Hannaford Supermarket in Bar Harbor is one of the businesses currently open. ISLANDER FILE PHOTO

Some eateries, businesses remain open on MDI – Updated

BAR HARBOR — On March 18 Governor Janet Mills first issued an executive order mandating all restaurants, bars and non-essential businesses statewide close to the public. The order was extended on March 31 pushing the closed date until April 30 and further restricting the guidelines for those that remain open.  

While eateries are allowed to sell their food directly to consumers through take-out and delivery options, some have gotten creative, temporarily changing their business model to continue operations.  

In Bar Harbor, the Royal Indian restaurant is not only offering free island-wide delivery of its cuisine but is also offering same-day grocery delivery “for elderly and people quarantining themselves.”  

The business, which is less than a year old, is “constantly looking for ways to survive and contribute in this current situation, said owner Diwas Thapa. “I don’t think any businesses right now are open for profit.”  

At least a dozen grocery and supply stores, a handful of retail establishments and 13 restaurants island-wide are still offering some level of service (as of press time) as they work to keep employees on the payroll while also meeting community needs.  

Some stores like Paradis True Value in Bar Harbor remain open to the public, maintaining a limit to the amount of people that can be in the store at any one time, while others are trending toward curbside pickup as the best way to accommodate the needs of community members.  

“The best way that we can all support our neighbors who own businesses in our community is by being safe and following the guidelines set forth by the state and federal government,” said Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Alf Anderson, who said there are ways the community can continue to support its local businesses. “Within those guidelines, I suggest ordering takeout or delivery from those restaurants who are open. Go online and purchase gift cards for future use at your favorite shops or even do some early Christmas shopping now by stocking up on gift cards for your family. 

The Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce has partnered with chambers from across the state to participate in an initiative called Pay it Forward Maine which asks residents to find ways to continue to support local businesses, even if they are closed. 


Editor’s note: This list will be updated regularly and is subject to change. For the latest information go to visitbarharbor.com. If you have an open business that is not included but should be, or if you have closed or changed hours since press time, contact [email protected] 


Groceries and supplies 

A&B Naturals  

101 Cottage St., Bar Harbor  

(207) 288-8480 

Call ahead or order via email at aandbnaturals.com. Curbside pickup only. MondaySaturday 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  


Bar Harbor Food Pantry 

36 Mount Desert St., Bar Harbor 

(207) 288-3375 


Call to schedule pickup; open TuesdayFriday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 


Burke’s Hollow Florist  

11 Seal Cove Rd., Southwest Harbor 

(207) 244-3540 

Curbside pickup and delivery. 


Carroll Drug Store 

3 Village Green Way, Southwest Harbor 

(207) 244-5588 


Curbside pickup or island-wide delivery. 


Cottage Flowers 

162 Otter Creek DrBar Harbor, ME 

(207) 288-2509 

[email protected] 

Order your fresh flower arrangements by phone, no-contact delivery service only. 


FIORE Artisan Olive Oils & Vinegars 

Rodick Place, Bar Harbor 

(207) 801-2580 


Free shipping on phone orders. Curbside pickup available. 


F T Brown Merchantile & Marine CHandlery 

106 Main St., Northeast Harbor 

(207) 276-3329 


Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Call for curbside pickup or island-wide delivery. 


Hannaford Supermarket 

86 Cottage Street, Bar Harbor 

(207) 288-3621 


Open daily at 7 a.m. 


House Wine 

227A Main Street, Bar Harbor 

(207) 288-1200 


Open Tuesday – Saturday, 11 am to 7 pm, curbside pickup. 


McEachern & Hutchins 

345 Main St, Southwest Harbor 

(207) 244-7243 


ChecFacebook for hours, call for curbside delivery/outside pickup. 


Paradis True Value Hardware  

31 Holland Ave., Bar Harbor 

(207) 288-4995 


Open Weekdays 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Curbside pickup also available.  


Pine Tree Market 

121 Main St, Northeast Harbor 

(207) 276-3335 

Visit Facebook page 

Open daily 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and will take phone orders.  


Southwest Food Mart Grocery 

101 Main St, Southwest Harbor 

(207) 244-5601 


Open daily, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Offering delivery to at-risk individuals Tuesday and Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 


SR Tracy Paint Shop 

8 Summit Rd., Northeast Harbor 

(207) 276-3338 

Open Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. for curbside pickup and phone orders. 



Atlantic Brewing Midtown 

52 Cottage St., Bar Harbor 

(207) 288-2326 

Open Tuesday through Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Takeout food and beer. 


Brrrr! Harbor 

1319 State Highway 102, Bar Harbor 

(207) 801-1232 

By appointment Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. Mornings on Tuesday and Thursday. 



8 Cottage St, Bar Harbor 

(207) 801-2516 

Open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Takeoutcurbside pickup and delivery. 


Leary’s Landing Irish Pub 

156 Main St., Bar Harbor 

(207) 664-3919 


Open Monday – Saturday for takeout, 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. 


Next Level Sports Lounge 

386 Main St., Southwest Harbor 

(207) 244-8010 

Takeout and delivery daily for lunch and dinner. 


McKay’s Public House 

231 Main Street, Bar Harbor 

(207) 288-2002 


Takeout Monday through Saturday, 47:30 p.m.  


Peter Trout’s Tavern and Inn 

48 Shore RdManset 

(207 244-8619 

Order and pay online at petertrouts.com. No contact pickup, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. 


Red Sky Restaurant 

14 Clark Point Rd, Southwest Harbor 

(207) 244-0476 


Offering a school lunch program, call for details. Curbside pickup and delivery. 


Reel Pizza 

33 Kennebec Place, Bar Harbor 

(207) 288-3828 


Takeout Friday through Sunday, 48 p.m. No movie screenings. 


Royal Indian 

39 Rodick Street, Bar Harbor 

(207) 801-9418 

Open daily for lunch and dinner. Takeout and “No Contact” delivery available. 


Side Street Cafe 

49 Rodick Street, Bar Harbor 

(207) 801-2591 


Open daily for takeout11:30 am to 2 p.m., and 47 p.m. 


Sips 2.0 

4 Clark Point Rd, Southwest Harbor 

(207) 244-4550 


Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Online ordering available.  


Tailgate Sports and Pizza 

131 Cottage St, Bar Harbor 

(207) 288-4700 


Open daily, 49 p.m. for pickup and delivery. 


Town Hill Market 

(207) 288-5136 

Monday – Friday 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. 



Aylen & Son Jewelers 

332 Main St, Southwest Harbor 

(207) 244-7369 


Order online with free shipping and curbside pickup. 


Bar Harbor Book Shop 

1 Dewey St., Bar Harbor 

(207) 288-4665 


Online only. Delivery by mail or curbside pickup. All items 25 percent off through April 16, use code HUNKERDOWN at checkout. 


Bark Harbor 

150 Main St., Bar Harbor 

(207) 288-0404 


Store closed until April 8. Limited online ordering or email [email protected] for special accommodations. 


The Christmas Spirit Shop 


Online only. All items are 50 percent off. 


Fair Trade Winds 

119 Main St., Bar Harbor 


Online, shipping orders daily. 


The Kimball Shop 

133 Main St., Northeast Harbor 

(207) 276-3300 

Curbside pickup or free on island delivery, Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 



104 Main St, Northeast Harbor 

(207) 276-8087 


Online orders ship every day or call to place a curbside delivery order. 


Willis Rock Shop 

69 Main Street, Bar Harbor 


Open by appointment. Email [email protected] to arrange a visit. 


 This story has been updated.

Faith DeAmbrose

Faith DeAmbrose

Managing Editor at Mount Desert Islander

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