Welcome to our iconic seafood restaurant on the pier on Mount Desert Island

At MDI Lobster on Mount Desert Island, you’ll get the full waterfront dining experience just minutes from Acadia National Park. Serving the freshest Maine lobster, Atlantic seafood, and delicious BBQ in beautiful Southwest Harbor, MDI Lobster continues one of Maine’s greatest traditions by offering takeout, dine-in, and wholesale options directly to our guests.

If you’re a first-time visitor or a local regular, there’s no better place to enjoy summer in Maine than at our seafood restaurant on the pier overlooking the harbor. Come and watch local lobstermen unload the day’s catch, and taste the difference when it comes directly from our dock to your plate.

No vacation to Maine is complete without a freshly caught Maine lobster. We have indoor heated seating!

90% of the items on our menu can now be served gluten-free!

No vacation to Maine is complete without a freshly caught Maine lobster.


MDI Lobster Co Menu

Dine with us from
June to October.

Located between Bar Harbor and Bass Harbor on the quiet side of Mount Desert Island.

MDI Lobster in Southwest Harbor is the perfect place to grab lunch or dinner while you’re vacationing in the area. Explore the rugged coastline, local shops, and the beautiful scenery of Acadia National Park that surrounds the restaurant in every direction. It’s food the whole family will enjoy!

MDI Lobster continues the Maine traditions of consistency, quality, and exceptional service. We look forward to serving you this year and welcoming guests new and returning.