Many people staying in Bethel vacation rentals like to
experience the region's vibrant nightlife. While many cities have clubs
and late night dance halls, Bethel is a quaint town, known for its
distinguished nightlife. Many people who live and visit Bethel decide
to have a drink in the evenings at one of the many Bethel pubs. In
addition, all of the restaurants in the area stay open late, so
visitors can drink and be merry into the early morning hours. Below are
several restaurants and bars that help shape and define Bethel's
Upper Crust Bars
While Bethel has its share of down home pubs and bars, there are some bars and restaurants in the area that are considered high brow. The Gideons Hastings house is a wonderful restaurant and bar that has a unique flare to it. Built out of an old Victorian style home, the Gideons Hastings house is the perfect place for travelers looking to drink and eat the night away. In addition to an extensive dinner menu, the Gideons Hastings house also serves up an exhaustive wine list. In addition to the restaurant, John's Bar, which is attached to the Gideons Hastings house, serves drinks each and every night. There is a sunroom in the Gideon Hastings house that travelers love to sit in with drinks and talk until the bar closes.
While there are numerous pubs in Bethel, there are only a few that truly stand out from all the rest. River Restaurant and Pub is one of the top pubs in the area and has numerous beers on tap. In addition to a food menu that specializes in fish, soups, and salads, the River Restaurant and Pub has a signature drink menu that showcases some of the best mixed drinks in the region. Many of the beers found on tap at the River Restaurant and Pub are from Maine Microbrews as well as other regions. This restaurant also has numerous comfy chairs that guests can truly appreciate.
Taverns are another nightlife option in Bethel that are quite popular with both locals and tourists alike. The MillBrook tavern is a fine tavern located in the center of Bethel. The restaurant at the tavern makes large hamburgers as well as steaks and salads. There is a fine array of beers on tap that travelers love to taste. While microbrews are a premium in the area, the tavern has numerous other beers and spirits that are sure to cater to any traveler's needs. For late night fun, the tavern turns into a music venue on Fridays and Saturdays. Local and national bands come to the tavern to play covers that range from country music to contemporary hits. Although live music is only available during the winter and summer months, there are other venues in the area that showcase local talent year round.
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