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Finback Alehouse

Finback Alehouse
Finback Alehouse
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A retro yet contemporary setting delivers a cozy ambiance with personal and friendly service. FINBACK ALEHOUSE offers a full menu, from flatbreads and salads to burgers and steaks. Our custom designed bar features unique draft beers, premium liquors, and fine wines.

We strive to provide better beer along with quality food and service to our surrounding community. Supporting local breweries, farms and vendors is the focus of our business along with an emphasis upon environmentally friendly practices.
30 Cottage St
Bar Harbor

Experience the freshest entrees in Bar Harbor

Open since June 2009, Finback Alehouse is a local Gastro pub, featuring an upscale casual dining atmosphere with a sports-friendly flair. Located in the heart of historic downtown Bar Harbor, Maine, its convenient location and creative dishes attract both the locals and out-of-town visitors with warm hospitality.

Finback Alehouse was originally called Bubba’s, established in 1978. Their family-operated business retired in 2002 when Bubba sold it to a woman who opened Donahue’s. After vacating, it was then purchased in 2009 by Matty Haskell, founder and proprietor of Pub Ciao; the parent company of Finback Alehouse.

Our focus is on locally grown all-natural ingredients, using high quality local farmers and fishermen as much as possible. We put high precedence on using locally-grown vegetables and hand-harvested Maine seafood that uses sustainable harvesting practices. Every day we get a fresh batch of warm bread from one of Bar Harbor’s very own local bakeries to keep everything we serve our customers of the highest quality and freshest taste. Whenever possible, we use organic or hand-harvested products.

Finback specializes in fresh seafood, creative craft beers and brew pub style entrees with a family-friendly price structure and wide variety of menu choices. We carry over 25 different types of beer featuring 16 drafts, 14 local drafts, including our favorite local brewery Black Bear Micro Brewery.

All of our meals are prepared from scratch and our chefs are extremely hands on, taking part in both the menu design, daily specials and offering new ideas to improve our customers’ experience each and every time they visit the Finback Alehouse.

Our approach is through cooperative effort with our staff. Therefore, we make each and every Finback employee an integral part of our success by embracing their input and feedback. Ultimately, the satisfaction of our customers is our top priority. We want everyone who dines here to leave fully satisfied and will do so with welcome arms for a return visit to our establishment.