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Side Street Cafe

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Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Pub
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49 Rodick Street, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
(207) 801-2591
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations, Takeout

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great meal

Food was excellent, beer was cold and the service was great. One of our best meals while visiting Bar Harbor.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
kgeer19
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Brookville, Pennsylvania
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  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Bar scene
  • Romantic
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Brookville, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Food was excellent, beer was cold and the service was great. One of our best meals while visiting Bar Harbor.

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Stopped for lunch on a crowded a crowded cruise ship day, but they took down our cell number and texted us when a table was available. Great food, service, and atmosphere. We had everything from burgers, nachos, to a grilled Reuben sandwich. I also ordered an excellent cup of lobster stew. Everything was delicious.

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Naperville, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed a late lunch after our kayak trip. Excellent lobster roll. All lobster and the other meals were very good. Vegan and gluten free choices. Good beer selection. Our server was attentive too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Try the Mac and cheese, my wife had lobster Mac and I tried the house special. Both were very good. All ahead and they will text when a table is ready. This place e is crowded for a reason. Only problem is lack of airflow on a hot night.

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Wilson, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Lively atmosphere, live music, both of which we're appealing. Mac n cheese may be 1 of the best ever. Service was fast and pleasant. The only drawback was the lobster roll. Cold and flavorless

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Southeastern PA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

If you want a great cocktail in Bar Harbor - run don't walk - to the Side Street! We were in Bar Harbor for seven days and paid a visit to side street for at least five of them. They purée fresh fruit for their cocktails and have very creative options. True mixologists! We did eat too. Lobster rolls were... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW via mobile

Really good food, nice setting for adults and kids and good setting overall. Definitely a nice place and will visit again.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Great dinner seated in the bar, long wait for a table. Full service, full menu bar table was just fine! Interesting, eclectic and well presented menu options.

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South Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Good restaurant on a side street out of the main street rush. Good variety of food at reasonable prices.

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Cool place.. Not many outdoor seats but great good and service. Best fish tacos ever had and good fish sandwich. Go there!

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Address: 49 Rodick Street, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
Phone Number: (207) 801-2591
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
Average Prices: USD 8 - 25
Cuisine: Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Pub

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 49 Rodick Street, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: (207) 801-2591

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 25
  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Romantic

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