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2118 Harpswell Island Rd, Bailey Island, ME 04003
833-5000
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Still a Great Breakfast

My wife and I were staying right down the street about 2 years ago and found the Z Giant Stairs Restaurant on our last day. Well now it's just part of our Maine experience. Although we don't stay on Bailey Island we do stay up the road at the Quahog Bay Inn we alw a ys make the Giant Stairs... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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Easthampton, Massachusetts
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Easthampton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

My wife and I were staying right down the street about 2 years ago and found the Z Giant Stairs Restaurant on our last day. Well now it's just part of our Maine experience. Although we don't stay on Bailey Island we do stay up the road at the Quahog Bay Inn we alw a ys make the Giant Stairs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The lobster rolls we had for lunch were perfect, nice and juicy, not too much mayo. Sweet potato fries were nice and crisp. Just an outstanding lunch experience in a beautiful place. Would love to go back...

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Hudson, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Stopped in to have lunch after a morning of doing the touristy things. The staff was extremely friendly. The restaurant was very nice looking inside. The fried clean dinner was very good. The meals were served on thick paper plates which was fine. The only drawback was there was no air conditioner, but plenty of windows. Would eat here again.

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Manchester, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We were up to Maine visiting family this June. So we all decided to go and check out Bailey's Island and the South Harpswell area where our great grand farther used to live. We stop here for a late breakfast and were all glad we did. The service was very good and the food came out just great. We'll have... More 

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milford, pa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

We had a great time - it was not crowded like the other restaurant on Bailey's Island, on a Friday night, which we were grateful for! I had friend Maine shrimp (those tiny, sweet shrimp) and they were out of this world. My husband had broiled schrod, and my son had the baby back rib special. We all had baked... More 

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Brunswick, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Excellent food and wonderful wait staff! A definite place to visit for breakfast, lunch or dinner when exploring the beauty of Bailey's Island, Maine!

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Lewiston, Maine
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Went mid week for specific menu items, when ordering we were told they were out of two of the items we went there for. So we settled for what they had and as a previous reviewer stated "Mediocre at Best".

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Brooklyn, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I have been a patron for the past several years and have become increasingly disappointed in this restaurant. Today, unfortunately, was the final straw and I am done giving Giant Stairs chances. We came in on a Thursday afternoon with the intention of ordering steamed lobsters. We were given the lunch menu and the first thing written is a disclaimer... More 

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las cruces, new mexico usa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

Haddock soup excellent, one of the best fish soups I've ever had. Limited lunch menu. Good prices. Simple clean atmosphere.

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Easthampton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My wife and I ate here last this past August and August of 2013. Each time we've eaten here the service is great only to be surpassed by the food..simply just good food. If you're on Baileys Island you need to stop here for breakfast.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2118 Harpswell Island Rd, Bailey Island, ME 04003
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Bailey Island
  • Phone Number: 833-5000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

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