"Excellent food. From the wine, appetizers, main meal, deserts And coffee everything was excellent and beautifully presented. The atmosphere was unpretentious but tasteful. The crowd was casual but styled. The staff provided great service. The food was the winner."
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"In my view, consistently the best restaurant on Mount Desert
Island. It's locally-owned, includes a lot of local ingredients
in everything it does, has a very friendly staff and—most
importantly—serves up excellent food."
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"A friend had suggested Red Sky, in Southwest Harbor, for dinner. I phoned. There was a single seat left—at the bar. (Triumph of the solo traveler!) I found everything endearing: the local artists' paintings on the faux-finish walls, and the owners, a husband maître d' and wife bartender, who chatted with me as I sat at the bar with my Philip Roth and house Pinot Grigio. After shrimp dumplings, lobster risotto, and Belgian bitter chocolate pudding, it didn't matter that I was alone—I was in heaven."
—David Handelman (From the article "20 Great American Drives")
"It's the kind of place where you can dine alone
at the bar. . . . It can also be that
special place to celebrate a birthday or anniversary
and splurge on an elaborate dinner."
Read the full article at the Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Magazine online
We are proud to announce that Red Sky is one of the twenty restaurants chosen by Table Arts Media for their book, Fresh From Maine.
"Author Michael Sanders takes you deep into the world of 20 Maine chefs, their stories, challenges—and even a few secrets—with more than 50 of their recipes capturing the bounty of this land and its waters. Photographer Russell French offers a lush mix of portraits, images of the chefs at work, and their art on the plate.
"All of these chefs share one thing: working in the sustainable idiom with local farmers, animal raisers, and fishermen to bring the best, all-natural food, much of it organic, to their tables." Read more from the book's brochure (PDF)