Pilgrim's Inn

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Dining at Our Inn on Deer Isle

Whale’s Rib Tavern


Closed for the season! Will be reopening in May of 2023!


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We’re thrilled the historic Whale Rib Tavern is reopening for 2022 at Pilgrim’s Inn on Deer Isle near Stonington in Downeast Maine. Bring the whole gang and enjoy our local fare with a beautiful water view. With a medley of food options, there’s something for everyone, including fresh, delicious seafood, smoked barbecue, and classic pub fare.

The tavern and restaurant will be the perfect spot for a casual dinner or celebrating special events. Reservations accepted.

New this year is our outdoor beer garden where you can enjoy one of our many Maine craft beers on tap or hand-crafted cocktails. View sunset and a refreshing beverage while meeting neighbors, friends, and gathering around wooden picnic tables.

Reservations are recommended for the dining room, walk-ins are welcome for the bar area. To make a reservation, please call 207-348-5222.


Breakfast is included with your stay. Enjoy a delicious, fresh-made breakfast each morning in our rustic barn overlooking Mill Pond.

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