The Gothic

Belfast, Maine

When it comes to great food, we believe tradition and innovation go hand in hand. While celebrating the beauty and bounty of Maine, our chefs embrace modernist techniques and culinary tools to prepare food that is both familiar and original. We strive to present a menu that is bold and full flavored, while retaining the natural essence of our ingredients.

Originally built as The Belfast National Bank and named the ‘Gothic Building’ by Portland Architect George M. Harding in 1878, the High Victorian Gothic style adorns every corner of Belfast’s flatiron building. Today, The Gothic’s main dining room retains the original 16 foot tin ceiling, while both it and the bar room are surrounded by period wall moldings and window frames. Our kitchen has been refashioned as a state-of-the-art cooking environment, and our lower level – crafted into an experimental preparation space.




pickles. kimchi. spiced nuts.

Sweet Potato Fritters
curry. nettle chutney.

Fiddlehead Ferns
nori. smoked orange. star anise.

fresh. sea water brined. pickled. black garlic-nori bagna cauda.

mushroom. pickled mustard seed. toast.

pickles. fennel lavash.

Almond Gazpacho
cucumber. fennel. pickled rhubarb.

nori. sunflower. black radish. kombucha vinaigrette.

Seared Radicchio
celery. dulse. macadamia ricotta. herbs.

Soba Noodles
black pepper macadamia cream. radish. olives.

local mushrooms. thyme.

Charred Carrots
oats. cardamom yogurt. kale.




With a focus on seasonal and local fare, the culinary team at The Gothic is available for catering events. Our team has worked to produce weddings, luncheons, private parties, and thoroughly enjoys working with high-quality ingredients to provide unforgettable culinary experiences. Please submit an inquiry for more information.



Contact / Reservations

The Gothic

108 Main Street – Belfast, Maine 04915
(207) 338-4684 –

Tuesday-Saturday, 11am-3pm, 5pm-9pm
Sunday, 10am-3pm



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