Since Stonington is the #1 commercial fishing port in Maine you won’t be surprised to see our restaurants feauring all sorts of fresh seafood cooked in every way conceivable. We have restaurants to satisfy every type of appetitie – from fried foods to gourmet specialties.


Located in the heart of the village, looking out across the harbor, the Harbor Cafe is open year round, 7 days a week for all 3 meals. Come join the locals at this diner style restaurant for delicious fried foods, healthy sandwich wraps, soups, lunch and popular nightly specials, and homemade desserts. Offers a large selection of beers. Food can be ordered for take-out. (207) 367-5099


Located in the heart of village on and over the harbor. Open year round for lunch and dinner, though not every day so call ahead. Moderately priced delicious and unique food in a constantly changing menu. Cozy water view dining room and, in the warmer months as weather permits, a large dining deck over the water. Offers full bar service including a fine wine list. Reservations not required but encouraged. (207) 367-2600 or


This large restaurant is located in the middle of the village near the harbor, with plenty of on-site parking. Open May – October for lunch and dinner, 7 days a week in summer and 4 days a week off-season. Their menu has something for everyone – surf and turf, fresh or fried. Eat in the spacious harbor view dining room or out on the deck, or have a drink at their full service bar. Function room also available. Call for take out too. (207) 367-2442 or on the web at


Lily’s Cafe is closed except for special events in the new Lily’s House.

A completely cozy family joint at the top of School Street featuring homemade breakfast and lunch on a seasonal basis. Don’t miss the pancakes. Plus country gifts! 40 School Street. 207-367-2415


If you just want to grab a breakfast sandwich, a slice or a whole pizza, fried chicken, and simple side dished to go try these following options:

HARBORVIEW STORE: Located downtown adjacent to the Fishermen’s Friend Restaurant. Breakfast sandwiches, pizza slices, and sandwiches. Call to order your own pizza. Open generally 4 am to 8 pm but hours vary according to season. Open year round. (207) 367-2530

BURNT COVE MARKET: Located a couple of miles out of the village in Burnt Cove, the town’s supermarket offers fried chicken, pizza slices, sandwiches, and sides to go. Order ahead for your own full sized pizza. Open 7 am to 8 pm generally but hours change according to the season. (207) 367-2681. Open year round.



  1. Nice site, nice info, but you forgot Susie Q’s Sweets and Curiosities. It’s seasonal but so is the FishermAn’s Friends, so should also be listed.

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