Guide to Tasting The Unique Flavors Of Bangor
THE GREATER BANGOR REGION HAS A WIDE VARIETY OF CUISINE, FROM FAMILY RESTAURANTS TO EXOTIC FOODS SPANNING THE GLOBE – THERE’S A PLACE FOR EVERY TASTE. WHATEVER YOU’RE CRAVING, WHATEVER YOUR BUDGET, BANGOR HAS THE FOOD THAT WILL SATISFY YOU AND KEEP YOU COMING BACK FOR MORE!
The dining scene in Greater Bangor has exploded over the past several years. New local establishments and popular chain restaurants have been popping up all over the region, much to the delight of food lovers everywhere!
You can feast on a variety of ethnic flavors including Indian, Mexican, Japanese, Chinese, Vietnamese, Thai, and Italian. Many restaurants source their ingredients locally, so you’re enjoying a fresh taste of the region. Local farms work closely with our region’s restaurateurs to provide the freshest organic produce, fruits, and meats available. Many restaurants that support these local farmers change their menu seasonally to offer their patrons the best of what’s available.
Summertime in the Greater Bangor region is abuzz with foodie activity. Restaurants that line West Market Square downtown offer al fresco dining, which is a great way to enjoy those warm summer nights as well as a menu stocked with summer specialties. Enjoy dinner or drinks with friends after one of the free Summer concerts, before a show at the Bangor Drive-In, or a concert at Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion.
The waterfront is a great place to get a bite to eat. In the summer you can enjoy lunch from one of the food trucks that park along the Bangor waterfront. It’s a great way to get outside for a delicious picnic lunch. Restaurants along the Penobscot river provide plenty of outdoor seating and beautiful views. Whether you’re enjoying happy hour with co-workers or a fun night out with friends or family, you can’t beat the friendly service and atmosphere.
The Greater Bangor region also offers a great selection of craft breweries. There are several tasting rooms and pubs in the area that create an array of quality local beers for you to sample and choose from. There’s even a Growler Bus that will take you on a tour to sample all the flavors our brewers have to offer! The local beer scene is taking off, and we urge you to see what the region’s local entrepreneurs have been creating and support their efforts. There are several fantastic beer festivals that take place in the region throughout the year, both indoor and outdoor. These events are fun and draw crowds from all over the state. If you love beer, you’ll love the Greater Bangor region!
Whether you’re looking to grab a quick bite for lunch, pick up dessert for a gathering, celebrate with family and friends, or have a romantic dinner by candlelight, the Greater Bangor region has it all.