Summer is finally here, and although you'd like to eat outside and enjoy the long days and sweet weather, you don't necessarily want to cook or grill. The great new is that in eastern Maine we have so many options to eat outside with water views and service!

Here are some options in the Bangor area for deck dining with water views:

Mason's Brewing Company

15 Hardy Street, Brewer

High Tide

5 S. Main Street, Brewer

Sea Dog Brewing

26 Front Street, Bangor

McLaughlin's at the Marina

100 Marina Road, Hampden

The Boomhouse

107 Main Street, Old Town

Union River Lobster Pot

8 South Street, Ellsworth

Jordan Pond House

2928 Park Loop Road Bar Harbor

The Chart Room

565 Eden Street, Bar Harbor

Looking Glass Restaurant

50 Eden Street, Bar Harbor