Restaurants, diners, greasy spoons and public suppers. You are some kind of hungry, could eat a horse while in Northern Maine.
It happens at least three times each day and this time you find yourself in Houlton Maine. Wondering about places to eat in a new land. What are there for restaurants in Houlton Maine? You can hear your stomach grumbling. Getting light headed too and better sit down to eat or grab some take out food in Aroostook County's oldest town.
Don't let the small town size population, all this natural space of Northern Maine fool you.
Plenty of out to eat in Houlton Maine dining options to please the fussiest palate or hearty appetite.
Lots of church suppers, farmer's museum and snow sled club spreads being put on around the calendar year as well. Break bread with the locals, learn about the area you are parked in. That works best for some educational and lively meal conversation from the folks who live in this area of Maine.
What time of day has a bearing on the where you are going to be putting the napkin in your lap. Tucking one in your neck collar to sit down to eat and pass the salt, pepper, whatever please to eat hearty.
Middle of the night means swing into the Big Stop just off Interstate 95's Houlton Maine exit. Look up at the board. Breakfast served all day. A variety of specials, seafood, steaks, poultry and fantastic desserts stacked sky high.
Going round and round in the multi level glass, lighted display case. Loaded with pies, puddings, cobblers, luscious cakes to die for day or night. Serving up tasty food round the clock because they never close. The crew ia friendly. No waiting around and wondering where's my order.
The location easy to work with when you are hungry. Right off Interstate exit 302 at 267 North Street Houlton Maine. Need directions after you eat, some local advice from the servers? Then fuel up, do your business, leave any which way but not hungry from the Big Stop in Houlton Maine. You just don't want to not have to pay an arm and a leg. Give up a duplicate organ to settle up for the meal right?
Buses for tourists, sporting teams and holiday travelers, truckers can always find a warm, clean, menu rich in selection.
But easy on your wallet when it comes to time to eat out in Houlton Maine.
Hear that dinner bell ringing? I do writing this blog post on Houlton Maine restaurant options.
And considering the options when it is done, time to hit the "publish" button.
Other places to dine, just across the street from the Big Stop.
Find the Lounge Downunder Sports Pub, part of the Shiretown Motel complex. Like Ivey's Motel with a food menu to tap at the bar. That is just a whisker away, to the south of the Big Stop.
Lighter dining fare, pub style food is hot and ready. Available to eat along with socializing. Slurping your favorite beverage refreshment. Listening to live music bands and the kids jumping, laughing, using an indoor pool. All makes relaxing at the Shiretown extra special adding to all this good food. Shiretown's location is 282 North Street Houlton Maine and telephone number is 207.532.9421. Ivey's O'Kelley's Lounge is 240 North Street Houlton Maine and to say hello, the number combination is 207.532.4206.
To put it over the top for your motel stay in Houlton Maine. Spending time exploring and discovering Houlton Maine. Where all the major highways, US Rt 1, 2, 2A and Interstate 95 connect to the Trans Canada highways. Houlton Maine is the capital seat, the "Shiretown for Aroostook, Maine's largest of the sixteen counties. Right at the gateway entrance to the Atlantic Canadian provinces.
Use the picnic tables and public restrooms at the Tourist Information Center in Houlton Maine another low cost, quick option. When you open your own cooler, picnic basket of home made meals. To spread on the outdoor dining canopied picnic table.
Or select from food picked up at Shop and Save, Andy's IGA, County Yankee big grocery stores to go.
How about fresh fruit, traveling light and healthy?
Make it a picnic meal at the tourist information center or at our community park.
Or a couple hot and ready pizzas from a long list of take out corner stores?
Domino's is new to town. Roll into 127 North Street Houlton Maine and get them by phone to order something hot and ready at 207.538.3131.
Pizza Hut at 136 North Streeet Houlton Maine was already here tossing the pie dough high in the air to get them ready to hop in the oven for a ride with your favorite toppings. Dial don't tap if you still use an old rotary phone 207.532.9002.
