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Amanda 4 months ago

Fresh Haddock Fish-n-Chips

I live in Connecticut. My fiancé and I camp in Maine once a year. All of our meals are campfire meals except 2, both of which are at the Thirsty Whale to eat the haddock and chips. It's the best fish and chips I've had in New England, so much so, we don't eat fish and chips anywhere else now. The freshness and flavor of the haddock is incredible, only to be surpassed by the staff who are super friendly and quick to seat us. We always look forward to our haddock and chips. It's been a 4-year tradition that we plan to uphold as long as the thirsty whale serves up this delicious dish! Worth noting, they make a mean boneless buffalo chicken strip appetizer too! All around a can't miss in Bar Harbor Maine!

Anne 4 months ago

Fisherman's Plate

The best fried seafood on the island, hands down! We come here to get our seafood fix and have never been disappointed. Good prices, fast service, they never let us down.

Nicole 4 months ago

Pub Burger

My kids order the pub burger every time we go. It is a huge burger, cooked right every time, and they love it.

Nicole 4 months ago

Chicken Fingers

I love the chicken fingers with the whale salad! They are always cooked well, moist and never greasy.

Salomon 4 months ago

Blackened Grilled Wild Caught Alaskan Salmon Sandwich

A must have when dining at the Whale. It's been my go-to for over a decade.

Christa 4 months ago

Not So Traditional Buffalo Chicken Sandwich

This sandwich is absolutely THE BEST! The portion is huge and of high quality - I always have leftovers - and the sauce is a perfect mix of spicy and sweet. Without hesitation it is always our go-to and never disappoints!

Djhrick 4 months ago

Bowl of New England Chowder

We come to the Thirsty Whale every time we travel to Maine. I chose the bowl of New England Clam Chowder over some of the other amazing menu items , like fried clams and their amazing yeast rolls, because it is just that good. It is really the perfect clam chowder - creamy, clammy, buttery, yummy. And I have tried clam chowders all over - including my mother's excellent chowder. Thirsty Whale's is THE BEST!

Nicole 4 months ago

French Fries

I love the thick cut fries at the Whale.

Stanikjea 4 months ago

Fried Haddock Sandwich

My fiancé and I had: The seafood sampler, clam chowder, lobster roll, haddock sandwiche, blueberry margarita, and supernova cocktail. Everything was absolutely AMAZING! We are so happy we stopped here.. between the amazing drinks and foods, adorable lighted beer garden and 80s music playing on the speaker, we had the best time. Thank you for your hospitality! From Jess and Kris from Connecticut. We will be back!

Skip1 4 months ago

Fried Maine Whole Belly Clams

I am a local person and have gone there many many times. The Fried Clam app. Are great. Very large serving size & worth the money. I have fried clams elsewhere, These are the best I have ever had. In 20 plus years I have been going there I never have been a over cooked batch! They do it right! But don't miss the Whale Salad or Haddock Sandwich or Chowder.


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