Hello all, i leave friday for a trip up the coast for 10 days and was looking for some advice on some child friendly good spots. We picked Maine for this years vacation since they have so many laid back lobster shacks/pounds where bringing a 3 month old shouldn't be a problem. I will list what we have come up with so far for our itinerary but would appreciate any and all feedback.
We leave friday mid morning for a trip to kittery to do some quick shopping at the outlets. We were thinking of doing an early dinner at Chauncey Creek Lobster. Sound good? Anything better?
On our way to Portland on Saturday we were going to hit Lobster Shack in Cape Elizabeth which we have heard is a tourist trap but figure it is a must stop for the view. I am assuming if we get here early enough around 11:00ish, we shouldn't have too long of a wait, let me know if I am wrong - 30 minutes or so is fine but we don't want to wait around for 90 minutes or so.
We arrive in Portland for 2 days and at this point had Duckfat picked out for a lunch, maybe Otto as well and figured a breakfast at Becky's diner as well. Any other great spots we can try out for breakfast, lunch, dinner, etc that have outdoor seating where we can eat with a baby?
We are then stopping in Freeport on our way to Bar Harbor and figured we would try Haraseeket Lunch for a lunch before settling in for drive to bar Harbor where we are spending 6 nights.
Right now we have lobster claw and jordan's pond house for lunch, 2 cats for breakfast, thurston's and biel's lobster pounds, J's oyster bar for dinner lined up. Also going to hit Tracey's in Sullivan on the way to schoodic point.
We would welcome any additional recommendations. We know we are missing the high end foodie restaurants but we would also consider take out if necessary a night or two since our hotel has a great common area where evidently you can bring back food and hang out. Thanks again for the assistance in advance.
225 Two Lights Rd, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107