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

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A very nice dinner with helpful staff

Menu is interesting but could be a little bit limited depending on what you're looking to eat. There are a lot of various risotto dishes and a few pastas with a focus on seafood. There are other options but not many. That being said both the portobello ravioli with crab and the various risottos... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
Daniel T
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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Menu is interesting but could be a little bit limited depending on what you're looking to eat. There are a lot of various risotto dishes and a few pastas with a focus on seafood. There are other options but not many. That being said both the portobello ravioli with crab and the various risottos ordered by our larger group were... More 

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Bartow, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We were becoming lobstered and sea fooded out while visiting, Sips puts a new spin on some delightful food. Check out their meatloaf made with 3 different meats or their crêpes. :-)

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Wonderful coffee and breakfast! Service was quick and everyone was friendly. Great place for locals and travelers.

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Ft. Lauderdale
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

It was a summer weekend. First, we waited to be seated. Then we waited for our order to be taken. Then we waited for our food to arrive. I got my own coffee and refills because the waitress was MIA. Food was average. The whole ordeal wasted 3 hours of my morning, which was very frustrating. Coffee was Excellent, though.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We stopped here for a Sunday Morning breakfast. The coffee was wonderfull, dark and rich. I had a veggie omelet. ...nothing special. My husband truly enjoyed his classic eggs over easy, hash browns and sausage plate. The atmosphere was quiet and relaxed.

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Hudson, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I really hate walking into a place and immediately getting a bad impression from the hostess. She informed us the bar was full and happy hour specials do not apply at the tables, when we got a table -we were seated 2 inches from the bar and she acted like this was a huge burden for her. I watched her... More 

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Farmington, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Wonderful dinner of lobster over a tortlacchi ( large tortellini) with raisins, pumpkin seeds,pine nuts and a marsala wine sauce. Perfect in every way!

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Farmington, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Consistently the best restaurant in Southwest Harbor. We have vacationed in the are for the past ten years and always look forward to dinner at Sips. I had the Ciopino which was very good - in fact the best I have ever had. Service was friendly and just the right pace. We look forward to our next visit.

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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

A great local restaurant...excellent meal! Came recommended by B & B hosts and we weren't disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Food has always been very good. Waitstaff are wonderful. Everyone has to realize that food is cooked as it is ordered. My finger slipped earlier and I don't know how to fix... it does NOT smell like kitty litter. Every time we are up here we come come in at least once.... more if up for more than a week.

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Additional Information about Sips

Address: 4 Clark Point Rd, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4410
Phone Number: +1 207-244-4550
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Southwest Harbor
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
Average Prices: USD 5 - 25

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