Local Dining

restaurantThere are eight restaurants within walking distance of the Northern Door Inn, only a few have web pages. Ask at the front desk for specific information as to the types of food close at hand as well as recommendations.



chinese_foodChina Garden
Buffet and a la carte
Three minute walk

Maple Leaf (Clair New Brunswick , Canada)
Chinese buffet and a la carte and traditional Canadian cooking
Four minute walk

Diners and Cafes


Rocks Diner
Open 6:30 AM to 8 PM
Twenty second walk

Al’s Dairy Freeze
Pizza, sandwiches, burgers and ice cream
Open 7 AM to 9 PM Five minute walk

Shirley’s Diner
Breakfast and lunch menu plus daily specials
Located next to the Catholic Church. 3/4 mile
Open 6 AM to 2 PM Monday thru Saturday


Doris’ Cafe
Breakfast and lunch Monday thru Saturday
Open 5:30 AM to 2 PM
Three miles

Two Rivers Lunch
A quirky diner with dozens of stuffed animals mounted on the walls. As you walk in you are greeted by a five foot tall bear holding a sign that says “Take a menu and seat yourself”.
Allagash Village: 30 miles

Two rivers lunch


American: Fish, Fowl, Pasta and Steaks

Swamp Buck Restaurant
American style menu
3 minute walk

lobsterMill Bridge
Market Street at the Fish River Bridge
2 miles

Lakeview Restaurant
Dining with a view of Long Lake
Thirty minute drive to Saint Agatha

Long Lake Sporting club
Home of the 3 pound lobster dinner
Forty minute drive to Sinclair

American menu plus home cooked specials
Twenty minute drive to Frenchville

Beejay’s Tavern
Fine spirits, live entertainment, pool tables and pizza. Located directly across from the start of US Route 1 which ends in Key West Florida.
Thirty second walk

bbqDo it yourself
During the summer we have picnic tables and a gas grill for guest use. Just add your favorite grilling meats and enjoy the wonderful Northern Maine outdoors.  Grilling supplies readily available at Paradis’ Shop and Save or John’s Shurfine.

As you can see there are quite a few options available in the Fort Kent area to help ease your appetite.