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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, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, 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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  • 238
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    Very good
  • 21
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  • 7
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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
OMG the Pies!

The apple pie was phenomenal, but then we were talked into coming back the next day for the key lime pie with chocolate crust. We each got our own piece instead of sharing. It was the right thing to do.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
Leslie G
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Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
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Storrs, Connecticut
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Well, we found it to be average. Last time we were here the people provided much better service and were very friendly.

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Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The apple pie was phenomenal, but then we were talked into coming back the next day for the key lime pie with chocolate crust. We each got our own piece instead of sharing. It was the right thing to do.

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Parsippany, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Stopped here on our way back from Bass Harbor lighthouse. Nice to get some chowder, ice cream, pie and coffee. Sat outside to enjoy the summer weather.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Stopped here after hiking the trails around the lighthouse. Only available tables were the picnic tables outside - that was great with us. Our group ordered club sandwich, onion rings, EXCELLENT mushroom and shrimp pizza, blueberry pie and apple pie. We were one HAPPY group! The blueberry pie was especially outstanding. Packed with blueberries in their own sweet juices -... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We decided to try Quietside for dinner after going there for an ice cream one night. We wanted a break from lobster (imagine!!) and had a delicious pizza. The fresh blueberry and apple pie were huge and so delicious. Perfect with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. It is worth mentioning that the cafe's owner and wait staff were very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I saw mainly Gifford's ice cream in the freezer which is a good ice cream made in Maine. I did not like the Harbor Bar at all.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We had lunch and a quick dinner here. I have to admit it does not look like much and the service could be approved but the food is good. My husband really liked the lobster roll and my daughter raved about the ice cream. And they had a lot of ice cream flavors!

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Jeannette, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I had a very good sandwich and blueberry pie with Ice cream. It all tasted very good and there was a constant stream of people getting ice cream. The pizzas looked good and smelled great. They have some seating inside and some outside.

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Califon, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Before we set out to hike we grabbed a quick lunch of pizza. Ordered a plain cheese and one with green peppers, mushrooms, and onions. Both were perfectly cooked and very good. Quick, convenient and a nice change from seafood. Would go there again.

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Easton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Great ice cream.....wonderful desserts but many are left out an exposed on the counter where patrons sit and eat...talk...cough and sneeze

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Restaurant Details

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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