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Grumpy's Whale Watch Cafe

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52 Greeley Ave, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME
207 288-3517
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Grumpy's Cafe - Great find

After watching the sunrise on the waterfront, got coffee and fresh Maine Blueberry muffins! Wonderful find, great coffee and the muffins were outstanding!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

After watching the sunrise on the waterfront, got coffee and fresh Maine Blueberry muffins! Wonderful find, great coffee and the muffins were outstanding!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Nice location right in the middle of town with decent food. Prices seemed higher than a lot of other places, def. paying for the location.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Moderately priced, especially for being right on the water. Good scones, and a traditional lobster roll.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We went on the Whale Watch out of the pier where Grumpys in located. They were very smart in that they put a beautiful blueberry pie and muffins in the window for you to smell and see before you boarded. We didnt have time to grab something before we boarded but went back afterwards to get something. The portions were... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Second coffee shop we tried and the only one we went back to for a second time. Reasonable priced coffee with huge freshly made baked goods and a beautiful view.

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Liverpool, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Mr. Grumpy offers coffee, lattes, and hot chocolate at a reasonable price right along the water. If you have a moment to sit and enjoy your coffee on the pier, you won't be disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Grumpy's is a little tiny cafe on the harbor point. We stumbled upon it when searching for coffee and glad we did. We met "Grumpy" who is an energetic and comedic local who runs a great business. We had his "Grumpy's Blend" coffee which was excellent along with his blueberry muffins, blueberry scones, oatmeal cookies (bigger than an adult's hand),... More 

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Wheaton, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Had the 2 for $15 lobster rolls. They were decent, and at $7.50 a piece I can't really complain. They're pre-made and on non-browned bread, just more of a plain bun. Wife said her blueberry pie was "ok".

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Eh, so so. Not many options and I've had better lobster, but not sure we should have expected much considering it caters to the people getting off of the cruise ships and tour boats.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This is a great place to stop for a bite to et. They had great coffee and muffins! I would recommend this place to friends.

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Address: 52 Greeley Ave, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME
Phone Number: 207 288-3517
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
Cuisine: Pub

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  • Address: 52 Greeley Ave, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: 207 288-3517

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  • Cuisine: Pub

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