Welcome to The Tarratine!

Fine Dining Restaurant and Event Center in Downtown Bangor, Maine

fine dining restaurant in Bangor Maine

The Tarratine in Downtown Bangor is the area’s premier fine dining restaurant. The Tarratine was initially built as a private club, only accessible by its members. Today, the restaurant is open to the general public Thursday through Saturday for fine dining. The Tarratine is also available to book for private events. Whether you are hosting a corporate meeting, private dinner, chic cocktail party, or your perfect wedding, The Tarratine offers a unique and opulent space like no other.

In addition to our bar and restaurant in Downtown Bangor, Maine, we also offer an overnight experience at the Tarratine Inn on French Street. Learn more about our Inn here!

Restaurant Amenities

Your fine dining experience at the Tarratine will be unforgettable. Our restaurant in Downtown Bangor, Maine offers a full service bar, multiple dining rooms for an intimate fine dining experience, and a seasonal rooftop lounge, for a more casual experience. Many of our guests join us to celebrate significant life events, such as engagements, weddings, or anniversaries. Our building has many historical aspects as well, such as the library and ballroom on the second story. Our third story has a game room available for use by our guests. There are multiple working fireplaces throughout the building for our guests to enjoy. We offer valet parking for our guests on most nights, as well as coat checking service during the winter months.

Fine Dining Restaurant Menu

Our classically trained chefs combine exquisite traditional fare with the latest in culinary trends. We make all of our meals fresh from scratch and our menu changes seasonally.

Host your Meeting or Event at the Tarratine!

The Tarratine is perfect for any celebratory event! In addition to weddings and meetings, join us for:

  • Private Dinners
  • Class Reunions
  • Anniversaries
  • Family Gatherings
  • Cocktail Parties
  • Birthdays
  • Wine Tastings
  • Bar Mitzvahs & Bat Mitzvahs
  • Themed Events
  • Baby / Bridal Showers
  • Rehearsal Dinners

The History of the Tarratine

The Tarratine Building is a historic structure in Bangor’s Great Fire District. The exclusive Tarratine Club was organized in the year 1884 by 31 Bangor citizens. Among that group of 31 was former U.S. vice president and first Tarratine Club President, Hannibal Hamlin.

The original Tarratine Club served as a social club that fostered business growth and encouraged the progress of social services in the local community.

Reviews of The Tarratine

The food was excellent, along with great service. The environment, old style architect building with more to offer later with a rooftop bar. Best yet in Bangor! – Zane C., Google

Always a first class experience! Excellent food, exceptional staff & a relaxed but elegant atmosphere. Definitely our favorite date night place. Never disappoints! -Tina W., Google

The Tarratine Inn on French Street

Located in the heart of downtown Bangor, The Tarratine Inn on French Street is within walking distance of fine dining and pub fare, craft beer breweries, shopping, theater, museums, concerts, and more. All rooms are completely private at the Inn and can be booked individually.