USA Today 10 Best: Vote for Bar Harbor

USA Today •  May 12, 2022

On the north side of the harbor, Beal’s Lobster Pier offers a fuel dock; it’s also the home of a seafood restaurant with picnic tables. Tie up at the dock, and they‘ll deliver fresh seafood to your boat.

What to Eat in Acadia National Park

U.S. News •  May 12, 2022

While there aren't many dining options within Acadia National Park, nearby Bar Harbor, Maine, is chock-full of quaint eateries and bars. Of course, lobster is a must-try dish in Maine, and you'll find some of the best at Beal's Lobster Pier, Thirsty Whale Tavern and Galyn's.

How to Make Lobster Rolls at Home, Wherever You Are

Thrillist •  May 10, 2022

Beal’s Lobster Pier’s kit comes with oversized brioche hot dog buns that take its rolls to the next level. Plus you’ll get plenty of lobster meat to pile on, homemade mayonnaise and butter, and Maine-made Fox Family chips to eat alongside your lobster.

Fisherman’s boat sinks in Southwest Harbor

Mount Desert Islander •  December 30, 2021

Wednesday, Dec. 22, was a disappointing day for local fisherman Nahum Kelley. It was the day that his lobster boat sank in Southwest Harbor. Kelley has been a longtime fisherman out of Beal’s Lobster Pier and has lived in Southwest Harbor his entire life.

Dealers hustle to meet demand for live lobsters on New Year’s Eve

Bangor Daily News •  December 30, 2021

While direct shipping is steady during the year, with some days seeing 30 or 40 orders, it goes gangbusters during the holiday season. Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, Snyder estimated Beal’s would fill as many as 2,500 orders, averaging about 70 a day. On Wednesday, the crew at Beal’s were packing about 120 orders of lobster to send them out in time for New Year’s Eve.

Long Weekend Travel Itinerary for Camping in Maine

CAMPSPOT •  September 14, 2021

Beal’s Lobster Pier has been in operation since 1932, and the restaurant served its first customers during its opening in 1969. So yeah, you could say they know what they’re doing when it comes to selling and serving fresh seafood. So grab a couple of lobster rolls, a cup of clam chowder, a piece of Maine blueberry pie, and hell, why not throw it the blueberry soda too. Finally, make sure to sit outside, along the pier, and keep an eye out for a hungry seal looking for scraps from the harbor’s fishing boats.

Meals Worth Traveling For

BuzzFeed •  September 4, 2021

At this lobster shack right outside the town of Bar Harbor, you choose your own lobster, and they steam it for you right there. Then you can choose from some extras like clams, corn, and local blueberry pie.