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Sea street, Northeast Harbor, Mount Desert, ME 04662
(207) 276-3965
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 22
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  • 18
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
A Bit Disappointing

I has clam chowder which was unfortunately quite tasteless.....my wife had a chicken sandwich which was just so so.......I am sure there are far better choices for lunch!!!

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 28, 2014
AaronFWA
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  • Families with children
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

If you are looking for a fancy place, this is not it. But if you are looking for a local place with excellent food, this is your spot. We had clam rolls, and they were simply outstanding. The service was very friendly and attentive.

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Top Contributor
296 reviews 296 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I has clam chowder which was unfortunately quite tasteless.....my wife had a chicken sandwich which was just so so.......I am sure there are far better choices for lunch!!!

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I have been visiting Bermuda on and off for 22 years, this place gives a sense of home for everyone! I think the problem I see with some reviews is possibly a different expectation for different backgrounds If you want a pleasant atmosphere and reasonably priced drinks, this is the place And the sliders are lovely!

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Salt Lake City, Utah
2 reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

In responce to meeeeeee234, Since everybody is entitled to their own opinion, I totally agree with big-eater12345 as I also had been to the docksider this summer and recieved very poor service, the seafood had been frozen, not fresh at all and has a rotted taste to it,when my wife and I addressed the server about the seafood having a... More 

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1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

In response to the last comment about an overcooked burger and haddock I was there that day sitting at the next table over and I saw how much was left of that mans burger and what remained looked like a crescent moon and his wifes meal was gone for the most part. Not only that there was only one server... More 

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saddle river
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

My wife and I had grilled haddock and hamburger, respectively. Both were badly overcooked. I ordered hamburger medium (with pink center) ...it was served to VERY WELL done. Waitress was nice enough to apologize but refused to give ANY credit for the $11 hamburger. Then, the owner came out and was so terribly rude. She threatened to call the police... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We had the best lobster roll ever here, just lobster, no salad, toasted bun. Been all over and had many before, but this was the best ever, what more to say, stop by and try one, just up the road from the visitor centre.

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Darien, Connecticut
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Docksider has been there for years and is a good simple restaurant. Good food and close to town and harbor. So you can come by boat. Nothing fancy about Docksider, good food and friendly people

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Top Contributor
159 reviews 159 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We went there because the place looked cute. We had the typical lobster roll (2) with grease awful sweet potato fries, an extra corn and two drinks. We paid 60.00 US when usually you pay $14.00 for a lobster roll with a side. No going back

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2 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

Was told by a Local that this was a great place to eat. When arriving at restaurant middle aged blonde waitress was very unwelcoming and treated us as if we were wasting her time. The service created a deadly silent atmosphere and made us feel very uncomfortable. She rudely slapped the menus in front of us and rhymed of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Sea street, Northeast Harbor, Mount Desert, ME 04662
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert  >  Northeast Harbor
  • Phone Number: (207) 276-3965

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Chowder

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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