The grab and go pizza from Circle K formally Fod Trend then River Run. Call 'em at 207.532.5738 at 3 Military Street Houlton Maine. Domino's Pizza is the new comer on the block for those throw them high in the air rotating pie dough crusts. Watch the "dough show" to fuel up on pizza, other delicious food items. While your car is being worked on next door at VIP Auto that gets the needed parts from O O O'eily's Auto Part. (Now I have that jingle in my head.. ever heard it? Catchy tune.)
Houlton Farms Dairy is a seasonal take out choice too.
Why not eat dessert first and last? HFD's orange, cream and black colored dairy bars are important stops after little league games win or lose. For a treat as you meet and greet on a summer evening in Aroostook County. Grab a steamed hot dog, nachos and then settle in on grazing on some ice cold fresh locally made Houlton Farms Dairy products.
Lakeside Restaurant at Nickerson Lake in New Limerick is another seasonal option. Call 207.694.9494. T&S and Cameron's Market in Hodgdon and New Limerick respectively make pretty dang tasty pizzas too. Driving up to the Blue Moose or getting a pizza to eat in or take out from now Beal's Country Store would pleasantly cure your hunger.
The Tourist Information Center is here to stretch your legs, get out from behind that wheel while you consider all the what to eat that sounds the best options in the Houlton Maine dining circle.
Stopping the feeling of being held too tightly. All belted in, sitting down and needing to take a much deserved traveling break.
Just off the Interstate exit 302 as you turn left, head north, turning left onto the Ludlow Road. End up being just across from Walmart store #1974.
That is where the attractive Ward Log Home information center is to stock up on brochures for things to do.
To the North on US Rt 1 as you travel you used to see on the left "The Horn, Catering And Events" facility. It is now the Lakeside Restaurant on the shores of Nickerson Lake in New Limerick Maine.
A "relocated in from Island Falls" to Houlton Maine area restaurant with a variety of offerings from lots of countries. Their samplers, the entertainment and theme dining help make it more than just the food for the meal out experience. Nancy and Bill are your hosts. Take in a meal at the dinner theatres that happen around the calendar.
In Houlton Maine you have your Tim Hortons, Burger King, Dunkin' Donuts, Subway, McDonalds too.
When time is ticking, you are just passing through and needing to keep logging those important miles. To get to your final destination. Fast food you eat slowly may be the best option time and dollar wise.
As you head to the north, into Atlantic Canada to the east. Or west to Mt Katahdin, Baxter State Park.
Houlton Maine is parked smack dab on the Canadian border with Carleton County. Just across the International boundary in Aroostook County. For more dining offerings to consider leaving the country if you have your valid passport. Canada is just a hop, skip and a jump to the east.
Hit the Houlton Maine state fair on the 4th of July week for that foot long Italian sausage.
A white powdery sugared dough boy, the fluffy pink and blue cotton candy. Or an Elk's Club supper, a Rotary lunch all year long if you time it right on your road trip to Houlton Maine.
The Bus, The Camp are two take out options. To overlook the Meduxnkeag River, the park and Houlton Amphitheatre behind Cary Library. Make it a pizza burger, those home made french fries with the skins on. Some ketchup and vinegar to add the zing. Outdoor dining in Houlton Maine. Priceless.
It all depends on the time, the budget, the mood that strikes you dining in Houlton Maine.
Options for where, what to eat in our beautiful Victorian downtown are many. Using locally grown produce. Oh look. On the way south on US Rt 1 (North Street) as you head for Market Square, The Tang Chinese Cuisine comes up quickly on your right. 207.532.9981. Location is 60 North Street Houlton Maine.
Keep your eyes peeled for the colorful fluttering tall flags over the front glass door entrance. Friendly family run and you can not beat the low price, high value buffet. The best meal deal. Among the proudly serving dining group of places to eat in Houlton Maine.
Another Asian table dining table spread option restaurant exists where the owner is in the house too.
In Southern Aroostook Maine, The Taste Of China awaits a visit at 127 Military Street Houlton Maine. Providing you, your family, new and old friends yet another dining venue for food from the Far East. Find the Taste Of China on the horn for take out orders at 207.532.1281 on the old way to the Houlton Maine / Canadian border crossing.
