We are a busy restaurant and have an open role for a Host and/or Hostess. You will greet guests as they approach the restaurant on Cottage Street and/or enter and show them to their table or waiting area.  To do well in this role you should be comfortable standing for long periods and managing a very busy shift.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Greeting guests as they enter, and putting them on a waiting list as necessary

  • Providing guests with menus and answering any initial questions

  • Seating guests at tables or in waiting areas

  • Assigning guests to tables they prefer, while keeping table rotation in mind so that servers receive the right number of customers

  • Engaging with guests to ensure they're happy with food and service

  • Answering phone calls, taking reservations and answering questions

  • A knowledge of the menu

  • Helping out with other positions in the restaurant as needed

  • Providing great customer service


Requirements and Qualifications

  • Ability to provide top notch customer service in a fast-paced environment

  • A positive attitude and ability work well under pressure with all restaurant staff

  • Does high-quality work while unsupervised

  • Able to work in a standing position for long periods of time

  • Able to safely lift and easily maneuver trays of food when necessary

  • Willing to follow instructions and ask questions for clarification if needed

  • Able to handle money accurately and operate a point-of-sale system

  • Able to work in a busy restaurant environment

  • Restaurant experience a plus

  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently


Route 66 Restaurant is a family owned and operated restaurant, for the right staff our environment provides a clean, safe and fun working atmosphere. We strive for a team orientated environment and consider our staff part of our family.

Contact Us


Stop in and try our Homemade Hand-Cut Fries, Homemade Breads and Roll, Slow-Roasted BBQ Ribs or our Fresh Maine Lobster dishes! 

Look for us down the small alleyway with the yellow taxi cab on the roof.  

21 Cottage Street

Bar Harbor Maine  04609

We are CLOSED until 



Open Seven days a week

11am - 9pm |  April - October

Tel: 207.288.3708