Eat. Drink. Sleep. Gather at Ironbound

Summer hours: Tuesday – Sunday at 5PM
Closed Mondays
Inn Rooms available all 7 days
HOURS July 2-4: the restaurant will be CLOSED for a private party SUNDAY, JULY 2.

Oysters are now in! Hand-shucked to order. Local. Fresh. Delicious!

New! Our outside bar, “The Bounder” opens on June 29.
Fun alfresco experience. Live music Thursdays. Bocce in the backyard.

10 minutes east of Ellsworth on US Route 1 Hancock Village, Maine

Re-imagined classics and modern cuisine made from scratch. Farmed, foraged and fished from local and regional sources. Casual dining in an authentic old world, rusticator atmosphere. Great place for family, friends and associates to gather.
This legendary property is located on US Highway 1, in the village of Hancock, Maine. It is 10 minutes east of Ellsworth; and a 35 minute drive from the Bar Harbor/Acadia/Mount Desert Island region. Yes, a bit off the beaten path, but well worth the experience.

Ironbound Restaurant is open for dinner 6 days a week during the summer serving up wonderful hospitality in the old tradition. The casual dining rooms are of an old world charm, where a large fireplace welcomes our guests into a casual, thoughtfully decorated space. During the busy season reservations are encouraged to help make your experience comfortable. Or stop in. We generally always have tables or a seat at the bar.

Our offerings prepared by our energetic staff, is a modern American cuisine menu with a bistro style element. Locally sourced foods, fresh fish and quality meats prepared as appetizers, small plates and full entrees are the backbone of our creative menu with a range of offerings and prices to suit many tastes. Fresh Maine oysters are available during the summer and are hand-shucked to order. Our daily specials keep things interesting for our staff and guests.

Our welcoming, well stocked bar offers spirits, fine wines, local brews and drinks crafted with fresh fruits and house-made mixers. Adjacent to the bar is The Sitting Room, where comfortable couches and furniture are a great place to stop in for a drink to gather with friends or to meet other travelers.

Outside seating makes for a casual, el fresco experience. Explore the outside gardens that surrounding the property or walk about to experience our grounds. Before dinner bask in the late afternoon sun under the canopy of towering pines in the backyard. Or take a short walk on the property with it’s old growth woods with lush ferns, moss and an abundance of birds and is a wonderful place end your day.
Complimentary Wifi is available.

We welcome gatherings for onsite parties, private events and dinners. Once you contact us we will work with you to suit your particular needs from the casual to the edgy to formal. We do not offer off-premise catering.

Contact: 207-422-3395