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Quietside Cafe and Ice Cream Shop

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360 Main St, Southwest Harbor, ME 04679-4244
+1 207-244-9444
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Locally owned Family Run Cafe and Ice Cream shop. 19 Years providing great...
Locally owned Family Run Cafe and Ice Cream shop. 19 Years providing great homemade foods with fast friendly service
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Good for:
Families with children

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Visitor rating
  • 189
    Excellent
  • 81
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Sweets

Love this side of the island and this ice cream shop is wonderful--nestled in this small town. Just what I was looking for

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
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Elma, New York
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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Elma, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Love this side of the island and this ice cream shop is wonderful--nestled in this small town. Just what I was looking for

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Windham, Maine
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

I frequent SWH every other year. Tranquil coastal spot. Working harbor with lots of history! Can be busy or as relaxing as one desires.

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New Braunfels Texas
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80 reviews 80 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Primarily and ice cream shop with limited indoor and lots of outdoor seating. But food is good and prices for a tourist town are not outrageous.

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Toronto, Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Stopped by when were exploring the area, just because we sow outdoor seating. Happened to be just by town's main square. Very good lunch and good service. But the local gem was home made pie we bought there. It was blueberry pie really full of wild blueberry, Maine's famous.

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Wentzville, Missouri
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49 reviews 49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

We drove over to the "quiet side" of MDI to eat here. Glad we didn't delay as we ate the last day they were open. Great sandwiches, wonderful blueberry pie. Friendly people.

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Averill Park, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The Quietside Cafe in Southwest Harbor is a must-go-to place. They serve everything from homemade pies (yum) to ice cream to seafood. It is quaint and fun there.

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Joliet, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Just passing thru ,stopped in for a snack. What a suprise, We sat at the bar after watching all the different foods pass by we decided to have a meal , The Lobster roll was fantastic , my wife had fish she loved it . Then the hard part started!! which dessert to indulge in , one looked better than... More 

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Black Mountain, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

What can't be said about this spot? If you sit at the counter, control your urges or you'll walkout with an amazing Apple or Blueberry pie. My wife and I picked up food to go the other night. Se grabbed a chicken sandwich and I grabbed a Lobster Roll and some Clam Chowder. Easily, the best Chowder I have ever... More 

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Rochester, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We were looking for a slice of blueberry pie with ice cream, but started with lobster rolls. A quaint, wonderful place, where it seems the locals go, as the owners served and joked with the customers. Nice people, good food!

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Denton, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Outstanding chowder and lobster stew. And then-the pie is to DIE for. Wicked Good. In fact everyone enjoyed everything.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 360 Main St, Southwest Harbor, ME 04679-4244
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Southwest Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-244-9444

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Locally owned Family Run Cafe and Ice Cream shop. 19 Years providing great homemade foods with fast friendly service

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?