Good places to eat are thin on the ground up here. If you’re lucky, your hotel has a dining room (see reviews for the Crocker House Country Inn, Ironbound, Redclyffe Shore Motor Inn, and Riverside Inn.
If you’re simply looking to fuel up on fast food or family style fare, Ellsworth is your main supply depot; expect the usual franchise chains along Route 1, especially near the point where routes 1 and 3 diverge.
To stock up for a picnic at Quoddy Head, stop by Bold Coast Smokehouse (www.boldcoastsmokehouse.com; tel. 888/733-0807 or 207/733-8912) on Route 189 in Lubec. Vinny Gartmayer smokes hot salmon, gravlax, kabobs, and trout pâté, among other products.
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