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Grumpy's Whale Watch Cafe

52 Greeley Ave, Bar Harbor, ME
207 288-3517
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Ranked #54 of 120 restaurants in Bar Harbor
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English first
Haverhill, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

My husband and I had breakfast at Grumpy's this morning, partly because we are staying close by and partly because the reviews intrigued us. There was nothing "grumpy" about the place. Our waitress was very friendly and outgoing. The food was very good and served in a screened in porch connected to the dining room. There are about five picnic... More

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Portland, Maine
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Grumpy's Whale Watch Cafe is a neat little hole in the wall on the docks in Bar Harbor! We were sent there by a cool dock person , Sam, who said he'd heard the lobster rolls were a great deal. They were! Mr. Grumpy lives up to his name til he warms up to you, but those lobster rolls are... More

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Columbus, Georgia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Mr. Grumpy's was one of the best meals we had while visiting Acadia. The blueberry pancakes were huge, fluffy, and filled with fresh Maine blueberries. Eggs, bacon, coffee...all so good. They give big servings and offer a great view. Only a few tables...it was almost full when we got there. I especially liked that Mr. grumpy actually works there...and must... More

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SEAL COVE
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

This is a small quaint little cafe down on the wharf if your visiting Bar Harbor you don't what to miss this place

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Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

My girlfriend is still talking about how wonderful her crab cake sandwich was. We were with another couple and they graciously split the checks even after we confused them. Service was great! We had just finished the Whale Watching Cruise and were hungry. The menu was nice and we looked out on the dock where we could see tour boats... More

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

They are making the best blueberry muffins and banana bred!!! Everything is supper fresh.. Girls are very friendly and Grumpy is good old man. I am recommending this place.

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Montgomery, Alabama
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Great place to get a muffin, cookie, or slice of pie with a wonderful Latte while your waiting for the tour cruise, whale watch,.. OMG you can not walk past this place without going in unless you can not smell! lol they have fresh baked muffins, cookies and pies and they sit them in the window to drive you crazy... More

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boston,massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Just returned from a cruise which stopped in Bar Harbor. I went in to Grumpy's & asked the price for a lobster sandwich. They told me $11.99 for 1 & $15 for 2. The price was good and the lobster sandwich was good. Still can't believe it. The fact that there was a cute student from Russia had nothing to... More

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Woodbury NY 11797
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

So you decide to get up at 5 to see the sunrise. oops I mean 4 so you are on the pier at 5. You wish there was somewhere to get a cup of coffee and gee whiz! there it is on the pier. Grumpy's Whale Watch Cafe. With a man that reminds you of the dwarfs except that he... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Coming down the dock ramp in the rain, the fragrance of fresh baked muffins sitting on the windowsill of Grumpy's drew us in immediately. Great coffee, friendly (not grumpy) owner, and a muffin to die for.

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