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Galyn's

17 Main St, Bar Harbor, ME 04609-1845
207-288-9706
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Ranked #41 of 122 Restaurants in Bar Harbor
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Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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76% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

The food was bland, the lobster was chewy in the lobster linguini. Portions were a little on the smaller side and the food is very overpriced. We came towards the end of the night so it felt like our food was rushed but when we ordered something else because our lobster was like rubber it took over 25 minutes just... More

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new york
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69 reviews 69 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

water views, accomodated our large group w 4 small children very pleasantly. the kids loved their meals (pasta, grilled cheese, mac/cheese- $8?). haddock sandwich was delicious as was lobster quesadilla. food came fast. homemade bread was ok.

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Los Altos, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW via mobile

Galyn's provides good food--mostly seafood but also general American food--in a pleasant environment overlooking the Bar Harbor.Our meal was served in a timely manner by competent staff.

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Wappingers Falls, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW via mobile

We just returned from a meal at Galyn's. I was a bit unsure after reading the reviews, but we had an excellent meal. The restaurant is beautiful and you can see the attention to detail (always check the bathrooms). I had the duck breast and my husband had the prime rib. They were both perfectly prepared. I have to agree... More

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Orlando, Florida, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

This was our least memorable meal in Bar Harbor - not because it was bad, but because all of the others were so good. The haddock was excellent, but the brie appetizer and my wife's dinner salad was average. The atmosphere was also a little flat and the decor dated. Again, not a bad meal, but nothing really memorable. If... More

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Chicago, Illinois, Usa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Based on the recommendation of our b&b owners, and the online menu, we were eager to try this. The service was SO average, as were the entrees. The best thing was the celery vinaigrette dressing, though it was overused on the small house salad.

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Hudson, New Hampshire
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I looked at the menu of several downtown places in Bar Harbor for lunch. Galyn's was appealing but I had a lot to choose from. In the end, it was quiet when I went in and was able to sit out on the poarch overlooking lower Main St and the harbor. Service was attentive and friendly. I ordered a cup... More

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Chicago
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69 reviews 69 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I stopped into Galyn's because a local told me they had a fabulous dessert --- a blueberry/apple crisp with vanilla ice cream. I ordered the dessert and coffee. The bill was $11 and change. The dessert was okay ... but the coffee was terrific! The view of the Harbor was delightful. My waitress was A+.

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Orland, Maine
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

My son and his fiance got married tonight on the boardwalk next to the harbor in beautiful Bar Harbor, Maine this evening. After the ceremony we had reservations for 7 at Galyn's. We were greeted like celebrities. We had a huge room upstairs to ourselves for most of the evening. The food was fantastic and so was the service. It... More

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New Castle, Delaware
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

Friendly professional service. After having lobstah for previous 3 days I wanted a burger. I was not disappointed, it turned out to be one of the best I have had. It was cooked to perfection, piled high with toppings and served on a French bun.

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