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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
Lovely views and a fun walk on the shore in Maine

This is a modest hike, but not very handicap friendly. The "stairs" are a rock formation on the coast. Getting there is not a long hike, and the views of the ocean, the sound of the waves and the fresh air are all wonderful. If you are in the area and looking for something of interest I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Medford, Massachusetts, United States
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Brunswick, Maine
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This is a modest hike, but not very handicap friendly. The "stairs" are a rock formation on the coast. Getting there is not a long hike, and the views of the ocean, the sound of the waves and the fresh air are all wonderful. If you are in the area and looking for something of interest I recommend you spend... More 

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Manchester, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Visiting Family so we checked out some coastline areas when we were kids. We along with my Brother and Family and Sister and Family checked out a couple restaurant's and walk the Giant Stairs. We took our time and also acted like kids I'd say climbing in and around the rocks. Great Day, Great Time.

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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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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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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We popped in for a late breakfast. I had the blueberry pancakes and they were amazing. Waitress was friendly and the service was a casual pace; but I wouldn't say it was slow. Would return again in a heartbeat.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The breakfast bacon was paper thin, like the pre-cooked stuff I've seen at restaurant supply stores (ie: Sam's Club). It is awful. The sausage was overcooked. Eggs were perfect. Homefries were tasteless.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Giant Stairs is near the cabin we rent annually. We visited again for the fried whole-belly clams followed with chocolate cream pie and peanut butter cake. We were not disappointed-excellent, informal dining, friendly wait staff.

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

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

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  • Cuisine: Seafood

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