home, dine in a different room every time.   Med-High Prices.
Pat's Pizza
A full service family restaurant offering a large variety of pizza, calzones, hot & cold sandwiches, salads, appetizers, dinners & more. Dine in or take out.

Donna & John Gillis
PO Box 128
Bethel, ME 04217-0128

Located on Route 2 east & 26 north in Bethel.

Tel: (207)824-3637
Great family atmosphere and wonderful specialty pizzas - or make your own.  Good service, hot food, fresh ingredients, and a range of beer types.  We love it!
Rebel Family Restaurant
Dine in a comfortable setting or take out. Home cooked meals at an affordable price.

Nina Wheeler
157 Barker Road
Bethel, ME 04217

Located on Route 2 west in West Bethel.

Tel: (207)836-3663
 
Sudbury Inn
The inn is renowned for its award-winning cuisine and casually elegant atmosphere.

Bill White
P.O. Box 369
Bethel, ME 04217

Located on lower Main Street, Bethel
Tel: (207) 824-2174, or 800-395-7837
Fax: (207) 824-2329
sudbury@megalink.net
www.thesudburyinn.com
 
Suds Pub at the Sudbury Inn
Offering a large pub menu and extensive beer & wine selections, live entertainment, and Hoot Nite -- Bethel's longest running party!

Bill White
P.O. Box 369
Bethel, ME 04217

Located downstairs lower Main Street, Bethel
Tel: (207) 824-6558
Fax: (207) 824-2329
sudbury@megalink.net
www.thesudburyinn.com
Limited menu in a rustic setting.  Usually go here when we can't get in anywhere else and we don't want to wait!  Good place to go for late night beers on your way home to the Moose Lodge.
Sun Garden Chinese Restaurant
Conveniently located at lower Main Street, Bethel.
Serving lunch & dinner.
Eat in; take out.

Cathy Wai
P.O. Box 491
Bethel ME 04217
Tel: (207) 824-3707 or 3709
 
Sunday River Brewing Company
Great beer, great food, great music, great fun.

Jette Black
PO Box 847
Bethel, ME 04217

Located at the corner of Route 2 east & the Sunday River Road.

Tel: (207)824-3541
Fax: (207)824-3380
srbc@nxi.com
Excellent beer - great après ski hangout - try the chicken tenders and onion rings!  Fills up very fast so you better get here early if you want a table!  The Brew Pub is always full, so expect to wait!  Fun bands, fair service, very good food.
Sunday River Ski Resort
The perfect place for any taste with 12 on-mountain restaurants. Enjoy fine dining at the Grand Avenue Grille or take in the apres scene at Bumps! Pub.

Les Otten
PO Box 450
Bethel, ME 04217
Tel: (207)824-3000
Fax: (207)824-5110
www.sundayriver.com
Don't usually eat out at the Mountain.  We usually bring our own food because the prices Les charges are outrageous.  Try the Peak Lodge for a baked potato with chili.  Bumps Pub is good for a drunken night for the 20 something crowd!
The River Restaurant
Casual American Cuisine by the River Nestled at beautiful Snow Falls, The River offers a casual atmosphere with the freshest of ingredients made in house. Appetizers, soups & salads, sandwiches, pasta, seafood, poultry & beef. Micro Brews draft & bottle. The River Pub is a new feature this summer. Lunch Tuesday through Sunday 11:30AM to 2:30PM. Dinner Tuesday Through Saturday 4:30 to 10:00PM; Sunday 4:00 to 9:00PM.

Route 26 at Snow Falls

West Paris, ME 04289
(207)674-3800
Fax: (207)674-3800
gamehen@norcomld.com
 
The Victoria
Fine dining in a romantic historic inn located in the heart of Bethel village, with 15 tastefully decorated rooms filled with period antiques, an eloquent sitting area where you can relax by the fireplace. Standard, deluxe & Victorian suites include a full gourmet breakfast.

Fine dining restaurant serving dinner by chef Robert Mattoon. Brand new menu!

Shannon Moxcey, Manager
PO Box 249
Bethel, ME 04217

Located at 32 Main Street in Bethel

Tel: (207) 824-8060 / 888-774-1235
Fax: (207) 824-3926
info@victoria-inn.com
www.victoria-inn.com
Four Star menu in a romantic Victorian atmosphere.  Gourmet dining and white linens.  Higher prices for Bethel, (not for New York or Boston)!  

 


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