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Quietside Cafe and Ice Cream Shop

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Chowder, Pizza, Soups
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360 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4244
+1 207-244-9444
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Takeout
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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  • 222
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    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    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
Friendly Staff, Great Ice Cream

Great local ice cream shop. We went twice in one week. They also serves amazing looking home made pies and food.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Tallahassee, Florida
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Tallahassee, Florida
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Great local ice cream shop. We went twice in one week. They also serves amazing looking home made pies and food.

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Baar, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

A small place in Southwest Harbor but with a great raspberry pie! I just had the opportunity to try the raspberry one but the other pies were looking great as well! And to be honest, not only the pie were looking great, all the different fresh pastries were smelling and looking great! Really worth a stop after a hike at... More 

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Towson, MD
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Loved this place and the Blueberry Pie. We came here twice once for a nice lunch and had pie both times. You cannot go wrong with Quiet Side for a charming place to eat.

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Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We were looking for a little more low-key place (less expensive) place for dinner since we had eaten at the Dry Dock the night before. My son had pizza and my daughter and I had a cheesesteak. Everything was good, but I wasn't into the cheesesteak seasoning. The waiter was friendly. Service was a little slow, but I think we... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Stopped by for a late dinner while on MDI. The place was a little cramped. The pizza was alright, better than chain fare (Papa Johns etc). They originally brought out my pizza with the wrong toppings and it seemed as they just picked them off. It definitely affected the meal and experience. Otherwise it is a decent option in a... More 

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Farmington, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We didn't want a big meal so a small pizza to share plus a cup of homemade soup ( minestrone & Lobster stew) really suited us perfectly. The lines for ice cream filled the entire place and snaked out the door at 8PM. I wish we had room for the homemade pie ( apple or blueberry). They looked amazing and... More 

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Bar Harbor, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I called to make ice creams ahead because I didn't have much time to go and get the ice cream for my boyfriend since he was having a bad day. Well I called and a lady that I couldn't even understand answered and was being super rude to me, like all I wanted was to order ice cream. Then she... More 

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Troy, New York
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We just had coffee and ice cream here. The blueberry ice cream specially was delicious. Outside seating is available.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We stopped here by accident while traveling on Desert Island/Acadia National Park/bar Harbor. Southwest Harbor is a charming Maine village. This family run ice cream parlor and sandwich shop is true jewel. We'd just had lunch, lobster, before driving thru this charming town. When we saw the ice cream parlor sign, we stopped. Why a treat!! Service was friendly and... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

My wife and I ate dinner here one night, as many other venues were closed for dinner after 8pm. This place was rated quite well on both yelp and trip advisor, so we tried it out. It was around 8:30 and they didn't close until 10pm during the week, at least during the summer. I had the jamaican jerk chicken... More 

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Address: 360 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4244
Phone Number: +1 207-244-9444
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Southwest Harbor
Cuisine: Chowder, Pizza, Soups

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Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chowder, Pizza, Soups

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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