Bar Harbor Travel Guide

Frommer's •  August 2, 2022

Is Beal's the best lobster shack in Maine? It's certainly got the right ambiance: creaky picnic tables on a plain concrete pier next to a Coast Guard base. Plus you get to pick your own lobster from the tank, ensuring a super-fresh meal.

Eye on Travel — Maine

Peter Greenberg - Eye on Travel •  July 30, 2022

Stu Snyder, Owner of Beal’s Lobster Pier, talks about his own unexpected full circle trip from the world of television and sports back to a childhood favorite which has been around since 1932. When the going gets tough, the tough head for…lobster rolls!

Eat, drink and be messy

Ellsworth American •  July 14, 2022

“This, this is why I did it. We wanted to make this a profitable business, of course, but at the same time preserve the essence of what the Beal family created here, and so far, it’s been working out well.”

What to Eat in Acadia National Park

U.S. News •  July 14, 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.

Beal’s Lobster celebrates 90 years

Mount Desert Islander •  July 12, 2022

Beal’s Lobster Pier is celebrating its 90th anniversary this summer. Located at 182 Clark Point Road in Southwest Harbor, this landmark eatery has been a staple for generations of families who came to consume its fresh lobster, award-winning rolls and seafood.