Thurston's Lobster Pound, Bernard (Mt. Desert Island)
What to order: Pick a live lobster and choose a dinner. “Plain” comes with corn on the cob, slaw, roll, and blueberry cake. Pair it with locally brewed Bar Harbor Real Ale or Blueberry Ale.
The view: With a vantage point high above Bass Harbor, diners can watch lobster boats rumble in with the day’s catch.
What you’ll shell out: $10–$15 for a lobster, plus $6–$12 for “dinner;” $5–$10 for sandwiches.
Check it out: 1 Steamboat Wharf Road; 207/244-7600 or thurstonslobster.com