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Apr 15, 2011 07:01 PM

Cape Cod or Maine?

Which location has better food? Any suggestions on which is better for 3 nights in the summer? Thanks!

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    1. re: bobbert

      Seconding Maine. I grew up in Boston and spent many weekend b/w Maine (relatives) and Cape Cod and the islands. I have lived here since July. Amazing.

      The Cape has nothing on Maine, unless you're more interested in the bar scene.

      1. re: pluot

        Thirding Maine, especially Bar Harbor. Spent lots of time vacationing at both until we hit Maine and Acadia, too. Not only great chefs (and the Trenton Bridge Lobster Pound), but much focus on locally sourced, organic, grass fed food.

    2. If, by Maine, you are referring to any comparable 60 mile stretch within 10 miles of the ocean anywhere between Kittery and Bar Harbor, then most definitely Maine.

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      1. re: MidCoastMaineiac

        I wish there were a "like" or "helpful" feature on Chowhound because I definitely like and find helpful the above commentary. Well said, MidCoast!

        1. re: obraustin

          And if there were, I would "like" your comment too! =)

        2. re: MidCoastMaineiac

          In the medical community they refer to that 10 mile outer limit as the tooth line. It only extends as far down east as Brunswick though.

        3. Maine...
          Love the White Barn Inn to stay and dine and then shack it up and down the gorgeous coastline.

          1. Maine. Consider Camden for your destination. Stop in Portland on the way up - good eats by the harbor. From Camden, you can get to Bar Harbor/Acadia NP for a day or explore south to Rockport, Rockland and beyond. Lots of great lobster spots along the coast. Finer dining for the evenings in Camden (our fav is Francine Bistro) and the local area.