The Craignair Inn is honored to have received the following press coverage and awards. Read on to see what guests and industry professionals alike have to say about our MidCoast Maine luxury inn.

Ocean Friendly Restaurant Spotlight: The Causeway in Spruce Head, Maine

An interview with Greg on why we are so passionate about making sustainable choices at our restaurant, so that people can dine knowing we care about the ocean and our coast.

Recognized as an Ocean Friendly Restaurant

Surfrider Foundation has recognized The Causeway as an Ocean Friendly Restaurant. This program recognizes restaurants that are committed to making sustainable choices for our ocean so that people can dine with peace of mind.

Sit! Stay! Dine!

Creative Maine, March 2021

“The Craignair seemed to have a few things going for it that other area inns did not. The first was pet friendly. These days, Molly, our 6-year-old Sato, thinks we’re joined at the hip. The second, for me who dreams of food and wakes up plotting dinner, was an intriguing dinner menu at The Causeway, Craignair’s restaurant, now run by a chef with impressive credentials.”

Plan a trip to coastal Maine: A MidCoast Maine travel planner

Hi Travel Tales, September 2, 2020

“I also chose locally owned and family-run historic inns, such as Craignair Inn in the St. George/Spruce Head area, Bradley Inn in Bristol/New Harbor, and Topside Inn in Boothbay Harbor. Inns are a classic part of the rich coastal Maine road trip experience. Usually, the innkeepers are there because they love the coast and islands of Maine – and they will be quite eager to share tips.”

MidCoast Inn Fast-tracks Restaurant, Bar Renovations During Pandemic Shutdown

Mainebiz, July 2020

“We had plans to rebrand and renovate the restaurant within the next three years, but when the pandemic hit we decided that we should take advantage of our time at home to move the project forward,” Lauren Soutiea said. The couple live at the inn, so their time at home put them in a great position to tackle interior upgrades.”

Vegan Kitchen: Hearts Of Palm, Oyster Mushrooms Make Tasty ‘lobster’ Rolls

Press Herald, July 7, 2020

“The Craignair Inn and Restaurant in Spruce Head village, south of Rockland, has done something apparently no other Maine restaurant has dared to attempt: Serve a vegan lobster roll.”

Innside Out: Looking To Salvage Their Season, These Inns Are Dining Outdoors

Mainebiz, June 29, 2020

“Both the Nonantum and Craignair, facing a stripped-down tourist season this year did what many other businesses have since March, when COVID-19 restrictions were put in place — they called an audible.

Outdoor dining is now a major feature at both inns, a way to draw customers and create revenue.”

Craignair Inn And Restaurant To Host ‘pay What You Can’ Event For People Financially Affected By Covid-19

Pen Bay Pilot, March 20, 2020

“The Craignair Inn and Restuarant, in Spruce Head, will be holding a “Pay What You Can Meatloaf Friday” during lunch hours on Friday, March 20, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.”

'You have to want to find' this MidCoast inn, and the buyers did

Mainebiz, February 4, 2019

“An online listing of the Craignair Inn & Restaurant, in Spruce Head, attracted the interest of a Boston couple seeking to transition away from corporate careers.”