Next to the Houlton Farms Dairy Bar that has hot weather take out of ice cream varieties. For the recharging cool off with frozen delicacies remedy for whatever ails you in the summer heat.
Eating dessert first, last, as a snack in between to assure some small pleasure. In a fun life living in the moment is sometimes a great idea right? Made with only the freshest, finest ingredients. From happy local cows and not using growth hormones in the dairy farming process.
Lucky to have this Houlton Farms Dairy in our area for all the products produced locally!
On Maine family farms.
As you arrive in Downtown Houlton Maine, get ready for mouth watering, stomach satisfying sessions dining at The Courtyard Cafe (61 Main Street Telephone 207.532.0787) Sadie's Bakery, The County Co Op.
Just a few of the options for food, when you are on empty and needing something to fill the hole and eat in Houlton Maine. Walk around, hit a Temple Theatre digital movie, the well stocked granite Cary Library in Houlton Maine.
To the west on US Rt 2A on 2 Alice Avenue corner, the Shamrock is a clean, fun place to eat for sandwiches, soups, chowders and wraps. 207.532.4200 is low cost dining option in Houlton Maine! Neat atmosphere too with the Irish happy living them going on as you munch a bunch.
Also on 46 Bangor Street on the way west is the well known Elm Tree Diner. Try this combination for numbers to shout them out ... 207.532.3777. Both await you to try them out their menus on this end of Houlton Maine. Open the door. Slide behind a table, into a booth or up at the counter. Take a stool seat to watch and order at the Elm Tree Diner in Houlton Maine. For a South of the Border Mexican omelet my favorite there.
Or go a little further out you go. And steam the lobster you picked up from Shop and Save, Andy's IGA back in Houlton when you first got off Exit 302 of Interstate 95.
Cook those denisons of the deep, your steamed clams and other vittles lakeside.
Grillin' and chillin', chatting it up at the Tall Timber Lodge on the shores of beautiful Drews Lake.
Check out the lodging in Houlton Maine for camps, cabins link here.
Or keep heading west on US Rt 2A for Grammy's Restaurant. Just before the four corners of Linneus Maine. WARNING: Large Over Loads Of Food Ahead. (Burp) Excuse me. So sorry about that. Grammy's Restaurant is a place you go in hungry, leave satisfied. That empty feeling gone.
Backing away from the table slowly.
But carrying little white boxes of what could not be finished. Saved for later snacking. Generous, family sized portions are no secret. Whether you snow sled, ATV four wheeler trail, hoof it or arrive by vehicle to Grammy's Restaurant for eating a meal away from home.
Out in Smyrna Maine, one exit back on Interstate 95 at the "291" mile marker, you missed another dining going out to eat option.
Turn on the blinker, tool into the big parking lot of the Smryna Plaza Motel, Brookside Inn Restaurant. 2277 US Rt 2, Smyrna Maine! 207.757.8456 is their number to get the kitchen connection! All you can eat specials, made with handed down family secret recipes. The Brookside is an option for dining in the Houlton Maine area. Meet some neat locals too and strike up a conversation to learn more about Southern Aroostook County. Love to hit them for breakfast weekends.. it's addictive.
Heading west in Oakfield, try A Place To Eat right off Interstate 95 286. In Island Falls The River Cafe at 23 Houlton Rd (US Rt 2) is a wonderful dining experience overlooking the Mattawamkeag River.
Or, one more, in the immediate Greater Houlton Maine dining area, The Blue Moose as you head north.
On the snow sled trail, the west side of US Rt 1 in Monticello Maine, the Blue Moose is a hand made log cabin. 207.538.0991. Hit 'em from the trail or off the main artery for Northern Maine. Opening up from an open porch entry with front and rear dining sections.
Warm up by the wood stove while reaching for your hot or coldest favorite beverage. Ask for the Bob's Surprise or daily specials priced to please as much as the food you enjoy at the Blue Moose Restaurant. Al's Diner in Mars Hill or the Subway on US Rt 1 is an easy stop. Or the lunch counter at the Big Rock Mars Hill ski area has tasty vittles to pile on your tray as you go the loop.
MOOERS REALTY 69 North Street Houlton Maine 04730