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357 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4404
(207) 244-5842
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 62
    Excellent
  • 80
    Very good
  • 36
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Reliable Choice for Lunch

We eat here at least once a summer, usually stopping in for lunch after a morning hiking on the Bernard Mountain trails. Good selection of seafood and sandwiches; friendly and attentive staff and not too hard on the budget - what's not to like?

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
Yog-Sothoth
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San Francisco, California
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
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English first
Cranston, Rhode Island
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We had the spinach artichoke dip which was excellent ( although it was served with crackers which is odd). I had the salmon special which was very good. My husband got a filet which was quite large but we had to send it back 3 times to get it cooked. The server was excellent- very attentive and kind. Prices are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Went into this restaurant for the first time tonight after vacationing in Southwest harbor every year for the past four years. So thankful we did and will definitely be going back again and again every time we are in town now. We had the most friendly and kind server (Julie), everyone was very welcoming as far as staff. The food... More 

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Sacramento CA
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We couldn't get in to Red Sky or XYZ so decided to just walk up to town and eat at Dry Dock. The restaurant wasn't busy at all and we were greeted by a friendly new server who promptly brought our beverages, but unfortunately it was all downhill from there...The server couldn't answer questions about the menu and had to... More 

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New York City, New York
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83 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Nothing fancy, I had a bowl of soup and Boyfriend had a lobster roll. Staff was friendly and we sat outside which was shady and comfortable.

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Havre de Grace, Maryland
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

The food was excellent! We ate there 3 times - lunch and dinner! Had cod for dinner and chicken salad for lunch. The chicken salad was so good we went back the next day to get it again!

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Toms River, New Jersey
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98 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We found this spot while exploring Southwest Harbor. They offer the usual fare and I had a grilled chicken sandwich. It was okay, nothing special. The decor is dated and dingy.

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San Francisco, California
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289 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We eat here at least once a summer, usually stopping in for lunch after a morning hiking on the Bernard Mountain trails. Good selection of seafood and sandwiches; friendly and attentive staff and not too hard on the budget - what's not to like?

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Ocean Springs, Mississippi
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115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

We were fortunate to get seats at the bar on a rainy afternoon. I ordered the mussel appetizer which was more than I could eat and very tasty. My husband started with raw oysters and followed with the French dip and enjoyed both.

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We looked over the menu and thought we had found the right dinner spot. We were very disappointed and wish we had not chosen this spot. Our food was hot and pretty good but we had to ask several times for condiments and our water glasses were never refilled. We had to ask the hostess to finally fill our water... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We did not have reservations but were able to get seats right away from the hostess. Jennifer was our waitress & she was excellent. She gave us good insight on the menu. The mussels they have as an appetizer are definitely enough for an entree (thanks Jen) they were delicious. We all got something different from the menu & all... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 357 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4404
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Southwest Harbor
  • Phone Number: (207) 244-5842

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Doing business, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?