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4 Clark Point Rd, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4410
+1 207-244-4550
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 142
    Excellent
  • 119
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
We loved this place

Our family of 6 (4 teens) had a great experience here. Came a little earlier than dinner after doing a paddle board lesson nearby. They allowed us to order off the dinner menu anyway. Started with a terrific blueberry Mule drink. Big hits- butternut squash pasta, meatloaf sandwich, beef and barley... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
chickyskids
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Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
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English first
Longboat Key, Florida
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63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This is a place for lunch and or dinner. We did both. Great Hot Chocolate.. you will remember it. That says a lot. For dinner we had their specials followed by a blueberry pudding. The food was outstanding. I can see why others come here. We were not rushed even though the place has somewhat limited seating .Recommend reservations.

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Portland, Maine
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We had no reservations but were quickly seated at a table for 2. The service, food and atmosphere could not have been better. Loved it and will be bacl

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Dallas, Texas
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We stopped in for a glass of wine and ended up staying the entire night and ordering food and desert. They had a duo featuring a talented guitar player and a sax/clarinet player. These guys were not average - they were awesome and very talented playing various types of jazz and blues. We enjoyed our waitress and visited with many... More 

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Heath, Texas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

You will not be disappointed! The clam chowder shines as the best we had during our 10 days Downeaster! The service is so kind and generous you'd think everyone is an owner!

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nj
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74 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

Our family of 6 (4 teens) had a great experience here. Came a little earlier than dinner after doing a paddle board lesson nearby. They allowed us to order off the dinner menu anyway. Started with a terrific blueberry Mule drink. Big hits- butternut squash pasta, meatloaf sandwich, beef and barley soup, pesto Alfredo, and curried chicken crepe. Nice service,... More 

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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714 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,401 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Things which may be helpful: 1) There are a limited number of places to eat in this area and a high amount of traffic; 2) Sips is just east of 102 in town; 3) There is a free two hour parking lot across the street. Nice lunch. Fast service. The "BLAT" (bacon lettuce avocado tomato) sandwich, and the monte cristo... More 

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Hawthorne, New York
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Every year for the past five years, we have come here at least twice during our stay. We have come with a party of 2 and 4 plus two children. Never have we been disappointed. Both the staff and the food have lived up to our expectaions. Really have never seen a cat, as one review mentioned, nor was the... More 

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Exeter, New Hampshire
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Only two places in Southwest Harbor to enjoy a cappuccino - the third does not offer regular 4% milk. The Sips cappuccino was hot as requested but the flavor was missing.

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harrisburg, PA
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60 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Love this place. Breakfasts were wonderful and the lunches were also excellent. Never got time to eat dinner there. Very friendly staff, very fresh ingredients and very delicious food.

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East Northport, New York
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Great Food and reasonably priced. Staff was very nice and helpful. Not a large kid menu. Add the lobster to a salad and it is a complete meal

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4 Clark Point Rd, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4410
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Southwest Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-244-4550

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 25
  • Price Range: $ $

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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