In the North Woods of Maine, you can embrace the beauty of a soothing sunset or the quiet of a fresh snowfall. Up North Cuisine is a source of comfort – hot, hearty and filling. Innkeeper and owner – Chef Dennis, blends the best that Maine offers always with an eye for presentation, one dish at a time. Let us know in advance and we are happy to accommodate Gluten Free and other special
Dining at the Lodge is exclusive to our lodging guests giving us time for unequaled service and attention to your needs. Never feel rushed, the table is yours.
Lodging guests are greeted every morning with breakfast in the Lakeview dining room or outside deck (weather permitting), under our beautiful red umbrellas. We offer many choices giving you the options to go hearty for a day of hiking or kayaking to light but always on the healthy side. Chef Dennis prepares a hot entrée alternating each day between sweet and savory but eggs any way you like are always available. In addition, guests can make choices between many juices, yogurts, cereal, breads and fresh made pastries that morning. Fresh pastries include strudel, scones, muffins, banana breads and more. Sometimes you also see fruit smoothies and our Granola Fruit Parfaits. Breakfast is served between 8:00 and 9:00 am but if you have an early fishing date – let us know and we’ll get you on your way.
Every morning - Complimentary
Local restaurant options
Picnic take-out; on order
Friday, Saturday, Sunday - Mid-June through Mid-October
Safari Camp Dinners - Sundays, July & August
Monday through Thursday - Charcuterie Sunset Platters
Dinner - Winter
Friday & Saturday - January through March
View a sample breakfast menu. We do our best to accommodate dietary constraints, so please let us know.
Guests at the lodge are typically up and gone shortly after breakfast for a day of unequaled outdoor adventures. With 24 hour notice, we can send you out with a lunch for a hike, including a backpack; cooler and blanket for a picnic either on the grounds or in the beautiful North Woods. All ready by 9:30 am. $29 for 2.
Floor to ceiling windows allows a panoramic view of Moosehead Lake and surrounding mountains from the Lakeview dining room. Immediately outside is the wrap deck, perfect for lingering over that extra cup of coffee or last glass of wine. From mid-June through Columbus Day the Lodge serves dinner on Friday Saturday and Sunday. Feast on the best Maine offers with fresh seafood, warm mixed berry cobblers, perfectly grilled beef filet, locally grown buffalo, Maine crab cakes, Lobster Mac and Cheese, stuffed trout and much more. Everything is Ala Carte so the choice is yours.
Only the Lodge at Moosehead Lake combines the view, menu, décor, and relaxed atmosphere you came to the North Woods to experience. View a Sample Dinner Menu.
Dinner is served from 6:00 – 8:30. Reservations are a must. Check for exact dates. The Lodge also serves a 5-course New Year’s Eve dinner.
Enjoy a selection from our wine list, beer list or Martini menu. You can’t leave without trying our signature Mooseopolitan™ Martini.
Directly outside Chloe’s Pub on the crest of the Lodge’s vast manicured backyard is our natural boulder fire pit; Enjoy a glass of wine at sunset or gaze at the beautiful stars on a clear summer night…so big and close it seems you could grab them from the sky.
Sunday evenings from the 4th of July weekend through Labor Day, the Lodge features Safari Camp Dinners, a truly unique Al Fresco experience. Choice of lobster or steak with seafood chowder, campfire biscuits, summer salads and skillet potatoes are prepared by our Registered Maine Wildlife Guide. You’ll finish your Safari Camp Dinner with Gourmet S’mores around the fire pit. $49 pp
End your day with the Lodge’s own Charcuterie Sunset Platter, includes cured local & domestic meats, accoutrements; available Monday through Thursday only and delivered by 6:30. 24 hour notice is required. $29 for 2; Chef recommends you add an Oregon Ponzi Pinot Noir. $53 (available June – October)
From January through March, on Friday and Saturday evenings, we serve a winter supper in Chloe’s Pub where the welcome is casual and the atmosphere is very social. After a day of snowmobiling or snowshoeing, you can warm up with homemade chowder, chili, hot BBQ pulled pork sandwiches, Lodge Panini, Bison Short Rib pie, and other hearty winter specials. It is a fixed menu each night, you won’t want to miss. Service is between 6 and 7. View a Sample Winter Supper Menu.
Guest pantry in the Lodge is stocked daily with complimentary snacks. You’ll find all kinds of things from homemade chocolate chip cookies, pastries, fresh fruit, sodas, a large variety of teas, and other special items whipped up just for you.
Winter special: Ghirardelli Hot Cocoa; included with the Lodge’s own Dog Sledding Adventures. $10 – thermos for 2
Gourmet S ‘mores Kit – Maine made vanilla and maple marshmallows; Ghirardelli dark chocolate squares; Whole Wheat Graham crackers; make your S ‘mores by the fireplace in winter or at the fire pit in summer/fall. Enough to make 4 S ‘mores; the best you have ever tasted. $12