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Cafe Drydock & Inn

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357 Main Street, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

We usually arrive in Southwest Harbor after a full day of driving and poking around the coast. So we're not looking for anything fancy but a place with good food and a casual ambience. Cafe Drydock always fills the bill. It seems to be a local favorite. On both our visits (2014 and 2015) the bar was crowded with people... More 

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Tyrone, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Stayed at the Café Drydock Inn for 3 days 7/30/15 thru 8/1/15. First visit to Maine and couldn't have been better. Did all the touristy stuff, visited Bar Harbor, whale watch cruise and hiked Acadia. Really enjoyed the Café and the Inn the most. Helpful, friendly staff, great food and super rooms. We travelled with 2 other couples and everyone... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

My husband & I went to Cafe Drydock for our Anniversary dinner. Good thing I made reservations because when we walked in they turned another couple away because they were booked for that evening so reservations are a good idea. We were dressed very nice since it was a special dinner which got a few looks. Easy say we were... More 

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Marine on Saint Croix, Minnesota, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

We stayed save real nights at the Inn and really liked it. The room was perfect and I was surprised would could not hear any noise from the restaurant nor smells from the kitchen, even with the windows open. The food was also very good and it was helpful having the restaurant connected so we could do takeout to our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

We were very happy with the Inn, our room and the Cafe below. The staff was friendly and accommodating and made many good recommendations for activities in and around Southwest Harbor. It was a great base of operations as we visited trails and activities on both sides of MDI. We had room #1 and it was worth it to have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

Literally squeezed four average sized people into a very tight booth in the back. We were there for a light supper with my 82 year old in laws who did not want to be moved again. The food was very good, unfortunately the tight squeeze made for a poor experience. Definitely would go again. Fresh fish and great nachos.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

I thought the prices were high and the food was mediocre. The house pinot noir was great. Just was underwhelmed by my food the ambiance and the service. Pretty town though. Nothing bad to say was just underwhelmed and wouldn't go back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We had only limited time to visit Southwest Harbor and found this gem of a cafe and Inn to be just what we needed. We were here to attend 2 shows at the Acadia Repertory Theater and the innkeepers at Cafe Drydock & Inn were superbly accommodating! Thank you Marty! The room was cheerful and bright, the town may be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

After a couple of disappointments with downtown Bar Harbor pubs with overpriced food of questionable quality, I decided to bring the hubby off the beaten path. Cafe Drydock Inn exceeded our expectations on all points with exceptional service, great ambiance and the tastiest food. Their oysters were the freshest I tasted on Mt. Desert Island, the baked haddock was in... More 

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

The rooms are located over the top of a restaurant. Not a bad setup to just walk downstairs for a meal or a night cap. The trade off being our window being located over the kitchen exterior door, so until the crew is finished for the night, you may not sleep for a while. The room was very comfortable with... More 

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