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bama Jul 26, 2004 10:56 PM

any recs for good eats in that area..staying at goose cove lodge..will make day trips for good food...does not have to be gourmet.....

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    BBK RE: bama Jul 27, 2004 08:53 AM

    Your are at a fine dining spot but the Pilgrim's Inn is just down the road and Cleonice {Mediterranean)is in Ellsworth. Dennetts Warf is in Castine and is fun for seafood and if you go to Stonington Fisherman's Friend for seafood and The Bayview for just plain good cooking.

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      budino RE: BBK Jul 27, 2004 09:58 AM

      We stayed at Goose Cove about 5 years ago and had a fantastic meal at Fisherman's Friend (simple, unbelievably fresh seafood) and 2 amazing meals at the restaurant at Goose Cove. Our visit coincided with a wine-tasting dinnner and each course was better than the last. The breakfasts there weren't too exciting, but be sure and have at least one dinner there--you won't be disappointed.

    2. Gman RE: bama Aug 6, 2006 12:34 AM

      Whales Rib Tavern on the lower level of the Pilgrim's Inn is pretty dependable, not that steep, and kinda fun. Never dinned at the Inn before but this seems like a nice direction. Very lively, friendly and nice bar/keeping room to wait out the crowd. Cleonice is worth the trip, in Ellsworth. The lamb burger is divoon.

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